Hair transplantation has helped many people regain their normal lives and restore their self-confidence. Baldness is no longer a problem and has become a medically manageable disease. In fact, the field of hair transplant is broad and extends to include many methods and techniques, but hair transplantation can generally be classified into two types: natural hair transplantation and artificial hair transplantation. In this article we will provide a comparison showing the pros and cons of both types of hair transplantation to help you choose the best ….
Artificial hair transplantation is one of the inexpensive solutions to overcome baldness, depends mainly on the use of fine artificial fibers and implanted in the area affected by baldness by special needles where these fibers are similar to natural hair. Certainly, the implanted industrial hair does not enjoy any of the characteristics of natural hair, it does not lengthen and not automatically renewed and cannot be cut in addition to, his quality will decrease with the passage of time because of exposure to different factors (heat – moisture – continuous washing … etc.) But artificial hair also has positive aspects. The patient can choose the color, shape and length of hair he wants to implant. Artificial hair transplantation is a simple Procedure and its results are quick and direct. In addition, there are some techniques that allow the patient to perform relatively safe hair transplantation, such as Biofiber technique.
Natural hair transplantation is a distinctive cosmetic surgery that gradually evolved until it reached effective and safe techniques. This type of hair transplant is mainly based on the principle of the donor area in the head. Natural hair transplantation can be described briefly as a surgery in which healthy and strong hair follicles are taken from the donor area and implanted in the area affected by baldness. This method allows the patient to get full natural strong hair and resistant to baldness. Natural hair transplantation is a prosperous procedure and has many techniques that made it available and safe to a large number of people. A patient undergoing natural hair transplantation will not receive the final results directly, but should wait up to one year for the final results of the operation. But the new hair that he will get continue with him often throughout his life and will be similar to the natural hair exactly where the patient can deal with it as he deals with his former natural hair.
The disadvantages of hair transplantation are as follows:
1- The body may exhibit allergic reactions to the implanted hair or it may be completely rejected by the body.
2- Hair loss due to daily habits such as combing, washing and rubbing. As the falling hair is not compensated, the patient will have to re-transplant new hair.
3- The patient cannot dye the hair or use the hair dryer, in other words he cannot handle the implanted hair as he deals with natural hair.
4- It may cause scalp thinning and inflammation which may prevent normal hair transplantation in the future.