Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia (Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon) (MBBS) (M.S) (M.Ch)


Hair transplant treatments – Exploring the benefits and drawbacks

Hair loss is one of the most commonly seen conditions among adults or aged people. However, considering the hectic lifestyle in today’s world, baldness or receding hairline is often seen among youngsters or teenagers as well. It is absolutely annoying or distressing, particularly for women who consider their hair as their crowning glory. Besides placing you in an embarrassing situation, it hampers your self-esteem as well as the confidence level. This is the main reason so many men as well as women are opting for these treatments these days. Yes, a lot of hair masks and natural treatments are available in the market, but they often fail to meet your level of expectation. So, if you’ve noticed bald patches on your head, consider consulting a hair transplant clinic today. However, before you get started with the process, let’s take a look at both the positive and negative sides of the treatment.


Advantages at a glance


• An easy replacement option that involves relocation of your own hair and the growth process is absolutely normal.\r\n• There’s no worry or anxiety about color matching and hair not functioning in the similar way as the natural ones.\r\n• Quick and noticeable results within 6-8 weeks post surgery, based on the kind of transplantation you go for.\r\n• Absolutely safe and pain-free process, when done by trained and experienced cosmetic surgeons.\r\n• No ugly scars; small or insignificant scars hidden by the hair.\r\n• Ability to choose any hair styles, just as you would do for your natural hair.


Drawbacks at a glance


• Not everybody is eligible for the surgery; basically depends on the health and scalp condition of the patient.\r\n• Surgery done under local anesthesia and needs a specific amount of time for recovery\r\n• A genetic or medical condition can restrict a candidate’s chance of surgery; for this, you need to consult your cosmetic surgeon.\r\n• The level of success is basically dependent on the quality of your donor and existing hair; it must be strong and dense enough to hold up transplantation.

About Dr. Maneesh

Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia, one of the renowned cosmetic surgeons in Kolkata has performed several hair transplant with successful results that has left the patients with natural looking hair without any scars. He holds his graduation degree from Kolkata Medical College and is a Master of General Surgery from PG Hospital. Later on he achieved his M.Ch in Plastic Surgery also from PG Hospital.

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