Most people, these days, go for hair transplant if they have the serious problem of hair loss. Most of them do not know that transplanted hair behaves like normal hair after a few months of completion of hair transplant surgery. The transplanted hair falls after one or two weeks. After this the hair again starts growing after about three months. The hair thus grown is similar to your original hair. It will be permanently there growing as if it were there from the beginning of your life. You can wash it, hair dressing can be done and you can also cut it as you used to do when there was original hair some years back.
All you need to know about hair transplant
Hair transplantation is a cosmetic process carried out on men (occasionally on women also) who suffer from hair loss, bald spots, thinning hair etc. The common cause for hair loss in men is genetic reasons (that is passed from the parents) and age also plays a crucial role in hair loss. Loss of hair is usually identified by the receding hair line. Hair loss in women is usually caused as a result of hormone changes and it is experienced as thinning of hair all over the head. Hair loss problems caused as a result of loss of hair connected with burns, diseases or injuries etc can be overcome with hair transplant procedures. It is estimated that about 400,000 hair transplants have taken place in the year 2014 throughout the world.
Hair growth after transplant
There is no doubt that transplanted hair grows as if it were natural hair. But, the time taken for the starting of such growth varies from person to person. The rate of growth or the speed of growth is very much dependent upon the type of hair transplant surgery you have opted for. About 20 to 30 % of additional coverage can be expected within a period of six months or so.
Step by step details of re growing hair
- After the hair transplant, they undergo temporary shedding. This starts after three weeks and continues for the next three months.
- Hair starts growing from the fourth month on wards. Initially they may be less in number, but it increases over a period of time.
- Growth of hair is completed within a period of ten months or 12 months of hair transplant surgery.