Myths & Facts

Myth: Hair transplants are suitable only for people with serious scalp problems.
Facts: Hair transplants are frequently used to treat the most common type of balding, male pattern balding, which is hormone-related. Hair transplant doctors can also address most types of female pattern balding, bad face lifts and bad brow lifts, and serious scalp problems.

Myth: Transplanted hairs look like doll hair: plugs.
Facts: Transplanted hair look natural and normal.They even grow like your other hair.

Myth: Hair transplants are only for rich people.
Facts: The cost of high-quality hair transplants by a skilled hair transplant doctor can be very reasonable. Dr Rahul Verma charges as little as $3 per graft, and has financing options. Some clinics hire salespeople and don’t do enough hair transplants to cover their overhead easily, so they charge more. With hair transplants, you don’t necessarily get what you pay for, so make sure your hair transplant doctor specializes in hair transplants, lets you see an actual, live procedure and talk with the patient, and has lots of satisfied patients you can meet in person. Also, make sure that the doctor will do lots of grafts per sitting. 

 Everyone will know I had a hair transplant.
Facts: After a hair transplant by a skilled doctor, there are no bandages. Dr. Lawrence Shapiro trims the transplanted hairs so it takes about 3 months for growth to be noticeable. The changes are so gradual that most people who know you won’t notice anything specific, but they might mention that you are looking great! A good hair transplant doctor utilizes the latest follicular unit graft techniques to create a natural look. New people you meet will likely never suspect you had a hair transplant if you utilize a skilled hair transplant doctor.

Myth: It is painful? 
Facts: Whilst there may be some discomfort during a hair transplant procedure, advances in medical technology, and the use of anesthesia greatly reduce the level of discomfort you will undergo during the procedure.

Myth: They require ongoing maintenance
Facts: Transplanted hair requires no more maintenance than your normal hair. You can style your new hair, or do anything with it that you would do with your natural hair.