What is hair transplantation?
It is the process of transferring the hair follicles taken from the regions where the hair is dense (nape above the two ears) to the balding areas. Nowadays, this surgical procedure, which we call hair transplantation, is in a sense autotransplantation. Because in the hair follicle transplantation, only one’s own hair follicles are transferred to the outer environment again.
Who can apply hair transplantation?
Hair loss and hair loss are not only men-specific. Women may also experience hair loss or sparse problems and may resort to hair transplantation.
Which methods are used?
Hair transplantation which is developed as a solution to the problem of hair loss is carried out by FUE and FUT methods.
FUE Technique (Follicular Unit Extraction): It is only possible to have hair that grows and does not shed for life. It is a method in which follicular unit is removed and transferred to hairless areas without cutting and suturing from the nape and over the ear area where the hair roots are dense. Therefore, this method is known as non-surgical hair transplantation. In this method, the roots are taken with the help of a specially designed tip structure, lumen needles of different diameters and a special device called FUE motor to which this needle is attached. Roots are placed one by one into the microchannels opened to the planting area. Since this operation is performed under local anesthesia for approximately 4-5 hours, the patient does not feel pain. Planted hair begins to grow slowly from the third month. 6-8. almost all of them come out between the months 10-12. months. The resulting hair is not shed for life. Although FUE method which is mostly non-marking is preferred, FUT method may be required in some cases. Hair transplantation can be applied not only for baldness but also to increase the density of hair in the diluted areas.
Although this application is called hair transplantation, it is not only in hair; Eyebrow, mustache, beard, such as any hair follicles are also very easily used.