Hair Loss Treatments

hair loss treatment in Dubai & Abu Dhabi

It’s normal to lose fifty to hundred strands a day but when hair loss exceeds this amount it is an alarming situation to take proper action. This sudden loss of hair could be temporary or permanent depending on the type of hair loss. Sometimes it’s not sudden and may take some time for an individual to completely lose all the hair and develop certain bald patches or bald scalp. The reasons behind hair loss can be numerous, the reason for your hair loss might not be the reason for any other’s hair loss.

Causes of Hair loss

  • Hereditary Thinning or Balding

This is about the genetics that you inherit from the family. It is a natural condition and caused by the combination of genetics, hormonal levels, and aging. This the most common cause of hair loss and experienced by both men and women.

  • Underlying Disease

Hair loss can be the first symptom of the disease such as thyroid and anemia. Treating the disease can reverse the hair loss. Chemotherapy also causes all the body hair to shed off and when it is stopped some patients regain hair.

  • Stress

Stress triggers the production of cortisol which imbalances the hormones leading to the loss of hair in the form of clumps.

  • Poor Nutrition

Lack of protein and vitamin causes the hairs to become weak and brittle that can easily break. Patients who have eating disorder usually suffer from hair loss.

Medications and Treatments

  • Medications

Medications is first Treatment used as hair loss treatment in Abu Dhabi & Dubai. The two known medications that are FDA approved used to treat hair loss are Minoxidil and Finasteride. They are present in both topical and pill form. These medications should only be used after the doctor prescription.

  • Hair Transplant

Hair transplant is the only solution used as hair loss treatment in Dubai and Abu Dhabi that has a permanent result. The procedure is simple and safe and requires the transplantation of your own donor hair to the area of thinning or baldness. There are three commonly practiced hair transplant techniques that are used to treat the hair loss.

Techniques of Hair Transplant

  • Follicular Unit Transplant

This is the oldest technique of hair transplant that is done by extracting a linear strip of skin from the back of the scalp. The donor area is then sewed and the strip is divided and the grafts are dissected for implantation.

  • Follicular Unit Extraction

The procedure directly harvests the follicles from the back of the scalp or from any region of the body, usually, legs. The extracted hair follicles are prepared while incisions are made at the benefactor region. The prepared follicles are then inserted into the incisions.

  • Stem Cell FUE

This procedure is an advancement in the technique of Follicular Unit Extraction, previously manual punch tool was used for extraction of hair follicles but now with advancement in technology, the motorized tool has taken the place of manual punch because of the efficiency and effectiveness brought in the extraction of hair follicles.

All the procedures are the same except the extraction process. The decision of the technique suitability for your hair transplant can only decide by your hair loss condition.

      Who Should Opt for Follicular Unit Transplant?

  • Candidates who have large areas of baldness and want to cover those areas with transplanted hair in a single session.
  • Candidates who have loose scalp skin.
  • Candidates who can bare long recovery period.
  • Candidates who don’t mind scarring.

        Who should Opt for Follicular Unit Extraction?

  • Candidates with small areas of baldness.
  • Candidates with the tight scalp.
  • Candidates who don’t want any scarring.
  • Candidates who want body hair transplant.
  • Candidates who don’t mind keeping short hair styles.

Who should Opt for Stem Cell FUE?

  • Candidates who have a tight scalp.
  • Candidates who want minimal downtime.
  • Candidates who want minimum scarring.
  • Candidates who want a fast and efficient hair transplant procedure.
  • Candidates who want body hair transplant.

Once you have decided about the hair transplant technique, there are few important measures that should be considered as,

 Pre-Operative Care

  • Aspirin and Blood thinners should be avoided for at least 14-20 days before the surgery.
  • Smoking should be avoided two to three weeks before, as it slows down the process of healing.
  • Get your tests done a couple of weeks before in the case of any medical issue.
  • Alcoholic beverages should be avoided five to ten days prior the surgery.

 Procedure Steps

  • Shaving Donor Area – The donor area is prepared by shaving or trimming of the hair at donor area to make it efficient for extraction.
  • Administering Anesthesia at Donor Area – Local anesthesia is injected into the donor area of the scalp to make the extraction painless.
  • Extraction– This step can be done by any of the three techniques of hair transplant that are,
  1. Follicular Unit Transplant
  2. Follicular Unit Extraction
  3. Stem Cell FUE
  • Graft Preparation – The extracted grafts are prepared to obtain a required size.
  • Administering Anesthesia at Recipient Area – Local anesthesia is injected into the recipient area of the scalp to make transplantation painless.
  • Creation of Incisions – Tiny holes are made in the recipient area by specialized needles for the placement of the grafts.
  • Insertion of Grafts – The last step in any hair transplant technique is the insertion of the grafts.

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Post-Operative Measures

  • It is recommended not to wash your scalp for a day or two after the surgery.
  • Avoid touching the scalp as this can lead to a scalp infection.
  • Smoking should be avoided for another couple of weeks after the surgery.
  • Blood thinners and Anesthesia intake should be avoided.
  • Sun exposure should be avoided as much as possible. If one has to encounter sun exposure then he should wear a cap.
  • Alcohol beverages intake should be avoided.
  • Scratching the scalp is strictly prohibited.
  • Massaging the scalp is not allowed till two weeks as this can damage the transplanted hair follicles.

Benefits of Hair Transplant

  • It is a life changing experience making people look younger.
  • The results are permanent.
  • The procedure is completely safe and natural.
  • The transplanted hair can be styled, colored and easily managed.
  • Hair Transplant is a cost effective procedure.

Hair Loss FAQs

What is the best treatment for hair loss?

Among PRP therapy, Mesotherapy, topical medications minoxidil, low-level laser therapy, people find PRP therapy better because it repairs cell damage and promotes hair growth effectively, safely, and its cost is also not high.

How much does hair loss treatment cost?

Our advanced hair loss treatments are not expensive and their cost may vary from person to person. It can cost $250 to $800 (AED900 -AED3,000) per session. Please schedule an appointment, let us know your concerns, and get hair loss treatment cost you will have to pay.

What vitamin should I take for hair loss?

Vitamins A, B, C, D, and E are useful to repair damage and to trigger hair growth. Vitamins B and C and specifically helpful in reducing hair loss. They are also good at promoting hair growth.

What is the cause of hair thinning?

The scalp hair falls regularly and new hair keeps growing in their place. In some cases, hair follicles stop growing hair on specific areas which lead to hair thinning. There can be many reasons for this stoppage of hair growth.

Can your hair grow back after thinning?

Yes, hair can grow back after thinning if you take the right steps at the right time. Mean to say, you should undergo an advanced hair growth treatment to make your hair grow properly.

 

Free Consultation

We at Hair Transplant in Dubai offer the best Hair Transplant services. Our surgeons are International Board Certified with the expertise of years and a name in the field of hair transplant. Besides that, our clinic team is friendly and ready to give you comfort during the procedure. With that said, you can visit our clinic and have a free consultation to discuss all your queries and these best possible suggestions for your hair loss recovery. Start your hair loss recovery journey with us now, sign up for a free consultation by filling the form below.

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