Hair loss is one of the biggest problems of men nowadays and as a result hair transplantation is the most common cosmetic surgery on the male population of the western world. There are many factors that can contribute to hair loss, such as hormonal disorders, aging, anxiety, malnutrition, medications, skin, diseases, infections, exposure to chemicals, but the most common cause is men’s heredity. The most effective and safest way to treat androgenic alopecia ( a medical condition of hair loss) is hair transplantation where healthy hair follicles are transferred from the back of the head (donor area) to recipient areas as necessary.
The procedure is performed with local anesthesia and no hospital stay is required. The patient may leave on the same day.
The two main and most common techniques are FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) and FUT-STRIP.
In this technique, the hair follicles are obtained one by one from various parts of the donor area (back of the head). This method has the advantage that it does not leave a scar.
This technique is characterized by taking a strip of hair from the donor area, which are carefully separated into the microscope and placed one by one at the recipient area. In the donor area, the skin is carefully stitched leaving a fine, indistinct scar.
Yes, the effect is permanent as far as concerned to the hair follicles that are being transplanted.
The next day the patient can return to work avoiding physical activities.