A flawless appearance is the most important quality of any businessman, whether he be the President, a music star or a public person. To be handsome, organized and well-groomed under any and all conditions is necessary both for men and women.
Swiss clinics have extensive experience in solving different problems. They are always able to surprise you. And what is more, they can carry out procedures that are not only important for staying fit, but also for maintaining self-confidence.
The first and only technology of bio hair implants (BHI) is used in one of the country’s most recognized clinics, Clinic Lemanic, which has Europe’s largest stock of laser equipment and technology. They will not only give you advice on how to overcome the problem but will help you to solve it safely and in a professional manner.
The problem of partial or complete hair loss (alopecia), as well as that of rapidly thinning hair, is so significant that its real scale is not appreciated until you personally encounter it. Statistically, more than 60% of men and 37% of women suffer from one form or another of alopecia. 30–35% of men start losing their hair at the age of 25. The main reasons are hormonal problems, diseases, genetic inheritance (mostly for men) and stress (mostly for women). And of course there are also the consequences of exposure to radiation or chemotherapy, which are used in the treatment of some diseases.
If men sometimes feel embarrassed about their «allowable» bald areas, then what do women feel under such circumstances? For them beautiful hair is not only a part of their image, but also a vital element of the female essence. The feeling of deficiency, of nonconformity to social norms and the wish to look as they want to can cause psychological discomfort and even complexes. Sometimes it even hinders their career and social life.
As a result, this aesthetic defect starts to negatively influence different aspects of their personal and social life, and this can become a serious problem. Adolescents and children who for some reason lose their hair encounter even greater difficulties. This situation can become a personal tragedy for a child.
Unfortunately, even qualitative modern beauty care and medical treatment don’t always allow for the recovery of hair. Some pathological processes that cause hair loss are, unfortunately, incurable. But modern technologies that safeguard both our health and beauty can be used to solve even such serious and sensitive problems. Today we successfully use modern hair implant technology that helps people to restore their looks and self-confidence.
This is not the transplantation of hair, nor the revitalization of sleeping hair follicles – this is the implantation of specifically made bio hair implants (BHI) under the scalp. Indeed, this unique technology yields a 100% result right after the procedure.
BHI are made only with biocompatible materials that are identical in their structure to natural hair and resistant to many types of chemical and mechanical threats. They are soft, thin and last for up to 8–10 years. Advanced technologies allow us to create a broad color palette for the hair, therefore they are identical to natural hair. BHI are available in more than 20 colors (a particular color can also be ordered upon request), different lengths (15, 30, and 45 cm) and three styles – straight, wavy and curly. The material is qualitative, and the hair is similar in feel to our natural hair.
A specialist performs the implantation procedure by using apparatus to insert the hairs one by one under the scalp. It is precise work! BHI are inserted under the anaesthetized scalp until the desired hair density is obtained.
Biohair does not require any special care, but it is necessary to keep in mind that synthetic BHI doesn’t grow like natural hair. But you can dye it with ammonia-free hair coloring and set it as you would usual hair using hair-curlers and a drier. But you cannot use curling irons, flat irons and other heating devices – the highest permissible temperature is 500C.There is another crucial point: BHI in their chemical composition are identical to natural hair, therefore the risk of allergic reaction or rejection is minimal. The hair can be washed 48 hours after the procedure. During the adaptation period, 10–15% of biohair may come out, but this is accounted for by the technology. After that, about 5% of biohair comes out each year; this is the usual amount for natural hair. That is why specialists recommend correcting the hair every 2–4 years. But due to the chemical, physical and mechanical properties of bioimplants, the procedure is carried out with a minimum risk of injury, and, most importantly, it is suitable both for men and women.
Before the application of BHI, Veronique Emmenegger, the medical director of Clinic Lemanic and a dermatologist and allergist-immunologist with more than 20 years of experience, consults with each patient and develops a unique personalized treatment program taking the overall state of health into account. Because the need for one or several procedures directly depends upon the amount of BHI implanted, specialists at Clinic Lemanic recommend scheduling the procedure a month before the visit to the clinic. This is because of technological peculiarities – bioimplants are ordered individually for each patient and the process of manufacturing and shipping takes about two weeks. The implants should remain sterile up until the time of the procedure, and the shelf life of any sterile packaging is limited.
No one will ever suspect that your perfect cut or curls are not the result of genetic predisposition or the tremendous efforts of barbers and stylists, but are, in fact, down to the achievements of modern science – but everyone will always think that you look like you have just left a luxury beauty salon or spent a nice holiday on the Riviera.
Doctor Veronique Emmenegger
The Medical Director of Clinic Lemanic, was born in 1963 in Perth, Australia. She received a degree in Medicine and she is a member of the Swiss Medical Federation with a specialization in dermatology-venereology, allergiology and immunology. She studied medicine in Freeburg, then in Lausanne, and she then worked in university hospitals in Lausanne and Geneva and in Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston (USA).
In 1996 Doctor Emmenegger opened her dermatological clinic in Lausanne, and two years later she established Clinic Lemanic together with Darrell Jacobs.