There several reason why some individuals unfortunately cannot benefit from hair transplant methods available at DHI, resorting to hair prosthesis.  Hair prosthesis in its more recent form has been around for a long time with some sources claiming the 1950s.  Throughout the centuries wigs and hairpieces have been the sole method of aesthetically concealing a balding area.  The Prosthetics department at DHI is up-to-date with the most recent methods, staffed with seasoned personnel, offering a wide range of products.  Customers repeatedly come in pleased with the results; result that are so natural that they are practically unrecognizable!

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Target Patient:

There are four categories of patients who should seriously consider hair prosthetics as the best solution for their hair problem:

  1. Those who do not have enough hair in the donor area to complete a hair transplant procedure successfully
  2. Those whose recipient area is not likely to comfortably support a transplanted hair follicle, or alternatively the recipient area might have sustained a sizeable physical trauma
  3. Those who want to have lush and rich results; results that are not replicable in situations of hair transplants
  4. Those who do not wish to undergo an surgical procedure or wish to postpone it

 

Hairpieces offer their users a degree of flexibility, as they can be placed and removed whenever the patient desires. It also allows their users to change his/her look if he/she so pleases.

Why DHI?

DHI has 44 years of experience in the field of prosthetics catering to a large number of customers.  All of DHI’s specialized hairdressers have numerous years of experience under their belt and are not only capable of their job but they are ready to impart valuable advice regarding; what hairpiece should be selected, what attachment method is best, and what style is the most suitable for the client.

About DHI Non Medical Hair Replacement:

At DHI there is an array of choices that are available to the customer.  The choice the customer will make is a function of one’s financial status and his/her expectations.  Sometimes a hairpiece with a cheaper price might yield a more satisfactory result in comparison to a more expensive option.  Upon consulting with a hairdresser at DHI the perfect prosthetic solution can be determined.  The table below is an overview of the gamut of products provided at DHI’s Prosthetic Department.

 

Method* Description Density Style Attachment Method
Stock Hairpieces with standardized specifications and which are readily available.The membrane is slightly thicker and less flexible than that of the graft method.The membrane comes only in three sizes. One Level Limited Choices Available Tape,Clips,Knots***
Specialized Orders Customized It involves a membrane upon which natural or synthetic fibers are attached, and which then is affixed to the scalp.  The membrane is slightly thicker and less flexible than that of the graft method.  This piece is not readily available.  The size of the membrane is tailor-made. Multiple Levels** Many Choices Available Tape,Clips,Knots***
Graft This type of hairpiece is used by Hollywood stars.  It involves a thin membrane upon which natural or synthetic fibers are attached, and which then is affixed to the scalp.The high quality membrane used is: a) hypoallergenic, b) does not influence the scalps hygiene, c) allows the scalp to respire and feel sensations.This piece is not readily available.  The size of the membrane is tailor-made. Multiple Levels** Many Choices Available Tape,Clips,Knots***,andGlue
*The client can choose between synthetic and natural hair fibers.  Equally, for all methods, the hair fiber’s color can be adjusted and customized.**4 levels:  Light thickness/Medium thickness/Thick/Extra thickness***Knotted on the hair

Care and Other Instructions:

From the moment the prosthetic piece is delivered to the individual or fastened on the individual’s scalp, he/she will automatically have to maintain the piece by coming to DHI every 20 to 45 days.  The time it takes has to do with how well the client takes care of the piece and the type of affixture method used.  This is rather convenient for men as they can schedule their monthly trim with the repair of the hairpiece itself.  Women also have an opportunity to freshen up their coif.  Typically, after the 6 months and some point right before the 12th, hairpieces are replaced by new ones.

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