Hair Transplantation

Hair Transplantation

Wentworth Clinic provides hair transplant service as a solution for a balding head.  The surgery is carried out under local anaesthetic by a team of surgeons with excellent technical expertise and the necessary support.  We use the latest “Choi Implanters” where hair follicles 1, 2 and 3 can be transplanted with ease.  


How Does Hair Transplant Work ?
Hair transplant is really about relocating (transplanting) the bald resistant hair follicles from the back of the head to the balding areas on top of the head.This process works for a lifetime because the hair follicles taken from the back of head are genetically resistant to baldness, regardless of where they are relocated.


Will My Hair Transplant Results Look Completely Natural ?
Hair transplantation, when done right, can be so natural that even your hair stylist will not know that you have had it done. However the skill and techniques of hair transplant surgeons does vary widely, as do their results. We prefer the follicular extraction unit transplation technique as it provides a dependable outcome.

How Long Does A Hair Transplant Take ?

A typical session of between 1,500 and 4,000 grafts would take 3-5 hours of surgical time as an outpatient.


Is The Procedure Painful ?
Local anaesthesia is given on the donor and the recipient sites. Most patients find that once the anaesthesia is given, they feel no pain or discomfort during surgery. Following surgery patients will feel some discomfort and numbness. Most patients are pleasantly surprised by how minimal the discomfort.


How Many Grafts/Hair Will I Need ?
It depends on the degree of hair loss, now and in the future, and how full you desire your hair to be.


What Is The Recovery Time ?
With our very refined micro transplantation procedure the incisions are very small and less invasive than past procedures. The result is healing that is more rapid..


Will People Know That I Have Had Hair Transplant ?
Immediately following surgery a patient recipient area is typically pink with scabs forming around microincisions. These hundreds of tiny incisions will heal rapidly within a week to ten days.

During the first few days after hair transplant surgery a person’s hair transplants will be noticeable if there is no previous hair to mask these temporary scabs however most patients feel comfortable being in public without wearing a hat within 5 to 7 days following hair transplant surgery.Once the transplanted hairs begin to grow the results should look entirely natural, even under close examination.


When Will The Newly Transplanted Hair Start To Grow ?

It takes between 3 to 5 months following surgery before the transplanted hair follicles begin to grow new hair. The transplanted hair grows very thin initially and gradually grows thicker and fuller over time. After 1 year a patient’s transplanted hair will be fully mature and will continue to grow for a lifetime.
 

Are The Hairs Permanent ?

Since the hair follicles that are transplanted to the balding areas are genetically resistant to going bald, they will continue to grow for a lifetime.

 

Hair Transplant Surgery Procedure

 

Hair Transplant Surgery FAQ′s

What are the reasons for hair loss/baldness ?
There are several reasons for hair loss, including hormonal imbalance, stress, ageing, deficiency of vitamins and scalp infections.  Familial baldness is the most common.

 

What is the permanent cure for hair loss ?
Hair Transplant surgery is the known and proved surgical practice and is the only cure for baldness.  Anyone between the ages of 21-75 affected with hair loss/baldness, with good general health would be suitable for hair transplant surgery.


Is hair transplant surgery painful ?

Once we administer with local anaesthetic you would hardly experience any pain.
 

How much time will it take to perform hair transplant surgery ?

Generally 3-5 hours depending on the areas of scalp to be grafted.

When will I notice my initial hair growth ?
You can start noticing the initial hair growth after 6 months, Initial hairs look like very fine.
 

When can I appreciate my final results ?

You can expect your final results by 12 months.
 

What medication should I use after my hair transplant surgery ?

Minoxidil 5% and vitamin and mineral capsules
 

 

Is hair transplant surgery associated with any complication ?
Hair transplant surgery is not associated with any major complication, however you would experience mild pain,swelling,scabs and temporary numbness initially for few days to weeks after your hair transplant surgery.
 

 

Can females with hair loss undergo hair transplant surgery ?
YES, any females suffering from hair loss can take hair transplant surgery.  We also graft eyebrows in females and moustaches in males.

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