What is it?
In Autologous Micro Graft treatment unspecialized cells extracted from your own body that maintain and repair tissues. They have the potential to develop into many different types of cells. Hair Follicle cells are harvested into the area with hair loss. The result is stimulation of growth in thinning areas as it activates the dormant cells. These provides a strong defense to thinning hair from the harmful effect of DHT (male and female pattern hair loss) and is also capable of saving and regrow thinning hairs.
Autologous therapy is a single session treatment that lasts approximately 30 minutes. The process requires to be administered under local anesthesia and you can continue with your daily life immediately after the treatment.
Studies have shown that in 4-6 weeks after the treatment, the hair loss is stopped and the existing hair follicles, under the influence of the regenerative action of cells, begin to generate new hair.
One Time Treatment
Required to be done only once a year unlike multiple sessions required for other treatments.
Safer than other similar hair loss procedures as cells from your own body are used
You can go back to your normal daily activities immediately after the treatment.
Am I suitable for this treatment?
This treatment is suitable for both male and female pattern hairloss and also various forms of androgenic alopecia. However before the treatment, we advise you to undergo a thorough consultation with our hair expert who can examine the area to be treated through a digital microscopic analysis and talk about what kind of results you can expect from this procedure.
How is the treatment performed?
A collection of four micrografts are taken from a healthy source at the back of the scalp. This sample will be made of no. of follicles and tissue fat which contains progenitor cells.
The samples are put in a special device where the stem cells ,growth factors and progenitor cells are extracted.
This extraction fluid is then injected in the area requiring treatment using a mesotherapy technique.
Does this treatment hurt as itinvolves a tissue biopsy?
A local anesthetic will be administered prior to taking a biopsy . Although there can be some sensation at this stage like pricking, the procedure is practically pain free.
How many treatments are usuallyneeded and how often it needs to be repeated?
Only 1 treatment is needed and it can be repeated after 6 months-1 year depending upon the condition and extent of hair loss.
What is the downtime involved in the treatment?
There is almost no downtime for this treatment although there will be a medical bandage over the biopsy procurement area and it heals in a week’s time other than that you are free to go back to your daily routine.
How is this treatment different from PRP?
In PRP, concentrated platelets and growth factors are separated and injected which increases blood circulation but in AMT a very powerful concoction of growth factors ,progenitor cells and stem cells are injected which leads to new blood vessel formation. Hence AMT is a superior procedure as compared to PRP.
Can AMT treat baldness and taken as an alternative to hair transplant?
AMT is not a treatment for baldness where no hair follicles are present. In those cases only hair transplant can give you the desired results. However it is a very effective for treating minitiarized and thin hair. However the two treatments can be combined together known as “MAXGRO PLUS” for faster healing and better results in hair transplant.
Is the treatment USFDA approved?
Yes ,the treatment is USFDA approved.