Frequently Asked Questions
Why choose Clinic Elegance for medial hair restoration treatments?
Clinic Elegance distinguishes itself as a specialized service provider for hair transplant treatments. Having been certified ISO 9001:2008 it prides itself to provide a professional and holistic service in a medico-aesthetic centre. It uses advanced techniques and is pioneered by a team of experts consisting of laparoscopic surgeons, cosmetic and reconstructive surgeons, board certified plastic surgeons and achievers in Medicine and physiology.
Do hair transplant surgeries really work?
Hair transplant surgeries have effectively evolved as an answer to a patient’s prayer, who has experiencing severe hair loss progressively for several years. Clinic Elegance’s hair restoration surgery is unmistakably a unique feature and requires adequate expertise to execute the surgical task. Hair transplant surgery to date seems the only treatment for restoration of natural growth of individual hair.
Are there any risks or complications to hair transplant surgery?
Complications in hair restorations surgeries are extremely rare and risks vary from individual to individual. When the donor and recipient is the same individual there is seldom any chance for rejection or even infection. Patients are advised to fully comply with Clinic Elegance’s advice on post-operative procedures.
Does hair transplantation surgery suit any age?
Age-related factors may play a significant role in the suitability of a hair transplant procedure, though it is advisable not to go in for a hair restoration procedure at a very young age. Clinic Elegance believes that a degree of maturity is required because this enables evaluation of progressive hair loss in an individual to treat them accordingly.
Can I still opt for a hair transplant surgery if I have a medical condition?
Medical conditions can be many and can also be a cause of concern for hair transplantation surgeries. It is best to consult with our experts at Clinic Elegance before undergoing any hair restoration treatments. Some illnesses that you might want to discuss are diabetes, lupus and kidney transplantations.
Do you perform hair transplant procedures on both men and women?
Female hair loss is as common as male pattern hair loss. Men and women lose hairs in different patterns. Refer to the Clinic Elegance website for more information about hair loss in men and women.
How may hair grafts or procedures are required for me?
Individual are different and so are the manner of surgery for each one of them. It finally depends on the texture and quality of an individual’s hair. Coarser hair requires fewer grafts whereas finer hair might require more number of grafts. Clinic Elegance is willing to offer you a consultation at our clinic and arrive at what suits you best.
Is hair transplant surgery painful?
Ideally no, hair transplant surgeries are not painful. But Clinic Elegance ensures that local anaesthetics are administered to minimize any degree of discomfort or pain that might be felt during the procedure.
Does hair restoration surgery involve hospital stay?
Hair restoration surgeries are done only at the Clinic Elegance premises and do not require any kind of hospital stay. Recovery can be accomplished fully in the comfort of your home or even resuming day to day activities.
Can I style my hair after a hair transplant surgery?
Hair transplant surgery ensures regrowth of natural hair. Clinic Elegance doctors will advice you appropriately with regards to styling methods and treatments that can be done just as you would your normal hair.
I have heard you specialize in PRP. How safe is it?
PRP is platelet rich plasma which contains PDGF and VEGF growth factors. PRP is injected into the recipient site to stimulating healing of transplanted grafts. Clinic Elegance specializes in PRP and deems that it is extremely safe and an individual’s own blood is treated and used.
Can I have other hair restorative options other than surgery?
Hair transplant surgery being the best option, there are also other restorative options available, such as hair weaving, bonding and extension, which are also effectively executed at Clinic Elegance. Do take time out to look at the rest of our services when you call upon us.
Can I be introduced to someone who has had hair transplant at your clinic?
Being the society that we are in, most of our patients do not wish to be disclosed and Clinic Elegance is sworn to patient confidentiality agreements. But if a patient is willing to share their experience, we can always introduce them to you to divulge details of their transformation process. Also, do take a look at our patient testimonials published on our website for more information.
Laser Hair Removal
Can anyone undergo laser hair removal?
Yes, Laser hair removal is suitable for everyone.
What target areas of the body that can be treated with laser hair removal?
Laser hair removal can safely be performed on all body parts including the legs, underarms, face, chest, back, and bikini line.
How much time does laser hair removal procedure take?
The time taken for a procedure ideally depends on the area to be treated. For example, the upper lip and chin can be done in about 5 minutes, the underarms or bikini lines could take about 10 to 15 minutes and the legs and back could take longer.
What are the steps involved in laser hair removal?
The laser is first concentrated on the area of treatment in the body. The energy is absorbed by the skin and hair root, and exhausts the hair follicle, which gets removed completely.
Is laser hair removal painful?
The laser might just give a slight prickly feeling. All discomfort is minimized with the application of a topical anesthetic cream which is applied at least one hour before the procedure. Wearing clothes after the procedure will not procedure any amount of discomfort. For laser hair removal treatment to be effective, the hair should be 1 to2 mm in length.
What can I expect after the treatment?
Mild redness can be expected after treatment which does not interfere in your day to day activities. Hair that has been treated will shed after about 2 hours.
What is the number of treatments that I may require?
The growth cycle of hair spans 6 to 12 weeks starting from the base of the follicle to the surface of the skin. Due to this only a portion of the hair is treated at one particular time. We always counsel our patients to undergo at least 4 to 8 treatments in about 6 to 8 week intervals. Thereafter follow-up evaluations will indicate the amount of regrowth and touch-ups that might be required subsequently.
Is laser hair removal permanent?
Results of any treatment vary from patient to patient. Hair, after a laser hair removal treatment is expected to be shorter, finer and even paler than usual.