Follicle Hair extraction, as the name suggests, is a technique in which the hair transplant is carried out using removing the hair follicles from areas of the head with a relatively good amount of dense hair and getting them implanted in the areas with bald patches or a receding hairline. The experts usually employ micro punches to carry out the extraction of hair follicles while leaving behind no signs of tear and wear. The follicles unit extraction procedure is relatively safer and considered a low-risk treatment because no minor side effects are involved in the process. amongst the available techniques for treating hair loss and male pattern baldness, FUE is very good as it offers an effective and long-lasting solution. Overall, the results are extraordinary and economically efficient as well. Continue reading to know all about FUE Hair Transplant in Riyadh, Jeddah & Saudi Arabia.
Aim of Treatment
The primary objective of this kind of treatment is to help individuals get rid of cosmetic products to treat their baldness or thinning hairline and get them a reliable treatment they have always wanted. This treatment aims at restoring the hairline using extraction of existing hair from another side of the head thus involving a lower level of risk.
The new hair transplanted in the bald area starts to shed a few weeks after the treatment and is likely to grow back in about three to four months. Not only does it restore the hairline but also the newly grown hair is more dense and thick.
This kind of treatment is beneficial as compared to other related techniques for the following reasons;
- It produces long-lasting solutions.
- It involves a very lower risk of infection.
- The downtime is very short and could resume his normal life after 3-4 days.
- It allows you to get rid of cosmetic products which are expensive and time-consuming.
If your hairline is receding or bald patches have started to appear on your head, no matter what the reason for this condition is, and you’re looking for a long-lasting solution to this problem and to get rid of daily use of cosmetic products, you’d be advised to undergo follicles hair extraction treatment. In some cases, if you’re not healthy or you’re pregnant your doctor may advise against this kind of surgery.
The first consultation with the surgeon involves a thorough checkup and examination of the patient’s health and the area to be treated. Some blood tests may also be carried out to ensure the individual does not suffer from any condition that may affect the results of the transplant. The patient is then prepared for the treatment.
Before extracting the hair roots, the surgeon first prepares the patient’s head’s donor area. To accomplish this, the best area that isn’t experiencing hair loss is selected, shaved, and then a local anesthetic is applied to numb the area to make the extraction procedure as comfortable as possible.
During the first step of the FUE Hair Transplant in Riyadh, Jeddah & Saudi Arabia, the doctor would shave down the patient’s head around the area from where follicles are to be extracted and the area where those follicles would be implanted. Following this, the doctor would make use of the micro punch to extract follicles. The third step of this treatment is to make a small incision in the area of the head where follicles are to be transplanted. After the small cuts were made through needles, the doctor would insert follicles into them. Finally, the doctor would clean and bandage the affected area.
As the process of Follicle hair treatment is sensitive, one must take care of the following things to avoid infection and related complications:
- You may experience swelling and bleeding during the first 2-3 days of the treatment and it’s normal.
- You’re not supposed to expose your hair to the water during the first three-four days of the treatment.
- Once you start using water, use unscented shampoo.
- Don’t use a brush or comb during the first three weeks of the treatment.
- You’re also advised against wearing something over your head during the first two-three weeks.
- Use clean pillows during sleep to avoid any infection.
Although it’s relatively safer if carried out under the supervision of an expert professional however in some cases you may have to experience some side effects. For example, swelling and bleeding might prolong in some cases. In that situation, you’d want a doctor’s intervention. Also, the infection could occur in some very rare cases due to a patient’s negligence or some other reason. In that scenario, you’d better reach out to your doctor.
The average cost of an FUE Hair Transplant in Riyadh, Jeddah & Saudi Arabia ranges from AED 7,000 to AED 16,000. The actual price of the treatment varies from person to person due to the variables that affect the cost of the treatment. These factors include
- Treatment Area
- Surgeon’s Expertise
- Technique Used by the Surgeon
- Location of the Clinic
- Use of Anesthesia
- The reputation of the Clinic
- Required Number of Sessions
- Expected Results of the Individual
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