We’ve all heard about laser hair removal but did you know that lasers are used in hair transplant procedures as well?
The Food and Drug Administration approved laser hair grafting in 1990s and it soon became a popular method of hair transplantation.
Lasers are used to create tiny holes into which hair follicles are transplanted. Healing is faster and there is no scarring at site of transplant.
Nevertheless, there are some negative aspects to this procedure. For example, lasers reduce blood circulation to new grafts because they seal blood vessels. This causes hair graft to grow at a slower pace than usual, occasionally resulting in uneven hair growth patterns.
What does Laser Hair Grafting procedure entail? Laser hair grafting is completed in following steps:
1. Hair grafts are taken from back of head (the donor area).