Que: I had my beard transplant just two weeks back, and while most of the hair have shed out, there are others which look tiny and almost unhealthy. Could this be hair atrophy?
Ans: The basics are the same with any transplant – a few weeks after the surgery, the transplanted hair will fall off, and eventually new hair will start to replace the lost ones. The same rule also applies for... Read More
Que: I had an FUT procedure almost a month back, but for the past two weeks, I have suddenly started noticing pimples, which are not only red, but also filled with pus. In addition, I also noticed small holes and all of these tend to get really painful at times. What should I do?
Ans: The presence of pimples, pus and redness are all indications that there is probably infection in the... Read More
Que: I got my hair transplant done, 4000 grafts, around five months back and was reasonably happy with the results. In the initial weeks, I lost close to 55% of the hair that had been transplanted, but since I had already been told about this loss, I was ok with it. The shedding soon stopped and I could see genuine hair growth. However, now that I am nearing the 5 month mark, I have noticed... Read More
Que: I am 24 years old and started losing hair, when I was just 20. While people have suggested that I try Finasteride or Minoxidil, I am not too comfortable with the idea, because I am worried about the possible side effects. Will I be an ideal candidate for a hair transplant and if yes, how many grafts will I be needing?
Ans: Your age is such that there is a high chance that your hair... Read More
Que: Over the past few weeks, I have suddenly noticed a few baby hair on the front part of my forehead. I have not always had these inch long hair, and because of these hair, my entire hairline has started to look odd. I am not sure why these hair are growing and am wondering whether I should go for laser hair removal or a hair transplant?
Ans: From the looks of what you have described, it... Read More
Que: I had my hair transplant procedure almost half a year back and I am not sure that I am very happy with the results. Not only is my hair growing back at a very slow rate, it is not even the same texture as my natural hair. My natural hair is straight and the transplanted hair is dry and almost multi directional. Will this continue in the same manner or do I need to worry?
Ans: You have... Read More
Que: It’s almost two months since my hair transplant procedure and I would really like to know whether I can use natural oils such as almond and castor? I would like to start using such products because they are known to promote natural hair growth and I would rather use these than medications such as Minoxidil.
Ans: Your doctor would be the best person to advice you about the same and you... Read More
Que: I would like to know how much a single graft will cause, because that will allow me to have a fair idea of how much the entire process will cost me.
Ans: The costs will depend on a range of factors, including the experience of the surgeon, the techniques he or she will be using and the actual availability of the grafts. In the Indian subcontinent, a single graft could cost anywhere... Read More