Men with Hair Loss – Should You Get a Transplant?
February 28 2022
Hair loss is always upsetting, but if you’re one of the millions of men who have experienced continuing hair loss to the point where several areas are visibly thinner, you may be wondering about hair transplantation procedures, and whether they are right for you.
Today’s advanced hair transplantation treatments at the Hair Restoration Institute are a great hair restoration choice for many men. They’re minimally invasive, permanent, and they replace your lost hair with your own hair follicles, creating natural-looking hair. But how do you decide if hair transplantation is the right choice for you?
What is hair transplantation?
All hair grows at the follicles, so hair transplantation procedures begin here. By transplanting ‘donor’ follicles from areas where hair is still growing well, the hair replacement experts at the Hair Restoration Institute will place your own hair follicles strategically in thinning areas to build volume and reconstruct the hairline.
Over time, those healthy hair follicles grow strands of hair in their new location to give you a natural-looking head of hair – because you’re using your very own hair follicles, your new hair is all your own!
What types of hair transplantation procedures are there?
There are two main types of advanced hair transplantation procedures. They’re similar but have some differences in the number of follicles that are used in the donor cells.
NeoGraft® FUE Advanced Hair Transplants. FUE transplants use a highly sophisticated process that harvests single hair follicles for placement in thinning areas. That way, there’s no scar left behind as in other procedures that harvest donor follicles in strips. This choice is ideal for men who like to wear their hair in short buzz cuts because there’s no scarring to show through your short haircut.
Advanced FUT Hair Transplantation. As with the NeoGraft® FUE procedure, FUT is minimally invasive and uses donor follicles that are transplanted into thinning areas. In this option, the hair replacement experts at the Hair Restoration Institute harvest the donor hairs in strips, which are then placed into the thinning areas. This usually leaves a very minimal scar that is not noticeable for people who wear their hair longer.
Both of these types of procedures are effective and sophisticated, with our expert medical professionals using their artistic talent to create a natural-looking head of hair with a reconstructed hairline at the forehead.
Do transplants hurt?
When you choose an advanced hair transplantation procedure at the Hair Restoration Institute, you’re getting a highly sophisticated solution that’s minimally invasive. Both procedures are done on an outpatient basis with minimal discomfort for most people.
How long does it take to recover from an advanced hair transplant?
Recovery time for both our advanced hair transplantation procedures is 24 to 48 hours. With the NeoGraft FUE treatment, you can usually return to work the following day.
How long do transplants last?
Advanced hair transplantation procedures are permanent, taking your own hair follicles from areas on your head where hair is thicker and placing it strategically in thinning areas.
From there, the follicles take over, growing out your own natural hair in a new location. Hair does take some time to grow, and your Hair Restoration Institute hair loss professional will help you decide the best products and treatments that can help speed up hair growth so that your hair fills in as quickly as possible.
Is a hair transplant the only solution?
Thankfully, there have been multiple scientific advancements that help treat hair loss at all stages. A hair transplant can be a very effective tool in your hair replacement plan, but it’s not the only solution.
We’ll assess all your hair loss needs and develop a plan that works for you. Some of the treatments available include:
- Exclusive HRI hair growth stimulating haircare products
- PRP hair loss therapy
- Low-level laser light therapy
- Dermal Lens hair replacement systems
- And much more!
Many of these treatments stimulate growth and may be appropriate for use after a transplant to encourage the follicles to grow new hair.
Everyone’s hair replacement plan will be different because everyone has different needs and different goals for hair replacement. You’ll start with a confidential, free consultation so that we can assess your individual needs and prescribe a personalized hair restoration plan that will work for you.
For more information about hair transplantation procedures and other solutions for hair loss, Make a consultation appointment today at the Hair Restoration Institute. Our caring and professional hair loss experts will help you meet your hair restoration goals with sophisticated, state-of-the-art treatments that really work. Your free consultation is always discreet and confidential. You can find us at 1201 West Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth, Texas, or call 817-854-HAIR (4247) for your complimentary consultation with an experienced hair loss professional.