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About Hair Transplant

Treatment Duration
7-8 Hours

Local Anesthesia

Recovery Period
7-8 Days

6-12 Months

What is Body Hair Transplant?

  • Body Hair Transplantation (BHT) is an option that can enable you to undergo a hair transplant even if there are not any suitable donor areas on your scalp. The donor follicles can be taken from another part of the body instead.

Who Should Have a Body Hair Transplant?

  • Body hair transplants are usually only recommended when it is not possible to take a graft or to extract individual follicles from your scalp.
  • It is usually best to take the donor follicles from the same type of area as the hair will retain its original characteristics after the transplant.
  • Follicles that were taken from another part of your body will continue to look like body hair rather than head hair. The transplanted hair may be coarser or curlier and it won’t be able to grow as long as the rest of the hair on your head.
  • However, a body hair transplant can still be effective when scalp to scalp transplants aren‘t possible, especially if you are happy with a shorter hairstyle.

Different Techniques For Men Hair Transplant?

fue hair transplant and fut hair transplant

FUE & Nano technique

  • Hair follicles is extracted individually by using micro-tips under the control of the technician. The microtips used is less than 0.6mm and this includes a minimum amount of skin to prevent scarring behind the head. With FUE Technique the scalp is minimally affected and is preserved. FUE has a quicker recovery time and less post-operative discomfort.


  • DHI method is an unshaved hair transplant procedure. This technique is applied without the need to shave the donor area to be transplanted. No incisions, less scarring and minimal pain with this procedure.

Pre-op Instruction

  • Avoid taking blood thinning medication like Aspirin 3-4 days before the procedure
  • Quit smoking 3-4 days prior the procedure
  • Do not consume alcoholic beverages for 2-3 days prior the procedure
  • Limit your caffeine intake 2-3 days before

The Body Hair Transplant Procedure

body hair transplant

  • Body hair transplants are usually performed using the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method.
  • The donor area will be numbed with a local anesthetic. Individual follicular units will then be removed from across a wide enough area that their loss won’t be noticeable.
  • After a local anesthetic is given to the treatment area, small incisions will be made with a needle.
  • The donor follicles will be individually implanted into these incisions in a natural-looking pattern.
  • The hair follicles will be shed after a few weeks, but the effects will be permanent when they grow back.

Post-op Care

  • Use cold compressor to reduce post-surgical swelling and pain
  • Start taking prescribed medications immediately after your surgery
  • Keep your head in an upright position for 2 days at least
  • Avoid smoking for 1 week following the surgery
  • The vulnerable recipient area must be protected from the sun
  • Limit your alcohol and caffeine consumption for a few days
  • Picking or scratching the scalp is strictly not allowed for around 30 days
  • Limit or avoid sports or exercises for 30 days
  • Do not wear any hats or bandage for 10 days
  • Wash your hair as instructed by our surgeon
  • You can shower as normal using the shampoo given to you 10 days after your procedure
  • If you have question about hair products, dye and trimming your hair then please call on of our surgeon.

Risks and Benefits

risk and benefits of hair transplant

Body hair transplantation can be an effective treatment when it isn’t possible to transfer follicles from another part of the scalp. However, it is important to be aware of the limitations of this method so that you have realistic expectations about the results. You should discuss the risks and benefits in detail with your doctor before the procedure.

  • Donor follicles can be taken from different parts of the body, depending on where they are available and how well the follicles match the hair on your head. You can have the procedure even if there are no suitable donor areas on your scalp.
  • Body hair transplants won’t match the surrounding hair, especially when it comes to the length that they can grow. The differences between body and scalp hair mean that it can be difficult to predict the final results as the follicles on the body grow at different depths and angles than those on the head.
  • The FUE method won’t produce visible scarring and you should be fully recovered within a week.
  • You should expect some discomfort or tightness in the treated area for a couple of hours after the procedure and the treated areas may look pink for a few days.

If you are considering a hair transplant and want to know if  body hair transplantation is the right method for you, make an appointment to discuss the options with an experienced doctor at the Beyond Medical Centre.

Our Result

Frequently Asked Questions

    • Is there an age limit for body hair transplant?
    Is there an age limit for body hair transplant?

    Usually patients between the ages of 20 and 50 are considered as the most suitable candidates for a body transplant surgery. However, this does not always have to be limited within this specific range.

    • How long does it take for hair to grow after body transplant?
    How long does it take for hair to grow after body transplant?

    Within a few weeks after the operation you may notice some hair loss from the new transplanted area. The transplanted hair will begin to grow again in 2-3 months and it will take up to 12 months to get the complete visible result.

    • Will there be a Scar?
    Will there be a Scar?

    With FUE there’s no visible linear scarring, making it a better choice. FUE only leaves minute, dot-like scars where each follicle was individually removed. These are virtually impossible to see, even when the hair is cropped very close to the head.

    • Will it hurt?
    Will it hurt?

    The FUE procedure will be performed under a local anesthetic and will generally be a painless process.

    • What is the recovery period?
    What is the recovery period?

    The recovery time for Beard & Mustache transplant is usually around 3-5 days and as you might expect, due to the removal of hair follicles, some swelling of the head typically occurs. This is only temporary and will resolve completely.

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    • review rating 5  I had my hair transplant at Beyond Med Centre on 20th February 2019, it was an incredible experiences. Not only was i put at ease and felt comfortable but during the procedure i was offered excellent entertainment, food and refreshments! I am so pleased with the results and the aftercare provided, something most people don’t think about, but to have the support has been a great comfort. I would highly recommend Beyond Med Centre for any procedure, the staff are professional and friendly whilst the centre it self is state of the art, luxurious and relaxing.

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