ID (Indonesia) Hair Transplant

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Hair Transplant In ID Indonesia, ID Alopecia Reduction, ID Cosmetic Surgery, ID Hair Grafts, ID Hair Implants, ID Hair Loss, ID Hair Replacement, ID Hair Restoration, ID Plastic Surgery, ID Scalp Flap Transfer, ID Skin Procedures, ID Surgeon

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Hair Transplant Procedure

Hair loss is caused by a combination of ageing, hormonal changes and a genetic history of baldness.  The earlier hair loss begins, the more severe the baldness.  It can also be caused by trauma, or burns, whereas this surgery is considered reconstructive.

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Here is some General Information about ID:

Indonesia Time

Since the country is very large, Indonesia is divided into three time zones:

GMT +7: Western Indonesian Time (WIB, Waktu Indonesia Barat)

Sumatra, Java, west/central Kalimantan

GMT +8: Central Indonesian Time (WITA, Waktu Indonesia Tengah)

Bali, south/east Kalimantan, Sulawesi, Nusa Tenggara

GMT +9: Eastern Indonesian Time (WIT, Waktu Indonesia Timur)

Maluku, Irian Jaya

Procedure Types

Hair Transplantation - The procedure consists of resurfacing bald areas of scalp with hair.  Plugs of bald scalp are removed and then filled with plugs of scalp containing several hair roots taken from hair-bearing areas.  Those grafts root themselves into their new locations and hair follicles start to grow eventually. 

Depending on the degree of baldness, the number of grafts needed and the length of treatment sessions vary.  Several operations may be necessary.  The technique may leave many small scars on the site used (donor sites) but are usually not noticeable.

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How is Hair Transplant Done?
Hair transplant in ID(Indonesia) can be done in three forms: Hair Transplantation; Scalp Flap Transfer; and Scalp Reduction (Serial Excision). A technique using a tissue expander is also used such that a tissue is placed under a hair growth area near the bald area. This allows for cell growth and hair growth.

Scalp Flap Transfer – This is done when the sides of the scalp (above the ears) and the back of the scalp is hair-bearing.  A long thin "flap" of scalp that is hair-bearing is removed and placed across a bald section to create a band of normal hair growth.  As part of the treatment, parts of the bald scalp may be removed.  The donor site is closed by stretching the opposite side of the scalp. 
This procedure replaces hair across a large area of bald scalp.  The hair growth looks normal, and the narrow scars are hidden between the hair follicles.

Scalp Reduction (Serial Excision) – This is the removal of as much of the bald section as possible and done in the first operation.  The adjacent hair bearing areas of scalp are pulled in close to the bald section, with the understanding that some bald areas will remain.  This technique is repeated one or more times at a later date to eventually reconstruct the bald area.

Tissue Expansion – A device called a tissue expander is placed under a hair growth area situated adjacent to a bald area.  After several weeks, the tissue expander causes skin to grow new skin cells.  Then another operation is necessary to place the newly expanded skin over the ajoining bald area.

Ideal candidates for hair replacement must have a healthy growth of hair at the back and sides of the head.  The hair on the back and sides of the head will be the donor sites where the flaps and grafts will be surgically removed.

The procedure  location options may include the surgeon`s office-based surgical facility, outpatient surgery center, hospital outpatient, or hospital in patient.

The anesthetic options are either general, or local (combined with a sedative)which allows the patient to remain awake but relaxed.

ID hair transplant - News update:
A Canadian observational study has examined the influence of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) treatments on the risk of haematological malignant neoplasms (HMN). The study used data from administrative databases on a cohort of 23,810 patients in Quebec from January 1980, to December 2003. Case patients were those with a HMN; they were matched for age and sex with 10 control subjects. After adjustment for clinical variables and concomitant medications, an analysis was conducted of potential associations between DMARD exposures and risk for HMN. The study reported that HMN developed in 619 patients, including lymphomas in 346 patients, leukaemia in 178 patients, and multiple myelomas in 95 patients. The unadjusted rate ratios for HMN after drug exposures were: • Methotrexate, 1.18 (95% CI, 0.99 to 1.40) • Azathioprine, 1.44 (1.01 to 2.03) • Cyclophosphamide, 2.21 (1.52 to 3.20) The adjusted estimates suggested that haematological cancer risk was most elevated after exposure to cyclophosphamide (1.84; 95% CI, 1.24 to 2.73) and the corresponding figure for lymphomas after cyclophosphamide exposure was 2.12 (1.33 to 3.54). There were insufficient exposures to biologic agents, which did not appear in the Quebec formulary until 2002, for an analysis of these agents to be conducted. The researchers note that controversy continues as to how much of the total risk of HMN in RA is related to the disease process itself compared with immunosuppressants; recent data suggest both aspects are likely important. They conclude from these current findings that cyclophosphamide was associated with the greatest relative risk for HMN and they advise that assessments of risk related to newer and emerging therapies should carefully consider previous and concomitant medication exposures. More...

To achieve desired fullness, several surgical sessions are needed.  There is a healing period of several months  recommended between each session. The final result with a full transplant series may take up to 2 years. 

A month or 2 after surgery, the grafted hair falls out (which is normal and temporary).  It takes another month or more before hair growth starts.  To create more natural-looking results, a surgical touch-up procedure may be necessary.  This may consist of using a combination of mini grafts or slit grafts to fill and blend in the hairline.

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