A hair transplant is a procedure in which a plastic or dermatological surgeon moves hair to a bald area of the head. The surgeon usually moves hair from the back or side of the head to the front or top of the head.Hair transplants typically occur in a medical office under local anesthesia.
Pre Operative Stage
When you visit the doctor at the Plasthetics, he will give you instructions regarding preoperative care. Following the instructions will help you achieve good results.* Stop taking supplements two weeks prior to the procedure.* Quit smoking and drinking at least four weeks before the treatment.On surgery day, qualified staff nurse takes the history and asks several questions about your family history, any medical condition, prior surgical procedure if any. After that surgeon marks the hairline and discuss, on satisfaction moved to local anesthesia injection to make the area pain free to operate.
In operative stage, surgery is performed on outpatient basis under local anesthesia which typically lasts for six to eight hours. However, it can be based upon multiple sessions also depending upon amount of hair. The procedure involves little discomfort which is worth for having permanent solution of hair loss. With little sedation, hair grafts are transplanted onto the bald area under highest extent of care and supervision of team of adept surgeons. This way, a permanent natural appealing full head of hair can be attained using individual’s own hair.
Post Operative Stage
The final and third stage is post-operative one that is of crucial significance. The patient is prescribed some medications and post-operative instructions from surgeon while he can continue his regular routine work normally. There is no resultant pain even after the effect of the anesthesia wears off. Tiny scars and wounds heal with time within one week.
How long transplanted hair take to regrow?
The transplanted hair generally shed within 2 to 6 weeks after the surgery as roots enter in resting phase. Within three to eight months, transplanted roots start sprouting hair. It takes ten to twelve months to have denser hair as hair continue to mature and thicken gradually.
Transplanted Hair Never Fall Again
Hair transplantation is the most effective and permanent solution of severe hair loss or baldness. Once transplanted hair begin to grow, it will continue to do so for lifetime.
Hair Transplant cost
Hair transplant procedures can be painful for your pocket and are not covered by insurance companies. These companies consider hair techniques to be cosmetic surgery, therefore, they do not cover them.The hair transplant cost varies between PKR 50,000 to PKR 5,00,000. However, the final cost depends on the following factors.* The skill of the surgeon.* Geographic location.* Quality of the equipment.* Total number of the grafts.When you visit Plasthetics, the doctor will discuss the points and decide the final cost of your treatment.