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Hair transplant

What is FUE hair transplantation and how does it work?

Hair transplantation is a hair surgery it is done when the baldness is very advanced or you want to restore the hairline or cover entries. Hair grafting is the best solution to hair loss caused by alopecia.

Currently there are different techniques of hair grafts, the most used is the FUE (Follicular unit extraction) technique. Follicular unit extraction is known as FUE.

During the process with the FUE method, a sterile surgical awl approximately one millimeter in diameter is used to extract the Follicular Units (FU) from the donor area, located at the back of the scalp, known as the occipital area.

The hair transplant process consists of the extraction of a certain number of follicles one by one, these are extracted from the scalp for their classification and conservation at low temperature, later the capillary units are grafted in the bald areas of the head that are must cover hair.

Hair surgery is performed under local anesthesia, it is an outpatient process that can last between 2 and 8 hours.

What should I know before having a hair transplant?

When you have the need to want to regain lost hair or improve your self image for the better, it is important to take into account different factors that may possibly influence the results of the hair graft.

Do not shave your hair before a hair evaluation

It is an important factor since it is easier to assess the donor area of the patient. It is recommended to go to the evaluation consultation with a minimum length of hair.

Know if you are a good candidate for a hair transplant

When you go to a dermatologist for the first visit, a hair analysis is performed to diagnose the causes of alopecia.

Afterwards, a diagnosis is given according to the results of the capillary analysis obtained, in this process the patient is informed if he has a favorable hair donor area since, if this were not the case, the patient could not undergo hair surgery due to lack of area donor.

Control harmful vices and avoid some medications. (take into account days before)

Alcohol: It can affect medications by altering the effects during surgery.

Tobacco: May affect blood flow to the scalp.

Medicines: Avoid taking medications that can thin the blood.

You must go to the best hair clinic

We recommend that before choosing one hair clinic, look for information and recommendations in forums of the hair sector, inform yourself properly.

Once you do, you will be able to verify that the Freitas Clinic is one of the best hair clinics specialized in hair transplantation thanks to the results obtained over more than 8 years.

Who can have a hair transplant?

There is the possibility of performing hair transplants for women and men, anyone, there is no minimum age, (understanding that the most common is that the patient is of legal age).

Anyone can have a hair transplant in Spain, as long as they are in good physical and capillary health.

Another essential requirement is that you have a donor area with a sufficient number of follicles to be able to distribute it in the areas of the head with bald areas.

If the requirements for a hair transplant are met, the person can arrange a date with the hair surgeon for their surgery.

At what age can I have a hair graft?

Any age is good to have a hair graft, as long as it is within the range from 18 years of age to 70 years.

The results will also influence due to the age of the patient, you will not get the same results a hair transplant with 21 years that at 70 years of age, it is something genetically normal.

The best age to get hair is between 30 and 40 years old.

Does hair surgery hurt?

No it doesn't hurt at all. When we are going to undergo surgery for a hair graft we have to know that it is a totally painless procedure, the patient does not feel any pain because local anesthesia is applied.

Can hair transplant results be improved with hair treatments?

Yes, it is possible to improve the results of a hair transplant reinforcing with other hair treatments.

Effective hair treatments that help to improve the results are hair mesotherapy, (platelet rich plasma also known capillary prp).

Hair graft conclusion

The solution offered by the hair graft against alopecia provides very good results.

More and more men and women decide to undergo hair surgery to improve their image and regain hair lost over the years.

Dr. Rafael de Freitas is one of the best hair surgeons in Europe, has more than 2,000 surgeries, thanks to the experience acquired over the years, it has managed to improve the use of the FUE hair graft technique.

Many patients are satisfied with the final results. If you are looking for a hair graft clinic with guarantees and quality, get in touch with us through the different communication channels and request an appointment for an evaluation.