Hair Transplant Trends in Pakistan


Hair Transplant Trends in Pakistan

Hair plays an important role in enhancing the personality and looks of a person. Excess of hair los can lead to various emotional and psychological problems in human male or female. Male pattern baldness or androgenic alopecia is a main cause of hair loss in most of the men around the globe. From last many years, there are many medicinal and surgical treatments available in hair clinics. Minoxidil and Finasteride are used by many medical experts to cure male pattern baldness. But this shows temporary effects in the patients. These days the surgical solutions are the only treatment to get rid of baldness. Now with passage of time and due to emerging technologies, there are new trends that are helpful for those patients suffering from permanent baldness. Minoxidil, Finasteride and Dutasteride are the three drugs that are also approved from the FDS of the United States to treat male pattern baldness. The limitations of using these drugs are that once the patient stops the use of these medicines, hair fall occurs again. The restores hairs also start shedding. These reasons leave only the hair transplant the best and permanent solution that gives the hairs back within four months of surgery. It is important for the patients to understand how the hair transplantation works and how this procedure evolved. Norman Orentreich was the first dermatologist who perform successful head hair transplant on his patient in the year 1959. At that time, the punch that was used during the surgery was six to twelve millimeter in the size. The grafts were obtained from the donor area and transplanted to the balding area s of the scalp. But the scars that remained on the scalp after the surgical procedure was the main disadvantage of this technique. Due to this hair surgeries were not accepted by the patients at that time.

After the tree decades, micro grafts and mini grafts were introduced by medical expert. Instead of using a punch, surgeons used a strip to harvest follicles from the scalp. This technique was helpful because it did not lead to multiple scarring on the scalp. A multi bladed knife was used by the surgeon in removing the two millimeter wider flesh of strips containing hair follicles. In 1990s, the follicular unit extraction method was emerged by medical exerts. This method got popularity within a very small time due to many reasons. It gives more natural appearance as compared to the traditional method. Smaller sites are used in this treatment, so there was less pain and bleeding during this surgery. The punch used for obtaining hair follicles is less than one millimeter in size. This leaves minimum scarring in the donor area. Fue hair transplant in Pakistan is more popular among male and female patients due to above reasons.

A normal patient has fifty thousand hair follicles on his scalp. During a FUT surgical session, up to five thousand hair grafts can be extracted with use of a single strip. To calculate the total number of hair grafts that are required by patients a formula is used by the surgeons. When a surgical session is more than three thousand grafts, it is known as mega session. Now there are new manually robotic devices introduced in the market that helps the surgeon in performing an accurate hair transplant treatment on the patients. These new machines are helpful in giving less scarring on the patient’s scalp after the treatment. No proper follow up is needed after FUE and FUT hair treatments. Some patients may get side-effects such as bleeding, soreness, redness, pain and infections in their treated areas of the scalp. The recovery time is not more than two weeks.

Fue Hair transplant in Pakistan is a recent and latest Trend. So these hair surgical treatments are found commonly in hair loss clinics of the world. Hair transplant cost in Pakistan almost 60-70% less than best clinics in the developed countries.