When you decide to take action against hair loss, you have two options at your disposal: 1) You can hide the problem, or 2) you can reverse it, erase the damage, and put the issue behind you forever. Hiding from hair loss means living the rest of your life under hats, scarves and wigs, or taking a pill to partially restore your hair while incurring harmful side effects.
But there are also a number of hair restoration techniques that can bring your hair back for good, with no harmful health risks, no pain, no ongoing prescriptions, and no creams, oils, pills, or scars. Surgical hair restoration techniques like follicular unit transplantation and follicular unit extraction are outpatient procedures that can be completed in less than a day and can lead to the full return of a natural looking head of your own hair.
Hair Restoration Techniques: Follicular Unit Transplantation
During follicular unit transplantation, a hair restoration surgeon removes a small strip of skin from a donor area of healthy hair growth, usually on the back of the head. The strip is then divided into miniscule sections, or grafts, which are then transplanted via tiny incisions to an area in new of new hair growth.
Hair Restoration Techniques: Follicular Unit Extraction
Follicular unit extraction is a slightly more advanced procedure that requires no incisions at the donor site. Instead, the surgeon removes individual hair follicles one or two at a time using a handheld precision instrument called the Safe System. These single follicles are examined under high power microscopes before being transplanted to the recipient site. This transfer is performed using incisions so small they typically heal within one week with only minor itching. For more information about either of these procedures, reach out to Dr. DiStefano’s office to arrange a professional consultation.
DiStefano Hair Restoration Center is committed to helping men and women take charge of their appearance and self-esteem through hair restoration options. For more than 16 years, DiStefano has been at the forefront of the hair transplantation industry, and has performed more than 5,000 successful hair transplant procedures.