FUT is the mainstream method of hair transplant which is also called strip harvesting method.
Here, the strip of your skin containing hair is extracted from the donor area of your scalp.
After dissecting, the hair follicles are then implanted in the bald region of your scalp.
If your baldness level is high, i.e. if you need large number of grafts to cover the bald area then FUT hair transplant is the best method.
The disadvantage of this is, it leaves linear scar on the back of your scalp and the recovery period is more.
FUE Hair Transplant:
FUE is a modern and most favoured method of hair transplant.
In this method, your hair follicles are extracted from the back of your scalp one by one using a punch.
These follicular graft units are inserted into the incisions made on the bald area of the scalp.
It leaves no visible scars and has less recovery period.
Robotic Hair Transplant :
Robotic hair transplant is similar to FUE Hair Transplant, but it is automated.
Image visualization and robotic limb are used for extraction of hair follicular graft units.
Grafts are extracted using double punch method which makes them easy to extract.
The hair transplant surgeon manually inserts the grafts in recipient region.
Robotic hair transplant is said to give successful results.
Direct Hair Implant is a modern and advanced method of hair transplant.
In this method, a patented tool known as an implanter is used for implantation of hair in the recipient region i.e. bald areas of your scalp.
DHI provides greater density of transplanted hair.
The recovery time for DHI is very less.
It is a painless technique of hair transplant which gives very accurate results.
PRP Hair Treatment:
PRP hair therapy is a non-surgical hair loss treatment.
In PRP treatment, your own blood is used to treat the bald area of scalp.
Platelet rich plasma in your blood is separated from other components of the blood and it is extracted in a syringe.
PRP is injected in the bald area of your scalp. The growth factors boost hair growth.
Being a non-surgical process, it is quite safe. Also, it has almost no recovery period and gives positive results.
How much it cost for hair transplant in Hyderabad?
No two places have the same cost for hair restoration and the same holds true for hair transplant cost in Hyderabad. Here the price for this surgery ranges from Rs. 20,000 to Rs. 1,60,000.
Number of Grafts
FUE Cost ₹25/Graft
FUT Cost ₹20/Graft
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The following are the different types of techniques available for hair transplant in Hyderabad
FUE Hair Transplant: In this method the hair follicular units are extracted from the back and side part of your scalp or from other parts of the body like beard, chest etc. The harvesting is performed with special device which makes a small micro incision and harvest the hair follicles. Follicular unit extraction generally has a quicker patient recovery time and significantly lower post-operative discomfort. The following are the different types of hair transplant available in Hyderabad
Facial Hair Transplant: The facial hair transplant is performed when some people suffer from scanty hair on their beard, chin and moustache areas. This transplant procedure is similar as hair transplant on the scalp. The hair grafts are taken from one part of the body normally from the scalp by FUE or FUT methods and inserted on the beard and moustache areas according to the desire of the person.
Body Hair transplant: This is performed when the hair grafts on the scalp are insufficient for implantation process. Here’s when the body hair transplant comes into the picture for extraction of hair follicles. The hair can be extracted from beard, chest, legs, arms, and other body sites. However, the best hair follicles for transplantation is from the beard area followed by the Chest.
Eyebrow Hair Transplant: Eyebrow hair transplant is similar to the hair transplant on the scalp. This is performed when the eyebrow hair is thin, scarred, damaged or missing. The hair follicles are extracted from the donor area like the back and side part of the scalp, beard and chest. These extracted hair follicles are implanted with the implanter pen on the eyebrow according to the desire of the patient.
Female Hair Transplant: Hair loss is a severe concern for women and very hard for them to bear. Hair loss in females is due to Hereditary genes, Menopause, Alopecia Areata, Medical Treatment and Pregnancy. Hair transplant in females is performed by extracting the hair follicles from the back and side part of the scalp and implanted on the frontline of the scalp area. The above hair transplantation process is performed by FUE and FUT methods.
Stages of baldness
The following are the six stages of baldness level which will help you to keep track of your hair loss. Here, you can also know the treatment available for different stages of baldness. In addition, we have also provided the number of grafts required and the cost of treatment for each stage.
In stage 1, the hair loss will be minimal. Here, the doctors will advise you to go for PRP treatment or other non-surgical methods.
In this stage, you require Hair Transplant only if you desire to change the hair line pattern, and do not want to wait for a PRP treatment for regrowth of hair fall.
In case you opt for a PRP treatment, the cost in Hyderabad region will ranges from Rs 4000-17000 per session.
In Stage 2, the hair thinning, and clear baldness area appears on the scalp.
