Is Hair Transplant a Permanent Treatment

Hair loss is the most common issue in both men and women that takes a toll on their appearance. It not only makes you look years older than your age but also affects your confidence level. Hair transplant surgeries are one of the most demanded cosmetic procedures these days. It is considered the only most effective solution to baldness. The outcomes vary from person to person and there is a lot of debate on certain issues like whether the results are lasting or whether the surgery stimulates new hair growth or not. If you also want to know whether hair transplant is permanent solution or not, continue reading.

Hair transplant

Hair transplant is the surgical procedure in which hair follicles are extracted from the area having denser hair, usually back of the scalp and then implanted in the bald areas. The procedure is done using various techniques. FUE and FUT hair transplants are the main types. The difference lies in the method of extracting follicles. In FUE,individual follicles are extracted using a punching tool while a strip of scalp is extracted in FUT, which is divided into groups of 1 to 4 follicles.

How long does hair transplant last?

When it comes to the outcomes, hair restoration surgery is the permanent solution to genetic baldness in men as well as women. Why? Because whether its FUE or FUT, the follicles are extracted from the permanent zone and last forever. Back of the scalp and sides of the scalp are the permanent zones where one never experiences baldness. On the other hand, frontal and top region are not permanent zones and baldness usually occurs here. This is the reason that transplanted hair will never stop growing in the recipient area. The implanted hair can be cut, died or shaved like normal hair.

Some important tips

By following some tips, you can not only make your hair transplant more effective but they can help make the outcomes last forever as well. Here are some important tips.

  • Combination of other treatments: After hair transplant surgery, some surgeons recommend having laser hair therapy or use of hair loss medications. This combination helps solidify the transplanted follicles and reduce hair loss in the surrounding region.
  • Following post-op instructions – Your hair restoration surgeon will give you some post-op instructions. They usually include how you should take care of the incision site and newly grown hair. Following them will also help get lasting and effective results.

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