Hair restoration is the surgical way to correct the male pattern baldness. It includes a number of methods which are used in the therapy to treat baldness area. Several procedures are there like oral, topical and surgical processes.
Kinds of Surgical Procedures
Several types of hair restoration methods are there for the patients to select from. Two important methods are scalp reduction and flap surgery.
Scalp Reduction Surgery
This is useful for the people who suffer from posterior baldness. It involves removing bald scalp and bringing it closer to baldness spot. The surgeon cuts a part of the bald area’s skin for decreasing the baldness spots. This process has two parts. The first part involves removing the bald part. Other part includes stretching the scalp that is removed.
Scalp Flap Surgery
This involves shifting a part of the skin and underlying tissues from one part to another. At first, an area of the scalp is cut by the surgeon where there is no growth of hair. It is replaced by a piece of hair-bearing scalp. The volume and placement of the flap may vary according to your needs. The scar will be covered by the relocated hair.
Some modern procedures provide the patients with improved surgery to address their baldness. These processes involve less pain and also not complicated.
Direct Hair Transplant or DHI
This process does not include any kind of stitches, scalpel, and any donor strip. This method is based on transportation therapy which is known as Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE. It is the latest technique of extracting the follicles. Customized and small surgical instruments are used in this process. The follicles are extracted one by one so there is not any dissection. The major benefit of this is quality control at the time of the treatment. It is painless and easy hair restoration procedure.
Besides this, FUT or Follicular Unit Transplantation is considered as one of the dependable processes. A follicular unit is required to be extracted and transplanted as it is. Use of stereoscopic microscope makes this a helpful technique for dissection. You may search on the Internet to get more information about this.