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Hair Transplant

Hair Transplant Surgery Information

Fill in balding areas with a patient?s won hair using a variety of techniques, including scalp reduction, tissue expansion, strip grafts, scalp flaps or clusters of punch grafts (plugs, miniplugs and microplugs). Works best on men with male pattern baldness after hair loss has stopped.
1-3 hours. Some techniques may require multiple procedures over 18 months or more.
Usually local with sedation. Flaps/tissue expansion may be done with gen anesthesia.
In / OutPatient
Usually outpatient.
Side Effects
Temporary achy, tight scalp. Unnatural look in early stages.
Unnatural look. Infection. Excessive scarring. Failure to ?take?. Loss of scalp tissue and/or transplanted hair.
Back to work: usually 2 to 5 days. More strenuous activities: 10 days to 3 weeks. Final look: may be 18 months or more, depending on procedure.

ACCSM Hair Transplant Registry: List of Doctors who are trained in Hair Transplant

  Location Name Contact
  NSW, Double Bay Dr. Knudsen, Russell FACCSM (Med) 02 9363 9308
  NSW, Korarah Dr. Xu, Zhen FACCSM (Med) 02 9587 3700    Website
  SA, Norwood Dr. Marzola, Mario FACCSM (Med) 08 7079 6796    Website
  VIC, Melbourne Dr. Marzola, Mario FACCSM (Med) 03 9863 7083