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If you’re alarmed at the amount of hair you’re losing and you would like a clinically permanent solution, then fue hair transplant could be the answer to your hair fall woes.

In the 21st century both men and women are subjected to the pressures of society to look a certain way and when too much hair falls off, it becomes a stressful social issue.

While most people seek out shampoos and oils and other “herbal” remedies, a select few individuals such as yourself opt for a more permanent, scientific solution to excessive loss of hair.

Namely, follicular unit extraction.

A medical non-invasive approach which has worked to reverse receding, thinning and balding hairlines of both men and women all over the world.

The Most Important Factor In All Hair Transplant Procedures

The most expensive items in the world are often hand crafted with the skills of a seasoned expert.

For example, the most luxurious silk carpet in the world, called the Pearl Carpet of Baroda, fetched a princely sum of $4.45 million. It was 100% made by hand.

Likewise, when you’re going for your fue procedure, you’ll want to be catered to by the best of the best, at the hands of an experienced specialist, with the best tools for the job.

Introducing, The WAW Hybrid Punch System

Using the WAW Hybrid Punch System allows hair transplant surgeons to extract your hair follicles with laser-precision so that your follicles survive and can be successfully transplanted for thicker yields.

waw hybrid punch system

What makes the WAW Hybrid Punch System an incredible tool for successful hair restoration, is it’s suction mechanism which uplifts each follicle to ensure the entire graft, from hair tip to root is extracted 100%. Cleanly, successfully, and perfectly.

Which means a thicker and more dense looking result, post hair transplant. 

perfect extraction of fue hair transplant grafts

  • Superior suction mechanism to ensure all grafts are lifted out of the dermal layers.
  • Perfect whole graft extraction without leaving bits and pieces in your scalp.
  • Near-Zero wastage of precious grafts.
  • Higher yield for thicker, more dense looking hairline as grafts are implanted in a healthy state.
  • Get what you pay for, with Near-Zero collateral graft damage which ensures your post-op results are as imagined.

As hair loss is a problem which  occurs in about 10% of women and 40% of men – it’s no wonder hair treatments along with transplantation for men and women have skyrocketed in demand. 

Even the search term hair transplant Singapore has risen in popularity year on year, on Google. 

Issues like male pattern baldness or alopecia areata or female hair loss, won’t impact just looks, but also your state of mind.

However, there is good news. Both male and female pattern baldness are conditions that can be treated very effectively.

Here’s how it’s done…

STAGE 1: SYSTEMATIC CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS: Hair restoration is a delicate process. It may involve identifying your genetic propensity for hair fall, your internal nutritional intake and bloodwork. If you are not sure what’s causing hair fall, the first thing you need, is to seek a clinical diagnosis. Our team is ready to deploy this to proper effect in the restoration process. 

STAGE 2: CUSTOMIZED HAIR TREATMENT: Not all hair loss is equal, some people might need an adjustment in their lifestyles. Some might need a boost of nutrition to set their hair density on a course for recovery, while others will need a suite of hair treatments to get the hairline in the best of conditions. The only way to know that’s the best path forward is to begin with a clinical diagnosis.  

STAGE 3: CONSISTENT FOLLOW UP: What’s the most important thing after a successful treatment? It’s ensuring that you KEEP your new hair line intact. Through a meticulous follow-up process, the team will keep track of your progress as the weeks and months pass. And as you adjust to your new mane of hair, we’ll make sure your hair stays with you throughout the years.

Fazilah Iqbal is a hair transplant nurse practitioner, certified by the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine and the ISHRS (International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery).

She is also a certified clinical trainer of the ARTAS Robotic System for hair transplants. The world’s most advanced robot for surgical hair procedures. 

She gained profound experience in healthcare as a registered nurse for the last 15 years, 12 of which she has spent focusing on performing dozens of hair transplants annually.

Through her expertise and experience, she is able to collaborate and network with other world renowned hair transplant experts within the industry.

She also played a big role in educating and conducting training in various aspects of hair transplantation.

According to Miss Iqbal, restoring hair has always been a fulfilling job for her. She said it is gratifying to see how people’s lives transform when they feel better about themselves, brimming with new found confidence.

Unlike other clinics in Singapore, this hair transplant team, focuses solely on the treatments and procedures related to restoring hair to it’s thick and dense nature.

