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


What Things to Consider Before Having A Hair Transplant Surgery?

Getting hair grafting is a crucial decision and you must give a lot of thoughts before you finally decide to go ahead and book a consultation with a hair transplant experts. Hair transplantation is a serious decision and there are many reasons to call it big!

The cost of a very good hair transplantation is also a significant deciding factor.  Wrong hair transplantation can lead to long-term harmful effects, both physical and psychological. You might come across some claims about non-surgical methods, but in reality, there is no such transplant process.

Hair Transplant in Kolkata

If uncontrollable hair fall is worrying you, talk to a doctor, they would help you through the right kind of treatment keeping in consideration your expectations as well.

Let’s see what are the things to be considered before a hair transplant:

Cause of your hair fall

Though hair fall has various causes, mostly its Androgenetic Alopecia, a common reason among men and known as the male-pattern baldness. Hair transplantation is a complete solution for Androgenetic Alopecia.


The pattern of hair fall must be established before undertaking a surgery. Hence, under 25, men are given immediate medical remedy at first, and which proves effective.

Also, age influences the design of a hair transplant. One who suffers from pattern hair fall would face the issue from the non-transplanted hair throughout all their life. And hence, is a critical factor for consideration.

How medical treatments for hair fall work?

This does not give a permanent solution. The treatment is quite effective, but once you stop the medication, hair fall will resume.


To be honest and straight, there is no low-cost method for a good hair transplant surgery. If the pricing your main factor to decide, then it’s suggested that, you must go for the medical treatment for the same. Hence, if the expense of transplant is the main factor that guides your decision if you should go for a transplant or our advice is that you must consider the medical remedies, rather. Hair transplant procedure with lesser costing can lead to detrimental effect with consequences that cannot be reverted.

Is there any alternative to hair grafting?

Yes, there are medical treatments for hair fall. Two US FDA approved treatments proved effectiveness in over 80 percent of male patient with hair fall.

Decide between FUT or FUE

FUT and FUE are essentially different ways in which the donor’s hair is taken from the scalp area. Before you decide, which technique would suit you go consulting with a properly chosen expert.

Complications of surgery risks hair grafting is a quite safe procedure which is generally without any risk. Learn more about hair transplant method and the risks associated with it.

The expertise of your hair transplantation doctor

Hair transplant designing is a crucial surgery where your hair transplantation must not be detectable.  The skill set and expertise of the doctor is vital for the entire process. You need to know farther about the necessity of hair transplantation designing and how your choice of an expert can impact that.

How fast shall I resume work after the surgery?

Based on the procedure followed, your job type, often you can resume your job within a few days. It’s generally just after 3 days. Consult your doctor, he/she would be the right person to confirm about the same during a consultation.

Success percentage of hair transplant surgeries

The success percentage is about 95 to 98(%) among the non-smokers if the best international surgery standards are used during transplantation.

Do you know that Kolkata is one of the best places for hair transplant in India? Yes, with one of the best and cheap hairs transplantation options, Kolkata is leading the race.

For more information about hair grafting in Kolkata cost, call us or Email us.

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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