Frequently Asked Questions
Your hair is an integral part of your identity and self-esteem. When you start noticing thinning hair, it can affect many aspects of your life, and can change the way you feel about yourself. A hair restoration surgery is the best way to permanently regain the natural appearance of your hair, but it is not a decision you should make without careful consideration.
Yes. During surgery, our physicians use your own healthy hair follicles to fill in your thinning or balding areas. These restored hairs are resistant to the hormone that causes hair loss — dihydrotestosterone (DHT) — and are considered permanent.
Unless your body has gone through some kind of hormonal change (puberty, pregnancy, cancer treatments, etc.), it’s unlikely that your hair texture will change much. Yes, puberty can change the texture of your hair. You may indeed notice that your hair becomes curlier as you transition and your hair gets healthier.
A hair restoration can last permanently whether a client receives an FUE or FUT procedure. The permanent zone from which hair follicles are taken earned its name because the hair is genetically programmed not to fall out.
One of the most common side effects patients may experience is bleeding and swelling of the scalp. The nature of the hair restoration means that follicles will be removed from areas of the head that see healthy hair growth and be restored into the treatment areas through incisions.
We will do everything possible to ensure your comfort on the day of surgery. You will receive a sedative to relax and then a local anesthetic will be administered to ensure a pain free surgical experience.
Hair restoration is a surgical technique that removes hair follicles from one part of the body, called the ‘donor site’, to a bald or balding part of the body known as the ‘recipient site’. The technique is primarily used to treat pattern baldness.
From an ethical perspective, the minimum age for a hair restoration is typically around the age of 25. This is because when a person reaches 25 and is experiencing hair loss, there is some idea of how the hair loss is progressing and what can be done.
- Improved Self-Image.
- A Permanent Hair Loss Solution.
- Permanently Eliminates Balding.
- Hair restorations are Low Maintenance.
- Long-Term Cost Savings.
During a consultation with a dermatologist, you can find out if you have both. A dermatologist will give you a thorough scalp exam. To find out why you have hair loss, you may also need a blood test.