Hair transplantation is an effective treatment method that creates a positive impact on individuals experiencing hair loss, a high percentage of women have also started looking into a hair transplant procedure like a hair loss treatment Hair transplantation is considered as a highly important treatment as the outcome of this procedure will positively contribute especially to a women’s physical appearance.
Female Pattern Hair Loss also is known as Androgenetic Alopecia, is the most common cause of hair loss in women.
Causes of hair loss in women are
- Having a genetic predisposition to hair loss
- Autoimmune diseases
- Change in hormone levels
- Excessive stress
- Crash dieting/rapid weight loss
- Iron Deficiency
Basic principles remain the same when performing hair transplant procedures for women, it is important to take their special cases into account, an online consultation will be conducted –this is done to make sure that you’re a suitable candidate for the hair transplant surgery.
Women are not required to shave their heads completely before their hair transplant procedure.
To make you feel comfortable during the surgery, your surgeon will give you painless local anesthesia.
First, at the back of the head, a small window is created to serve as the harvesting surface; with only this area being shaved. As the existing hair will be concealing the small shaved area, nobody will notice that the patient has undergone the procedure.
After the patient is administered local anesthetics with needle-free and painless jet injectors, the follicular units are then extracted with the aid of a micro motor using thin hollow needles having a diameter of 0.6-0.8 mm.
the utilization of smooth and sharp Sapphire blades.
Patients must follow post-operative instructions to ensure optimal healing and growth of the transplanted hair.
The night of your hair transplant and for the next few nights, you are encouraged to sleep with your head elevated on pillows. Medication is given for sleep and pain (if needed). Antibiotics are generally not required. The morning after your hair transplant surgery, you will remove the headband and shower and shampoo your scalp three times (morning, noon, and night) — just for the first day.
You should avoid alcohol for three days following your hair replacement procedure and abstain from smoking for two weeks. When in strong sunlight, you should wear a hat. After two weeks you may use a sunscreen with an SPF of 30+.
Generally, patients can resume their normal daily routine almost immediately. Exercise can be started the second day following your procedure. For the first 10 days, you should avoid any activities that rub or put direct pressure on your scalp.