Hair transplantation is one of the most important cosmetic operations of modern times as the scientific and technical level we have reached to make baldness overcoming problem by hair transplantation. Hair transplantation has developed several times since its inception and has seen what can be described as a mutation. This operation is being carried out using a range of highly developed methods and techniques. However, this tremendous development does not prevent the recurrence of many questions such as Is hair transplant successful and what is the evidence of successful hair transplantation?
The question of the success rate of hair transplantation and the extent of its usefulness is the most frequently asked question by those who wish to perform this operation. But the fact that describing hair transplantation for women or men with success or failure is relative and varies according to the different results and aspirations that the patient was waiting for before the operation (Therefore, we always point out the importance of telling the patient about his or her expected outcome and agreeing with the doctor on the details of the operation accordingly). Medically, the hair transplantation will be successful if it is done without complications or unexpected side effects. While the patient’s point of view of the matter is relatively different. For him Successful hair transplantation is the process that gives him a beautiful appearance and hair covers the areas of baldness as it was expected to occur. Therefore, the successful and professional doctor who can combine the appearance criteria that the patient wishes to obtain and the medical standards that he or she must adhere to.
Hair transplantation results start within the first two months after the end of the operation, but the final results, which can be judged on the success rate of the operation, does not appear until about five months.
Hair transplantation is generally successful, and ISAPS reports show that the largest proportion of those undergoing surgery are satisfied with the results they have achieved. The success rate of hair transplantation varies from patient to patient depending on several factors like:
1- Patient commitment to the doctor’s instructions, especially during the first week after the operation because it is the most critical period.
2- Follow a healthy and balanced diet after the surgery and stay away as far as possible from alcoholic beverages and smoking.
3- Taking Care of hair well and not exposed to harmful factors, especially in the first period after the surgery where the implanted hair is very sensitive.
Hair transplantation generally has high levels of success around the world. According to some statistics, the success rates of hair transplant operations ranged between 89: 95%. The success rate of hair transplantation is related to the type of technology used and its suitability to the patient’s condition. It can be said that one of the safest and most successful hair transplant techniques is extraction technique, the technique of extraction (FUE) is based on the use of very accurate surgical instruments to ensure that no permanent scars occur in the patient’s head. The FUE technique has also been developed by using choi pens that have made hair transplantation a process does not require surgery at all.