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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a hair transplant take?

Time is a factor but also that precision and professionalism that is required so we do not rush. A typical hair transplant takes between four and seven hours.

Is a hair transplant painful?

Local anaesthetic is administered to the donor and the recipient areas, there should be little to no discomfort over your stay with us. Most patients find they either watch a movie, listen to music or simply rest and sleep during their procedure. Any discomfort after the procedure can be counter reacted with a pain killer.

Is it true that the scalp blood circulation does not allow for extensive surgery?

Since the oxygen flow within the blood circulation can diffuse easily in the follicular units the blood flow of the scalp will be able to cope with the growth of a large number of grafts. That being the case the slits need to be kept small, large procedures bring proven good results if they are performed by an experienced and knowledgeable team.

What results can I expect from a hair transplant?

Anyone having a hair transplant is looking to improve their life; because of individual characteristics however some individuals are more suitable than others for a hair transplant. Since a hair transplant relies on factual considerations some hair loss sufferers have to keep their goals and expectations realistic and within the boundaries of reality.

Is Transplanted hair different from “normal” hair?

No, transplanted hair will behave when growing no different from the original native hair it replaced, you can wash, comb, style and colour no differently to as if you never lost one hair on your head.