Hair Transplant in Pakistan, Lahore
Hair transplant surgery is best technique for hair restoration of alopecia or baldness. Best packages of hair transplant cost in Pakistan, Lahore than other hair surgery centers. Doctor Saleem, a well know plastic surgeon performs these surgeries.
Types of surgery
- FUT or follicular unit transplantation
- FUE or follicular unit extraction without cut or scar
- Combined FUT & FUE
- PRP or platelet rich plasma therapy can be done with the procedure to enhance hair regrowth or treat hair loss.
It is generally safe surgery if performed by qualified plastic surgeon. Serious side effects including life risks can occur in hands of quacks or cheap hair transplant surgeries.
Hair Transplant cost in Pakistan, Lahore
Hair transplant cost in Pakistan, Lahore ranges from 1 lac to 4 lac rupees in renowned hair surgery centers. We offer average hair restoration surgery price ranging from 85 thousand to 1 lac 50 thousand. Hair transplant is performed under supervision of best hair transplant surgeon in pakistan, Dr Saleem.
Before & after pictures & Videos
Upon consultation, Complete examination is done for evaluation of best technique for each person. Multiple factors like density , scars , patient choice is important.Whether FUE or FUT or combined.
- Stop smoking at least one week before surgery.
- If you are using hair spray Minoxidil , it should be stopped at least 3 days before.
- Stop medicines like fish oil, herbal medication , garlic before surgery to avoid bleeding during surgery
- Aspirin may needed to be stopped
This surgery is performed under local Anaesthesia , which is very safe. Surgery duration ranges from 3 to 8 hours depending upon number of grafts to be transplanted.
During surgery follicles are taken from back of head. Hair in this region are permanent so after transplantation results are long lasting. PRP therapy to promote rapid growth is also offered to surgery candidates.
After 1 day dressing is removed & Head is washed by surgeon under close observation. A loose surgical cap is given to the patient to wear for at least 2 weeks. Final result may take 6 to 9 months.
Steps of Hair Transplant Surgery
Hair transplant simply means transferring hair from one part of body or scalp to other. Usually hair are taken from back of head because this is a permanent zone. Sometimes hair can be taken from chest or beard.
Before surgery detailed consultation with patient is sought. History is asked about medical illness like Diabetes, Hypertension or heart diseases.
Also social habits like smoking and alcohol use can effect the outcome pf hair transplant surgery.
At start of procedure, antibiotics are given. History of allergy is asked.
- Sterilization Whole scalp is sterlized with pydine solution to avoid the risk of infection.
- Local Anaesthesia Area of scalp is numbed with local anesthetic like lignocaine to avoid pain during surgery
- Sedation Additional medication may be given to induce sleep during surgery especially in anxious patients.
- Hair Graft Harvesting
Two hair transplant methods: FUT and FUE.
Follicular unit transplantation
It is also called as follicular unit strip surgery (FUSS) or strip method. FUT procedure has following steps:
- With the help of surgical blade , strip of scalp containing hair is harvested, from back of head. The strip length and size vary from person to person. It depends upon the laxity of skin. And availability of donor site.
- Remaining scalp area is closed and stitches are applied.
- This strip is divided into multiple pieces. And Grafts are harvested.
- Next step is punching in which small holes are made in recipient site.
- Grafting is the last step in which hair are placed in these holes
- Area is covered with dressing
Number of grafts vary from person to person. Some may need around 2000 while others 4000 grafts.
Follicular unit extraction
Now steps of FUE hair surgery.
- Trimming of hair is done to facilitate whole process.
- Individual hair follicles are harvested with special instrument.
- Then punching process similar to FUT.
- And grafts placement
- and last step is dressing
FUT surgery takes 5 to 6 Hours while FUE on average from 6 to 10 hours. Since surgery is performed under local anesthesia , you can go home same day.
After surgery some swelling may occur which usually is self limiting. Pain killers and antibiotics are given to avoid pain and infection.
- antibiotics pills to avoid infections
- Few medicine to reduce swelling
- additional medications or PRP therapy to stimulate hair growth.
Care after Hair transplant surgery
- In initial few days saline spray may be used to keep grafts moist and prevent being dry
- After 4 to 5 days, Hair recipient washing is done with shampoo without harmful chemicals.
- Avoid pouring water with greater speed to avoid dislodging grafts.
- Your head may need to be covered with loose cap to avoid dust.
- You can resume light activities from 3rd day onwards.
- Routine head was wash can start in 3 weeks after hair transplant surgery
- Grafted Hair start falling from 3rd week onwards.
- Only roots remain from which new hair start growing from 3rd months.
- Final results after hair transplant may take from 9 months to one year.
Are There any side effects of Hair Transplant Surgery?
This is surgery which has to be performed by doctor properly trained in this specialty. Generally consultant plastic surgeons performs this surgery.
Most important is Scar especially in FUT surgery.
and other include
- infection Especially in diabetics, smokers or treated by quack under non sterilized conditions.
- Headache over scar site
- Swelling of forehead
- Multiple pimples or pustules
- Bleeding especially suffering from clotting disorders or taking blood thinners
- Numbness of scalp
- Continuous hair loss of remaining hair
About The Surgeon
You should choose your doctor for hair transplant carefully after looking at his credential like training and certification in relevant medical fields like plastic surgery.
In our centre hair transplant is performed by Doctor Saleem , Consultant plastic surgeon. Who has over 10 years of experience with dealing hair transplant surgeries.
Doctor Saleem Discussing hair transplant in TV show.
To book appointment or details of Hair transplant surgery cost in Lahore Pakistan . Contact now +923214271930 Whatsapp
Things to Keep in Mind
- Choose your surgeon carefully
- Keep expectation realistic
- And final results take time
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