Hair transplant in women is different from hair transplant in men for the following reasons-
1. A woman mostly has unrealistic expectations from a hair transplant
2. In female pattern hair loss, the donor area too is undergoing miniaturisation and graft availability is very low in most unless a female has come in just for lowering of her hairline or creating a widow’s peak- circumstances where there is no genetic hair loss.
A lady will seldom allow complete trimming of her hair.
This makes a female hair transplant much more challenging as contrasted to a male hair transplant.
Usually in women through the “no shave technique” we can extract upto 1500-1800 scalp grafts. However in those mentioned below we can achieve much higher figures-
1. Female wanting lowering or adjustment of hairline
2. Transsexuals wanting a hairline gender reassignment.
The 'Ugly Duckling' phase of surgical hair restoration is a euphemism for that period of the timeline of hair transplant result when it is in the healing phase of hair transplant when the crusts are present and they give an unkempt look and also when after they shed, the phase of shedding of graft hairs and later the shock loss…More
Hair Transplant is a surgical procedure and is linked to emotions and very often the patient would want to know how long it will take his grafts to grow and he will see a result. Patients are mostly impatient and for a reason. After a period of shedding that starts after 7days after the procedure and continues till 4-6 weeks,…More
A beard is in fashion today and since a hair transplant procedure has made it possible for everyone to grow a beard, these procedures are in demand. There are many circumstances in which a request for a beard hair transplant should be discouraged. These are instances when a beard hair transplant should never be done. A young boy of…More