Myths On Hair Transplant
Myth #1: Hairs are transplanted
Fact: The hair graft is transplanted during the hair transplant procedure. Graft holding single, double or multiple hair strands is transplanted.
Myth # 2: Someone Else’s Hair May Be Used during Transplantation.
Fact: Hair transplantation does not involve someone else’s hair .it your own hair follicle, which are shifted from one part of your scalp or body which are shifted to another bald area of your scalp. You should possess healthy hair follicles to get the desired result.
Myth # 3: Hair Transplant procedure is very painful.
Fact: Hair Transplant is done under local anesthesia. One can go home on the same day of the procedure and resume daily activities from the next day.
Myth #4: The results of a hair transplant procedure look unnatural.
Fact: The results of a hair transplant procedure are very natural looking. A good surgeon will determine the location of a single, double and triple follicles & the angle of the hair to make it look more natural. You can cut your hairs, grow them, style them whatever the way you want just like your natural hairs.
Myth #5: Hair Transplant will give you immediate results.
Fact: The outcome of a hair transplant surgery is noticeable in 3-4 months and to see the complete results, it takes 9 – 12 months.
Myth #6: The hair that has been transplanted will fall off.
Fact: Some people think that the transplanted hair grow for some time and then fall off. However, the truth is transplanted hair, which grow…, last for a lifetime and do not fall off. However, you must understand the natural life cycle of the transplanted hair. The transplanted hair fall 2- 3 weeks after implantation. After that, they start coming back, 10% every month to give the best results in 9-12 months
Myth #7: The hair restoration results are temporary.
Fact: That is not the fact. We take the hair follicle from the area, which is insensitive to hair fall hormone (DHT). Thus, this hair follicle maintains their nature even if they are shifted to the bald area. The hair that will grow from the transplanted follicles will not fall out as long as it would remain on the donor site.
Myth #8: After a transplant, extraordinary care is required.
Fact: That is not true. In fact, no extra care is required except for the initial few days.
Myth #9: Hair transplant surgery can affect the brain.
Fact: Hair is a skin structure and we go the only dermis deep not below that. It does not come in contact below skin deep structure. Therefore, this is considered a very safe procedure.
Myth # 10: Anyone can get a hair transplant.
Fact: An honest and right approach is to suggest, “Do you really need a hair transplant. If not what are the alternatives? If yes how the result would be? A good doctor will examine your scalp to know the accurate measurements of hair density and availability of hair for the transplant before recommending hair transplant surgery.
Myth # 11: It should be done at the initial stage of hair loss to get the maximum benefit.
Fact: It is baseless. It is difficult to predict the extent of your hair loss and to decide whether it requires any treatment. In the initial stages, even the physicians will not be able to tell you exactly whether you need hair restoration surgery. Therefore, it is worthier to go to the physician when your hair loss gets stable.
Myth # 12: Hair transplant is not affordable.
Fact: The cost of the hair transplant depends on various factors especially the number of grafts that are to be transplanted. Hence, its price varies. Nowadays the cost of the machine has decreased and the number of surgeries has been increased which has decreased the overall cost of the hair transplant. Though it is a little costly, it is definitely affordable.