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Hair Transplant in Mumbai

  • Are you avoiding social gatherings due to bald head and it is affecting your social & professional life?
  • Has your personality, decreased due to receding hairline?
  • Have you, a family history for the Androgenic alopecia?
  • Have you affected by genetic baldness or Androgenic alopecia and receded hairline, quite obvious on your head?
  • Are you feeling low self-confidence and needs boosting of your facial profile?
  • Have you experienced a lack of self-acceptance and it affected your professional or personal growth?

If you are experiencing any of the above concerns, you need a surgical solution with the hair restoration procedure. The restoration procedure is successfully done for both men and women and gives a permanent solution to the problem of male pattern baldness as well as the female pattern baldness.

What is Hair Transplant Surgery?

The transplantation procedure is done by extracting the hair roots from the back and sides of thescalp that further implanted into the top, front, or crown areas of the scalp wherever the loss is affected. The procedure is either done by the FUT technique or through the FUE method. The transferring of hair roots involves the donor areas as well as the recipient areas. The surgical restoration is one of the best permanent techniques to sort out the issue of the baldness for the patients affected by the pattern baldness.

It is always advisable to receive hair restoration/transplant procedure only from the expert cosmetic surgeon having the utmost aesthetic sense and skills to meet the best cosmetic goal of the procedure.

The hair loss problem is mainly occurred due to the hereditary cause or genetic factors that are transferred from one generation to the next through the genes and makes a candidate susceptibility for future loss. The symptoms of genetic loss started with the receding hairline and the top, front, crown, as well as the mid-crown areas of the scalp, are affected gradually as a result of hereditary loss. The genetic baldness in men is rated on the Norwood scale has 7 categories, whereas in women is measured on the Ludwig scale.

Hair Loss in Men:

Hair loss in men presents the total baldness that affects the scalp areas, except the back and sides of the scalp.

Baldness or hair loss caused by the following Major factors:

  • Hereditary factor or DHT-sensitivity
  • Thyroid imbalance
  • Aging

The baldness in men is measured on the Norwood scale has 7 categories that are described through the following points:

  1. NW-I: There is an absence of bilateral recessions along the anterior border of hairline in the frontoparietal regions.
  2. NW-II: The frontoparietal has triangular areas of recession, which tend to symmetrical and extend no farther posteriorly than a point 3 cm anterior to a line drawn in a coronal plane between the external auditory meatuses.
  3. NW-III:The hairline becomes deeply recessed at both temples, resembling an M, U, or V shape.
  4. NW-III: Vertex: There is significant hair loss on the top of the scalp.
  5. NW-IV:The hairline recession is more severe than NW-stage II and there is sparse hair or no hair on the vertex.
  6. NW-V: The two areas of hair loss are separated, but the band of hair still appears and becomes narrower or sparse.
  7. NW-VI:The balding areas at the temple joins with the balding areas at the vertex. The band of hair across the top of the head is gone or sparse.
  8. NW-VII:This is the most severe stage of loss and only a band of hair remains around the back and sides of the scalp. This hair is usually very fine and shows that baldness is affected dominantly.

Hair Loss in Women:

Hair loss in women also caused by genetic factors and factors like aging, or hormonal imbalance. But, this is the most common consideration that total baldness is not seen in women. DHT or Di-hydro Testosterone is a catalytic form of male sex hormone, Testosterone, however, shows the genetic baldness more prominent in men rather than women. Women affected by genetic loss only shows the severe thinning and experiences a wide gap between the partition.

The pattern hair loss in women is measured on the Ludwig scale has the following categories:

  1. Type 1: Small amount of thinning that starts around your part.
  2. Type 2:It involves the widening of part and increases thinning around it.
  3. Type 3: There is thinning throughout the scalp, with a see-through area at the top of your scalp.

Medicinal option to cure Hair Loss Problem:

The medicinal option for treating the loss problem is only recommended when a patient is not eligible to receive the restoration procedure. It is a well-known fact that transplantation is one & only solution to sort out the issue of pattern baldness permanently.

  1. Minoxidil: It is a topical option and used as a solution or foam to treat male pattern baldness. It helps in the growth as well.
  2. Finasteride:It is an oral solution sold under the brand name of Proscar or Propecia. It is a medication used to treat enlarged prostate or hair loss in men.

