FUE Hair Transplant

Hair is considered as one of the most important elements of an aesthetic appearance. Depending on different reasons, women and men may experience hair loss over time. Hair loss can cause psychological problems and lack of self-confidence in people. Thanks to today's technology and the fact that hair transplantation methods are very advanced, the problems of people with hair loss and baldness can be solved effectively.

What is FUE Hair Transplantation?

FUE hair transplantation is one of the most popular and successful methods recently applied to eliminate the problem of hair loss and baldness. In addition to the practicality of the application method, it does not cause any concerns in terms of aesthetics, since it is a traceless method. Another advantage of the FUE method is that no incision is made on the scalp. This increases comfort not only during the operation but also during the post-operative recovery period.

Who Is FUE Hair Transplant Suitable For?

Provided that the donor area of FUE hair transplantation is sufficient;

  • Hair loss due to hormones, aging or genetic factors,
  • Bare areas in the hair or eyebrows as a result of burns,
  • It can be applied to people who have bald areas due to hair loss after illness or aesthetic operation.

How is FUE Hair Transplantation Performed?

In the procedure performed under local anesthesia, after the donor area is prepared, the hair follicles in suitable condition are collected one by one with incision tips smaller than 1 mm using the FUE motor. The grafts taken from the lateral follicles contain 2-3 hairs and maximum care should be taken not to damage these hair follicles. Since thousands of roots are taken from the donor area, the use of small tips has a positive effect on the healing process.

When the hair follicles are collected, the channels where the planting will be done are opened. This process is also extremely important and should be done meticulously and by experienced specialists, just like the collection of hair follicles. Channel opening operations are generally performed with the lateral slit method in recent years. Since the canals can be opened at smaller angles in this way, the lateral slit method is very advantageous in patients with thin skin structure and transplanted to the temple area. Since the thin scalpels used to open the channels are specially prepared according to the planned surgery, hair and graft thickness, the natural angle of the hair can be easily imitated. Since the diameter of the canals exactly coincides with the grafts, the healing process is very fast and comfortable.

Opening the channels at the right size and depth affects the rate of hair growth, and the angle of the channel affects the probability of achieving the natural hairstyle. Angles should be different in each part of the head to achieve a natural look.

Before FUE Hair Transplant

Before FUE hair transplantation, the use of blood thinners, alcohol and smoking should be stopped. Strong cosmetic substances that are likely to leave residue on the skin should not be used. Hair must be clean during the operation. Before the operation, the hair in the donor area is shortened to 1 mm and the procedure is carried out later.

Healing Process After FUE Hair Transplantation

After FUE hair transplantation, the transplanted hair sheds in a short time and then grows back permanently. The area where hair transplantation is performed should not be touched by hand and water for the period specified by the doctor, the application area should be carefully protected for 15 days, and the products recommended by the doctor should be used when the hair needs to be washed.

During the recovery period, the creams and medicines recommended by the doctor should be used regularly, hard pillows should be avoided due to the possibility of damaging the hair follicles, the head should not be hit and heavy sports should not be done.

Frequently Asked Questions About FUE Hair Transplant

Is FUE hair transplant a painful procedure?

Since the application is performed under local anesthesia, there is no pain.

Is hair transplantation harmful?

It is not harmful because it is applied in hygienic environments and by specialist doctors.

Will there be redness after FUE hair transplantation?

Redness may occur during the healing process. It usually resolves spontaneously within 10 days.

Are FUE hair transplant results permanent?

Yes, permanent hair can be obtained after FUE hair transplantation.

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