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How Hair Transplant and SMP Can Work Together to Create a Complete Hair Loss Solution

Updated: Mar 31, 2023

Hair loss can be a difficult issue to deal with, both emotionally and practically. While hair transplant surgery can be a great solution for some people, it doesn't always address all of the issues associated with hair loss. That's where SMP, or scalp micropigmentation, can come in. In this blog post, we'll explore how hair transplant and SMP can work together to create a more complete solution for hair loss.

A surgeon extracting hair follicles
Hair Transplant and Hair Follicles: Surgeon extracting hair follicles

Section 1: What is Hair Transplant?

Hair transplant is a surgical procedure that involves taking hair from a donor area (usually the back of the head) and transplanting it to the recipient area (where hair is thinning or balding). The hair follicles are typically transplanted in groups of one to four hairs, and the results can be quite natural-looking.

Section 2: Limitations of Hair Transplant

While hair transplant can be a great solution for many people, it does have some limitations. For example, it can be difficult to achieve full coverage in areas of extensive hair loss. In addition, the surgery can leave visible scars in the donor area. While these scars can often be concealed with longer hair, they can still be a concern for some people.

Hair Transplant: FUT Scar

Hair Transplant: FUE Scar

Section 3: What is SMP?

Scalp micropigmentation, or SMP, is a non-surgical procedure that involves using tiny needles to create the appearance of hair follicles on the scalp. This can be used to create the appearance of a full head of hair, or to camouflage scars or areas of thinning hair. SMP is typically performed over several sessions, and the results can last for several years.

Section 4: How SMP and Hair Transplant Can Work Together

One of the ways that SMP and hair transplant can work together is by using SMP to conceal the scars from the hair transplant surgery. Because SMP creates the appearance of hair follicles on the scalp, it can be used to create the illusion of hair growing over the scars. This can make the scars much less noticeable, and can help to create a more natural-looking result overall.

n addition, SMP can be used to create the appearance of fuller hair in areas where hair transplant may not be possible. For example, if a person has extensive hair loss on the crown of their head, hair transplant surgery may not be able to achieve full coverage. By using SMP to create the appearance of hair follicles in this area, a more complete result can be achieved.

Conclusion :

If you're considering hair transplant surgery, it's worth considering whether SMP might be a good complement to the procedure. By using SMP to conceal scars or create the appearance of fuller hair, a more complete hair loss solution can be achieved. At SMP Singapore, we have helped clients to cover their hair transplant scars as well as apply SMP to area where hair still looks thin after hair transplant surgeries, so we can be sure to help you with your needs too. Contact us today for a consultation.

FUT Scar Camouflage by SMP Singapore: Artist Erica

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