Therapy Option: Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP)

The PRP or platelet-rich plasma injection is given to the patients who need growth in the affected areas of loss. PRP is recommended for both the loss concern as well as the growth factor substitute. However, it is allowed both with restoration procedure and alone to the treatment of hair loss. The fresh blood plasma protein, known as platelets are obtained via the concentration process that further injected into the affected areas to induce the growth process and control the thinning problem.

One in five women gets affected by the hair loss problem, either caused by the genetic issue, hormonal factors, aging, illness or menopause. Women tend to experience a subtle thinning rather than a particular pattern or patches of baldness as is common in men.

The restoration procedure in women is done by the expert cosmetic surgeon and it is quite common like the restoration procedure in men. The restoration procedure is more demanded among men due to the pattern or hereditary baldness, but it is also quite obvious among women who are affected by a wider forehead by birth or experienced hereditary loss and severe thinning is now a major issue.

The Hair loss in women presents the following symptoms:

  1. Severe Hair Thinning:Women also get affected by the genetic or hereditary baldness, but the case of total baldness is not seen in women. Only severe thinning is quite obvious, especially from the crown areas and make a wider gap between the partition looks awkward. However, women need a hair plantation procedure in order to achieve the aesthetic look back with a better hairline design and growth.
  2. A Severe hair fall:Women affected by hair loss issues no matter what concerns are responsible experience severe fall requires care and a solution. The loss caused by thyroid imbalance or hormonal changes causes severe thinning and falls rather than presenting the baldness state.
  3. A wider forehead and a wide gap between the Partition:A wider forehead, either caused by birth or severe loss needs the transplantation surgery to re-achieve the aesthetic looks. A wider gap between the partition presents due to the hereditary loss or Androgenic alopecia needs surgical treatment.
  • Hair plantation procedure facilitates the regrowth of original hair and so it is a natural process.
  • It gives permanent result as roots have once got transplanted never fall out nor shows the effect of miniaturization
  • One can cut, color, wash and trimming after receiving the regrowth as it behaves like normal hair
  • The transplanted hair doesn’t require additional care or follow-ups
  • No need to continue any kind of medications or therapy after the restoration procedure
  • It is a cost-effective solution.
  • All over the scalp areas except safe donor, i.e., occipital & parietal parts of the scalp as it never shows the effect of miniaturization due to DHT-resistant roots
  • Beard & moustache
  • Eyebrows
  • Forehead

You may be the right candidate to receive the restoration procedure if you have healthy hair growth on the back and sides of the scalp/head to serve as donor areas.

To Measure the candidacy to receive the placement procedure, the following points can be considered primary: –

  • What is your Age?

It is always advisable by the cosmetic surgeon to receive the procedure only when you have been attained the maturity stage means your age is above 18 and progressive baldness is stable. The age factor does matter because of the stability concern as it is required to have a stable donor zone to perform the restoration surgery.

  • What is your Donor Area status?

It is important to have a stable donor area and there is no susceptibility to future baldness further. The stability concern for the donor area is defined on the basis of the baldness stability and now there is no probability for future loss. It is advisable to wait until you don’t attain the maturity stage, therefore above the age of 18 is recommended to perform the procedure.

  • Are you experiencing baldness so early?

The earlier the hair loss begins, the more likely the baldness becomes extensive and it also confirms the probability of genetic baldness that extremely requires the surgical restoration to achieve natural hair back. But, it is good to wait some years until you don’t get the maturity stage. You need to receive the primary consultation with the expert plastic surgeon in Mumbai to know the feasibility concern for receiving the hair transplant in Mumbai.

  • The restoration procedure offers the permanent roots that never get affected by DHT-sensitivity owing to the fact of retaining the DHT-resistivity character despite being transplanted to another location of the scalp.
  • The safe donor areas are back and sides of the scalp, scientifically known as occipital & parietal part of the scalp contains the DHT-resistant roots that are transplanted into the recipient balding part of the scalp.
  • The restoration procedure is performed for both men & women
  • The transplanted hair behaves normally and retains the original characteristics of color, caliber, and texture as well as the DHT-resistivity.

