DHI in Madrid: answering your doubts

What does DHI means?

The DHI grafting techniques is the most modern and efficient for realize hair transplants. Its acronym means Direct Hair Implantation (Implantación Directa del Pelo). In this capillary medicine technique, the hairs are individually implanted on the head, we achive natural and long-lasting results.

If you are looking for a hair clinic that performs the DHI transplant technique in Madrid, you should know that int can only be carried out by by a hair surgeon, who will be responsible for ensuring that each follicle placed at the proper angle and depth. This is the case of the Instituto Médico del Prado, where Dr. Espinosa Custodio is inc charge of all the surgeries that are performed. The DHI hair implant technique does not damage the hair and achieves a follicular unit survival rate between 90 and 95%.

hair implant madrid before and after

Evolution of technique stick & place

Previously to DHI technique was the so-called stick & place or tweezers. With this procedure, the doctor was in charge of making the incision, while the technicians were the ones who placed the follicles on the head. Actually, it was not the doctor who did the whole process, unlike the DHI grafting technique.

How long does it take to notice the hair implant with DHI

Result begin to be visible from the fifth to sixth month and the final assessment is made around a year after the hair transplant. However, during this time other treatments are carried out in order to accelerate this process, such as capillary bioestimulation through Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) .

DHI technique in Madrid: hair transplant

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For a DHI capillary implant, Dr. Espinosa Custodio uses tools called implanters, with which to place all the follicular units extracted from the donor area (normally, the occipital). As the follicles have been previously classified according to their number of hairs, the doctor is able to place them in a totally natural way, with the densest in the back and the least dense in the front.

About 3 or 4 weeks after the hair transplant, the hairs fall out (known as shock loss phase). From there, hair grows at its usual speed, with a normal and natural progression.

At Instituto Médico del Prado, Dr. Espinosa Custodio always performs the DHI technique due to its excellent results.

When is it best to have a transplant with DHI

Unlike other aesthetic treatments, there is no best time of year to have a DHI hair transplant. It will be the availability of the patient that determines when to undergo this process, since it requires between 2 and 5 days to take care of the hair.

DHI Images

The results of hair transplants with the DHI technique speak for themselves. For this reason it is the most popular procedure in the field of hair implantation. Incision holes are avoided and existing hair is not damaged.

In the following image you can check the effectiveness of the DHI technique for a capillary graft.

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DHI in Madrid: the price

With the diagnostic consultation with Dr. Espinosa Custodio you will be able to know without obligation what your degree of alopecia is and if you are suitable to undergo a hair transplant with the DHI technique. The price at the Prado Medical Institute will depend on the diagnosis made by Dr. Espinosa Custodio, as it is calculated based on the implanted follicles.

«The professional team of Dr. Espinosa Custodio are specialized in offering an exclusive, honest, high-precision and personalized service to the situation of each patient in order to obtain optimal and totally natural results».


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