Plastic surgery A to Z

Hair transplantation - is a serious cosmetic problem both women but especially men, this being due to multiple causes such as aging, genetic, hormonal changes. Hair transplantation is a technique where hair is transplanted into a patient naturally in groups of 1-4 hairs called follicular units. These follicular units also contain sebaceous glands (oil), nerves, muscles small and fine vellus occasionally.

Hair transplantation - Signs, symptoms and causes

- Hair transplantation is done under local anesthesia combined with intravenous or general anesthesia when using flaps rotate. During harvest plastic surgeon grafts of hair with root from zonle donor occipital and temporal are located. After harvesting of these grafts are extracted follicles, each follicle is examined microscopically after its preparation is reimplanted using small incisions in the balding area.

Depending on the size and complexity of the surgery might be required Inco to shoot a subsequent operation.


Hair transplantation - Treatment

Hospitalization can be a maximum of 24 hours, generally stitches are removed 10 days after surgery. The patient in the first 3 weeks should avoid intense exercise.

Note that all transplanted hairs will fall to 6 weeks after surgery but remains root and thus increases the new yarn.