The crown, also known as the vertex, is a area of scalp that can require hair transplantation either in alone or in combination with other part of the scalp. Crown hair transplant procedures are one of the most technically demanding of all types of hair restoration procedures due to the fact that extreme hair angle changes occur in the crown area in a whorl, or spiral, pattern which must be meticulously recreated for a seamlessly natural result to give a full density appearance.
The crown surface area is quite large so to cover the whole crown region it needs lot of graft with high density to give a fuller and natural appearance. The solution of crown region baldness is hair restoration by FUE transplant technique.
There are a few basic facts about crown hair restoration that every individual should know before deciding having a crown hair replacement procedure. These are given below
The crown is in a state of ongoing recession, especially in men experiencing male pattern baldness. This means that additional hair restoration sessions may be required in the future to cover further baldness that may occur in this area.
The crown region requires more number of grafts to achieve excellent results and may require another session, depending on the extent of baldness.
If the front and crown areas of the head both experience extensive hair loss, so whether you are a suitable candidate for megasession in which more than 3500 grafts are done , it can be told after examination of the condition of your donor area.
For those patients who want to treat the crown region baldness, they are advised to take anti hair loss medication and PRP sessions to stabilize their further hair loss in the future so that requirement of grafts for crown hair transplant become less. This is particularly advisable for younger person in which crown region baldness starts at early age
Technique of hair transplant
Achieving desired results during crown hair replacement can be rather tricky and requires the technical skill and artistic vision of a hair transplant. Dr. Prashant fully understands natural patterns of hair loss in men, a key element in re-creating hair growth in the crown that looks natural and can be maintained over time. This creates the most effective two-dimensional and three-dimensional results, and provides hair restoration results that will age well over time.
Crown hair transplant procedures is done by extraction of roots from the donor site from the back side of the scalp by using the follicular unit extraction (FUE ) method under local anesthesia . It is done by Dr. Prashant experienced team and are expertly placed to achieve perfect angles, direction, pattern and graft-to-site fit.
Cost of Crown Hair Transplantation
The price and total expenses of Crown hair transplant in India vary from patient to patient, primarily based on the area of baldness to be covered and the hair density needed to achieve that results. These factors will affect the number of grafts required during crown transplant procedure, and may even need more than one procedure to be performed. Due to the individualized nature of crown hair transplantation costs, details will be discussed with you during your initial consultation with the hair transplant surgeon.
Causes of Crown Hair Loss
Genetic male pattern baldness.
Anagen hair loss,
Disorders of hair growth,
Telogen hair loss
Tinea capitis, traction alopecia and trichotillomania.
Determining whether hair restoration procedure is the best option to treat hair loss in the crown area must carefully be considered based on a number of factors, including the extent of hair loss, the likelihood of future hair loss (and the possibility of having enough donor hair over time to replace new balding areas), and the ability to create natural-looking hair patterns in the crown area using hair transplantation. We will advise you on the best crown hair restoration options for you during your initial consultation.
Crown Hair Transplant Recovery
Crown hair transplant recovery is generally similar to recovery from other types of hair transplant procedure. However, it typically only takes less than 24 hours to recover from hair transplant procedure. From next day after the procedure you will be able to resume most daily activities, although it is recommended that you avoid strenuous activities for a week. You can return to work on the day following the procedure, although many people choose to take a few days off following the procedure. There will be some tiny scabbing in the transplanted area for up to 2 week. There will be no bandages, no stitches and you can wash and shampoo your hair according to the instruction from next day after the procedure. The full growth of the transplanted hair will take around 6 to 9 months .