HAIR TRANSPLANTATION METHODS
Hair Loss can also be described as the regeneration of hair itself. Normal hair loss is daily around 80-100 strands. The loss exceeding this amount is not normal and needs to be treated. Despite the medical treatments, in cases where hair loss continues the sole and definite solution is the hair transplantation which is a surgical method.
The lotions and shampoos having contents of minoxidil is the sole medicine the impact of which was proved. Methods apart from that are not proved by the data of the positive sciences. Thus there are no suggestions of treatment methods for the hair losses exceptionally caused by factors concerning the metabolism.
WHAT IS HAIR TRANSPLANTATION?
It is the process of resect of hair roots from a coded area on the neck, between two ears which has not started yet start Losing hair, and their transplantation to the area where Loss takes place by appropriate methods. These are:
FOLLICULAR UNIT TRANSPLANTATION (FUT)
The most common technique used in the most advanced and developed hair transplantation clinics of the world is the Follicular Unit Transplantation. In this method, the hairy skin removed from the healthy area upon the neck, without disrupting their natural states under microscopes, it is separated into groups, single, double triple groups and is transplanted on the loose or completely bold area. The area on the neck from which the hair is taken is stitched in accordance with the plastic and reconstructive surgery methods. In this manner, the stitch scar behind is reduced to minimum and it could be seen only when the hair is completely buzzed.
In the phase of the plantation (hair transplantation] of the hair groups prepared, array, the hair line to be applied and the conformity of hair with the direction of the existing hair can only be designed by an expert who had experience foryears on this matter. The difference between hair transplantation which seem natural and that seem ugly has got to do with the artistic talent of the hands of the expert who performs the process.
FOLLICULAR UNIT EXTRACTION (FUE)
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method is the transportation of hair roots individually taken strands from various parts of body or neck by fine-lead needles to the loose or totally bold areas. Since there are not any stitches there are not stitch scars. There are no differences between properly applied FUT or FUE methods in terms of results. If the hair line is prepared properly and the directionality is conducted properly, results of both methods seem natural.
In some patients there is a need for both applications of (FUT) and (FUE) simultaneously. This process is called Mega Session. The purpose of this process is to acquire the possible maximum amount of hair root.
Frequently Asked Questions on Hair Transplantation and Hair Transplantation Methods
1. How long does the process take?
Depending on the size of the area to be transplanted, skin and hair character, the technique to be practiced, it is a process taking approximately between 5 and 6 hours.
2. Do I feel any pain or aching?
Hair transplantation operation is an operation carried out under local anesthesia which does not cause any pain and aching.
3. Which technique do you suggest?
The technique to be practiced is not determined by us but rather by your characteristics of your skin and hair and it is very important to operate the correct technique. During the pre-meeting, the technique to be operated and the reasons underlying this preference are discussed in detail and are thus decided.
4. Do the transplanted hairs absolutely appear?
Yes, they do. Preparation of grefts (hair root), the keeping conditions and the operation of the correct technique are the factors determining the result, if they are achieved the result is 100% success.
5. When can I go out?
There is not a circumstance preventing you from going out after the operation. In the first couple of days there are tiny pink spots seen. These gradually fade away and become normal in a week. Later on it does not constitute a situation preventing you from going out.
6. When can I have a bath and what are the things with which I should be careful?
This information will be told during the pre-meeting so that you will have not even a tiny little question mark in your head.
7. When do the transplanted hairs appear?
They emerge as tiny particles 3 months after the operation date; they reach the normal length in approximately 6 months.
8. Would it be apparent that I had hair transplantation?
The transplanted hairs operated in a natural way and the appropriate method do not absolutely seem apparent.
9. How much does it cost?
To inform you of any cost, characteristics of your skin, of your hair and the operational are need to be assessed. For these you can get an appointment for a free pre-meeting and thus get more solid information from our expert.
10. Who are the persons that would perform the process and what are their experien
Hair transplantation is carried out under the supervision of plastic surgeons by the hair transplantation experts who obtained experience for years.