It is always mandatory to receive the initial consultation before receiving the surgical option as it clears you about the many factors associated with the relevancy, benefits, candidacy, risks & uncertainties with the transplantation procedure. The consultation must be performed by the expert cosmetic surgeon as it is aesthetically important to meet the cosmetic demand requires extreme artistic & précised surgical skills to perform the procedure.

 During your consultation be prepared to discuss:

  1. Your surgical goals
  2. Medical conditions, drug allergies, and medical treatments
  3. Current medications, vitamins, herbal supplements, alcohol, tobacco, and drug use
  4. Previous surgeries

Your Hair Transplant Surgeon will also:

  • Evaluate your general health status and any pre-existing health conditions or risk factors
  • May take photographs
  • Discuss your procedure options
  • Recommend a course of treatment
  • Discuss likely outcomes of hair transplant and any risks or potential complications.

One may have a number of questions to ask, but one must introspect each question with respect to the concerned problem hence, it is good to make a list of important questions before proceeding for the consultation step.

  1. FUT Hair Transplant: The FUT or the follicular unit transplant is the technique of hair root extraction from the safe donor area only also known as the strip method of the restoration procedure. The hair roots are extracted via the strip excision followed by a linear incision from the back and sides of the scalp, scientifically known as the occipital & parietal part of the scalp. This gives permanent results as the roots are only extracted from the DHT-resistant areas.
  2. FUE Hair Transplant: The FUE or a follicular unit extraction is the process of hair root extraction based on a random process done one-by-one via a motorized or manual punching tool. The FUE technique is based on speculation or forecasting ability to extract the hair roots and so it is a faster method to remove a large number of grafts in a single time. The extraction areas are not just bound to safe donor and it depends on the needed areas to be covered to obtain the grafts, either made by rear sides of the scalp or it is required to involve other body areas as well.
  3. The Combined Method of FUT+FUE: The combined method of FUT+FUE technique is recommended when a patient requires a huge number of grafts to cover an extremely higher grade of baldness. When a safe donor area is not in a healthy state or nor has enough hair supply, the FUE technique can also be performed along with the strip or FUT method of the surgery.

How should I prepare for hair transplant surgery?

It is important to plan the procedure prior in order to receive the best outcomes. The planning is concerning the things that how it is executed and what steps are followed in the procedure to meet the desired goal of the surgery.

What are the steps of a hair transplant procedure?

  • The Extraction of Grafts:This is the first and foremost important step in the restoration procedure, either done by the FUT technique or through the FUE hair plantation procedure. The extraction done by the FUE technique is much easier as only punching processes are involved, whereas FUT involves a core surgical task in which strip is removed via the linear excision from the safe donor part of the scalp. The extraction process has a goal to receive the needed number of grafts to fulfill the implantation task.
  • The dissection of grafts:The dissection of grafts is the process of separating the grafts/ roots from their connective or supportive tissues and make them ready for the implantation job. The dissection process helps in obtaining the grafts in a viable state and keep it aside in saline water until the implantation process doesn’t start. Obtaining a viable graft is the foremost concern of the dissection job.
  • Creating the recipient site (Slitting):Slitting or creating the recipient site is done to implant the grafts in such a manner so that a surgeon can perform the aesthetic procedure by placing the roots in the desired location. Creating slit requires aesthetic precision where every angle and direction for the placement does matter and helps a surgeon to achieve the best surgical goal.
  • Making the Hairline Design:Making a hairline design is an aesthetic concern in the surgery requires extreme precision, skills, and talent. The hairline should be drawn by the performing surgeon according to the patient’s age, sex, and facial profile. The hairline should be performed according to aesthetic fashion and in an irregular way so that the natural touch of the procedure can be achieved.
  • Implantation of Grafts:This is the final step of the procedure that requires aesthetic sense and understanding and only a proficient surgeon can make it successful. It is a challenging job in which every graft/hair root needs attention in order to place it on the right location in the right manner. The implantation of grafts is artistic work and fulfill the goal of transplantation.

What Should I Expect During my Hair Transplant Recovery?

Every surgical procedure some sort of pain, swelling, bruising or bleeding and the same happened with the restoration procedure. So, it cannot be taken as a side effect and treated well with the prescribed medications given by the performed surgeon. The pain and swelling associated with the procedure will go gradually and don’t take much time. If the bandage is used, it will be removed a day after the procedure and headband are recommended to wear for a few days following the procedure to minimize the swelling effect. Be sure to discuss with your surgeon about swelling and associated discomfort if any.

