What is Hair Transplantation?

What is Hair Transplantation
What is Hair Transplantation

Who is suitable for hair transplantation? What is Hair Transplantation?

What is Hair Transplantation?

Hair transplant is a surgery. This surgery is performed by a doctor. We take the hair follicles from the back of the head. Doctor transplant these roots to the bald bald areas in the front. We can only transplant your own hair. Hair transplant is a completely medical procedure. It is definitely not a cosmetic procedure.

How much does a hair transplant cost?

Hair transplantation prices vary a lot in European countries. Our researches are in this direction. Hair transplant is a medical application. For this reason, if it is done in a clinic, prices vary according to the clinic. In these clinics, the prices start from 2000 euros. The upper prices are quite high. According to our determinations, it goes up to 30.000 euro prices. In Turkey, current prices are between 1500-9000 euro.

What should I expect from hair transplantation?

Hair transplant is a medical procedure. So it requires seriousness. Therefore, realistic expectations are very important. Firstly, there should be enough hair follicles on the back of the head. The follicles we take from body parts are not very efficient. It is unrealistic to want the hairline in your twenties. The aim of hair transplant is to correct the appearance. If the image improves, you will already look younger. In general, the result is very satisfactory.

Who is suitable for hair transplantation?

People with familial baldness, which we call androgenetic baldness, are the most suitable candidates. However, people with baldness due to any disease are not suitable. Examples of these are alopecia areata, psoriasis, trchomania. We can multiply these examples.

Turkish Hair Transplantation – Clinicante Hair Transplantation Center – Specialist Dr Yakup Şensoy Istanbul Turkey
Turkish Hair Transplantation – Clinicante Hair Transplantation Center – Specialist Dr Yakup Şensoy Istanbul Turkey

Hair Transplant – What is Hair Transplantation?

How long does hair transplant last?

In fact, the hair that grows after hair transplantation lasts for a very long time. Even lifelong permanence is possible. However, it is necessary to take protective measures for this. For example, it would be correct to use drugs that reduce the sensitivity of hair follicles to androgens. Especially one year after hair transplant is very important.

Who can perform hair transplantation in Turkey?

Only doctors can perform hair transplant in Turkey. The doctor must have a certificate to perform hair transplant. Palstic surgeons and dermatologists also perform hair transplant. But what is more important is that this doctor is really involved in the operation. For this reason, check whether the person you go to is really a doctor and if they are doctors, whether they have a certificate.

Is transplantation of hair safe?

It is generally a safe operation. However, the surgical technique must be strictly adhered to. All the rules of general surgery also apply here. Therefore, it must be in a sterile environment. The doctor must perform it. Otherwise, the chances of infection, necrosis and other complications increase.

Is hair transplant painful?

Mostly there is no pain after local anaesthesia. In other words, you will not feel any pain except during local anaesthesia. We also give you some additional medications to make this period comfortable. So do not be afraid of pain. Hair transplant is a completely painless surgery.

Saphire Fue Before And After
Saphire Fue Before And After

What is Hair Transplant?

In most cases, more than 90% of the transplanted hair survives. An experienced hair transplant surgeon gets very good results in sterile conditions. Generally I use the sapphire FUE method. In fact, I have tried many other methods. I think the most successful method is the sapphire FUE method.

Does hair transplant look natural?

It is often possible to achieve a natural look. I pay particular attention to this. Sufficient hair density and a correct front line provide a natural appearance. But the experience and skill of the surgeon is very important here.

Can I grow my hair long after a hair transplant?

In fact, you can grow your hair as long as you want after hair transplantation. Growing your hair does not cause hair loss. So if you personally like long hair, you can grow it as long as you want.

Is hair transplant 100 percent successful?

In most cases, more than 90% of the transplanted hair survives. An experienced hair transplant surgeon gets very good results in sterile conditions. Generally I use the sapphire FUE method. In fact, I have tried many other methods. I think the most successful method is the sapphire FUE method.

How do you sleep after hair transplant?

