It’s not unusual for men to experience hair loss as a part of the natural aging process. While creams and lotions can slow down the rate of hair loss, they can’t regenerate hair once it falls out.
If you’ve noticed that your hair is slowly getting thinner on your scalp, it may be time to consider an ARTAS hair transplant.
What Is an ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant?
The ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant is an FDA-cleared, non-surgical treatment that uses next-generation artificial and robotic intelligence to restore hair growth. The procedure has two steps.
First, we identify donor hairs along the sides and back of the head for follicular unit extraction. However, selecting donor hairs isn’t done by hand; instead, the technology used in ARTAS uses a predefined algorithm to pinpoint the optimal hairs for the procedure.
The technology doesn’t stop with identifying the appropriate donor hairs. It also identifies the hairline and maps the relevant transplant areas where hair restoration is most likely to be effective.
Following the follicular unit extraction, we will meticulously insert the donor hairs into the recipient follicle sites. The insertion of the hair stimulates the follicles and encourages new growth. Over time, patients experience rejuvenated hair in areas that were previously thinning.
ARTAS hair transplants are appropriate for men with straight black or brown hair. Typically, the procedure works best for men with a diagnosis of male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia).
What Are the Advantages of an ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant?
There are numerous benefits to seeking hair restoration with an ARTAS hair transplant. A few include:
High Success Rate
Most men notice some hair loss by the age of 35. The cause is usually shorter growth cycles of the hair. Each hair goes through three cycles, including growing, regressing, and resting.
The growth and regression cycles are associated with new hair production. However, as the cycles shorten due to the aging process, eventually, the hair follicle stops producing new hair and becomes latent. Once a hair follicle becomes dormant, hair growth declines. As more follicles become inactive, noticeable baldness becomes apparent.
ARTAS robotic hair transplants stimulate the follicles, resulting in hair restoration over time. According to research, up to 98% of grafts survive during an ARTAS hair restoration treatment, which is higher than traditional hair transplants.
Relatively Quick Procedure
Since ARTAS hair transplants rely on a combination of technology and human effort, they are quicker and more efficient than traditional hair transplants. Using the ARTAS device, we can efficiently perform up to 1,500 grafts per hour. Depending on the extent of your thinning hair, the procedure may take up to three hours to complete.
In comparison, traditional hair transplants often require a half-day or full-day treatment. The conventional method also requires a recovery period, which can be difficult for patients who don’t have a lot of time to spend away from their everyday responsibilities.
By choosing an ARTAS robotic hair transplant, you’re electing for a non-invasive, non-surgical treatment that offers serious results. You won’t need to undergo general anesthesia, and we don’t use a knife or scalpel during the procedure.
The recovery time for ARTAS is limited, and patients can often return to their normal activities the next day.
During the treatment, we use tiny punctures to insert donor hairs into the hair follicles. However, the punctures don’t require any stitches to heal. While other hair transplant methods often result in linear scars, there’s no scarring with ARTAS because we don’t use invasive tools.
Since ARTAS uses technology designed to stimulate dormant hair follicles, it takes time for new growth to occur. Patients generally don’t see significant results for up to six months after their treatment. However, this is a positive thing. You won’t step into our office with balding areas and leave a few hours later with a lustrous, full head of hair.
Because results occur over time, your friends, work colleagues, and family won’t see an obvious change in your appearance immediately. Instead, the changes will occur gradually, leading to a more natural appearance.
The results you get from an ARTAS robotic hair transplant are permanent. Every hair follicle treated with ARTAS will continue to grow hair, often for the rest of your life. There’s no need for regular follow-up treatments to touch up the same follicles.
However, no hair transplant can prevent future hair loss in other follicles. Male pattern baldness usually continues its course — it doesn’t stop entirely. Therefore, as the years go by, you may need an additional ARTAS hair transplant for previously untreated areas.
Who Is a Suitable Candidate for an ARTAS Hair Transplant?
Appropriate candidates for an ARTAS hair transplant include men with diagnosed male pattern baldness, clinically known as androgenetic alopecia. Only men with naturally straight brown or black hair are candidates. Individuals with blond or red hair should consider other types of procedures to treat hair loss.
If you believe you are a good candidate for an ARTAS robotic hair transplant, schedule a consultation with us. We will review your medical history and examine your scalp to determine whether ARTAS is right for you. Of course, you can feel free to ask us any questions related to the treatment.
Get Your ARTAS Hair Transplant with Us
Global Center for Hair Restoration in Nashville, TN, offers ARTAS robotic hair transplant treatments for men. To learn more about this innovative treatment and find out whether it’s right for you, contact us to schedule an appointment today.