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What is Hair Transplantation?

Hair Transplantation is, perhaps, the most successful method of re-growing hair, these days. It is a surgical process—a technique of removing hair follicles from one part of the body where hair growth is considered good (referred to as the ‘donor site’) and embedding them on the bald or balding area of the body (referred to as the ‘recipient site’). This is primarily used to treat ‘male pattern baldness’ or androgenetic alopecia. This is a minimal invasive procedure where Hair Transplant Specialists select ‘grafts’ containing hair follicles from areas that are genetically resistant to hair fall and transplant them to the scalp or any specific balding area. Restoring eyelashes, eyebrows, facial hair (beard and moustache), chest hair and more and filling in scars caused by accidents or surgery are some other problems addressed effectively by Hair Transplantation.

What are the causes of Hair Loss or Hair Fall?

Some of the main causes of Hair loss in Men are as follows:

Heredity can Trigger Hair Loss:

One of the most common causes of hair loss in men is hereditary. Male hair starts thinning out gradually with age. This is generally because of the genetic build that one gets from his parents. Scientific studies believe that this process is influence by the sensitivity of your genes to a hormone called DTH, which makes your hair follicles shrink. This results in finer, thinner and shorter hair structure. Over time, the area tends towards baldness.

Infections are a Common Cause of Hair Loss:

One of the most common causes for mild to severe loss of hair in men (and women) are scalp infections like ringworm (a fungal infection, ‘tinea capitis’), Folliculitis (hair follicles suffer from inflammation), Seborrheic Dermatitis (skin becomes scaly along with other conditions), Piedra (fungal infection on hair fibres) and more.

Medical Conditions (or Diseases) Responsible for Hair Loss:

Medical conditions such as Diabetes, Hypothyroidism, Anaemia are some of the top reasons for hair loss. Hair loss related to an autoimmune condition known as ‘alopecia areata’ results in creating bald patches on the head. This is common in women too.

Hair Loss Due to Side Effects:

Hair loss due to side effects of medicines or treatments is a shared concern by many. Serious treatments like Chemotherapy affects hair loss a lot. Certain classes of medication causes hair loss as well, like antidepressants, blood thinners and more. This may affect women as well.

Some Other Causes of Hair Loss (affect both, men and women):

  • Stress, both physical and mental
  • Physical or Mental Trauma
  • Overdose of Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B deficiency
  • Iron deficiency
  • Protein deficiency
  • Dietary habits that result in insufficient intake of necessary nutrients
  • Too much styling on hair (usage of harsh chemicals and sprays often)
  • Keeping the same hairstyles like tight ponytails or bun for a prolonged period of time
  • Trichotillomania—a condition where one has the habit of pulling out one’s hair
  • Anabolic steroids—commonly used in bodybuilding regimes

Some of the main causes of Hair loss in Women are as follows:

Along with some of the causes mentioned above that may affect women as well, like over-styling, stagnant hairstyles for years, dietary habits, over absorption of Vitamin A, deficiency of Vitamin B, infections, side effects of medicines and more, there are some vital causes of female hair loss that are quite specific in nature.

Heredity Causes Hair Loss:

Similar to how genes can influence a male-pattern baldness in men, genes also may cause female-pattern baldness. It usually occurs in as a slow process with age and may be observed in receding hairline and thinning of hair on the scalp. It is known as androgenetic alopecia and is especially noticeable in postmenopausal women. This type of hair loss affects about two-thirds of the women in the world.

Mental Stress:

High mental stress levels in women often result in extreme hair loss and irregularity in mensural cycles. ASD or Acute Stress Disorder, Anxiety Disorder and Sleeping Disorder are also among the top causes of hair loss that have their roots in mental stress.

Hormone Imbalances:

Hormones play a very important role in both men and women. However, hormone imbalances affecting hair loss is more common among women. A medical condition known as Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) can cause male-pattern hair loss and unwanted growth of body hair in females. Other conditions such as Pregnancy, Menopause and Underactive Thyroid are also responsible for the same.

Bamboo Hair:

It is common to women to sport long hair. However, long hair may show signs of damage when affected with a condition called Bamboo hair (trichorrhexis invaginata) where the hair strands develop small bumps that resemble a bamboo stalk. It makes hair fragile (breaks easily), slows down hair growth, hair lacks lustre and shine and hair appears knotty. This may also cause loss of eyebrows and eyelashes. It is a genetic condition.

Gluten Intolerance:

Mild to intense gluten intolerance causes considerable hair loss. Indian diet is quite heavy on gluten products. Unawareness of being intolerant causes a considerable amount of hair loss and may cause frustration. Lack of awareness makes it remain undiagnosed in most cases. Gluten products include wheat and related grains like barley and rye. The extreme manifestation is Celiac disease.

Extreme Weight Loss:

Sudden and dramatic weight loss can cause the body to be in a state of shock by the fluctuation of the BMI or Body Mass Index. This is understood as ‘physical stress’ by the human body which in turn signals the hair follicles to hibernate or become inactive. It is not a permanent loss and hair can be regrow over a period. However, the results vary from person to person based on their health condition and age.


