The hair at the back of the head
and along the sides is considered
permanent hair because these follicles
continue to grow throughout a
person's lifetime, even if they
have been transplanted. Hair transplantation
is the relocation of these hair
follicles to any other desired
area, including the top of the
head and even the eyebrows. The
transplanted hairs, once established,
will grow normally in their new
location after a brief resting
period of 4-6 months. The "new"
hair will live and grow throughout
the person's lifetime just as
if it were growing in its original
position. It can be cut, styled,
colored, or permed because it
is real hair!
an individual with sufficient
donor hair, surgical hair restoration
is the most effective and carefree
answer to hair loss. In the past
thirty years over two million
men and women have undergone surgical
At the Groot DermaSurgery Centre, Dr.
Nakatsui uses the latest technique of
hair transplantation, which is known
as Follicular Unit Transplantation.
This recent revolution is the result
of using high power microscopes to dissect
out very large numbers
of small grafts each containing one
to three hairs. These follicular units
removed from the back and sides
of the scalp in a strip (where
they genetically have a longer life
than those that were lost in the thinning
or bald areas).