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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What precautions should be taken prior to the hair transplant procedure?

There are few things, which needs to be taken into consideration prior to any hair transplant procedure such as The procedure room must be fully equipped, clean and well sanitized - All the surgical instruments must be sanitized and safety gear like a mask, cap, shoe cover and gloves must be worn by the doctor - Patient’s hair must be washed prior to the procedure - Refrain from smoking, consuming alcohol and taking blood thinners before the procedure.

2. Who can undergo hair transplantation?

Following people make for the suitable candidate of a hair transplantation procedure - One who suffers from male or female pattern baldness - Those who lead a healthy lifestyle and does not have any medical condition. - People with all hair types can go for hair transplantation but those having thicker and curly hair are more benefited from this procedure

3. Which methods are used for hair transplantation?

Hair transplantation is a popular hair restoration method that can be done by various techniques such as FUE: FUE or follicular unit extraction is a hair transplantation method, where individual follicular units are extracted comprising of one to four hairs and grafted on to the recipient site. FUT: FUT or follicular unit transplantation, also known as strip harvesting is the method, where the whole strip of hair is extracted and then the follicles are extracted and transplanted to the recipient site. Bio FUE and FUT: It is same as the FUE and FUT method, the only difference being the use of Hair Re-growth treatment comprising of the growth factors that accelerate the hair growth process.

4. What is the recovery/healing time after the treatment?

The recovery time for any hair transplantation procedure is minimal and patients can usually resume their activities within 4 days. The crusting will begin to fall off within 7-10 days of the procedure. In case stitches are used they will be removed after a period of 10 days.

5. Does the transplanted hair fall out?

Though the transplanted hair offers you a long-lasting solution to your baldness, even these hair are prone to hair fall. You may notice shedding of hair grafts 2-5 weeks after the procedure. However a few months after the procedure new hair will take their place eventually.

6. What are the risks in hair transplantation?

Hair transplant is usually a very safe procedure but may have certain risks such as bleeding, infection and scarring. Patchy hair growthi is also a risk associated with getting a hair transplant procedure.

7. How long does a hair transplant procedure take?

The time taken for a hair transplant procedure depends upon various factors such as the type of procedure being used and the number of grafts that are to be implanted. In the case of FUE grafting around, 1500 grafts take around 6 hours, whereas in the case of FUT it takes around 4 hours.

8. What is the Difference between FUT and FUE

The basic difference in any Hair transplantation procedure is the technique and the way hair follicles are extracted from your scalp. In FUE procedure, individual hair grafts are extracted from the donor region and transplanted to the reciepient site, whereas in FUT whole strip is taken from the back of the scalp for the extraction of hair follicles that are ultimately grafted on the recipient site.

9. What is the donor area or safe donor area?

In the case of hair transplant procedures such as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) or Follicular unit transplantation (FUT) donor area is of utmost importance. follicles that are meant for transplanting into the recipient site are harvested from the donor area, which is normally from the rear and sides of the head,as these are less prone to hair loss.

10. Why Choose Dermalife

Dermalife is amongst the pioneering hair, skin and laser clinic in Delhi that is known for providing all types of skin and hair related treatments. This clinic is run by the internationally trained and certified hair transplant surgeon Dr. Gaurav Garg. This clinic is laced with the latest equipment and modern amenities, which makes it undoubtedly the best choice for procedures like a hair transplant.