Dieting gone wrong may affect the body deeply. It may deprive you from ingesting essential and natural nutrients and minerals. The result is often deficiencies and other health related issues that trigger hair loss.

Nevertheless, with advancement of modern science, hair transplant has succeeded in providing a solution for hair loss. Be it your hair on the head, facial hair or eyebrows that you wish to improve, hair transplant is your one, permanent solution.

Why go for hair transplant?

Healthy hair is a sign of beauty. If you happen to suffer from hair loss and extreme hair thinning, you may lose out on your confidence and get into depression. Trying out many methods that may not be effective enough can stress you out even more as this not only aggravates your problem but also begins to make a bigger hole in your pocket. However, Hair Transplant works out well for everyone as the hair follicles that are used are extracted from your own body.

Brillar Cosmetic Clinic is counted among the best hair transplant clinic in Bangalore. With our experts to help you at every stage of your hair transplant journey, we make sure to give you a happy feeling of getting your natural hair back as it was earlier. 
We provide the best hair treatment solution in Koramangala, Bangalore with an affordable price.Patients have achieved natural, successful and satisfactory results with ‘Hair Transplant in Bangalore’ performed at Brillar Clinics. If you are considering a hair transplant or would like to obtain more information on hair transplantation, do not hesitate to get in touch with us. reach us at call / WhatsApp no: + 91 8050 605 605

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    FAQ About Hair Transplant

    Q: Do you accept health insurances?

    A: No, we are not a partner of any health insurance company.

    Q:What procedures do you provide?

    A: At Brillar Clinics, we offer our patients Hair Treatments and Hair Transplantation for scalp and facial hair.

    Q: Do you have services for women patients?

    A:Yes, women also suffer from hair loss caused by androgenetic alopecia or they might need to strengthen their existing hair.
    Hair transplantation or hair treatment services are also provided for our women patients.

    Q:What should I do to undergo a hair transplant operation at your clinic?

    A:Initially, you can contact us and schedule your appointment for consultation. If you are living in another city or country you can send your photos for free online consultation. After free online consultation, our patient coordinators will get in touch with you and inform you about the next steps. You may learn more about the following steps on our hair transplantation services page.

    Q: Do you offer a guarantee for hair transplantation?

    A:Yes, after the operation we give a warranty that also contains information regarding your hair transplant procedure.
    Your transplanted hair will be under warranty as long as a health condition or treatment does not affect the hair follicles and cause hair loss. Your transplanted hair will grow as your original hair and will give you a natural look.

    The warranty will be valid unless you are exposed to any cancer therapies such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy or any other diseases and treatments that could cause damage to your body hair.

    Q: How long does a hair transplant procedure take?

    A: It takes around 4-6 hours depending on the operation plan.

    Q: Are hair transplantation operations painful?

    A: No, since hair transplant operations are performed under local anesthesia, you don’t feel any pain.

    Q: Is there a recommended age to have a hair transplant?

    A: The doctor decides on the suitability of the patients for hair transplantation after the medical examination. Hair transplantation is recommended according to patients’ hair condition and hair loss phase. Apart from this, there is no particular age for having a hair transplantation procedure.

    Q: How long should I wait between two hair transplant operations?

    A: We recommend a 6-month waiting period for the area where hair transplantation has not been performed, and a 1-year waiting period for the area where hair transplantation has been conducted.

    Q: Why PRP supported hair transplantation?

    A: We achieve satisfactory results with a hair transplant supported by PRP therapy. PRP promotes tissue healing and hair growth during the post-operative period. For more information, you may refer to our PRPtreatment

    Q: During a hair transplant procedure, how do you preserve the grafts that have been extracted ?

    A:During the operation, we protect the grafts, which are extracted from the donor area, under ideal conditions by preserving them in a special solution and cooling process that maintains the appropriate conditions.

    Q: How long does it take to completely recover from a hair transplant procedure?

    A: FUE hair transplant is a minimally invasive operation, and post-operational recovery is very fast. After the operation, only small scabs on the transplanted area and tiny red dots at the donor area can be observed.

    15 days after the operation, the donor & transplanted area will return to their normal appearance.

    Q: When will I see the results from my hair transplant operation?

    A: After two months your transplanted hair will start to grow. From 4 to 6 months post surgery, the growth rate will increase and by the 6th month the patient will be able to observe the first results of his/her hair transplant procedure.

    Between 12 and 18 months after a hair transplant procedure you will be able to observe the final outcome of your operation.

    Q: What is shock hair loss?

    A: The term ‘shock hair loss’, which generally occurs within the first 2 months after the operation, is defined as the period where all patients experience a temporary shedding of their newly transplanted hair.
    We call this period as shock hair loss.

    After this phase, permanent hair will start to grow.

    Q: When can I return to work after the hair transplant procedure?

    A: You can return to your daily routine and work within 1-2 days after the hair transplant operation.

    Q: What is your location and working hours?

    A: Our clinic is located at #18, 1st Main, 1st Block, Koramangala, Diagonally Opposite to Essar Petrol Pump, Near Wipro Park, Bangalore

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