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


Hair Transplant Myths and Facts To Know

The internet is a scary platform when you have medical queries, be it regarding hair transplant or any other procedures. Chances are that you stumble onto pages where you get misguiding information. And coming across various myths and misconceptions about medical procedures could be off-putting. Hair transplant in Kolkata has got a good reputation. But before you proceed, first check with some myths and facts.

Hair Transplant Myths and Facts

Most popular myths:

Myth 1: Hair transplant is a painful procedure

Fact: Most of the transplant procedures are carried out under the effect of anesthesia, so there is no point of fearing about pain. You might initially feel mild discomfort but then it’s an easy procedure. You can spend the duration watching movie or read a book or talk with the stuff. Even after completion of the procedure, there is no pain but some occasional irritation or tenderness, which fades away sooner.

Myth 2: Hair transplant does not give natural results

Fact: When your transplant is done by a good physician, this matter should not bother you. When a hair transplant is done by a professional, they will take care that each hair follicle is extracted carefully. And rest of the procedure is also carried out with utmost care. The doctors will make sure that there are minimal scars or they are well hidden. And when they carry out the steps with utter care, rest be assured that the transplant will look natural.

Myth 3: Hair transplant is age restricted

Fact: People of all age group, starting from the 20s to 70s can undergo a successful hair transplant procedure. Though, the most ideal candidates are of those beyond the age group of the 30s & 40s. Reasons are that their pattern of hair loss has stabilized by then and there is lowering of chances of losing more hair. As a result, the doctors can easily distinguish between the donor area and the area to be transplanted.

Myth 4: Safe results no matter where you get it done

Fact: Your result is completely dependent on the reputation of the service or the clinic. If you opt for a clinic or doctor without good reputation then you can be susceptible to infections and less or no result. Hence your choice of the clinic which has experienced doctors would give you the expected result.

So there is nothing to worry about the procedures of hair transplants owing to the wrong information shared on the internet. Know the truth and do away with the lies or myths.

Before you decide where to get your transplant done or which method to opt for, do some online research, talk to people with successful experiences and also visit a few clinics to gather knowledge about their procedures and functioning.

Hair transplant cost in Kolkata is very reasonable. The cost of the transplant varies from patient to patient and based on various factors like the number of grafts to be used, how much is the area of baldness, areas to be transplanted and donor area available.

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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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