Most people have seen or heard of less successful, or even bad, hair transplants. In fact, the kind of hair transplant that was not so well done can easily be spotted. And this is by far one of the biggest concerns that those who consider a hair transplant have: that the outcome will not be successful or that anyone will be able to spot the hair transplant. While bad hair transplants are becoming much less common, mostly thanks to newer techniques, there is still a possibility that the hair transplant will not lead to the best outcome possible. Luckily, there are a few steps one can take to ensure that the hair transplant will be as successful as possible.
The most critical part to a successful hair transplant is selecting the right doctor. Researching the internet to see which hair transplant doctors seem to be the most popular and well respected is a good place to start. After that, going on several consultations would be a wise choice; in fact, getting a second or even third opinion can be very helpful when making a decision of this type. Not falling for pushy sales people is also important, as a hair transplant is a permanent procedure and corrective procedures should be avoided at all cost.
While the success of a hair transplant can be defined in different ways, it usually boils down to the satisfaction of the client. Fully understanding the different hair transplant techniques that are available is also important in order to ensure a successful and satisfying outcome. The two major hair transplant techniques today, the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) and Strip method are similar when it comes to the insertion, but are quite different when it comes to the extraction of the hair follicles. Hair follicles are individually extracted when it comes to the FUE, while the Strip means that a strip of skin will be removed from the back of the scalp. Being aware of this major difference between the two methods will help to make the right decision, which will subsequently lead to a satisfying result.
When it comes to choosing the right hair transplant doctor, which is the most critical part of a successful hair transplant, there are many things to keep in mind. In addition to having a fairly good reputation online, the doctor should also be considerate and respectful in person. He or she should make you comfortable and give you the confidence to tell exactly what you are looking for in the hair transplant process. He or she should also be able to show you before and after pictures of clients, and allow you to speak to at least one person who can tell you about their experience with them. If things do not feel right with one doctor, you would definitely want to consult another, as finding the right doctor is by far the most critical element to having a successful hair transplant.