What is a body hair transplant?
Body Hair Transplant (BHT) or Body Hair to Head Transplant (BHHT) is the hair transplantation method performed using FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) technique so it is also a no-stitch method.
This process is used in patients with extreme baldness since this method is used in extreme bald patients who do not have enough healthy hair follicle density on the scalp to act as the donor area so in this method the other body parts with high hair follicles density act as the donor site.
Mostly extracted from the beard, chest, back, stomach area, legs, and arms region. After extracting healthy hair follicles from any of the above mentioned areas they can be used as grafts for the head scalp. The Body Hair Restoration in Mumbai is performed at the bloom hair transplant at the most reasonable rate with the best technologies in the world.
# Methods of Body Hair Transplant
The major methods of body hair transplant include Strip Harvesting, Follicular Unit Extraction(FUE), Follicular Unit Transplant, and Robotic Hair Restoration. Male Hair Transplants in Mumbai can be processed through the above mentioned methods.
The strips harvesting method also known as follicular unit transplantation or FUT is the most common method of hair transplantation in Mumbai.
In the process, the Dermatosurgeon removes the strips of hair from the healthy hair follicle region, it can be the beard, chest, back, stomach area, legs, and arms. The surgeon uses the micro sized needle to puncture the higher hair follicle density area of the body and graft them to the donor site in a predetermined pattern and density.
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
During the Follicular Unit Extraction(FUE) individual follicular units containing high hair follicle density that is up to one to four hairs are removed under local anaesthesia treatment to act as the donor site for the grafting process. In terms of body hair restoration in Mumbai, the FUE process is more time consuming than the strip harvesting process FUE can take place in a single long session or multiple same sessions as per the patient and the surgeon schedule and timings. FUE gives more natural results and the post hair transplant discomfort and pain is minimised.
Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT)
Follicular Unit Transplant is a traditional hair transplantation method in which a linear hair strip with higher healthy hair follicle density is extracted and is used as a donor for the bald region.
Who can undergo a body hair transplant?
The BHT (Body Hair Transplant) method is more common in males as there is a higher probability of extreme baldness in males only due to their genetic behaviour, females can undergo only patched baldness and hair thinning.
The most recommended age for baldness, in general, is after 24 years, as by the age of twenty-four years most of the population attains hormonal stability. The hair transplant candidate should not be suffering from major hormonal diseases and is also advisable not to take pain killer drugs, aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs. Generally, the body hair transplant process is performed for the per with extreme baldness.
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