Difference Between Hair Plugs and Hair Transplant


Difference Between Hair Plugs and Hair Transplant

No doubt, different treatment options for hair loss are available but how to decide which one will work effectively and will give the best results. In this guide, we will tell you the difference between 2 method hair plugs and hair transplantation so that you can make your decision wisely.

When a person deals with the issue of hair loss they look for treatment options which can effectively solve their problem. The 2 most advanced techniques are hair plugs and hair transplant to reverse the purpose of hair fall and treat baldness. No doubt, the choice which you will make will depend on the cost, the problem you are facing, and the reason behind it. For now, we tell you the difference between hair plugs and hair transplantation so that you can choose the option which lasts for long-time and gives natural results.

What is involved in hair plugs procedure?

This method is traditional as used way before the micro-surgical skills and technology became effective.

In case of hair plugs, the circular grafts are used which helps in regrowth of hair on the scalp. The grafts are implanted where hair growth has stopped. Some providers still use punch graft method in which grafts are punched from one site to another. But, even after different sessions, it gives a patchy effect. Also, multiple sessions are required to see the fuller and consistent look. The problem of the unnatural hairline is still there with gap and clumping. There is also a problem with maintenance and scarring.

What is involved in hair transplantation?

Due to the issues faced in hair plugs the modern method of hair transplantation is the preferable choice for many people. Its results are excellent and consistent which means they are more effective as compared to other options.

There are 2 methods for hair transplantation surgery: FUE and FUT. In Follicular Unit Extraction, the hair grafts are taken one by one from the donor site and then transplanted to the problematic area. This method does not leave any scar on the scalp.

In Follicular Unit Transplantation, a strip of hair is taken from the scalp which is then transplanted where hair growth is very less.

The extraction and transplantation of the hair grafts are done in such a way that it gives natural placement to the new hair follicles.

They are, in effect, a more advanced and effective form of “hair plug”, but the finished effect can be seamlessly natural and far easier to maintain. It means that proper coverage will be achieved without any gap and without changing the texture of the hair.

Consider the best option

Clearly, it shows that the results which you are looking will be achieved by transplantation. For further information, you should consult our surgeon for the treatment.