What is Hair Transplantation?
Hair loss, baldness or thinning of hair is common for both men and women these days. Unfortunately, for some people, hair loss gets heavy and leaves patches or makes them look odd; this is where Hair Transplantation comes like a vaccine for a disease which thousands of patients are looking for. It is suitable for people of all ages and genders. However, hair transplantation treatment seems to be a little more beneficial for males who are in the third to the fifth stage of baldness and for females in the second or third stages of baldness.
Now, let us take a look at the factors that affect the cost of hair transplantation.
Factors that affect the cost of hair transplantation:
The number of grafts you required : – The count of grafts for a person depends upon the level of his baldness. The graft count is directly proportional to the cost of the treatment. The cost for each graft implantation ranges between Rs. 20 to Rs.100.
Number of Sessions required: – Generally, hair transplantation can be done in a single session which takes 8 hours approximately. If the patient has a large area of baldness, then a greater number of grafts should be implanted; in such cases, the patient would need two sessions.
The Degree of Baldness: – The price of hair transplant depends on the level of baldness that the patient has.
The Technique of transplant: – There are two major techniques called Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). FUE procedure is costlier than FUT.
Location of the Clinic: – The clinic location places an essential factor in the cost of hair transplant. It is common to find transplant clinics based in different parts of the country.
Qualification of the Surgeon: – When compared to the Surgeons who have average qualifications, the price rates of highly qualified Dermatologists are high.
The reputation of the Clinic: – The popularity of the clinic also matters in deciding the cost of the treatment. The more reputed clinics charge more when compared to others.
The expertise of the Surgeon: – With years of experience and excellent surgical skills, the surgeons charge more for the treatment. Generally, famous hair transplant surgeons have a high rate of the consultation fee.
Availability of Donor Grafts: – If the patient doesn’t have a required number of hair follicles on the back of the scalp, then the follicles must be extracted from other body parts like chest, beard and so on. It requires more skill to extract body follicles. Thus, the overall procedure leads to a high cost of the treatment.
Hair transplant cost in Hyderabad:
Hair transplant price depends on the transplantation of hair follicles count. More people often search for the FUE method of hair transplantation. Hyderabad is the best place for FUE treatment in India. Hyderabad has the best transplant clinics at a low cost. The average cost is from Rs. 20,000 (305 USD) to Rs. 35,000 (534 USD) whereas in the United States the Cost ranges $5 to $8. When compared to other cities in India, the cost of hair transplantation in Hyderabad is very cheap.
What are the side effects of hair transplantation?
Hemorrhage is the common side effect during the procedure, and it occurs only when the surgeon is inexperienced. We have experienced surgeons. There could also be other effects like itching, cysts, scarring, bleeding, swelling, numbness and pain, but all these are temporary.
Difference between HT and PRP?
Is there any chance of growing hairline through hair transplantation?
Yes, the hairline can be grown through hair transplantation.
What are the methods used in hair transplantation?
There are two methods in Hair transplantation:
- FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation)
- FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction)
How long does it take to recover after the treatment?
A special bandage is applied at the patient’s head immediately after the procedure. The patient should take one day of home rest and can go back to his work after that.
Is a hair transplant painful?
Like any other major procedure, a patient may get mild pain after the completion of a hair transplant. Although pain is not a major factor and is mild, surgeons may suggest some pain killers.
Are hair transplants only for the head?
Hair transplantation is not only for baldness. There are many other reasons for getting a hair transplant such as chest hair, beard, sideburns, mustache, and so on.