Hair transplant surgery, no matter what technique is used, is usually performed using a local anesthesia along with sedation to make you relaxed and comfortable. Your scalp will be insensitive to pain, but you may be aware of some tugging or pressure.
Is a hair transplant done under anesthesia?
Hair transplantation is a minor surgical operation which requires only local anaesthetic. There is initially some discomfort associated with the administration of the local anaesthetic, but this is of very short duration.
Are you conscious during hair transplant?
Once the procedure starts you will feel the hair transplant surgeons lightly touching your scalp. Together with calming music and aromatherapy, you may find you fall asleep. If you stay awake during the procedure you are kept as comfortable as possible with your choice of entertainment.
Do hair transplants last forever?
In a nutshell, yes, an FUE hair transplant can last a lifetime. The key to thing to remember with hair transplants, whether that’s an FUE or FUT, is the donor hair follicles preserve the characteristics, enabling healthy growth.
What are the disadvantages of hair transplant?
What are the complications associated with a hair transplant?
- swelling of the scalp.
- bruising around the eyes.
- a crust that forms on the areas of the scalp where hair was removed or implanted.
- numbness or lack of sensation on the treated areas of the scalp.
Does hair transplant leave scars?
Hair transplant surgical techniques have come a long way since the early days of hair plugs. Even so, scarring is still an inevitable byproduct of the procedure.
Will transplanted hair fall out?
Within 2 to 3 weeks after surgery, the transplanted hair will fall out, but you should start to notice new growth within a few months. Most people will see 60% of new hair growth after 6 to 9 months.
Do hair transplants look natural?
With the skill and experience of our hair transplant surgeon, combined with some of the latest technologies, the results of hair restoration surgery can look so natural that it may appear as though you never lost your hair at all. …
When can I touch transplanted hair?
Beginning 2-3 days after surgery you can gently touch the grafts with the fingertips while washing in the shower. Avoid catching the grafts with your fingernails. 2. Hairspray and mousse can be used one week after the transplant but should be washed off daily.