Am I A Candidate For Hair TransplantsHave you been researching the various hair loss treatment options but can’t decide on which one is right for you? We know that over two-thirds of men and women suffering hair loss use some form of remedy or therapy without a proper medical diagnosis which leads to incorrect and ineffective treatment and poor results.

In this article we explain the indicators for those who are suitable for hair implants as well as the conditions where an alternative treatment would be recommended.


Who Is Suitable For Hair Transplants?

Hair transplants are suitable if you are in good general health and your hair loss is affecting your self-confidence or self-esteem.

You may not be a suitable candidate for Gro hair implants if:

  • You don't have enough hair in the donor area to get sufficient donor follicles
  • The recipient/ transplant area isn't able to support the donor graft
  • You have unrealistic expectations about what hair transplant can achieve
  • You are unable or unwilling to undergo the procedure and follow post-operative care instructions

The only way to determine your suitability for Gro hair implants is to book a consultation.


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What Are The Other Options?

Alternative options to hair transplant surgery include:

Scalp Micropigmentation increases the appearance of hair density and covers bald areas. Non-toxic pigment is applied to the area in a series of small dots simulating hair follicles, to colour the scalp and give the illusion of higher hair density. Micropigmentation is a good option if hair transplants are not suitable but can also be used in combination with a hair transplant to improve results.

Hair prosthesis (wig or hair piece) to cover the hair loss.


Looking For Hair Loss Prevention?

If hair transplant isn’t right for you just yet, or you are just looking for prevention or to thicken up your hair, then growth factor therapy could be right for you.

Growth Factor Therapy featuring Factor4, is a revolutionary new treatment method for patients suffering from alopecia. Treatment takes place through the injection of autologous serum into the scalp; with the goal of stimulating the scalp to endorse hair growth.

PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Treatment can thicken hair and stimulate new hair growth. A small amount of blood is taken and the blood cells removed to leave behind the plasma, containing growth factors and nutrients that stimulate follicle activity. The plasma is injected into the scalp where hair loss is occurring to improve hair growth.


Next Steps

A correct diagnosis is the first step in determining if hair transplant surgery is right for you. Our treatment options are personalised to individual requirements, based on sound medical knowledge and experience. Gro are leaders in the hair transplant industry, applying the safest and most advanced innovations in hair replacement techniques and technology. Giving you healthy, natural looking hair with virtually no pain, no stitches and no scars, just 100% natural results, meaning you can enjoy your own hair, for life. 

If you suffer from hair loss, answer these 3 questions to discover the best treatment option for you. or call us on 1300 787 563.


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Our clinics were previously branded as “DHI Australia” under licence from DHI Hair Care International Pte Ltd, an entity part of the DHI Global Medical Group.
As of 1st May 2020, our clinics are no longer associated or affiliated with the DHI Global Medical Group.
Our clinics, branded as Gro®, now offer a wider selection of high standard hair restoration treatments, online and in-clinic, including the latest techniques in hair transplantation.  

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