Thinning hair is a problem affecting approximately 80 million women and men in the United States. For some individuals, hair loss can be emotionally devasting. They can lose their self-confidence and find it difficult to have a positive self-image.
Hats, scarves, and wigs are options. However, they are rarely effective. Instead of hiding the problem, individuals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are turning to the professionals at Farris Plastic Surgery.
Understanding the Cycles of Hair Growth and Loss
Everyone goes through three stages of hair growth and loss. The anagen phase is when your hair is actively growing, and it typically lasts around three to five years. The catagen phase is shorter. It only lasts for around two to three weeks. It’s when new hair growth stops appearing, and older hairs start degrading.
The last stage is the telogen phase. It’s when old hairs start shedding. The phase lasts around three or four months before the hair growth cycle begins again.
Problems with baldness occur when the telogen stage is longer than the anagen phase. Your hair loss is exceeding hair growth, resulting in thinning hair and bald patches.
Treating Hair Loss in Men and Women
Instead of using the traditional method of stripping and replanting hair, Dr. Farris is choosing the NeoGraft 2.0 Automated Hair Transplant system. The Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method uses the latest technology to harvest and replant hair.
The NeoGraft system is virtually pain-free, unlike the traditional stripping method. Hair follicles are individually removed and implanted in the bald area. You get naturally-looking results with the minimally invasive procedure.
Benefits of the NeoGraft System
Benefits of the NeoGraft 2.0 procedure include:
- Minimal discomfort
- Minimal bleeding and fewer complications compared with the “strip method”
- No intravenous or intra-muscular sedation is required
- No stitches or staples are used
- No unsightly linear scar
- Flexibility for any hairstyle of your choice, short or long
- Short recovery time – you can typically go back to work the next day
- Fewer restrictions on your normal daily activities
- Natural-looking results
Contact Farris Plastic Surgery to Learn More About NeoGraft
Contact Dr. Farris online or call 214-363-1073 for a consultation about your hair loss.