Hair Transplant Surgery in India with a High Success Rate

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Hair Transplant Surgery in India with a High Success Rate

Genetic hair loss or Androgenetic Alopecia is a condition that has become more common with time and is faced by both men and women. While off the counter products fail to give the results you hope for, hair transplant surgery in India can provide permanent results. A hair transplant surgery is a procedure through which a plastic surgeon extracts hair from a healthy part of the patient’s scalp (at times various parts of the body as well) untouched by the condition and uses those follicles to implant them into the recipient balding area.

Performed under local anaesthesia, hair transplant surgery in India is an outpatient procedure where patients are released on the day itself. Saraswat Hospital has an expert team of surgeons, led by two ABHRS (American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery) certified doctors – Dr Satya Kumar Saraswat and Dr Preeti Saraswat, providing customized solutions to the condition for each patient.

Who Benefits the Most from Undergoing a Hair Transplant Surgery in India?

Hair transplant surgery in India is ideal for those looking forward to improving the appearance and boosting self-confidence in the process. The good candidates for undergoing this surgery include:

  1. Those suffering from male pattern baldness
  2. Women who have hair thinning
  3. Those who have a receding hairline
  4. Anyone who has lost hair due to scalp or burn injury
  5. Those suffering from Androgenetic Alopecia

However, you must keep in mind that those with a widespread pattern of hair loss on the scalp, keloid scars, and medically caused hair loss are not eligible for the procedure.

What are the Various Types of Hair Transplant Surgery?

Types of Hair Transplant: FUE & FUT

At Saraswat Hospital, our international-board certified doctors are well informed about the latest developments in hair transplant surgery in India and thus come up with customized treatment plans based on the patient’s condition. Among the same, this surgery is performed in various forms of two techniques – FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation) and FUE (Follicular Unit Excision). 

  1. Follicular Unit ExcisionAlso known as Follicular Unit Extraction, this is a technique where the individual follicular grafts are directly extracted from the donor site using a standard FUE machine with a low-RPM and low-torque before implanting them to the recipient site.
  2. Follicular Unit TransplantationNow known as the Linear Excision Method or strip surgery, this technique is where a strip of scalp bearing healthy hair follicles are extracted from the back of the head (also known as the donor site) and the area is sutured in a Trichophytic closure. This strip is then placed under a microscope and then slivered into individual follicular grafts which are then implanted into the balding area (also known as the recipient site).

The experts at Saraswat Hospital use the Choi Implanter Pen to make the process quicker as this equipment combines the extraction and implantation into one swift motion, thereby saving a lot of time. The professionals, if required, might also perform a combined FUE+FUT hair transplant procedure that derives the best of both of the techniques to get the best results. We also specialize in several other kinds of  hair transplant surgery in India that include:

  1. DHI (Direct Hair Transplant)
  2. Bio-FUE
  3. Combination of FUE and DHI
  4. Body Hair Transplant
  5. Special Area Transplant
  6. Eyelash Hair Transplant
  7. Eyebrow Hair Transplant
  8. Unshaven and Long Hair Transplant
  9. Repair Hair Transplant

At Saraswat Hospital, each patient is taken through a series of examinations such as blood tests and a computerized Trichoscopy analysis to come up with the best course of treatment. A Trichoscopy analysis is a software-based procedure through which the doctor determines the number of follicles in the donor area, the number of healthy follicles that can be extracted, the area to be treated, and the density required to reach the desired results. This also helps the doctors determine which technique of hair transplant surgery would suit the patient the most.

Once the procedure is over and you are in the recovery stage, you might undergo a period of ‘shock loss,’ also known as the ‘shedding phase’ where the tiny follicles might fall out. But, this is a natural step and would last only for some time. As the shedding period is over, the implanted follicles go back to their regular Anagen-Catagen-Telogen routine, thereby only growing to full-length in a few months. Saraswat Hospital also has a team of experts well-trained about after-care to ensure you have a hassle-free recovery without coming in between the results.

What are the Benefits of Undergoing Hair Transplant Surgery?

The hair transplant success rate in India is high because of the numerous benefits that the procedure provides. Some of the top advantages of undergoing such surgery include:

  1. Natural Appearance
  2. Good Looks
  3. A Boost in Self-Confidence
  4. An Improved Self-Esteem
  5. Ease of Maintenance
  6. A Permanent Solution


What is the Final Cost of Hair Transplant Surgery in India?

Owing to the high hair transplant success rate in India, most people believe that it is an extremely expensive procedure. Well, at Saraswat Hospital, we believe that undergoing a hair transplant surgery is an investment that will keep giving you returns in the long run without any extra maintenance. Since this is an aesthetic procedure, the treatment plan for which depends on the patient and his/her condition, the cost also differs.

The base cost is calculated based on the rate per graft multiplied by the number of grafts required for the procedure, the technique the surgery is performed in, the blood tests, Trichoscopy analysis, and the surgeon’s fees added to GST. At Saraswat Hospital, we use modern technology and use machines with an electronic display that counts the number of grafts harvested to ensure there is absolute transparency with the patient.

Highest Hair Transplant Success Rate in India

Since hair transplant is an aesthetic surgery with visible results on how you look, the success rate is a crucial factor when choosing a restoration clinic. Not only will you be investing in the surgery, but will also have to live with that look for the rest of your life, lest you want to undergo several more surgeries for the same. At Saraswat Hospital, we make use of modern equipment and the latest technology, thereby ensuring a high hair transplant success rate in India.

Our team, with over 17 years of experience in the field, is experienced in the field to come up with the perfect results by using revolutionary hair transplant techniques. The success of a hair transplant is mostly judged by the appearance of the patients post the full recovery of the implanted grafts. At Saraswat Hospital, our primary objective is to meet the expectations of the patients and provide customized solutions to their problems based on their age, ethnicity, and expectations. You can visit our hair transplant results page to know about our hair transplant success rate in India, along with before and after pictures, videos, and patient testimonials.

Frequently Asked Questions About Hair Transplant Surgery

1. How long does hair transplant surgery take?

The time taken to complete a hair transplant surgery procedure depends on the technique used to perform the same and the area to be covered. However, as a ballpark figure, this minimally invasive hair transplant surgery typically takes 3 to 6 hours, following which you can go home the same day.

2. By when can a patient see the results from the surgery?

As you undergo a hair transplant surgery, you will face a period of shock loss, following which the follicles would settle down in their new surroundings. The first signs of hair growth are seen in 2 to 3 months, and full recovery is seen in 1 year.

3. Does hair transplant surgery have any side effects?

When you visit international-board certified doctors for the procedure, you are to go through several rounds of examinations before the surgery, thereby ensuring that there are no side effects. In case you have undergone a hair transplant surgery previously that didn’t leave results as expected, you can also opt for a repair hair transplant surgery at Saraswat Hospital.

4. Who is the best doctor to perform a hair transplant surgery?

Hair transplant is an aesthetic surgery that directly affects the way you look, and it is thus crucial that you always consult experienced professionals for the same. The best doctor for the procedure is one who is a member of international boards such as ISHRS and ABHRS, ensuring that they are updated with the latest developments in the field.

5. Is the process painful, and will it leave a scar?

The hair transplant surgery is performed when the patient is under the effects of local anaesthesia so that the patient is awake throughout the surgery but feels no pain at all. Depending on the technique used for the procedure and the expertise of the doctor performing it, the patients might have very small (or no) linear scars on the donor site that can be hidden by undergoing scalp micropigmentation. You can also wait for complete recovery and see the new hair growth hiding the scar.