What is the cause of hair loss?
There are many factors contributing to hair loss, including poor genes, aging, disease and injury, and environmental stressors. Many men suffer from male pattern baldness (MPB), which originates in hormonal changes brought about by aging. The hormone DHT shrinks the hair follicles, halting the growth of new hairs. Women’s hair loss can also be caused by hormonal changes, but often manifests more as thinning than balding. Dr. Doshi will examine your scalp during your private consultation, and will delve into the root causes of your hair loss at that time.
How long does a hair transplant procedure last?
Hair transplantation is a personalized procedure, so each person’s treatment will take a different amount of time, depending on the number of grafts they require to achieve their desired cosmetic results. Most sessions take 4-7 hours, depending on the method used. Obtaining 1500-3000 hair grafts may take an entire day at an outpatient location. If you undergo a graft of 500 hairs, you will be finished within just a few hours.
How natural will my hair look after treatment?
Dr. Doshi has a discerning, artistic eye and will do everything possible to ensure a natural look you will love. He understands how painful hair loss can be, and how important it is to regain your sense of confidence in how you look. Dr. Doshi’s state of the art hair transplantation methods include cutting edge robotic transfer, as well as FUT and FUE transplants in Brooklyn. He will choose the method he feels will give you the most authentic-looking outcome.
What are the limitations after my procedure?
Depending on what method of hair transplantation Dr. Doshi uses, your postoperative instructions will vary. FUT treatment using hair strips will require a longer recovery period, while FUE methods may take less time. Most clients can resume showering and shampooing within 48 hours after treatment. Dr. Doshi will make sure you receive a detailed aftercare plan that outlines what you can and cannot do after hair transplantation.
When can I expect my new hair to start growing in?
In general, it takes 3-5 months for the new hair follicles to begin producing hairs. The average hair growth is about a half inch per month at first, but over time this may increase. After one year, your new hair will have normalized its cycle and it will continue to grow consistently over the long term.