It is always a good idea to be prepared for your consultation, make a list of questions you wish to ask so nothing is forgotten; maybe send to the clinic before so the doctor can also prepare and make the time as productive as possible
A hair loss or transplant consultation can be a useful way to gather more information personal to your situation and have a personal dialogue with the doctors who will be responsible for a surgical hair restoration procedure
When asking for an on-line consultation the clinic will require certain details from you to give a credible assessment of your situation, it is important to be open and honest otherwise this will cloud the assessment given
Details such as your age, hair loss in your family, hair loss medications you are using and your goals and intentions to name a few aspects to include. Good quality pictures, of all aspects of your head, front, and both sides, back and top are also needed; take in clear daylight, no flash or shadow that obscures reality
It is always good to discuss how the day of the procedure will be managed, what aspects of the procedure the doctors´ undertake and what duties are the responsibilities of the technical staff; a small detail but you do not want any surprises or concerns on your big day
Video (Skype) Consultations are becoming more popular with Hattingen Hair and allow you to interact with the Doctor from your home. It allows the Doctor to see you better and measure aspects such as scalp laxity. A personal consultation is obviously the ultimate, and also gives you a chance to visit the clinic, to get a feel of the Doctor and Clinic.
When possible a personal consultation is the best idea; some aspects should be expected, such as checking the quality of your hair characteristics, donor and recipient, assessing the donor hair density, approximate hairs to FU number and any degree of miniaturisation in the donor
If hair line rebuilding discuss the design and your goals, even draw the hair line and understand why the placement and design has to be a certain way to ensure a balanced and sustainable result can be achieved long term.
On higher Norwood cases how much coverage can be achieved and how many grafts can be harvested in a single procedure and later, future procedures if required
The hair transplant technique to use, either FUT or FUE; each technique offers their own benefits and especially if the first procedure which is going to be the best for donor area management. Does the clinic use any “technical tricks” to enhance the hair transplant, custom-made blades, hair curvature, angle of graft placement, closure techniques to name a few
Be prepared for your consultation and make the most of the time you spend with the doctor; it is a vital requisite to your hair transplant research