The two days after the hair transplant are particularly important. We recommend sleeping on your back with two pillows. There is no harm in turning on your side. However, we do not recommend sleeping face down and with your head slightly down. Because the fluids we inject under the tongue during transplantation will cause swelling on your face.

Hair Transplant Technical Information

Which technology is best for hair transplant?

There are two techniques in the world. One is more common. This is the FUE method. The other one is the FUT method. But in Turkey we almost only do the FUE method.

What does a sapphire tip do?

Sapphire tip is a special tip designed for grooving. We use sapphire tips. The sapphire tip is a very sharp tip with a depth of 5 mm and a width of 1.5 mm. It is made from a special material called sapphire. We use it to drill holes in the bald area. It has many advantages.

Hair Transplant Terminology

What is a graft?

We call a hair follicle a graft. We take the grafts with a micropunch. These punches are usually small metal cylinders with a diameter of 0.8-0.9 mm. Each graft contains single, double and triple hair follicles. The percentage distribution of these is different for each individual.

What is a micropunch?

The micropunch is a hollow cylindrical piece of metal 4-5 mm long and 0.7-1 mm in diameter. We insert this punch into a handpiece. The handpiece is connected to the micromotor. The micromotor rotates the punch at the desired speed. At this point, we take the hair in the centre of the punch. The punch quickly cuts the skin around it. This releases the hair. We take this hair by the root. We call this hair root a graft.

What is the donor area in hair transplantation?

The best area to rotate is the back of the head. Exactly 2-3 cm above the nape of the neck is a 3-4 cm band-shaped area. This is the horizontal line we draw from the middle of the ear canal. This area includes the area up to the auricle. Roots taken from the body and beard are not very successful. It is difficult and tedious to take.

What is the receiving area?

The recipient area is the bald area where we want to transplant hair follicles. The most common area we usually transplant is the front. This is because this area is the key to cosmetic improvement. Baldness in this area is therefore disturbing. We make this correction with a good frontal line. If there are enough grafts, we also transplant in the middle and top.

Before And after 6 month saphire FUE
Before And after 6 month saphire FUE

Is hair transplantation good?

Is hair transplant permanent?

A hair transplant operation performed by an experienced hair transplant surgeon is usually successful. So most of the grafts survive. Hair falls out in the first three months. But then it starts to grow. After this stage, it should not fall out again. For hair follicles that are hypersensitive to androgens, it is necessary to take precautions to prevent hair loss.

Can hair fall again after transplant?

Generally, we take hair follicles from the back of the head. These roots are more resistant to hair loss. But it cannot be said that it will be 100% permanent. There may be hair loss over time. This happens more often, especially in young men. But we use medicines and lotions to prevent this.

Which age is best for hair transplant?

We mostly recommend hair transplantation after the age of 25. Because androgen levels are very high in men at this age. Even after a very good hair transplantation, the hair continues to be affected. There is a demand for hair transplantation until the age of 75. When deciding here, it is decisive whether there are enough hair follicles on the back of the head.

Do hair transplants fail?

Hair transplantation is generally a very successful operation. However, if the necessary conditions and techniques are not followed, there is a possibility of failure. The results of experienced hair transplant surgeons and teams are mostly successful.

Can your body reject a hair transplant?

This is not the case. Because it is your own cells that are transferred. That is, cells with the same genetic structure. All cells in our body have the same genetic and antigenic structure. For this reason, this is not the case in other organ transplants. So there is no rejection.

After Hair Transplant

Can hair transplant hair grow long?

Yes, it is possible to grow your hair as long as you want after hair transplantation. You will decide how long it will grow. There is no restriction.

Can I touch hair after hair transplant?

We do not want you to touch your hair, especially in the first two days. After two days, you will wash your hair as we have described. So you will touch but you will not scratch or rub. But there is no restriction after the 10th day.

Do hair transplants look natural?

In fact, hair transplantation looks natural if it is performed by a good hair transplant surgeon. Firstly, a good front line should be drawn. Straight lines that do not look natural are not natural. Also, sufficient density should be achieved. The direction of the canals and the quality of the transplanted grafts are also important. If you want a natural look, you should choose a good centre.

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