Around 80 million people today suffer from some form of balding or thinning hair; and out of that number, many seek various hair restoration treatments, like the NeoGraft® FUE Transplantation System. Hair loss can have a dramatic impact on self-esteem and social interactions, so it should come as no surprise that many of those who are affected are looking for effective solutions. Historically, patients had to resort to the “strip method” of hair replacement, which had a slow recovery time and caused linear scarring across the head. Today however, men and women alike have various innovative treatment options to choose from. Depending on the type of hair loss that a patient experiences, those who learn that NeoGraft hair restoration could be a viable solution, now have 5 great reasons to consider it!
#1 A Less Invasive Option
The NeoGraft hair restoration procedure, also known as Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE transplantation, is far less invasive than traditional methods. As a result, patients experience far less discomfort during the procedure and do not require stitches or staples. This makes the recovery time associated with NeoGraft procedures far shorter than that required for traditional “strip method” hair replacement as well. In fact, most patients find that they can comfortably return to work and normal daily activities in just one day.
#2 Natural Looking Results
FUE hair transplantation involves the removal of individual hair follicles from areas of the patient’s scalp that still grow normal healthy hair. That means patients can have their own hair transplanted to areas of the scalp where balding and thinning has begun to occur. The end result is a fuller-looking head of hair, using the patient’s own natural hair. What’s even more astonishing about NeoGraft hair restoration, is that patients who have had the procedure look so natural, no one else can detect that they’ve had a hair transplant performed unless the patient decides to disclose his or her experience.
#3 No Need for Sedation
The minimally-invasive nature of FUE hair transplants allows patients to undergo the procedure without the need for intravenous or intramuscular sedation. This can be extremely helpful for older patients, who frequently experience unpleasant side effects upon being put under traditional anesthesia. It also means the transplant can be performed as an outpatient procedure, allowing patients to head home and resume their normal lives almost immediately.
#4 Flexible Styling
Unlike many less permanent solutions to balding, NeoGraft hair restoration gives patients the flexibility to wear their hair in whatever style they choose once healing has taken place. Because this technique does not produce the same linear scarring as traditional hair transplantation procedures, there’s no need for limited hairstyles designed to cover up scarring and scalp lines. They can wear their hair long or short and cut it with the assurance that it will grow back. This is due to the fact that their newly transplanted hair can still grow naturally with its healthy hair follicles.
#5 It’s Affordable
There is a misconception that FUE hair transplants are prohibitively expensive. While these procedures do make use of a technologically-advanced system of pneumatic controls to ensure quality results, they are still affordable for most patients. Ultimately, the NeoGraft hair restoration can be a wise investment and solution well-worth the cost of reversing hair loss.
Dr. Bradford Patt of Houston Center for Facial Plastic Surgery is available for Houstonians who are experiencing some form of hair loss. His office offers many hair restoration treatment solutions, and it’s best to make an appointment to learn which option is best for you. Call us at tel:281-552-8111; or schedule your consultation online now. Various payment plans, and options are available.