The hair thinning can be treated by PRP and other non-surgical hair regrowth methods.
The baldness area and receding hairline can be treated only with the help of hair transplant method.
In this stage you may require 1500-2000 hair grafts for hair transplant.
The hair transplant cost in Hyderabad for this stage is Rs 60,000-80,000.
In this Stage, the clear baldness area exists on the scalp. So, you must go for hair transplant.
Here, you will require approximately 2000-2500 hair grafts.
The hair follicles required will also depends upon the density of hair you want.
Hair transplant cost in Hyderabad for stage 3 is around Rs 80,000-1,00,000 depending upon the quality of treatment.
In this Stage, you will require approximately 2500-3000 hair grafts for hair transplant.
You might require 2 days for your surgery.
In general, one sitting for hair transplant will last for 6-8 hours.
Further, the hair transplant cost in Hyderabad for this level of baldness is around Rs 1,00,000-1,20,000 or more.
In this stage, the person suffering from baldness requires 3500- 4000 hair grafts for hair transplant.
You will need 2 days for the surgery with 6- 8 hours per session.
In this stage the hair follicles require for transplant might be harvested from other parts of the body as the hair on the scalp may be insufficient.
Further, the Hair transplant cost in Hyderabad for this level of baldness is decided on lumpsum basis.
In this stage, the person with baldness requires more than 4500 hair grafts.
For Hair transplant in this stage the person may require 2-3 sittings.
Normally, in this stage the donor hair on the scalp is very less. So, the required hair follicles are removed from other parts of the body like Beard, chest, etc.
Basically, in this stage paying by lumpsum is beneficial as paying by per graft will be too expensive.
Hair transplant case study
A 28-year old man is suffering from stage4 baldness. He underwent a lot of hair treatments, but he did not find any solution for his baldness. Finally, he came to Trichos hair transplant clinic in Hyderabad. The doctor suggested him to go for FUE hair transplant.
Before Surgery We can see in the image the person has hair loss in the frontline and crown area. However, he has enough hair on the back-side of the scalp (donor area), so it was decided to harvest the hair follicles from there and implant it on the frontal and crown area of the scalp.
Surgery Process We can see in the image; the doctor had marked the area on the scalp for implanting the hair follicles on the area where there is receding hairline. The doctor is going to insert 3000 hair grafts on his scalp.
Implantation From the above picture we can see that the FUE hair transplant has been performed. The surgeon extracted the hair follicles from the donor region, i.e. from backside of the scalp. The hair was dissected into follicular graft units under the stereo microscope. Then the harvested grafts were inserted in the recipient area. The incisions are seen in the image.
After 9 Months After 9 months, you can see the hair have naturally grown. Further, the results have shown excellent density and the baldness areas have filled in well. Overall, he is extremely happy with the results that he has obtained within a span of 9 months. And his new hairline makes him look younger.
Do you have more questions about hair transplant?
Is hair transplant permanent or not? Yes, hair transplant is permanent in nature, as the transplanted hair is generally extracted from the backside of your own head, where the hairs are genetically more durable.
I am having a medical condition can I undergo a hair transplant or not? Yes, but at first a medical check-up is recommended to understand what complications you are facing. Some of the common conditions are High Blood pressure, Diabetes, Alopecia etc. The hair transplant surgeon will only suggest you to undergo the surgery if all the medical conditions are under control.
Does the needle or drill will affect the skull or not? The drilling that is done in hair transplant surgery is only 0.3 mm deep which is sufficient enough to penetrate the upper layer of the skin of your scalp. So there are no chances of the drill to getting anywhere near your skull.
How much pain will I feel during hair transplant? You won't feel any pain while extraction or implantation of the grafts since you will be provided with local Anaesthesia during the surgery.
Will it look natural or not? Yes, since the procedure involves transplanting your own hair, it gives the most ‘natural look’. This also depends on various factors:
The treatment that you choose (for e.g. FUE).
The quality of donor hair.
How experienced or qualified the specialist is.
How long will the hair transplant procedure take? The timing of the procedure and how long it will take to complete it usually depends on the number of grafts to be implanted. Ex : If you require a transplant of 1500-2000 hair grafts, it will take 6- 8 hours for its completion.
When can I resume my work? You can resume work from the next day itself unless and until you have to do any heavy field work as you have to be careful and protect the implanted Grafts from direct sunlight and dust. So wearing a protective headwear is recommended.
Are there any post-surgery side effects? Absolutely no major side effects have been recorded yet, although there are some minor post-surgery side effects like swelling and redness in the implanted area. Though, with proper medication, this can be treated successfully.