Evading Problems When Planning For Hair Transplants

hairloss                       Misc. facts patients need to know to stay away from problems.
  • Don’t use the Yellow Pages to pick a hair transplant surgeon, or choose he surgeon from a poster, an internet forum or a publicist. Instead, get a professional surgeon with several years of experience doing transplants that will be able to treat your issue, as well as come up with the top way to handle it with the least amount of grafts as possible (need to save your grafts for future hair loss).
  • You should study up on hair transplants and talk to the surgeon to get them to provide photos of before and after treatment. If able, arrange for an appointment to speak with the surgeon to discuss any issues about the transplant you are worried about.
  • While getting the hair transplant, ensure the surgeon will take not just the current, but also your future health into consideration, and takes a look at how much donor hair is available, as well as how much balding he expects you to suffer in the future.
  • People can lose hair due to depression causes the hair loss, so if a patient faces hair loss due to depression; therefore, doctors should help the patient get proper counselling instead of just rushing into a hair transplant because without treating the depression, the hair transplant may not work.
  • Stop certain medications seven days prior to the transplant, such as blood thinners, inflammatory medicines, and antidepressants. Don’t smoke, because it makes the transplant take longer to heal.
  • If you use Minoxidil for hair loss, it should also be stopped seven days prior to the transplant.
  • Don’t use hair gels, styling lotions, or wash your hair one day prior to the transplant.
  • The surgeon should explain to the person all the facts about the outcome of a hair transplant, because it is always possible the person’s expectations will not materialize since it is not possible to know how the hair will grow back in or how good the grafts will take.