There may not be just one reason a guy chooses to get a head full of hair through the procedure called hair transplant. Everyone has a different reason and every person thinks at variance to others. However, the commonest objective is aesthetic enhancement and self image preservation. Others might get it done to feel better and at peace with their inner self or just to boost the confidence levels while in peer company.
Still others buckle under parental, spouse or peer pressure. There is also a coterie which feels that in today’s competitive world, not getting to look younger would mean loosing your job to upwardly mobile younger looking competitors of your own age. There may be psychological maladjustments where a person feels his partner left him because he had started to loose his hair! As a hair transplant surgeon one can compile 1001 reasons why a person would like his mane restored.
Most of the objectives of hair transplant would be discussed by the doctor at the first consultation and will be followed up by his counsellor over several phone calls before a client would feel comfortable signing up. It is vital to make the patient understand that the results of transplant are not universally similar. You cannot have a hair transplant just like Salman Khan or Rooney or Berlusconi. This will just not happen. You are the only one of a kind conceived by creation. Your result would be unique to you. Therefore the final satisfaction shall depend upon 2 things-
Realistic goals and expectations by the client
The ability of the surgeon to deliver
Whether the doctor is skilled in FUE technique
Other factors that play a major role are- hair skin contrast, shape of face, type of hair, concomitant illness, FUE hair transplant skills, etc.
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