This is the most popular method of hair transplant, the hair follicle is removed with a rotating machine one by one directly from the scalp these follicles are stored in an optimum storage medium under controlled temperatures so that they don't go under apoptosis(cell death)
It is a minimally invasive procedure as there is no direct cut or stitches the healing time is 48 to 72 hours. The small round spots from where follicles were removed heal with minimal scarring which can be easily hidden by hair.
BIO - FUE
It is a method of activating grafts using growth factors derived from PRP. This helps in making hair follicles healthier & Stronger.
It is a surgical method where a strip is taken from the dense area of the donor area of the scalp, the strip is approximately 10-15 cm in length and 2 cm in width, this area is closed with continuous stitches by trichophytic closure.
A thin liner scar is visible but with the good trichophytic closure, it gets hidden with hair.
Advancing Science, the first US-FDA Approved Robotic machine ARTAS was launched in 2011 in the USA, Hair Science was the first in INDIA to Acquire this machine in 2016.
ARTAS has an extraction arm for extracting hair in the anagen phase from the donor area by using an intelligent algorithm.
There is a 3D simulator which will simulate patients face and give an idea about designing a hairline and approximate density which can be achieved. This helps in reassuring patients about what they can expect from the surgery.
Special Hair Transplant
When eyebrows are thin, scanty, or at times incomplete eyebrows we do eyebrow hair transplant for which thin follicles are taken from the back of the scalp and planted at zero degrees angle in a curvaceous manner to give good shape to the eyebrows.
The shaping of a beard, sparse beard is the indications for a beard hair transplant.
When the scalp donor area is not sufficient for filling a higher grade of baldness other hairy body parts like the chest, back, thighs, legs, and beard can be used along with scalp hair to add density.
Not everybody needs a hair transplant or is a suitable candidate for hair transplant, people who have significant hair fall on daily basis for a longer period, like daily hair fall exceedingly more than 50 hair, post-pregnancy hair loss, hormonal hair loss where surgery is not the first solution correcting hormones is mandatory.
Certain Medications give hair loss like anti-malarial, chemotherapy, antipsychotics, certain painkillers like NSAIDs, anti-thyroid drugs. Children who have hair fall with their demanding lifestyle; stress & non-nutritious diet get significant hair fall.
Men & Women who don't have obvious baldness or scientifically they are losing more anagen hair are suitable candidates for hair transplant.