Scalp Micropigmentation can also be performed before undergoing a hair transplant procedure. The SMP treatment would not affect your transplant process although we do recommend having your treatment with us at least 6 weeks before you have hair transplant surgery.
Can I still get hair transplant after micropigmentation?
Can you have a hair transplant procedure and Scalp Micropigmentation? Full disclosure– we recommend it. The results of combining SMP with a hair transplant or with follicular unit extraction (FUE), can exceed that of just the hair replacement procedure.
Can I do SMP before a hair transplant?
Undergoing scalp micropigmentation before a hair transplant
SMP can effectively fill in between the balding or thinning areas of your scalp. As you grow older and your hair follicles become more established, then hair transplant becomes a more viable option.
What should I not do before hair transplant?
Stop using any topical hair treatment products that increase blood flow to the scalp. a surgical procedure. Refrain from smoking and nicotine products one week before your procedure. Nicotine constricts blood vessels making it difficult for oxygen rich blood to get to the surgical site.
Is micropigmentation better than hair transplant?
Hair transplant surgery may be right for you if you are willing to undergo surgery to physically restore the hairline or add fullness to thinning hair. Micropigmentation only gives the illusion of more hair, whereas a hair transplant replaces lost hair with a patient’s own, natural hair.
Can I have a hair transplant after SMP?
The SMP treatment would not affect your transplant process although we do recommend having your treatment with us at least 6 weeks before you have hair transplant surgery.
Does hair transplant damage SMP?
Thankfully, scalp micropigmentation does little to no harm in existing hair. SMP is similar to tattooing and the pigments themselves present no side effects to hair follicles. You can expect hair regrowth to be as normal as possible when you undergo scalp micropigmentation.
How long does scalp micropigmentation last?
Scalp micropigmentation is considered a permanent treatment. The treatment can last for up to 6 years or more depending on how the procedure was performed and how it’s taken care of in the following years. Micropigmentation can usually start to lighten after 4 to 6 years, requiring a touchup.
Can you remove FUE scars?
Linear scars as a result of follicular unit transplantation (FUT) cannot be removed. However, they can be fixed with a transplant repair. This involves grafting individual hair follicles using donor hair from other areas of the scalp into the scar tissue to hide the scar with the FUE method.
Is 2000 hair grafts alot?
Typically, we recommend between 2000-2500 grafts for the front third.
Can I shave my head before hair transplant?
You won’t have to shave your entire head prior to getting a hair transplant. The medical team at Innovations Medical will only shave a portion of the back of your scalp to make it easier for Dr. Bill Johnson to extract the healthy hair follicles. However, you can cover the shaved portions with your existing hair.
How much is 2000 hair grafts?
The term graft is used frequently in hair transplantation terminology and it stands for “hair follicle”. An average graft usually holds 2 or 3 strands of hair. 2000 grafts have approximately 5000 to 6500 hair follicles.
Is SMP a good option?
SMP is a great solution for some types of hair loss, but others may be better off with an FUE hair transplant or PRP (platelet-rich plasma therapy) treatment. Obviously scalp micro pigmentation is a great treatment to relieve the emotional distress that can be caused by bald or thinning hair.
How much does micropigmentation cost?
How Much Does Scalp Micropigmentation Cost in the USA?
|PROCEDURE TYPE||$ (USD)||Extra session cost in USD (Session 3)|
|Standard procedure (benchmark price)||$2700 – 4000||– app $700|
|Standard procedure with scars||$3000 – 5200||– app $800 – 1000|
|Mild alopecia areata||$3000 – 4300||– app $700|
|Severe alopecia||$3600 – 4000||– app $700|
How much does it cost to have scalp micropigmentation?
Typically, the treatment will cost $2,000- $4,500 depending on the factors listed above. In order to provide an accurate price quote, our team will need to see pictures of your hair loss to determine your number on the Norwood scale. WHY CHOOSE SCALP MICRO USA?