While many clinics out there place emphasis on a wide variety of aesthetic services like fillers for the face, botox injections and laser treatments. 

This hair transplant clinic is flooded with streams of patients from all directions, asking the same question… 

Can you help me to stop hair loss? 

The answer is often, an emphatic YES!

And you’ll find the hair transplant clinic here, at 333A, Orchard Road Mandarin Gallery. 

If you are currently experiencing excessive hair fall, thinning hair or receding hairline – both men and women – and you’re keen on hair transplant to restore hair density. 

This hair transplant clinic is conveniently located in the heart of Singapore’s internationally famous shopping district. 

The best way to get started is to book a consultation, either via tele-consultation or through email. 

The Truth About Hair Fall

In order to win the battle against thinning and receding hair, the first thing you would need to do is to understand the hair growth cycle.

1. Anagen: Growing Phase
Also known as the growing phase, the anagen phase determines how long the hair would be. It usually lasts for 2 to 7 years. Hair grows the most rapidly in this phase.

2. Catagen: Transitioning Phase
The catagen stage, also called the transition phase, is when the hair follicle shrinks and then it isolates itself from the dermal papilla. Hair is beginning to make a move into the next stage.

3. Telogen: Resting Phase
The third stage is known as the telogen phase. For around three months hairs take a breather. This resting phase already contains about 10-15% of the hair. However, as these old hairs reach a temporary stop, new hair starts to grow.

4. Exogen: New Hair Phase
The last stage would be the exogen stage. It is alternatively called the new hair phase. At this stage, the old and new hair continue to grow. There’s hope yet! As old hairs fall off, new hair begins to regrow anew.

But there are a couple of problems.

Firstly, as we age, the resting phase begins to stretch out longer while the growth stages begins to shorten.

This alone is sufficient to cause about 50% of men in their 50’s with the striking appearance of thinning hair.

As if aging alone is not enough, nature has given a generous percentage of the population various forms of hair loss to contend with.

These are listed below:

For most people going thorough hair loss, they would usually fall somewhere in the Norwood (men) or Ludwig (women) scale of hair loss.

You can refer to the scale above to see at which stage of hair loss you are currently at. 

Beyond that, there are actually four types of hair loss… 

1. Telogen effluvium
It happens when a considerable number of hair enters the telogen stage. Since the hair enters the resting phase, a lot of hair fall out. However, no new strands grow to replace.

2. Involutional alopecia
In this condition, the hair grows thinner as a person ages. Simply put, the hair becomes shorter, and they drastically decrease in number.

3. Alopecia areata
This kind of disease is quite different as it is an autoimmune condition. It means that the body’s immune system targets body cells which include the hair follicle. It prevents the growth of new hair.

Although not painful, this disease usually comes by surprise. Dermatologists, however, have already improvised ways on how to regrow lost hair.

These are just some of the common types of hair loss. It is worth noting that hair loss does not only happen in the scalp. In some cases, hair loss may affect other parts of the body, such as facial hair, eyebrows, sideburns, eyelashes, and the like.

Throughout the years, many have formulated ways to classify these types. For instance, the Hamilton-Norwood classification system applies to males. Meanwhile, the Ludwig system is used to describe hair loss for females both of these classifications will be shown below…

4. Androgenetic alopecia & Pattern hair loss
It is by far the most common type of hair loss. In fact, approximately 50 million men and about 30 million women are affected by this disease in the United States. Technically, this disease is hereditary but could be treated with the right medication and even surgery.

It could be both experienced by men and women. For men, this hair loss is usually observable as males enters mid 30’s. However, if not managed properly, it may progress in the next few decades.

Males have a higher probability of baldness than women. On the other hand, women with this condition do not necessarily experience a receding hairline. Both genders can refer to their own specific scale to recognize the stage of hair loss, each individual person is currently at…

Yes! Male pattern baldness is the most common type of hair loss that guys go through. But not to worry, this condition can be combated easily, especially with FUE hair transplant. 

Where can I find best hair transplant doctor in Singapore?

There are many clinics where you can get your hair transplantation done. But if you are looking for the best clinic and the best doctors for your hair transplant then Scotts Medical Center is the place to go.

How Much Does Hair Transplant Cost?

It varies according to the number of grafts you perform and also the level of expertise of the surgeon you’re seeing. In almost all cases, the more follicles you transplant into bald areas, the lower your cost per graft will be. Your number of grafts needed also directly correlates to the extent of hair fall you are experiencing.

