Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
1) Who are the good candidates for hair transplant? (Who is a good candidate for hair transplant?)
Anyone who is diagnosed with adult male androgenic hair loss (male pattern boldness) but have appropriate donor zone (area) can receive fue hair transplant.
2) Is curly hair not suitable for hair transplant?
It is almost impossible for people with extremely curly hair and especially with African descend to receive fue hair transplant.
3) Do seasons play a role in hair transplant?
Hair transplants on can be done in any season. No one particular season has advantages than the other one, and it does not act the success rate at all.
4) Is white/gray hair an obstacle to hair transplant?
No, it is not. On the contrary, it works for the patient as the hair will look fuller.
5) Is it required to cut the hair down to 1mm for the FUE technique?
It is necessary to shave the back of the neck in order to harvest/extract the hair follicles from that area/zone. However, on the transplant area (zone), it is not necessary to shave although long hair makes it difficult to open up pits and transplant the grafts into the channels.
6) When can I go back to work?
Medically, there is no restricting on to return to work within a few days after hair transplant. However, the cosmetic healing is seen in 8-10 days. The scabs (crushing) developing during this period may bother the patient therefore taking about 10 days o from work may be advised for patients working in impressionable (sensitive) jobs.
7) Is it required to take medicines on after the procedure?
Considering it is an onal procedure (minimally invasive procedure), certain an biologics and pain killers are prescribed. Some medicine may be prescribed in order to prevent swelling (edema) on face and eyes. No medicine is prescribed to make the procedure more successful or to simulate hair growth. Only Finasteride and Minoxidil can be used if the doctor deems suitable and prescribes it.
8) When do I see results? (How soon will I see results?)
Hair transplant results are seen in 6-12 months in the front and mid-zone, and in 9-16 months in the back crown and vertex transplants.
9) Is the second or the third procedure (session) possible in case of extreme boldness? How soon can it done after the first procedure?
Anyone who is diagnosed with adult male androgenic hair loss (male pattern boldness) but have appropriate donor zone (area) can receive hair transplant.
10) Are there any restrict on in diet or social life after the procedure?
Approximately 10 days after the procedure, patients can resume their routine life and activities.