Hair transplant should always be done by a qualified surgeon.
Transplant done correctly is not harmful.
Bursting Hair Transplant Myths: At present, even young people are facing baldness. Many people struggling with the problem of baldness are resorting to hair transplant to maintain their personality. In the last few years, the trend of Hair Transplant (HT) has also increased rapidly in India. However, in some cases, people lost their lives due to hair transplant. After such cases came to the fore, some misconceptions about hair transplant have also arisen in the minds of the people. Some people believe that this process can cause cancer, while some people call it a very painful process. Today we will learn about the common myths and their truth about hair transplant from a cosmetic surgeon.
What is hair transplant?
of New Delhi Dr. Raman Sharma, plastic and cosmetic surgeon at Sir Gangaram Hospital Hair transplant is a surgical procedure, in which hair is removed from some parts of the scalp and transplanted to the baldness area. There are generally two methods of hair transplant. The first method is Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and the second is Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT), also known as the strip method. If you get hair transplant done by a qualified surgeon, then it is considered a very safe process and the risk in it is negligible.
5 biggest misconceptions about hair transplant
Myth- Hair transplant can cause cancer.
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Fact- Dr. Raman Sharma says that the biggest misconception in the minds of people is that hair transplant can cause cancer. The truth is that hair transplant cannot cause cancer, because this process is safe and the hair applied on the person’s head is taken from his own scalp or other parts. Organs that are transplanted from other people’s bodies have some risk of cancer. While hair transplant is absolutely safe.
Myth- This process can lead to brain and eye diseases.
Fact- According to cosmetic surgeons, hair transplant has no effect on the brain. There is a skull and muscles above our brain. At the top there is skin, in which hair transplant is done. None of its effect reaches the brain. Talking about the eyes, there may be some swelling after surgery around the eyes, but it gets cured in two-three days. Doctors also give medicine for this. Overall, brain and eyes are not harmed by hair transplant.
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Myth- This process is very painful.
Fact- Dr. Raman Sharma says that local anesthesia is given to the person before hair transplant, so that he does not feel pain during surgery. After surgery, mild pain may be felt for two to three days, but for that pain killers and other medicines are given. This pen gets cured after a few days.
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Myth- There is excessive bleeding during hair transplant.
Fact- According to experts, during hair transplant, the scalp is repeatedly punched, then a little blood comes out in it, but it does not cause much bleeding. This is the biggest misconception that a lot of blood flows during hair transplant. If you get this process done from a good hospital and qualified doctor, then all measures are taken to stop the bleeding. Along with this, blood pressure and heart rate are also monitored. This does not cause blood loss.
Myth- Hair transplant does not last long.
Fact- Dr. Raman Sharma says that in hair transplant, hair follicle is removed from one place and planted at another. It takes a few months for hair follicles to take root and this is the reason why hair fall occurs for 2-3 months after transplant. People think that hair transplant has failed, but it does not happen. The effect of hair transplant is visible within 6 to 8 months. Once the hair follicle takes hold of its root, then new hair comes out thick and strong. Hair transplant can last for a long time.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : December 13, 2022, 12:51 IST