Baldness Number of Grafts
Mild 1000
Moderate 1500
Servere > 2000

Where can I see before and after pictures?

As all medical clinics must follow rules set by the Ministry of Health, these pictures may only be viewed at the premises of the clinic. You may want to go through the reams of successful cases both these hair transplant experts have, personally when you consult with them, if so the next recommended step you take next would be to book an appointment with the hair transplant team.

Which Hair Restoration Procedure Is The Best?

There are basically two medically proven hair transplant procedures currently available for hair loss sufferers who are seeking a permanent remedy.

FUE - Follicular Unit Extraction. 

FUSS - Follicular Unit Strip Surgery.

FUSS is considered a significantly more invasive procedure. In this procedure a strip of skin is removed from the back of your scalp and then follicles extracted and then implanted to cover bald spots.

FUE (follicular unit extraction), in the year 2020, is considered the more popular procedure.

This is because the surgical procedure does not involve such a drastic slicing of the scalp. In follicular unit extraction, individual follicles are extracted from the scalp and then implanted to cover up bald spots.

Each follicular unit needs to be extracted masterfully in order for the hair transplantation procedure to succeed brilliantly.

FUE (follicular unit extraction) when done by a trained pair of hands leads to thicker and denser looking hair. Some patients are so overwhelmed by the result, they request for multiple hair transplants for even thicker hair. 

Is Hair Transplantation Permanent? 

In most cases, when done properly, hair follicles transplanted into bald areas of your scalp tend to last your entire lifetime. Besides that, with fue hair tranplant, each follicular unit usually contains two or three strands of hair providing sufficient coverage to bald spots.

There are several occasions where hair transplant patients are so thrilled with results that they want an even thicker and more dense appearance. So, they'll go for second and third rounds of hair transplantation.

Is The Process Painful? 

Even though the hair transplant procedure to restore your hairline via fue hair transplantation is considered a minimally or non-invasive surgical procedure.

There is a chance you will experience mild discomfort during your hair transplant, when hair follicles are extracted and implanted. However, do note that all patients have attested that it pales in comparison, to the new hairline they get.

Most report that it feels like a pen is pricking the top of their head.

This discomfort is minimized through the utilization of numbing solutions applied topically. This, in effect greatly reduces any experience of pain during your hair transplant procedure. Most patients choose to watch a movie or listen to a playlist of songs while undergoing hair transplant at the clinic.

What Complications Are Associated With The FUE  Procedure? 

After the hair transplant procedure, some patients experience itchiness on the scalp area, which may persist for a few days.

The scalp might experience some bruising and swelling in areas where follicular unit extraction were most actively targeted with the transplantation equipment.

Still others report a slight numbing of the treated scalp area. Some discomfort may be felt as you're watching your favourite move as hair follicles are transferred to bald and thinning spots.

These and other reported conditions are labelled by most as mild and will go away in less than a week, with consumption of medication and rest.

Can A Hair Transplant Surgery Fail? 

There a few reasons why a hair transplant might fail. Most notedly, a high transection rate, as a result of poor follicular unit extraction methods.

This leads to hair follicles not being extracted properly which also causes follicular death.

Which shouldn't worry you as the WAW Hybrid System ensures that hair follicles are extracted efficiently and properly from your scalp.

The other root cause of hair transplant failure is a lack of post-operative care, which leads the scalp to experience infection, which in turn causes the follicles to be harmed and unable to take root properly.

The image you see above is hair loss occurring to a person with follicles being attacked by DHT (dihydrotestosterone). A hormone which strangles follicles. 

It shows one thing, when a follicle is gone, it’s gone FOREVER. 

That’s the philosophy that most hair transplant surgeons around the world take, because it is rooted in scientific data.

Once a follicle gets strangled, it simply withers away and dies. At that point there is no chance to revive it and it is considered depleted. 

An average human scalp has around 100,000 hairs, and if you slowly but surely allow a significant portion of these hairs to die off, then you’re depleting the reservoir of hairs which can possible be used to be transplanted to balding areas. 

Which means, the longer you take to seek treatment, the lower your chances of having a thick, dense and natural mane of hair.

Your best move to make, while you’ve still got a significant amount of hair, is to save it asap! 

And if you’re already going through severe hair loss, you need to step up and quickly save your hairline. 

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