Following Do’s should be added:

  • Wear headband for a few days to avoid swelling
  • Regular head wash is needed until two weeks following the procedure to avoid scab formation
  • Wear a cap for a few days after the procedure to avoid direct touch with dust particles to your scalp

Following Don’t should be avoided:

  • Avoid direct sunlight for a few days after the procedure
  • Avoid smoking at least a week or two before the surgery
  • Avoiding certain medications & vitamins
  • Avoid strenuous activities until the healing in the process

Risks & Safety:

A hair transplant is comparatively a very safe procedure. As a matter of fact, any procedure has a bit possibility of risks, however, reducing the chances of risks & uncertainties recognized clinic follows the advanced measure to avoid the technical risks by adopting the cutting-edge technology and appoint the experienced and expert anesthesiologist to perform the surgery. However, it is always advisable to receive the procedure only from the recognized clinic and expert surgeon having expertise in performing the aesthetic cosmetic procedure.

The risks or discomfort can be minimized by choosing the expert surgeon as they recommend the best measure, medication, and post-procedure follow-ups to control the side effects of the procedure.

Hair replacement is another system in the hair loss treatment world that is different from old-fashioned wigs. The hair replacement system is actually the placement of artificial threads or fur that is taken from the artificial material such as PDO (polydioxanone) threads. It creates the result like natural hair that can be chosen as per one’s choice and demand. The hair replacement system is an option to treat hair loss if you do not have enough donor supply for the restoration procedure or when you are candidate of total baldness. The material used for replacement is much finer and sophisticated gives you the incredible outcomes.

Milan Doshi as a Hair Transplant Surgeon

Dr. Milan Doshi, M Ch (plastic surgery), is a board-certified cosmetic surgeon with 20 years of experience.

Dr. Milan Doshi is a pioneer name in the cosmetic surgery at Mumbai, India and performs cosmetic surgeries exclusively. He is well-known as the top cosmetic surgeon in Mumbai and a recognized member of the ASPS, ISAPS, APSI, IAAPS, he has trained more than 50 plastic cosmetic surgeons across India and has been a recognized mentor by ISAPS. He is a recognized mentor by ISAPS.

He has done more than 10K cosmetic surgeries and patients from 50+ countries got benefited by Dr. Milan Doshi’s expert surgical hands.

He has a credit for performing more than thousands of restoration surgeries in his career.

He regularly performs FUE, FUT as well as the FUE+FUT restoration technique in his career. He has a credit for many presentations for Hair plantation at various national & international conferences.

NO WONDER Dr. Milan Doshi has been recognized as a celebrity cosmetic surgeon for Bollywood fraternity and credit of happily satisfying hundreds of hair transplants’ patients across the globe.

Why Should you choose Allure Medspa for Hair Transplant Surgery?

We have two centers in Mumbai with the state-of-the-art facilities, cosmetic surgery clinic at Andheri West is for the non-surgical procedure where one can get the pre-procedure consultation, post-procedure follow-ups. The Andheri West centre of Allure Medspa is a prime attraction for celebrity people as it is a hotspot destination for production houses and their offices.

The cosmetic surgery hospital/centre in Goregaon West are ISO 9000:2008 and NABH certified.

The two separate modern operation theatre, advanced patient’s monitoring system during operation and post-operative care add to the safety of transplant surgery.

We are all updated with the latest technology. Besides routine equipment, we have facilities of higher magnification of a microscope, Carl Zeiss lenses, especially for making the graft dissection process an easier one. We recommend the particular option of the technology/method of the procedure according to the patient’s need, expectation and desired goal of the restoration surgery.

Due to the facilities of equipment such as an ultrasonic cleaner, ETO-sterilization, autoclave, fumigation and stringent protocols we ranked highest in the safety and hygiene measure.

With an indoor overnight facility one can find the best ambiance in our centre where the patient’s comfort is kept in mind with in-suit bathrooms & rooms are equipped with all the necessary things such as microwave, refrigerator, LCD TV, landline phone, etc. and make a homely feeling for the patients during their hospital stay.

