Hair Transplantation: Types, Risks, Side Effects & Cost

Hair Transplantation: Types, Risks, Side Effects & Cost
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Hair forms one of the most important features for any human being. It adds a graceful look to your personality by making you look youthful and who doesn’t like to look young?

Losing hair? Worry not. Hair transplantation is here for you.

A large number people today are considering this option to have better looking hair for a longer time. From celebrities to common people, hair transplantation is no more an unachievable treatment. Safe and secure, hair transplantation is the way to go. Earlier used by celebrities, now this procedure is accessible to anyone looking for a hair fixing option.

Hair transplantation means to rework on the hair development process in those places of the scalp which have a restricted or missing hair development.

What is more, diminishing hair is not just a common phase of maturing, they can also happen because of any ailment or injury to the scalp. People who going bald may decide to have a hair transplant for restorative or reconstructive purposes.

What Are The Types/Techniques Of Hair Transplantation?

Follicular Unit Strip Surgery (FUSS): In this procedure, the specialist uses a surgical blade to remove a segment of scalp skin from the posterior of the head. The cut is ordinarily a few inches long which is then shut. Next, the specialist isolates the removed part of the scalp into little fragments using an amplifying focal glass and sharp blade. At the point when embedded, these areas will aid in regular looking hair development.

Follicular Unit Transaction (FUT): In follicular unit extraction (FUE), the hair follicles are trimmed out from the posterior of the head through many small punch entry points. The specialist makes small openings with an edge or needle in those places of your scalp getting hair transplantation. S/he will then delicately place the hair in these openings. During one treatment sitting, a specialist might transplant hundreds of hairs. You will have to undergo the dressing procedure for a couple of days following this.

By and large, the specialists use the side or back of the head as the donor region. Be that as it may, taking skin from the jawline, back or chest can too, demonstrate good results.

Every treatment procedure requires a few hours, contingent upon the number of follicles the specialist inserts, both including a sedative. Quick and painless, the patient can go home the same day on which the procedure is carried out.

Risks & side effects of hair transplantation

Although, both the procedures listed above are by far considered safe, there may be some risks and side effects involved. Some are as follows:

There may be a danger of scarring on both the donor region and the region of the transplantation. Talk to your specialist about these dangers before you choose to have the transplantation performed. The FUSS technique as a rule leaves a long, direct scar wherein the specialist eliminated a piece of the scalp. This scar will get covered as new hair fills in around it. It might, however, become noticeable on the off-chance that it becomes enlarged during recuperating, when the encompassing hair is slight, or if the person wears it short in style.

The FUE technique may leave a few scars in the place where the specialist had eliminated the follicles with the punch instrument. These scars may not be as extensive as the scars from FUSS. At times, the person might have raised knocks around the transplanted hair. As the hair grows back, it might cover these knocks.

The patient might also have to go through some amount of pain and swelling. Your doctor will provide you with pain killers in order to ease the discomfort. Your face and head may be swollen for a couple of days as the skin heals. This will eventually vanish with time.

What to expect after hair transplantation?

In 2-3 weeks of the medical procedure, the transplanted hair will drop out, and you should begin to see new development in a couple of months. A large amount of people will see 60% of new hair development following 6-9 months. A few specialists give a hair developing medication, minoxidil (Rogaine) to further grow hair after transplantation. However, it is not very clear how well it functions. Hair transplantations are considered quite successful for regrowing hair, lost due to a number of reasons.

The success of hair transplantation, relies on various factors, including the expertise and experience of the specialist and the density of the person’s donor hair.


When the medical procedure is done, your specialist will cautiously remove any dressings. The region might be swollen, so your specialist may infuse triamcinolone into the specified region.

You will probably feel itching or irritation at the transplantation site just as in the place where hair were taken from.

You may also lose some amount of hair following this procedure. However, this is very common and a result of hair transplantation. You shouldn’t worry as this is for a very brief period of time and wont last long.


To ease any discomfort or pain, your doctor will prescribe some medications. These may include:

  • Painkillers like ibuprofen
  • Antibiotics to manage infections
  • Anti-inflammatories to ease up swelling, including oral steroids

Note: Don’t take these medications without consulting your doctor. It may be injurious to your health.

Final steps

For the best outcomes, a person ought to adhere to their specialist’s post-procedures, guidelines. Doing this will build his/her chances of a fruitful hair transplantation. You might have to stay away from challenging/polluting/hazardous environment and demanding movements and working out for half a month. Likewise, you may be asked to avoid washing your hair for a couple of days.

Considering the complex procedure, it becomes quite essential to have a skilled and experienced specialist by your side. At Yashoda Hospital & Research Centre, Nehru Nagar, Ghaziabad, our experts assist you in every way possible.

The best hair transplantation expert in Delhi NCR 

Dr. Anup Kumar Tiwary: He is well trained in cosmetic procedures such as PRP therapy, fillers, botulinum toxins and lasers for various skin and hair problems. Awarded national observership, he holds fellowship in Dermatology, Hair transplant and Laser MIADVL.

Want To Get Cheapest Hair Transplantation In Ghaziabad & Delhi? Know About Hair Transplant Cost In Delhi NCR & Ghaziabad Here!

Though the process is quite advanced, still the hair transplant cost in Delhi is not much. The starting cost is Rs. 25,000 and as per the process the cost hikes up and can reach in lakhs. It purely depends upon your hair position, the procedure followed and particularly on clinics to which you have reached to get this treatment.

Still if you wonder – What is cost of hair transplant in Delhi?

Per graft cost ranges between Rs 30–35. Average cost of hair transplant ranges between Rs 35000–85000 depending on your baldness level and according to the level of baldness number of hair grafts to be implanted is decided.

The factors on which hair transplant cost depends:

  • Number of Grafts: The price generally varies in 25000 to 120000 INR. This depends upon the number of grafts, for example, if you want 1500 grafts then the cost would be Rs. 25000 and with the rise in grafts like 2000 or more the price will also hike up.
  • The Technique to be Used: As already mentioned, there are a number of techniques for a hair transplant which are based on different procedures. So, the cost varies on which technique you prefer for hair transplant.
  • External Factors: Many other external factors like recognition of the clinic, location, packages & offers to customers. If the clinic offers you packages on hair transplant, then per graft cost would not vary. In fact, you will get a number of benefits in one package with reduced cost.
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