“The current gold standard for hair transplants is called Follicular Unit Extraction,” says Washenik. “FUE is an advanced surgical hair restoration technique. It’s less invasive than traditional hair transplants. This surgical solution leaves no linear scar and requires no stitches.
What is the best stage for hair transplant?
By age 35, any hair loss you may experience has typically stabilized. This doesn’t mean you can’t have a hair transplant earlier. But it’s a good idea to wait until any rapid hair loss eases off so that your hair doctor or hair restoration technician can get a good idea of your pattern of hair loss.
Is DHI better than FUE?
During FUE, a surgeon manually cuts a series of canals in your scalp to insert the hair follicles. The DHI technique allows surgeons to make these incisions and implant hair at the same time. DHI and FUE avoid the long scar caused by FUT, however, these surgeries generally take longer and are more expensive.
Do hair transplants last forever?
In a nutshell, yes, an FUE hair transplant can last a lifetime. The key to thing to remember with hair transplants, whether that’s an FUE or FUT, is the donor hair follicles preserve the characteristics, enabling healthy growth.
Do hair transplants look bad?
About which there is a huge misconception: That the results never look good—that the naked eye can always tell if hair has been transplanted. Or, that the scar it leaves in the back looks really bad. That it’s just plugs that will make you look like a Chia Pet. In fact, hair transplants actually look good these days.
Who is a good candidate for a hair transplant?
A good hair transplant candidate is anyone who is concerned about his or her appearance and wants to improve it. Patients come to Bosley for help with thinning areas on the scalp; treating a bald spot on the crown; and restoring a receding hairline — as well as for help with thinning eyebrows, beards, or mustaches.
What should I do after DHI hair transplant?
Scrubbing Your Hair or Shower
For the first 48 hours after your hair transplant procedure, do not wash your hair. On the third day after treatment, you can wash your hair gently. Do not wash your hair too aggressively through the fifth day after treatment. Also, do not blast the stream onto your scalp directly.
How deep are hair grafts implanted?
The depth of the slit is within 1-2mm and usually sub-dermal. The follicle grafts are carefully “placed” into the scalp with fine instruments and orientated in a natural fashion designed by the hair transplant or hair restoration professional.