Dr. Jório Santana

CRM 5245812-5 / RQE 36529


Who I am

Dr. Jório Santana

Graduated in Medicine from the State University of Rio de Janeiro,, he completed his residency in plastic surgery at the same institution. He is a member of the Brazilian Society of Plastic Surgery and of International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, organizations that internationally recognize professionals qualified to perform hair transplantation procedures.

Common Questions

The most common cause is hereditary, and men are more affected because testosterone, when degraded, produces DHT (Dehydrotestosterone), which acts by reducing the presence of hair follicles.
Yes. The transplanted hair is removed from one area of the body (donor area) and transferred to another (recipient area). The transplanted follicle is not "rejected" as it is not foreign to the body.
Most patients are surprised at how little painful this procedure is. Any discomfort is usually controlled with the use of common painkillers.
Follicular unit hair transplantation is more expensive than alternative treatments or a hair prosthesis. However, considering the permanent results, most patients consider it a good investment in their satisfaction and self-esteem.


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