All of us want long, beautiful and healthy hair, however, due to both internal and external factors like hormonal imbalance, stress and pollution in our everyday lives can take a toll on our hair, and in some cases cause hair loss. Thinning hair or balding can be bothersome for some individuals since it can lead to decreased confidence. Over 60% men and 50% women over the world have experienced some kind of hair loss. To tackle this issue, many individuals resort to using over-the-counter products and medicines.
Fortunately, with the advent of modern technology and with the Cosmetic Clinic’s seasoned trichologists, a hair transplant can bring back your lost hair and confidence that you’ve always dreamt of. We’re one of the best Hair Transplant Clinics in Navi Mumbai.
Like any other cosmetic treatment, a hair transplant Treatment needs to be conducted by experienced dermatologists in a safe and hygienic environment. At the Cosmetic Clinic, our highly specialized facility and experienced dermatologists, ensure utmost standards of quality and hygiene to deliver your desired results.
What are the causes of hair thinning or balding?
While there can be variety of reasons for hair thinning or balding here are the most prominent ones:
Male or Female Pattern Baldness: This form of hair loss can occour due to genetics. In males, the hair thinning occours from the hairline to the back of the head, whereas in females it tends to affect the crown of the head.
Diet: The production of hair follicles requires a diet adequate in all of the essential nutrients. Nutritional deficiency of proteins and vitamins can cause hair loss. Eating a balanced, healthy diet can aid in reducing hairfall.
Stress: The level of stress in your everyday life has a direct impact on your hair loss. The hair loss usually reduces once the stressful situation passes.
Other factors: Pregnancy and certain medical conditions such as alopecia also results in loss of hair.
What is Hair Transplanting?
Hair transplanting is a restorative cosmetic procedure that involves adding more hair to an area on your scalp that may be thinning or balding. Hair is taken from thicker parts of the head (scalp or sides) or from other parts of the body and grafted to the thinning or bald section of the head.
Generally, hair transplants have a much higher success rate than topical treatments or over-the-counter hair restoring medications.
Hair transplanting was first performed in Japan by transplanting single scalp hair. In the next few decades, the plug method was popular which involved transplanting large tufts of hair.
Gradually, doctors have now started using mini and micro grafts to reduce the appearance of the grafted hair.
Is Hair Transplantation Safe?
Restorative Hair Transplantation is typically safe when carried out by a certified medical professional who has a degree in dermatology. However, it is essential to consult our trichologists and understand the risks and limitations of the procedure.
How to know if a Hair Transplant procedure is correct for you?
Restorative Hair Transplanting is a treatment suited for a reasonable number of cases. Healthy individuals aged between 25 and 65 years respond well to the treatment. Men and women with pattern baldness, which is a genetically controlled issue. In such cases, there is balding from certain parts of the scalp leaving some parts with healthy hair that can be extracted.
In cases of alopecia or hair loss due to chemotherapy, hair transplant has low success rates.Two of the most important factors that govern the success of this treatment are the severity of your hair loss and the quality of your donor hair. A good number of healthy hair follicles are required for the success of the treatment.
Along with the quality of your hair, your overall health is also a crucial factor for the treatment. A robust immune system helps the patient to heal quickly and reduce the chances of complications. It is best to discuss your long-term health conditions (if any) with our dermatologists before the treatment.
What to expect during a hair transplant treatment?
A hair transplantation surgery can transform your head and boost your confidence. If you are determined to bring back your hair, keep reading below to know how to do it the safe way.n Our team will ensure that the procedure helps you attain the desired results.
Always choose a cosmetic clinic with qualified doctors who have a degree in dermatology or cosmetic surgery. Be wary of beauty salons or centres that allow non-qualified staff to carry out cosmetic procedures. All our dermatologists are highly experienced in the field of cosmetic surgery, and The Cosmetic Clinic is a safe and secure option for your restorative hair treatment.
Prior to your treatment, it is advisable to discuss the treatment with our dermatologists and understand whether the treatment is suitable for you. Our dermatologists will assess your past medical history to evaluate your past scalp issues (if any), allergies and medications. It is important to bring even the most trivial skin concerns to our dermatologist’s notice, so they can take all of the necessary precautions for the surgery. It is advisable to discuss your expectations from the treatment, along with the risks and benefits of the procedure. Additionally, you might have to take pictures for a before-after evaluation and long-term reviews. You will have to take certain precautions before your surgery. You will need to stop smoking 24 hours before the treatment as it can decrease your body’s ability to repair. Likewise, you should avoid alcohol 3 days before your surgery. It is not recommended to have a haircut before the treatment. Our doctors will also suggest massaging your head from certain days before the treatment and prescribe medications to improve the quality of the donor follicles.
What to expect during the treatment?
Usually, there are two routes to this treatment, depending upon the patient: The follicular unit transplantation (FUT) and the follicular unit extraction (FUE). In the FUT, our dermatologist will cut out a strip of scalp skin from the back of the head using a scalpel and then close it with stitches. Then, they will carefully create sections of skin before implanting them.
In FUE, our surgeon makes minute punctures on your scalp using a blade or needle in the area of your scalp that is receiving the hair transplant. Then they gently place hairs in these holes.During one session, the doctor may place thousands of hair follicles.The graft will be covered with gauze or bandage.
After the treatment, your scalp will be sore and our doctors will prescribe certain medications to reduce the inflammation. You will be able to see new hair within 8-12 months of the surgery
Frequently Asked Questions:
What is the time required for healing?
Your scalp can get sore after the treatment, and our doctors will prescribe pain relieving medication.Usually, patients can go to work by keeping the head covered after a 3-days home rest.
Does the transplanted hair fall out?
The originally transplanted hair will fall out within a few months. Do not worry as this is normal situation because the lost hair will grow again 3-4 months later. After this temporary shedding, your hair follicles will begin to grow new hair.
How long does a hair transplant procedure take?
The procedure takes a few hours depending on the severity of the hair loss. If the area is too large, multiple sessions may be required to complete the treatment.
What are the costs involved in hair transplant treatments?
The costs of this treatment depend upon a lot of factors including the skill and expertise of the doctor, the severity of hair loss and so on. However, at the Cosmetic Clinic, hair transplant services are priced between and . It is best to consult our doctors for more details.