Hair transplantation is a process that collects hair follicles from hairy skin and then transfers them to areas where hair loss is present. Hair loss is not an insolvable problem in the present day. Especially for fighting male type hair loss and to prevent young age hair loss hair transplantation is a good option. With a modern technique called FUE method, hair follicles are collected one by one, not damaging hair roots, then transplantation is done successfully. In our article you can find answers to all your questions about hair transplantation.
What Is Hair Transplantation?
Hair transplantation is done to prevent baldness or to gain voluminous and heathy hair. Baldness begins early in many patients and it can cause regional or intensive hair loss. In both cases hair transplantation can help. Lessening hair can cause aesthetic concerns or confidence problems. Thanks to hair transplantation these problems can be eliminated allowing our patients to be more comfortable in social settings.
What Is FUE Hair Transplantation and How Is It Done?
FUE hair transplantation is a modern technique used in hair transplantation. In this method hair roots(grafts) are collected. In every graft collected there is 2-3 hair strands. After hair strands are collected can be transferred to targeted area. For transfer to be done successfully micro canals are opened in the area using a derma pen.
Does Hair Transplantation Cause Pain?
When hair transplantation is being done area is numbed using local anaesthesia and patients do not feel any pain or discomfort. Procedure is complete in approximately 5 hours depending on the amount of hair roots to be planted and needs of the patient.
Before Hair Transplantation
Before hair transplantation it is particularly important for hair type and its growth direction to be carefully examined. Procedures done without paying attention to hair growth direction and deciding where the front hair line will lay may not provide aesthetic results. When doing hair transplantation hair is completely shaved so the canals can be seen clearly for transfer
After Hair Transplantation
After hair transplantation it is important to protect to head skin against external effects and impacts. Because after transplantation hair roots need time to adapt to the area they are applied on. This process takes around 2 weeks. For two weeks area must be protected against sun, rain, and friction. One of the most important things in this process is the first hair wash that should be done by your specialist.
When Can You Have a Shower After Hair Transplantation?
First hair wash after transplantation is done with a special solution. This solution aims to clean the encrustation and help speed up healing at the area. Therefore, it is particularly important for patients to not wash their hair at home or let water touch the area. Information about first wash is given during procedure to patients.
What is Shock Hair Loss?
Shock hair loss is the loss of hair in the hair transplantation area a short while after the procedure is done. About 15 days after hair transplantation hair starts to fall and can continue up to 45 days. This may frighten patients but is a natural part of hair transplantation process. The hair that had been shed is only hair and does not harm the hair root. After this the healthy hair roots at the area start to grow.
What Are The Advantage of FUE Hair Transplantation?
- It is the most innovative and successful method
- Leaves minimal scar at head skin
- Because it does not require roots to be split one by one is faster and can provide results after 1 session
- More grafts can be transferred in one session
- Recovery period is short