Q. How long does a hair implant session last and how many are needed?
Each session can last between 7 to 8 hours. As for the number of sessions, it will depend on the size of the area you want to repopulate and the density you want to obtain.
Q. Is it necessary to be accompanied to a hair implant session?
It is convenient, since local anesthesia is used to perform the implant.
Q. How long can you see the results?
Keep in mind that in the vast majority of cases the transplanted hair will fall out after a week and will not start to come out again until after three months (some before and others later), growing one centimetre per month. That the final results will not be clearly visible until after at least 9 months.
Q. Can hair that has been transplanted be lost?
No. The hair on the nape of the neck and the sides of the head are genetically programmed to never fall out and will maintain this characteristic regardless of where the head is grafted.
Q. Do all the follicular units that are implanted survive?
If the team of specialists involved in the hair implant intervention has the necessary experience, almost all the follicular units will survive.
Q. Does the transplanted hair require superior care?
No. It will be enough to carry out the usual care that is carried out with the rest of the hair, even as regards the use of cosmetic products.
Q. Can hair implants be performed on other areas of the body other than the head?
Of course. In fact you can repopulate eyebrows, eyelashes, beard areas and other areas of the body where they have lost hair, for example, as a result of a scar.
Q. Can there be complications in the hair implant procedure?
It is a minimally invasive surgery, so complications, which are not frequent, will always be mild: infections, inflammation, redness of the skin, etc.
Q. Does the intervention leave traces?
During the first two weeks, small crusts will be seen in the area undergoing the transplant and redness in the donor area. These scabs will usually fall off on their own in the first 10 or 12 days.
Q. How long does the transplanted hair last?
Hair that grows after performing an autologous hair transplant is not subject to the effects of androgenic alopecia. Since they are follicles that are genetically prepared to be immune to its effects. It is true that over the years a small amount of hair will be lost but in a minimum percentage typical of the aging of people.
Q. Is it better to wear short or long hair after the transplant?
It is indifferent, it can be carried as you want. After a month, if desired, the hair can be cut with scissors or a razor.
Q. How are grafts or grafts protected?
During the operation we protect the grafts that are extracted from the donor area in a solution and through a cooling process that provides ideal conditions for their maintenance until they are transplanted.
Q. Can women undergo a hair transplant with the FUE technique?
Of course yes. The procedure to assess whether a woman can undergo an autologous transplant with the FUE technique will be the same as that performed on a man, that is, by sending their photographs and additional information that we may need, and subsequent evaluation by our doctor.
Q. Does it hurt?
It is a minimally invasive procedure, performed under local anesthesia, so the only thing the patient notices is the anesthesia puncture.