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Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions

PAI clients answer your top 5 hair transplant questions below!

Top Five Questions
Question #5
The Benefits of PAI’s Multi-Unit Hair Grafting™ Procedure?
MUHG, or Multi-Unit Hair Grafting™, is so sought after because it delivers a natural result, giving more hair volume or coverage than more traditional methods such as Follicular Unit Grafting alone.
Most Recent Response
I had a lot of hair loss and am convinced that I could not have gotten as much coverage with any other type of procedure. PAI was able to give me about all of my hair back!
Question #4
Are the results permanent?
This is another common question and concern for people seeking hair transplantation as a solution to thinning hair and loss of hair. Providing that an individual is a candidate, the results are most typically permanent for the remainder of one’s life.
Most Recent Response
The results look quite natural. Everyone that knows I had the procedure have told me that it looks great and natural. Most have not said anything other than you look great. Today I had my annual physical and the nurse repeated the phrase that “you look great.” Whatever you are doing, keep it up.
Question #2
How soon can I go back to work?
This question is one we get often and, fortunately, the answer is sooner than you may think. Some variable factors do need to be taken into account.
Most Recent Response
I had a level 12 done so it was a week for me. I wore a hat quite a bit for the first few weeks. There was no pain at all during the day, just a little uncomfortable sleeping the first few nights. I’m glad I made the decision to do it.
Question #3
How natural are the results?
Today’s modern hair transplantation techniques are totally natural. The older “plug” or “corn row” type procedures are no longer commonplace. The key to a natural result is tailoring the procedure to the hair type and needs of the individual.
Most Recent Response
At three months post-op, I didn’t have to tie my long hair back anymore to cover up the spot! That’s how fast I saw results. Dr. Waesche did an excellent job of grafting the hairs so that they created a natural swirl pattern that looks completely normal. I am extremely pleased with my results.
Question #1
Does it hurt?
People tend to notice little to no discomfort during the actual procedure. This is in direct contrast to the old methods of yesteryear when modern pain-management techniques were more archaic and less efficient.
Most Recent Response
I am 4 months post-op. The operation itself wasn’t painful at all. I could feel a little pressure at times but really no pain. At one point I felt a very slight sting, kind of like a mild bee sting, but it was only for a few seconds, but even that was minimal. I had some mild discomfort in the first few days after the procedure but it certainly wasn’t painful. I had a little tightness in the area in the back but when the suture came out that quickly eased. All in all I would have to say that it was much easier than I thought it would be.