Who can be a suitable candidate for the Bioskin MHP?
The Bioskin Medical+ Hair Prosthesis (MHP) is deemed as a permanent solution that is suitable for both men and women with thinning hair problems or for people who are bald. The MHP has no side effects and does not cause any allergies to the skin.
What is the lifespan of each hair prosthesis?
Each hair prosthesis can last up to 3 to 5 years, with regular maintenance to clean and protect the hair. After which, the prosthesis will need to be sent back to Italy once per year to inspect on the quality of the prosthesis and for hygiene purposes.
How long will it take for my prosthesis to be ready?
It will usually take up to 2 months to be ready as the hair for the prosthesis is grafted one by one by real human and not by machines.
Can my hair still be washed if I have a prosthesis on? Is there any special shampoo or conditioner I have to use?
People with hair prosthesis can wash their hair daily as per normal, and can even dye, gel, wax and style the hair like their own. In addition, they are also able to use all kinds of shampoo and conditioner with no issue at all. However, to prolong the lifespan of the prosthesis, it is advisable to use products from Bioskin which are specially made compatible to the prosthesis.
If I am wearing a prosthesis, can I still go for sauna, steam bath, yoga, swimming, etc?
The prosthesis can be worn for everything. The material of the prosthesis is made from polyurethane, which has high resistance to temperature changes between a range - 80C +80C. It is a stable, irreversible compound with high mechanical resistance and flexibility. It also contains anti-bacterial powder which makes it soft, resistant and comfortable. The prosthesis provides no restriction to the kind of sports/ exercises that you want to do. Simply put, you are able to lead a perfectly normal lifestyle even with the prosthesis on.
Due to the hot and humid weather in Singapore, most people have very oily scalp. Will the scalp be even oilier with the prosthesis? Will the scalp be stinky if I keep it on for the whole day?
For people with oily scalp and wish to do hair prosthesis, it is definitely possible. However, the maintenance period may be different, instead of once a month; it will be once every 1 to 3 weeks instead. In addition, the scalp will not stink as the base of the prosthesis is made from polyurethane, which grants transpiration and provides complete breathability.
If I have an eczema scalp, can I still go for hair prosthesis?
An eczema condition is a self-inflicted issue and it is in-born. For Bioskin Medical+ Hair Prosthesis, it will not cause any allergy or sensitivity to the skin. However, if the eczema condition is very serious, it is not advisable to use hair prosthesis as it will be better to seek professional help from a doctor.
Are there any other similar products selling in Asia?
Bioskin is the first in Singapore and in Asia to provide a hair prosthesis service.
Where does the hair for the prosthesis come from? What is it made of?
Each prosthesis is made up of real human hair that comes from the Europe Hair Bank. They are 100% natural human hair shafts that are grafted one by one.
Will the hair prosthesis cause the original hair to thin further?
The base acts like a second artificial skin that grants:
Biocompatibility with our skin and scalp
Transpiration of our scalp
Therefore, the prosthesis will have no allergic effects with our body and scalp. In fact, the prosthesis is Medical Device Class A1 with CE Certification.