Reasons Why Not Everyone Can Get a Hair Transplant


Hair transplant is a life changing procedure for the ones who are suffering from pattern baldness. But, it may not be suitable for every hair loss condition, so that most surgeons take certain factors into consideration before suggesting you a hair transplant for your hair loss concerns to achieve desired outcomes.

Here are some key factors in determining the compatibility of a hair transplant for your condition.

Donor hairs availability

During your first meeting with the surgeon, he or she will examine your scalp for the availability of potential donor hair grafts. If you have insufficient amount of donor grafts on sides or back of the scalp, your surgeon may recommend you an alternative treatment of hair transplant.

Patient’s age

If you are under age or less than 30 years of age and have immature pattern baldness, your surgeon will advise you to wait few more years for a proper hair transplant.

Severity of hair loss

The patients with more severe hair loss condition may not be suitable for hair transplant as there are no enough grafts available to cover the larger recipient area. In this case, surgeons normally suggest body to scalp hair transplantation or some non-surgical options including PRP for hair, Acell therapy and mesotherapy.

Patient suffering from Alopecia Areata

Alopecia is an autoimmune disorder that causes hair loss in the form of patches in both males and females. In most cases, the condition is temporary and hairs come back after few treatment, but in other cases, the spots may stay there longer period. Unfortunately, alopecia areata is not curable with a hair transplant surgery due to unpredictable hair loss pattern.

Alopecia areata treatment in Dubai

Instead of hair transplant, your surgeon at Hair Transplant Dubai Clinic, may recommend you some alternative treatments that are able to successfully treat alopecia areata.


PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) is one of the latest developments in the area of non-surgical hair restoration techniques. PRP for hair loss has been proven successful treatment for restoring a right quantity of natural hair.

In the treatment procedure, the clinician will collect a blood sample from the body of a sufferer. The obtained blood clot will be indulged into a specialized apparatus to separate out the Platelet Rich Plasma from the blood. This PRP is then injected into the scalp of the patient where the alopecia occurs.

The collected PRP has higher growth factors than all the other blood of the body. These growth factors stimulate the collagen production allowing hair follicles to become healthy and grow more hair.

Treating alopecia areata with mesotherapy

Mesotherapy is a non-surgical alternative treatment for hair loss that allows both men and women to stop hair loss and also restore the lost ones to a great extent.

It includes injection of serum obtained from multiple medications directly into the middle layer (mesoderm) of the scalp’s skin. There, it enhances the growth factors including collagen and elastin to better the hair loss concern. Mesotherapy is one of the favorites of the alopecia areata treatments in Dubai.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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