10 things to know about hair transplantation

10 things to know about hair transplantation

Hair loss and loss are caused by genetic, hormonal changes, infection, fungal diseases, old age, and idiopathic conditions. Hair loss can also be caused by various dermatological diseases, burns and traumatic causes.
In case of continued spillage despite applied medical treatments, the only and definitive solution is the hair transplantation which is a surgical method. MCT team explained what to know about hair transplantation.

1) What is hair transplant?

It is the process of transferring the hair follicles taken from the area between the two ears on the nape and just above the ears to the areas where the hair follicles are taken from the coded area.

2) What are the hair transplantation methods?

Follicular unit transplantation (FUT)

In this method, the scalp, which is taken from the healthy and non-spilled area on the nape, can be divided into 1, 2, 3 and 4 cl planted in the region. The area on which the hair is taken is sewn accordingly. In the stage of cultivation of the prepared hair clusters, the alignment, the hairline to be applied, the suitability of the existing hair in the direction of output can only be designed by an experienced expert. This method was gradually abandoned after the FUE technique described in 2004.

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)

This method is based on the fact that hair strands are taken together with the roots without the need to make an incision. Therefore, there is no need to stitch. Easier and more comfortable, this technique makes it possible to transport 4000 grafts, is between approximately 9000 and 10000 hair strands in a single session, in good hospitals and clinics today.

3) How long does it take?

Hair transplantation, size of the area to be made, skin and hair structure, depending on the technique to be applied, although it lasts approximately 4-6 hours.

4) Can pain be felt?

Since hair transplantation is performed under local anesthesia, it is definitely a procedure that is not pain or pain.

5) Does the hair actually grow? When does it come out?

Yes, it really does. The preparation of grafts (hair clusters) are the factors that directly affect the waiting conditions and the application of the correct technique, and the result is close to 100%. 3 months after the date of operation begins to appear hair is visible. In 6 months more than half of the hair began to appear. The process is about 1 year to complete itself.

6) When can I go out?

There is no way to prevent you from going out after the operation. The first 2-3 days of tiny pink spots will be seen, they will slowly fade and will return to normal within a week. Hair transplantation is not an operation that keeps the patient from everyday life.

7) When can I take a bath? What do I need to pay attention to after the operation?

This information will be explained in such a way that there are no small questions in mind during the preliminary interview. In addition, the answer to many questions that you do not think will be given to you both orally and in writing.

8) Is there any hair loss after the procedure?

No shed. Because the planted hair is taken from the coded region to be spilled, this feature continues in the new sown area.

9) Is it possible to recognize hair transplantation?

The naturalness of hair transplantation depends on the person’s previous hairline reconstruction, the opening of the channels into which the roots will be inserted at the right angle, the frequency determined according to the sowing area and the correct calculation of the hair direction of the hair strands. These conditions can only be fulfilled by a very experienced doctor and medical esthetics specialists.

10) Who are the persons who will perform the procedure? What are their experiences?

Hair transplantation should be performed by medical aesthetic specialists, dermatologists and plastic surgery specialists in hospitals or surgical medical centers. However, it should be kept in mind that the medical personnel other than the doctor should also be very experienced.


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