Here is Hair Transplant, Hair Transplant Methods and Techniques, and what to do before and after hair transplant.
Nowadays, many people choose hair transplant because of hair loss problem which occurs for various reasons. In general hair loss problem can occur due to unbalanced nutrition, stress and health problems. Especially male-pattern hair loss which causes baldness, makes people seriously uncomfortable.
At present, there is no medically proven shampoo, serum or medication for the problem of baldness. The only and most effective method for baldness after hair loss is hair transplantation which is a permanent solution. Most people facing ineffective products claiming to stop hair loss choose this method to resolve baldness permanently.
What are the methods used in hair transplantation?
Basically There are two methods in hair transplantation FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) and FUT (Follicular Unite Transfer). Nowadays, the most widely used method is FUE which is more painless and efficient.
FUE Hair Transplant
The FUE method is the most common method used in hair transplantation. In 2002 FUE method was started which is carried out by removing hair follicles from the nape to the balding area.
Other benefits of the FUE method hair transplantation are as follows;
- In the FUE method, the healthiest and strongest nape hair follicles are selected one by one.
- With the FUE method, hair follicles can be easily used anywhere in the body.
- In FUE method weak hair follicles are not removed which ensures quality hair transplantation
- In the FUE method, there are no sutures or scars in the receiving area.
- You can continue your routine life within three days soon after FUE surgery.
- In the FUE method, more than one hair transplantation can be done to the same person if the donor site is suitable
How is FUE Hair Transplantation Done?
Some hair follicles in the human body are shed much less than other hair follicles. Hair and hair follicles in the neck are one of these roots. For this reason, donor hair follicle is usually taken from the neck in FUE hair transplantation method. Before follicle removal, the hair is cut and shortened to 1mm. Then, local anesthesia is applied to the area where the hair follicle will be taken and the area to be transplanted. With the tools called micro motor tip, the hairs are collected one by one. The devices used in FUE hair transplantation are disposable devices. Accordingly, it is not possible to encounter any health problems caused by the device.
Who Can Have Hair Transplantation?
There are different types of hair loss with different reasons. Hair transplantation is usually applied to people with androgenic hair loss which is a hair loss encountering due to hormonal or familial reassons or inheritance and age. But those having hair loss as a result of burns on the scalp,face lift or who previously have had hair transplantation but not with a satisfiying result can also have hair transplantation.. People do not need to wait for balding before undergoing hair transplantation this process can be performed with the beginning of hair loss.
Before and After hair transplantation
The individual who has decided to have hair transplantation is asked for any discomfort or medication under the supervision of a specialist, after which blood samples are taken from the person. Based on the results of blood tests, hair transplantation examination is performed to the patient to ensure if there is no obstacle before hair transplantation. During the hair transplantation examination, the areas to be transplanted are examined and the hair follicles to be transplanted are calculated. Notice to stop alchohol drinking one week before the surgery. On the day of hair transplantation, the patient's hair is shaved and after shaving the area is anesthetized. Since the anesthesia process is local, the person is conscious during the surgery. Follicles are taken from donor region and this process normally takes 3 hours. After hospital reception formalities, the patient's meal and other needs are served for an average of half an hour, soon after the surgery starts by placing follicles one by one in the holes decided to be planted with special tools. In this process, it takes an average of 3 hours and totally the hair transplantation period lasts an average of 6 hours.
After the procedure, needed hair shampoos and drugs are given to the person who have had his/her hair transplanted. three days after the surgery the patient should rest at home or hotel while the planting area must not come into contact with water or any other objects and the sleeping position should be on the back. On the third day, the transplantation area is washed with special shampoos given to the patients in the hospital and the process is explained to them. Patients should wash the area with the special shampoos every evening for about one week, after which they can do their routine activities,
It should be noticed that hair transplantation is a surgical procedure which should be be done under the supervision of a doctor and in a hospital. Without the necessary analysis and strict controls hair transplantation should not be done. Most of the medical products used in this procedure are disposable and are thrown away in a medical waste bin. Any other medical product used for another person may cause serious health problems, this is why we seriously recommend you to have hair transplantation performed by specialist teams under the supervision of a doctor in a equipped hospital.