These are temporary non surgical methods of using a wig or a hair piece to cover an area of hair loss or hair thinning- Uuseful for a social event, wedding, party, stage show, meeting old friends or making a short appearance. Unfortunately these are marketed as methods of permanent use which is incorrect and often leads to the problems.
Hair transplant surgeons are often upset on being asked if they do hair weaving.Many patients do not understand the difference between transplantation and weaving. Weaving is done in a parlor by your hair stylist, it does not require a doctor or a hospital set up. Transplantation on the other hand is a highly skilled surgery .
The name makes hair loss patients to imagine that some additional hair shall be bonded strand by strand to their remaining hair. However this is an alternative method of fixing a wig into the surrounding hair by using clips instead of silk thread knots. The clips can be undone for cleaning, bathing and refixed by the user. A double sided tape is used on the front border while clips are placed on the sides and back.
Areas where the clips hold on to the hair cause traction alopecia and patches of hair loss. The wig makers try to keep rotating the placement of the clips to avoid permanent hairless patches. Any natural hair remaining under the area covered with the hair patch is lost. Continue reading Hair Weaving, Hair Bonding, Hair Fusion, Hair Extensions