Hair Replacement vs. Hair Transplant

Hair Replacement vs. Hair Transplant

Due to abnormal hair fall, many of us develop thin or bald areas in the scalp which leads to appearance crisis. There are options to get back hair to reclaim the lost glory. Hair restoration surgeons offer different hair replacement and hair transplant options. Let’s compare and contrast these options. This blog post explains the pros and cons of hair transplant and hair replacement treatments.

If you want to naturally regrow hair at a thin or bald spot, this topic is for you.

Hair Transplant Options

When it comes to naturally regrow hair at thin or bald areas of the scalp, no treatment is better than a hair transplant. It is a surgical option for hair restoration that is able to regrow hair naturally. Some trauma is caused at the donor and the recipient site, but the side effects disappear in one or two weeks. The patient needs to take care of before and after instruction.

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Hair Replacement Options

The modern hair replacement treatments represent a new approach to enhance appearance. We are not talking about traditional hair replacement methods here. The latest options for hair replacement use finer materials to provide natural-looking hair. This option is simple and easier than hair transplant procedures.

Hair Transplant vs. Hair Replacement

First of all, let’s admit that both options come with pros and cons. Let’s briefly discuss the benefits and disadvantages of hair replacement and hair transplant:

Benefits of Hair Transplant

  • Keeps growing hair
  • Improves self-esteem
  • Delivers natural-looking hair
  • Possible under local anesthetic
  • Enhances the appearance of the person

Disadvantages of Hair Transplant

  • It can cause temporary scarring
  • It is not cheap and can be expensive
  • There is an avoidable risk of infection
  • The transplanted hair falls then grows back

Benefits of Hair Replacement

  • Its cost is not high
  • No need to perform surgery
  • Great for temporary hair loss
  • Delivers instant results; no waiting
  • Suitable if a person does not have hair to donate

Disadvantages of Hair Replacement

  • It looks similar to a wig
  • It requires frequent cleaning
  • Limited hairstyles can be tried
  • It requires regular maintenance
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Cost and Benefits Analysis

Due to the different nature of the individual requirements, the cost of hair replacement and hair transplant varies from person to person. The benefits of hair replacement and hair transplant can be different for different people. Please contact us for consultation and know how much you will have to pay.

Further Details about Hair Restoration

In the end, we can say that anyone can regrow hair by trying our latest hair transplant procedure. You can read more about it by browsing related posts and pages.

If you need more details, one of our surgeons would love to guide you. All you need is to get in touch with us by calling us or filling our online form.

Wish you all the best for your cosmetic journey!


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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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