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How To Avoid A Hair Transplant Scar

How To Avoid A Hair Transplant Scar

Dr. Arika Bansal
Dr. Arika Bansal

12 July, 2022

The possibility of getting a permanent scar after a hair transplant procedure can seem daunting. It can keep you from making the life-altering decision of opting for a hair transplant procedure and significantly improving your quality of life.

But there are several ways to avoid getting a hair transplant scar by keeping in mind the following:

1. Avoid FUT:

Hair transplantation techniques have evolved over the years and there are many viable and safe hair transplant options available today. Gone are the days when you had to rely on Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT), where surgeons removed a linear strip of hair from the donor area of the scalp. This strip was then divided into sections and implanted in the recipient area, causing a hair transplant scar. In other words, FUT can lead to permanent scarring.

On the other hand, Direct Hair Transplant (DHT) technique, pioneered by the founders of Eugenix Hair Sciences, is minimally invasive and does not lead to scarring. It also reduces the “out of the body” time of grafts and improves their survival rate. DHT uses the no root touch technology to improve the success rate of grafts implanted.

2. Aftercare is Critical:

It’s important to look after the donor area as well as the recipient area once the hair transplant procedure is done. Remember to generously apply Betadine on the donor area to avoid infections which can cause a hair transplant scar. Speak to your surgeon about what aftercare entails and follow her advice diligently.

At Eugenix Hair Sciences, there is a dedicated aftercare team to advise the patient on what to do after the procedure is complete. The first seven days after a hair transplant are critical and that’s when the patient is advised to take care of the donor and recipient area. After seven days, the patient has the option to visit the Eugenix clinic for a head wash and ask questions/clear doubts in-person should they wish to do so.

3. Choose the Right Clinic:

A hair transplant scar can result from an infection caused due to unhygienic conditions at the hair transplant clinic of your choice. Therefore, it’s important to choose a clinic that provides state-of-the-art hair restoration services with hygiene as their topmost priority.

About Eugenix Hair Sciences

Eugenix Hair Sciences is a world-renowned hair transplant clinic in India. Founded by Dr. Pradeep Sethi and Dr. Arika Bansal, Eugenix offers one of the most technologically advanced hair transplant techniques known as Direct Hair Transplant (or DHT).

DHT is a two-step procedure. The first step involves creation of recipient sites where the grafts are to be implanted. The second step involves scoring, extraction and implantation of grafts at the same time.

Till today, Eugenix has conducted 12,000+ hair transplant procedures on both men and women. Eugenix is revered as a top hair transplant clinic that provides outstanding results to patients with NW 6 or 7 grade of baldness without having to worry about getting a hair transplant scar. Eugenix surgeons are also adept at correct hair transplant procedures and have a more holistic approach towards hair restoration services.

To book a consultation with Eugenix hair specialists, you can call or WhatsApp on +91 88264 71111!

Dr. Arika Bansal

Dr. Arika Bansal

One of only a few female surgeons specializing in hair transplant surgery in India, Dr. Arika Bansal has been voted one of the best doctors in the world. She maintains an active membership in the ISHRS and regularly submits research papers to medical journals. 15+ years down the line, 15,000+ surgeries are accomplished under Dr. Bansal’s supervision. She specializes in female hair transplant, density improvement, corrective hair transplantation and hairline design.

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