Over 80 million Americans are affected by hair loss, and over half of men have some form of it by the age of 35.
Thanks to modern and innovative hair loss solutions, sufferers no longer need to keep watching their hair fall out. Both men and women can see thicker, fuller, permanent hair with minimal downtime. All this is possible with the revolutionary NeoGraft 2.0 hair transplant procedure.
The expertly trained and experienced team at Premier Plastic Surgery Center is committed to offering patients the most innovative and safest treatments available. If you are seeking a hair transplant in Charlotte, NC, Dr. Victor Ferrari provides outstanding and natural-looking results using the NeoGraft 2.0 system.
A hair transplant is a form of hair restoration where hair follicles are taken from one part of the scalp and grafted into another. There are two basic techniques: the strip method (also known as FUT, see below) or the FUE method (see below). The NeoGraft 2.0 device is an FDA-approved system that takes thousands of individual grafts containing 1-3 hairs each (Follicular Unit Extraction) from the donor area, typically the back of the head, and places them in thinning or balding areas. This NeoGraft 2.0 FUE device is minimally invasive and precise which greatly increases the percentage of successful hair graft survival.
These two methods of hair restoration both involve a specific hair transplant technique, but the main difference is the extraction portion.
With FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation), a strip of the scalp is surgically removed from the back of the head. The strip of hair is chopped up into grafts containing 1-3 hairs which are transplanted to the balding areas. The downside of this old technique is that there is a fairly extensive healing process for the donor area that leaves a transverse long scar in the back of the head. As a result, men can no longer wear their hair short in the back because of the unsightly scar.
With the NeoGraft 2.0 FUE method, individual “follicular units” containing 1-3 hair follicles are precisely removed at the exact depth necessary, making transplantation much more accurate with minimal healing. There is no visible scar at the back of the head in the donor site. Also, the precise removal of hair follicles will increase the percentage of hair grafts that survive the transplant process.
If you’re seeing significant signs of thinning, receding, or bald spots but don’t want the pain and scarring of traditional hair transplantation (i.e. FUT strip method), a hair transplant with NeoGraft 2.0 is a fantastic option. With high rates of patient satisfaction, this innovative method is a single procedure that can produce permanent results, quick recovery, and no visible scars.
Hair transplant patients enjoy benefits like:
In general, the NeoGraft 2.0 FUE hair transplant is great for both men and women of any age who have thinning or balding hair or who have a receding hairline. Good candidates must still have a viable amount of healthy hair in the back of the scalp that is transplantable.
At your consultation, we will spend time getting to know you and your hair loss concerns. Our Charlotte hair transplant experts will perform an examination to determine if you’re an optimal candidate for this treatment and create a treatment plan. Detailed preparation instructions will also be provided that may include medications to stop or adjust.
To begin the hair transplant Charlotte patients will be given some sedation. A local anesthetic will be applied for maximum comfort, and the donor site will be prepared. While follicles are removed from the back of your head, you will be lying face down for about two to four hours on a comfortable special pillow. After the harvest procedure is complete, we will provide lunch for you in our facility. Once the graft process begins, which takes approximately two hours, you will be able to sit in an upright position. We will place a comfortable dressing on your head and review your post-op instructions before you leave.
Recovery time and discomfort level will vary by patient, but in most cases, in two to three days you will be comfortable returning to work and other daily activities. After about a week, the follicles in the transplant site should be completely settled, but it’s important to understand that you will see light shedding over several weeks before the new follicles start to produce fresh hair growth. Final, optimal results could take up to a full year.
As a board-certified and award-winning plastic surgeon in Charlotte, NC, Dr. Victor S. Ferrari, MD, has a long list of premier qualifications. He is also well-known among both peers and patients for his compassion, expertise, and enthusiasm for providing stunning natural-looking results.
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NeoGraft 2.0 is a safe, FDA-approved treatment with minimal side effects.
Yes, in most cases, hair transplant with NeoGraft 2.0 is permanent.
No. Many women have benefited from receiving a hair transplant treatment with Dr. Ferrari for thinning hair or bald spots.
While certain techniques such as massage, lasers, or special helmets show anecdotal improvement in some patients, these and other DIY treatments are not as effective or comprehensive as hair transplants nor are the results permanent.
The cost of a hair transplant varies depending on the extent of the procedure and how much grafting needs to be performed. Our patient care coordinator would be good to give you an estimate before your consultation if you are interested.