Since 1952, many hair transplantation methods have been developed. While these methods were more difficult to apply and gave less satisfactory results at the beginning, new methods developed over the years and the surgical technique continued to be more pleasing in the results, although the surgical technique was easier for both the patient and the surgeon. The latest technique since 2000 FUE(Follicular Unit E extraction Hair transplantation with the ) method has become a method that is both easier and safer and at the same time gives near-perfect results, so it is used as the most adopted method. In hair transplantation with FUE, the hair follicle unit is prepared one by one from the area where the hair is strong, and then it is transplanted to the areas where the hair is absent or sparse.
How is the FUE Method Applied?
The roots at the base of the hair are taken one by one with a micromotor with 0.7-1 mm tips and planted in the open area that needs to be planted. Approximately 2,500-3,500 hair grafts can be transplanted into the open area in a single session. It is applied without affecting the comfort of the patient and without any stitches or scars.
What are the Advantages of the FUE Method?
It is comfortable for the patient and the physician.
It is easy to adapt to the renewed technology. When an innovation is introduced, it can be easily integrated into the FUE technique.
Processing time is short. There is no need to spend extra time to separate the roots.
There are no stitches and no scars.
The dressing time is very short. (3 days)
An average of 2500-3000 grafts can be transplanted in a single session. (This means 6000-6500 hairs)
There is no need for wrapping after the procedure. If the patient wishes, he can use a special hat.
What Should Be Considered Before Hair Transplantation?
Before hair transplantation, it is recommended that the patient does not use cigarettes, alcohol and blood thinners.
Do I Feel Pain or Pain During Hair Transplantation?
Since the local anesthetic drug is given both in the area where the hair is taken and in the area where the transplant is made, the patient will not feel pain or pain.
Where is the transplanted hair taken from?
The hair to be transplanted is taken from every strong and healthy area of the hair, but the best and most preferred area. naperegion (back of the head).
Will my hair be reduced in the place where the hair is taken?
The hair density of the area where the hair is taken may decrease by 20%, but this reduction cannot be noticed with the normal eye.
When can I return to work after a hair transplant?
It is recommended that the patient rest on the first day. The next day, if the patient wishes, he/she can return to work provided that he/she is careful.
When Does Hair Grow After Hair Transplantation?
Generally, hair starts to grow by the third month. However, it takes an average of 9 months for the hair to fully grow.
When can I wash my hair after hair transplantation?
Two days after transplantation, the patient is called again and his hair is washed by us with a special technique, and this technique is taught to the patient, and in the following days, the patient can easily apply this procedure at home.
What Should be the Frequency of Hair Washing?
After the first wash, the patient should wash his hair once a day at home.
How long after the crusts fall off in the hair transplant area?
In the area where the hair transplant is done, the crusts fall off within two weeks at the latest.
How Long Does Edema Last After Hair Transplantation?
The edema, which starts the day after hair transplantation, is greatly reduced within two days, but is completely resolved within a week at the latest.
What Should Be Considered After Hair Transplantation?
It is recommended that the patient should not smoke or drink alcohol for at least 2 weeks – 1 month after hair transplantation, and care should be taken to avoid any impact or trauma to the areas where the hair is transplanted for at least 6 weeks, especially in the first two weeks.