“The robotic ARTAS precision FUE system is so advanced, that it could remove tiny micro units which are then placed into shallow slits. The surgeon’s expertise is essential to ensure that the implanted hair follows natural direction and angles, shares a leading surgeon from Hair Transplant Institute, Toronto”. If you are planning to get a hair transplant done, then here are a few tips that would help you find the perfect surgeon and treatment.
- Finding the perfect surgeon:
To decide on a surgeon, meet with them, especially the ones who have the credentials and experience with the latest hair transplant techniques. It is better to schedule a consultation with more than one specialist as it will help you make a wiser and more informed decision. You could compare their expertise, look at the results delivered and see who makes you more at ease. You could consider these factors when deciding on a surgeon.
A surgeon who is not only skilled but also caring would listen to you and explain all the risks and benefits to help you make an informed decision and be confident about the treatment. Just like any other procedure, follow up forms a crucial part of the treatment. It is when the strongest communication takes place. The follows up would help you to heal quickly and stay on top of your progress.
- Choosing the correct procedure:
There are two primary types of hair transplants FUE and FTU. FTU or the Follicular Unit Transplant, which is the strip method is becoming less popular. However, it is still useful for those clients who have suffered severe hair loss or want to have extensive sessions of transferring a high number of grafts. FTU has longer recovery time and leaves a long scar at the back of the head.
Follicular Unit Excision or FUE makes use of modern digital and robotic assistance devices to extract individual grafts and transplant them, leaving virtually scarless results. This process takes a painstaking skill and requires a surgeon who could perfectly estimate the number of required hair strands and suitability of the patient’s donor area. It depends upon your goals and the donor hair density that is available.
- Natural Hair:
If you think that hair transplant is only a matter of plucking out the hair follicles and plugging them into new locations, then you are wrong. An experienced Hair Specialist pays detailed attention to the natural growth direction of the hair, especially at the hairline. The age of the patient and future hair loss are all taken into consideration before intervening. The placement, density and edges of the hairline are the difference between an obvious looking result and a completely natural result.