Beard hair is an ideal candidate to use as donor hair because it is thick and robust. If hair from the face is not suitable/available other areas of body hair that can be used include hair from the arm, underarm, pubic region, and thigh.
Can body hair be used for transplant?
In such cases, hair follicles from other body regions such as beard, chest, arms and legs in hairy individuals can be used as an additional donor source. In conclusion, yes, body hair can be used for hair transplant.
Can leg hair be used for hair transplant?
Leg hairs can be a convenient and natural-looking donor source for hair transplantation when restoring a thinning hairline. This approach offers an aesthetic solution for select patients with male pattern baldness, according to one hair transplant specialist.
What type of hair is best for transplant?
Candidates for FUT Transplant
When a patient’s primary goal is to achieve maximum fullness from the hair restoration, FUT is recommended. For patients experiencing significant balding around the crown area of the head, FUT can be a better solution than FUE for better coverage and fullness.
Can I use chest hair for transplant?
While we can use hair from the beard, shoulders, chest, abdomen, torso, legs, arms, underarms, or pubic area for transplant. It has been found that the hair from the beard and chest is closest in comparison to scalp hair. Thus, the most commonly used non-scalp donor areas.
Can I use chest hair be transplanted to head?
Body hair transplantation can be successfully used either alone or in combination with scalp hair in advanced grades of baldness, for improving the cosmetic appearance of hairlines and in scarring alopecia when there is paucity of donor scalp hair.
Is FUT better than FUE?
FUT was slightly better than FUE in 1 patient while FUE was slightly better than FUT in the other 2 patients. However, the difference was very low and never more than 2.7% in favor of FUE.
Who is not suitable for hair transplant?
Although hair transplant surgery is a relatively simple procedure that can yield amazing results, those who have chronic health issues like heart disease, kidney or liver failure, diabetes, and more, may not be suitable for such a surgery.
Who is not eligible for a hair transplant?
This might seem pretty obvious but patients with a full head of hair are not going to be suitable for Hair Transplants. Unless you’re suffering from Male or Female Pattern Baldness (Androgenic Alopecia) and are bald, or balding, with a visible scalp, then your time will be wasted on a Hair Transplant consultation.
Does donor area grow back?
So, does donor hair grow back? Yes, it can. A few factors come into play to determine if hair grows back, and how long it takes normal hair growth to resume from the donor area. The type of extraction, whether it’s FUE or FUT, has an effect as well as how you take care of your donor area post-hair transplant surgery.
Can underarm hair be used for hair transplant?
Introduction. Body hair transplant can be performed using hair from beard, chest, under arms, pubic hair and other body sites.
Is 2000 hair grafts alot?
Typically, we recommend between 2000-2500 grafts for the front third.