The cost of Hair Transplant varies from patient to patient depending on various factors such as the number of grafts to be used; the degree of baldness, the areas to be transplanted, the amount of available donor area. Normally the rate is Rs. 40/- per hair graft and it costs somewhere between Rs. 75,000 to Rs. 1,00,000.
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What are the benefits of Hair Transplant Surgery?
Hair transplant helps you get natural looking hair It helps to increase self-confidence and self esteem. Hair transplant can give you permanent results. You can style your hair the way you want. One time cost instead of repetitive cost. Use of advanced technologies and equipments.
What will be the recovery time of Hair Transplant Surgery?
Hair transplant surgeries are far less invasive today as compared to the past procedures, due to the use of modern technologies. This helps in rapid healing of scars and marks. Most of the patients feel fine within 4-5 days. Total healing may take 10-14 days, however it may somewhat vary depending on the skin type of the patient. The Clinics in Kolkata are well equipped with the best medical support possible, which helps them, to provide best Hair transplant services that too at highly affordable price. If you want to know more about hair transplant, you can visit Wikipedia
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.
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Techniques of Hair Transplant
FUT Hair Transplant:
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.