Today, hair transplantation can be made operational, seamless (partially operational) or non-surgical. In the first case, the fence of donor material (skin flap) and hair transplantation is performed surgically, using a scalpel. In the second, surgical incisions on the skin are done only with the implantation of follicular units into the bald zone. In the third case, the removal of grafts, transplantation is performed manually, without compromising the integrity of the scalp.
Depending on the way in which hair transplantation will be performed, duration of the operation varies.
Stages of the procedure for hair transplantation At the first visit of the clinic, a primary examination of the patient by a doctor is carried out and then preliminary consultation is conducted. During the conversation, such issues as contraindications, the scope of surgical intervention, the stages of the operation, the preparations for anesthesia, the expected result of hair transplantation, the timing of the operation, the number of grafts (transplantable follicles), the limits of hair growth, the density of graft implantation, the cost of the service, etc., are discussed.
When all important issues are discussed and possible risks are excluded, the date of the operation is appointed. No preparation for hair transplantation is required. The operation itself is performed on an outpatient basis no patient is required to stay in the hospital either before or after the operation. The duration of the operation is 5-8 hours, depending on the amount of work.
For the patient, everything passes absolutely painlessly. No unpleasant sensations during the seizure and transplantation of transplants, nor after the operation does not arise. There are no negative effects or side effects of hair transplantation does not.
Immediately after the operation, the patient can go home. Rehabilitation therapy after hair transplantation is not performed, there is also no need for special medical care for the operated skin areas. A person can lead his or her usual lifestyle, at first adhering to the doctor’s recommendations regarding care of transplanted hair.
The duration of the operation for hair transplantation is an exclusively individual matter, and depends on the complexity, the volume of the affected area and the number of transplanted grafts. An important role is played by the structure of the hair and the density of the transplanted grafts. As a rule, the operation lasts from 4 to 8 hours and is performed on an outpatient basis.
On the second day after hair transplantation, the specialist performs the first demonstration washing of the head. You will be told in detail about the periodicity and method of washing your head.
The first two weeks after the operation, it is necessary to cover the head with a special bandana while hiking to the street, in order to protect against dust and infection. If you are indoors, it is important to ensure maximum oxygen flow to the operated part and not wear hats. During the recovery period, which is 4 weeks, it is necessary to protect the transplantation zone from ultraviolet sunlight and rainwater.