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Hair Transplant - The Many Benefits!

Dr. S. K Chawla 90% (108 ratings)
MBBS, MS- Surgery, MCh - Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon, Delhi  •  23 years experience
Hair Transplant - The Many Benefits!

Hair loss does not affect a person’s physical health but it can be detrimental to their mental health. Thankfully, this condition can be treated. Hair transplant refers to a procedure by which hair follicles from a donor area are transplanted to a bald site. In most cases, the donor area refers to the back of the head. This can be used to treat significant thinning of the hair, baldness and hair loss for both men and women. Some of the advantages of a hair transplant procedure are:

Hair Transplant is Natural
As compared to hair implants, a transplant procedure is completely natural and uses hair follicles from the patient’s own head. Once the hair follicles have been transferred, they begin to grow naturally. No chemicals that may damage your hair are used in this process. Thus, it is much safer and your body will not reject the transplanted hair follicles.

Low Maintenance
Once the transplanted hair follicles root themselves in your scalp, they will grow like the rest of your hair. This is easily manageable and no special shampoos or chemicals are required to maintain its look. You can also have a haircut and style your hair normally.

Natural Look

Since the hair follicles used for the transplant are taken from the patient’s own body, the transplanted hair look and feel natural. Unlike hairpieces and wigs, this does not look artificial. In fact, by the time your hair begins to grow, the transplanted area will look like the rest of your head and people will not be able to tell the difference.

Better Self-Esteem
Balding can cause a lot of self-esteem issues. A hair transplant is a one-time procedure that can cover bald patches and give you a more youthful appearance. Along with making you look good; this also improves your sense of self-worth and gives a person more confidence. Thus, it improves the overall mental and emotional health of a person.

Cost Effective
A hair transplant procedure is a one time cost. With this procedure, there is no need to visit a doctor over and over again. It also negates the need for special chemicals and shampoos. You can style your hair as you would normally thus keeping you from needing to buy wigs etc. Also, the effects of a hair transplant surgery are permanent. Though the cost of the procedure may seem high at the time, in the long run, it is cost effective and budget friendly.

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