Reasons for Hair Loss

The word ‘vertex’ comes from the Latin word meaning ‘top of the mountain,’ but when it comes to the human body it refers to the top of the head, otherwise known as the crown.

The crown is often one of the first areas of the head where hair loss occurs, and as it’s at the top, it’s usually very noticeable. Dr Mehta understands how much hair loss can affect your self-esteem and everyday life, and therefore how much a great hair transplant can change it for the better. So if you’re looking for the best vertex hair transplant Mumbai has to offer, you should contact the Malay Mehta Aesthetic Clinic today and book an appointment for an initial consultation.

There are many reasons that both men and women lose their hair, and it’s not just down to genetics. It can be caused by a number of factors, most of which are out of our control:

  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Alopecia
  • Weight loss
  • Stress/anxiety
  • Medical conditions
  • Hormonal changes
  • Genetics
  • Certain medications

Vertex Hair Transplant Results

Below you can see the results from some of our previous patients who have had a successful vertex hair transplant:

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What Is A Vertex Hair Transplant?

A vertex hair transplant specifically targets the crown of the head. It is usually carried out using either the Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) method or the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method.

With a FUT transplant, a strip of hair follicles is removed from an area of thick hair and transplanted to the crown. The FUE method involves grafting individual hair follicles before transplanting them on the vertex.

Both methods are very successful and are proven to facilitate hair restoration. Dr Mehta, your hair transplant surgeon, will discuss with you in your initial consultation which method would be best for you.

How Is The Vertex Hair Procedure Carried Out?

Just with traditional hair transplant surgery, the vertex procedure is carried out in 2 main phases:

  • Graft harvesting
  • Graft hair transplantation

Whether other hair transplant methods are used, the procedure is carried out using these simple steps:

Step 1 – Graft Harvesting

Hair follicles are carefully removed from the donor area. They are either removed individually using a specialist tool or in a small strip using a scalpel. The number of grafts needed for the hair transplant will depend on the size of the area that is being treated.

Step 2 – Hair Transplanting

Tiny incisions are made in the treated area and the grafts are then carefully inserted. The follicles are inserted in the direction and angle of the natural hair in order to give a completely natural look.

Hair Transplant Process - A Boon for Bald Issues

Am I the right candidate for a vertex hair transplant procedure?

Even though vertex hair transplant surgery has a very high success rate it’s not always suitable for everyone. Successful procedures are determined by a number of different factors, including whether you have healthy hair growth in other areas to act as the donor’s hair.

Typically though a good candidate is:

  • Suffering from bald spots or thinning hair on specific areas of the scalp
  • Looking to restore hair on the crown area of your head
  • Looking for a long term solution to the hair loss problem

The best way to find out if a vertex hair transplantation is right for you is to contact us today to book an initial consultation with Dr Mehta. He will be able to answer any questions you may have and determine whether or not you’re a good candidate.

Vertex Hair Transplant preparation,
aftercare and recovery

It’s just as important to properly prepare for your hair restoration cosmetic surgery before the procedure takes place, as it is to ensure you follow all aftercare instructions provided to you by your hair transplant surgeon.


  • Don’t drink alcohol 48 hours before
  • Stop smoking at least 1 week before
  • Stop taking vitamins, supplements, aspirins or painkillers at least 1 week before

On the day

  • Use a mild shampoo if you wash your hair
  • Do not apply hair products


Day 1 to 3 – Relax and recover after the procedure, avoid consuming alcohol and use a cold compress to alleviate any swelling. Also, apply any topical medications given to you by your hair transplant surgeon.

Day 3 to 5 – You can remove any bandages but do not touch the new grafts and avoid scratching your head.

Day 7: You may carefully wash your hair by hand but don’t use a towel to dry it.

Day 21: You can now start to gently brush or comb your hair.

FUE Hair Transplant

Benefits Of A Vertex Hair Transplant

There are many benefits of having hair transplant surgery, both physical and psychological:

  • Restores hair growth in balding areas
  • Long term results to sufferers of hair loss
  • Gives you an appealing aesthetic look of the scalp
  • Gives you a restored youthful look
  • Can lead to an increase in virility
  • It will give you a huge confidence boost
  • Has been known to also give a hormonal boost in men

How Much Does A Vertex
Hair Transplant Cost In Mumbai?

The total cost of hair transplant surgery varies between clinics but it is usually based on the number of grafts required to complete the procedure. To find out exactly how much the procedure will cost you, it’s best to book an appointment with Dr Mehta, who will be able to confirm the cost of the grafts and how many you will need in total at your initial consultation.  

Why Choose Malay Mehta Aesthetic Hair Transplant Clinic?

If you’re looking for the best hair transplant clinic in Mumbai, you should choose the Malay Mehta Aesthetic Clinic. Every procedure is carried out by Mumbai’s number one hair transplant surgeon Dr Malay Mehta.

Dr Mehta prides himself on using a combination of knowledge and surgical artistry to perform the most innovative procedures. His goal is to give you your self-confidence back and ensure that your hair no longer affects your everyday life.

Who is Dr Malay Mehta

Dr Mehta is considered to be the best hair transplant surgeon in Mumbai. He specialises in many different types of cosmetic surgery but he has a deep passion for combatting hair loss. He began his career in the suburbs of Gujarat, but with a drive and passion to learn more, he travelled all over the world to further enhance his skills.

Dr Mehta has multiple degrees in MBBS, MD – Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy and many years of experience in the field at home and abroad. But his love and care for his local community brought him back to the heart of Mumbai where he is the director of Malay Mehta Aesthetic Clinic.

He is driven by a need to lift his community up, helping others to feel comfortable in their skin and achieve their goals. So contact our clinic today for more information about a vertex hair transplant and how Dr Mehta can help you.

FAQ Section

Below are some of our most frequently asked questions regarding vertex hair transplants:

The number of grafts required varies depending on the size of the area to be treated. Grafts cost anywhere from Rs 40 to Rs 120 and most procedures usually require anywhere from 1000 to 3000 grafts.

At your consultation with Dr Mehta, he will ask you a number of questions to find out more about you and your Vertex hair restoration target. He will want to know what your goals are, details about your hair loss and your medical and family history.

Yes, your transplanted hair is permanent. It will continue to grow just as it did when it was in the precious donor area.

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