This articles discuss about hair transplantation and in whom it is effective.
Hair transplantation involves the removal of self hair follicles either from a strip of hair taken from the back of our scalp (occiput) or from 0.5-1 mm scalp punch biopsies. The latest in hair transplantation procedure is follicular unit transplantation (FUT) or follicular unit extraction (FUE). It is also known as follicular transfer (FT).
It is essential to assess the patient’s expectation before performing a transplant and to give a realistic idea as to what the outcome may be.
Candidates for Hair Transplantation:
Side Effects and Complications:
Minor bleeding, edema, crusting, itching, postoperative hair fall (effluvium), wound infections, folliculitis, neuralgia. Some esthetic complications may arise such as visible scarring, hypertrophic and keloid scarring, unnatural appearance and poor density.
To know more about hair transplantation, consult a dermatologist online ---> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist
Last reviewed at:
07 Sep 2018 - 2 min read
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