Hair Transplant Consultation Appointment

Ortigas Clinics of Dr. Arambulo follow COVID Safety Protocols for 2021 Hair Transplant Consultation

Initial hair transplant consultation is preferably virtual but for those seeking face to face consultation ,you have an option to visit us ,at Asian Hair Restoration Center or at The Medical City ( TMC) where following the COVID Safety Protocols is emphasized. We make sure of “COVID-Protected Facility , strictly follow governmental guidelines for stay at home, social distancing, hand sanitizing, and use of masks/facial coverings. 

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Covid - 19 Patient Screening Questionnaire(CSQ)

In the interest of our patients seeking hair loss problems treatment, we commit to following the general and universal international ,national and local governmental health authorities recommendations to help protect patients from getting infected with COVID-19 and inform patients of possible modifications that should be expected in their physicians/surgeons’ practices. 

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  • Only patients with prescheduled appointments are allowed to enter the clinic ( walk-ins are discouraged ). 
  • Minimize the number of people in the clinic. Companions are discouraged. Visitors present only for transportation should wait off-site until contacted at the conclusion of the visit. 
  • All entering the facility will wear masks, face shields , surgical cap isolation gown and booties ( clinic will provide) and immediately sanitize their hands. They should be worn at all times while in the clinic. Hand sanitization is required for providers and patients throughout the day.
Hair Transplant 2021 Consultation Covid Safety Protocols at Asian Hair Restoration Center
AsIan Hair Restoration Center Philippines
  • All patients, staff  and physician should have a symptom check and have a non- contact temperature check immediately upon entering the clinic. Anyone leaving and re-entering the clinic during the workday would repeat the temperature check. Patients and employees are discouraged from leaving the clinic during the workday hours. 

For decided patients to undergo the hair transplant procedure click the link below to read including the additional instructions for your guidance.Patients and the whole surgical team need to undergo the COVID required testing prior to patient's hair restoration procedure.

Before hair transplant surgery instructions

  •  Rt-PCR test is a requirement. The Medical City offers Drive -Thru COVID Testing at the Basement 1 Exit from Monday to Sunday , 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM. By Appointment. Call 8988-100 extension 3300
  • Record your temperature daily beginning three days before scheduled procedure . Please notify the clinic if your temperature is > 37.7°C or 100°F.
  • Submit the Rt- PCR result prior to date of procedure
  • STRIP  or FUE hair transplant procedure is  scheduled   3- 8 days after negative  Rt- PCR test
  • Despite negative screening results, it is still essential that we treat all patients as  contagious when they come to our clinics. 

A COVID-protected facility 

  • Routinely asks patients for a relevant COVID-19 history of their own health and their contacts. It is important that patients provide accurate information. 
  • Follows social distancing guidelines by limiting contact of patients with one another whether in consultation or in a procedure and will arrange waiting room seating accordingly. 
  •  Uses suitable equipment/PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as recommended by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) or another equivalent governmental agency. Here in our country because the insufficient supply of PPE, AHRC will use the locally made PPE and  isolation gown made of recommended  water repellant material, microfibre.
  •  Routinely uses relevant health histories and daily temperature monitoring of all clinic staff and patients as part of their strategy to prevent contagion. Additionally, and where available, follows all government guidelines on use of testing to monitor staff. 
  • In addition to using proper PPE, it uses appropriate cleansing, disinfecting and sterilization procedures throughout the office/clinic. Also, uses proper waste disposal methods for any materials that could be contaminated. 
  •  Advises patients of hand washing protocols in the office/clinic and how to change gloves, gown and masks. 
  •  Assures the public that the staff have received additional training with regards to proper COVID-19 infection control methods 
  •  And perhaps most importantly, the surgeon you have chosen is the one performing the surgical steps of your procedure, rather than delegating it to unlicensed technicians. 
COVID Safety Protocols Reference
  1. WHO Standard Precautions in Health Care and Health-care facility recommendations for standard precautions 
  2. CDC Guideline for Coronavirus Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities 
  3. COVID-19 Pandemic: ISHRS Suggested Protocols for Resuming Hair Transplant Practices , Page 9 April 27, 2020   Developed by the ISHRS COVID-19 Task Force, led by Robert H. True MD, MPH, FISHRS, Re-entry Protocols Subgroup Chair 
  4. WHO Standard Precautions in Health Care and Health-care facility recommendations for standard precautions 
  5. CDC Guideline for Coronavirus Disinfection and Sterilization in Healthcare Facilities 
  6. PSMID-PHICS Risk Assessment of Surgery in the Context of COVID 19 Version1.0 26May 2020
  7. Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Philippine Hospital Infection Control Society Philippine College of Physicians 

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