The staff at Allure Medspa take all precautions to make your journey of fine to fabulous a pleasant experience. One can have a homely feeling even with the medical procedure.

Our centre is committed to providing exceptional care, standard facilities, and advanced measure for the surgery and all under a single roof.

We have the most priority for the patient’s PRIVACY and CONFIDENTIALITY!

The hair transplant surgery cost depends on various factors in which the following are the mandatory inclusion:

  • Surgeon’s Fee
  • Anesthetist fees
  • Medicines/consumables during surgery
  • Hospital facility & stay
  • Technology used
  • Immediate post-operative follow-ups

Following are the factors that are NOT included in the cost determination:

  • Preoperative fitness test
  • Post-operative medications (to be taken at home) After the hair transplant surgery
  • Rare and unforeseen health circumstances experienced by the patients
  • Insurance doesn’t cover the restoration cost as the finance service provider doesn’t assist you for planning cosmetic surgeries.

How Various Factors affect the cost of Hair Transplant Surgery?

  1. Patient’s Profile:Patient’s profile includes the present grade of Norwood baldness, the needed number of grafts to cover respective grade of baldness, as well as the laxity of the scalp, general health of the patient and the goal of surgery.
  2. Surgeon’s Profile:The board-certified plastic surgeon is firstly counted for the cosmetic procedure, especially the restoration surgery. The M Ch, MS, and MBBS surgeon who has expertise in performing hair transplant surgery and recognized by various national & international cosmetic centres, i.e., ASPS, ISAPS, weigh the cost of the procedure.
  3. Anesthetist Charge:Anesthesiologist makes your surgery painless and monitors your vital parameters during surgery and his expertise is important for the safety of the surgery.
  4. The Infrastructure of the centre: It is always important to choose the accredited centre rather than the daycare centers as it can assure you about safe and successful restoration surgery. NABH accredited centre is counted as the best centre/clinic that confirms the safety & hygiene associated with the surgical procedure. Operation theater monitoring equipment, level of sterilization, a used instrument for any special equipment such as higher magnification of microscopes, Carl Zeiss lenses, etc.
  5. Hospital Stay:The facilities of in-suite room, cleanliness & hygiene as well as concerned staff support system.
  6. Medicines:Medicines include anesthesia, surgical medicine, disposable and consumables.
  7. Follow-ups:The required session of follow-ups after the surgery may enhance the cost of the hair transplant procedure.

The cost of transplantation surgery generally ranges from 90k to 1 lac for 2000-2500 grafts offer around 4000 hair follicles that usually takes around 5-7 hours to perform.

Most health insurance plans do not cover cosmetic surgery or its complications, but many plastic surgeons offer patient financing plans, so be sure to ask.

Will my hair transplant surgery completely look Natural?

Yes, if the procedure is performed by the aesthetic cosmetic surgeon who has outstanding artistic skills and surgical precision to meet the best cosmetically accepted hairline

Does the hair transplant procedure hurt?

No, it is a minimally invasive procedure that involves some bearable or minor pain that can also be controlled by using the local anesthesia prior to the surgery.

How many Grafts/hair roots will I need?

The need for a number of grafts or roots ultimately depends upon your available grade/degree of baldness and your desired density to cover the respective areas of baldness.

Will people know I had a Hair Transplant?

It all depends on the performance given by your surgeon as it is mandatory to cover the frontal hairline with thin grafts, whereas the crown and mid-crown areas require chubby grafts to offer the best natural outcomes of the procedure. More the artistry will be followed while making the hairline design and transplanting the grafts into the same more it will be possible to achieve the aesthetic results. However, it will be difficult to identify the transplanted one.

Do Hair Transplant work?

Yes, absolutely as the transplanted hair is patient’s hair that behaves normally and takes length, color, and texture. It remains forever on the scalp because of the implantation of DHT-resistant roots that are extracted from the back and sides of the scalp. It also receives the growth cycle.

How much does a hair transplant surgery cost?

The average cost of hair restoration surgery in India will lie in the range of 25,000 -1,00,000 INR ($362.40- 1449.60), plus TAXES. Therefore, it is advisable to receive the consultation session if you need to know the actual hair restoration procedure cost in Mumbai.

You can call on +91 9869041559 to get a schedule for primary consultation with our celebrity cosmetic surgeon.


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