Can hair transplant be used in the case of any form of alopecia just as effectively?
Surgical hair transplantation is a very effective hair restoration solution for several types of alopecia. Follicular unit transplantation hair surgery and follicular unit extraction hair surgery are both based on the principle of donor domination, a term which describes the fact that the transplanted follicular unit will continue to behave on the recipient area as it did on the donor area. This means that FUT hair transplant and FUE hair transplant are very effective in the case of male pattern baldness, or androgenic alopecia, but can be less effective in the case of alopecia areata, where the surgeon cannot establish for certain how reliable the donor area really is. Also, the aesthetic quality of any surgical hair transplantation procedure depends on the density of the donor area; the more hair strands available on the donor area, the more the surgeon can transplant to the recipient area without producing any noticeable scars. When the hair loss is diffused, the quality of any hair transplantation outcome will be affected due to the fact that the donor area itself can present considerable hair loss and will not be able to guarantee permanent results. Also, because there is less hair on the donor area, the surgical scars become more noticeable.
If you are suffering from any of the aforementioned types of hair loss, schedule a consultation with any of our hair specialists in order to receive an accurate diagnosis and prepare a course of action. We are here to provide you with the assistance you need in order to improve the quality of your life, so do not hesitate to contact us. Simply call Renew Skin & Health Clinic to schedule an appointment.
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