Can a person's hair be transplanted to another?

Theoretically yes, but in practice this does not work because to keep this hair alive is necessary the constant use of medicines with numerous side effects. When it comes to a kidney, a vital organ is worth the risk, but if it is an aesthetic character like hair, it is inadvisable.

Would hair transplant work for me?

Most men are good candidates to perform the transplant. However, there are cases that have technical or aesthetic limitations for various reasons. Dr. João Carlos Pereira, frankly puts the facilities, difficulties and even the impossibility of performing the transplant, because the biggest interested in good results is himself. A consultation is important to evaluate your case and to discuss the proposal of the work to be performed.

When is it possible to do hair transplants and what is the best age?

From the moment there is a degree of rarefaction that it is possible to transplant hair without damaging the existing ones it is possible to perform the transplant. As for age, it is possible to perform hair transplantation in people many young people with 18 years and many masters over 70 years, provided that the individual has the necessary conditions for the procedure. Age is no problem as long as the patient is in good health. Younger patients have the advantage of putting on hair before losing them altogether. The physician should be alert and warn the patient about an additional drop in the future and the need for other transplants and the risk of not having enough donor area for more surgeries.

It is best to transplant as soon as possible?

Yes, but this early is from the moment the fall begins. Can be with 20.30.40 years. When the person has hair, although thinning, hardly anyone will identify that a transplant has been done. Later, if these hairs also fall, there will be transplants and this person will never have a bald period. When this occurs, this bald area is always recorded in people’s memories and any change is perceived.

Could I transplant hair from my chest or other parts of my body into my scalp?

Technically this is possible but the hair would not have the same density, length, thickness and texture of the hair that grows on your scalp.

Will transplanted hair also go down?

Since the surgeon has removed hair from the donor area in the dominant range the transplanted hair remains a lifetime. The average fall of 80 threads on average remains the same, due to the hair cycle of falling and being born again. Although not always an easy task in some cases, an experienced surgeon does not make this kind of mistake.

Would a good treatment replace the transplant?

Do not.
No treatment causes hair to grow from roots that have already died. In the process of baldness, the roots will atrophy until its disappearance. For the surviving roots of androgenetic action, there are effective treatments based on anti-androgenic substances (Finasteride, Flutamide …) that can delay a surgical procedure. If there is already a bald area, only the transplant can reverse it.

How long after the surgery will I be hairy?

Hair is born 90 days after surgery and grows 1 cm per month. After 8 months the hair will be 5 cm long and it will certainly be combing normally. How much to get hairy depends on some factors: the degree of baldness, the quality of the donor area, the method used for correction, the number of surgeries and, of course, your expectations (fantasies?). When the donor area is very good and has many follicular units with 3 threads the result of the first session is very good, while if the donor area presents most follicular units with a thread the result of the first session is still of low density. Also the degree of customer expectation is important. There are cases that with a surgery the patient already thinks this is great despite drainage. Others with 3 interventions, with optimum density, still feel that more hair could be put to stay even more dense.

How long can I not work?

It depends a lot on your profession. Work in offices or indoors, without physical exercise can be started after 48 hours. While for those who have external activities and physical effort is recommended to wait 5 days. This is for those who do not mind saying they did the transplant, otherwise they will have to move away from work until they crumble. Usually around 15 days. An alternative for those who need to return to work, but do not want to expose is to wear a cap or hat. From the following day it is possible to drive, walk and walk.

How long can I return to physical activity?

Individual sports and physical activity at gyms are released, including swimming after 5 days. For team sports like soccer and basketball only after 3 weeks.

Will I have any type of scar?

In the donor area, yes. In the path of the incision that was performed to remove the grafts results in a thin and linear scar, which over time is difficult to identify.
When the individual has healing disorders may have a larger scar that with proper treatment is minimized. In the receiving area (bald) when surgery is performed with instruments, appropriate appliances and with an experienced professional this, almost impossible to happen.
The tendency to form scars varies from patient to patient, depending on the type, color, race, and postoperative care.
In other types of surgery (see Surgical Techniques) such as Reducing and Patching the scar is visible but can be camouflaged by combing the lateral hairs on it, or else, by transplanting hair into it.

Will I feel pain during or after surgery?

Although the threshold for pain is variable among people, most patients are surprised and even grateful for the low level of discomfort they experience during a hair transplant. When the surgeon takes all precautions before, during, and after surgery, Patients rarely complain of any kind of suffering. The comments are painful at the incision site (donor area) for at most two days. In cases of exception analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs are administered that soon reduce the pain.
Sometimes the issue is purely tensional and with the use of anxiolytic improves rapidly.
The experience and skill of the surgeon also play an important role in how much discomfort the patient will feel. Experience knows how to minimize these discomforts and can make a lot of difference if the patient is you.
Example: How many people died of pain at a particular dentist, and when they exchanged, they felt almost nothing.

What differences can occur in the result between smooth and thin hair and the curly and thick?

A thin-haired person will feel less coverage than another with coarse, thick hair. When curling the hair occupy the same space filling the place more, while the straight hair stand parallel leaving spaces between them.