Where does the donor hair come from in a female FUE hair transplant?
The donor hair is usually taken from the back of the head above the neck area or somewhere close. The female patient will be required to cut off a small area which the doctor will advise on after the free evaluation.
How do I know if I’m eligible for FUE female hair transplant?
Female FUE transplant is ideal for women with thinning hair, suffering from baldness, or losing large portions of hair. To find out if you are eligible for a female transplant surgery, please answer a few medical history questions and send us a few pictures so that our medical team can review your case and determine if you are eligible or not for free. Just fill out the form here:
Is a FUE hair transplant for women painful?
No there’s no pain felt throughout any stage of the transplant. The female patient will be administered local anesthesia to ensure there’s no pain nor any type of discomfort throughout the process and beyond the transplant. After the transplant, it is normal to feel and see some swelling for a few days while the patient fully recovers.
How long does it take to get a FUE hair transplant for women?
Depending on each female patient’s needs, the hair transplants usually take between 2 to 6 hours long for a women patient, depending on how much follicles will be transplanted on the interest area.
How much time to do female patients take to recover after a FUE hair transplant?
Post hair transplant surgery, the recovery time is usually between 2 to 4 hours for a female patient a few days to un-swollen the area where the surgery happens.
How much time off from work do female patients need for getting FUE hair transplant?
Only one day, the day on which the procedure will be happening, the patient will require a full day off from their regular activities to ensure enough time for the transplant which can take up to 6 hours plus a few hours more for recovery.
Is there a specific diet for female patients before getting FUE hair transplant?
No, there’s no need for any changes to the normal meals, the female patient can continue with their normal diet.
Can the female transplant hair grow the same length as my current hair?
Yes, female patients will be able to grow their hair long. Female patients might experience some loss of hair immediately after the transplant is done, however this will only happen for a short time while the transplanted follicles settled in and the new hair start to grow naturally again.