Hair loss is a condition that usually occurs when hair follicles lose their strength with the effect of hormones with aging. Hair loss occurs more prominently and more rapidly in people with a genetic predisposition. Apart from these reasons, regional hair loss may also occur due to a discomfort or exposure to external factors.
Why does our hair fall out?
The definition of hair loss is a definition that covers the process from thinning of hair to complete shedding. Under normal conditions, an average of 50 to 100 strands of hair shed per day in an adult. In abnormal situations, this number increases exponentially.
Medical reasons for hair loss include hormonal changes, infectious diseases, major surgeries, long-lasting high fever, extreme stress, side effects of some medications, etc. situations can be counted.
Among the physical causes of hair loss are; We can list physical effects such as exposure of the hair to a tram, continuous pulling of the hair, use of chemicals and hair dyes that are not suitable for the hair, and exposing the hair to negative effects by methods such as curling irons.
What is Male Pattern Hair Loss?
Androgenetic hair loss, also known as male pattern hair loss, is a condition that results from male hormones and is encountered when hormones affect hair follicles in men with genetic predisposition. In male pattern hair loss, the anterior hairline is typically pulled back and the crown
There is a decrease in hair. There is no age for this shedding in men, puberty
may even begin during The main reasons for this are; genetic predisposition, male hormones and advancing age.
What is Female Pattern Hair Loss?
In female pattern hair loss, the situation is slightly different from male pattern hair loss. A thinning of the ring-shaped hair is observed at the top of the head or around the crown. In addition to this situation, there may also be cases where there is sparseness in the front.
What is Hair Transplantation?
Hair transplantation is the process of transferring the hair from the non-shedding area, which can be defined as the area between the two ears and the sides of the head, to the area where it is needed, in order to close the gaps that have been lost due to genetic factors in our head or due to an injury.
What are Hair Transplantation Techniques?
Two different techniques are generally used in hair transplantation.
FUT Method (Follicular Unit Transplantation)
In the Fut method, the hair in the nape area is surgically removed as a strip and transferred to the area that needs it after it is separated into the roots. During the procedure, the skin is taken from the nape with the hair follicles and the skin is sutured. With the developing technology, it is no longer preferred. Due to the fact that it is a surgical procedure, it is not preferred because of the low comfort of the people who have transplanted during the healing process of the sutures and the complications that may occur.
FUE Method (Follicular Unit Extraction)
In the Fue Method, hair follicles are taken from both sides of the head and the nape area by micro-surgical method and transferred to the areas where they are needed. In case of need, roots taken from these areas can also be used, depending on the suitability of the hair on the back and chest area of the body. In Micro Surgery, 0.8 to 1 mm tips are preferred according to the hair characteristics of the people. Micro surgery
Since the improvements are very fast in hair transplantation with hair transplantation, people can return to their social life like a day.
They can return in a short time. With this method, an average of 4000 to 8000 hair strands can be transplanted in each operation.
How is Hair Transplantation Performed?
Hair Transplantation operation takes an average of 6 to 8 hours. Hair follicles taken from suitable areas by microsurgery are transferred to the areas where they are needed. During the transplantation process, approximately 40 to 80 hair follicles can be placed in an area of centimeter square and these numbers can change according to the needs of the person. The transplanted hair follicles are shed within the first month. From the third month after the operation, the transplanted hair follicles begin to grow again and reach a certain length and density in a period of 6 to 8 months.