Hair loss, old age, hormonal changes and familial occur. Hair loss can also occur after burns and trauma. If you and your doctor believe that hair transfer is the best for removing hair loss, you can rest easy. Because plastic surgeons and dermatologists who are interested in hair transplantation have been doing this job successfully for many years. If you are considering a hair transplant, this article will give you information about hair transplant. This article cannot answer all your questions. Because there is a lot to know about your particular situation.
Facts About Hair Loss
Hair loss is said to be due to less blood flow to the scalp, vitamin deficiency, dandruff, and wearing a hat all the time. All these theories have been refuted, or it is not true that a 40-year-old man will never lose his hair again.
Candidates for Hair Transplant
Hair transplant changes your appearance and can increase your self-confidence. Discuss and consider your expectations with your doctor before deciding on a hair transplant procedure. It is enough to know that your healthy hair is used in all types of hair transplants. It is mandatory for hair transplant candidates to have healthy hair on the back and sides of their heads for hair transplantation. Because the hair to be transplanted is taken from this area. Factors such as hair color, wavy hair, curly hair may affect the cosmetic result. There are different techniques in hair transplantation. FUE method is mostly used in our clinic in hair transplantation.
Preparation for Surgery
Your doctor will give you information to prepare for the surgery. Complying with these will make your doctor’s job easier. If you smoke, you should quit a week or two before. Smoking prevents blood from going to the skin and affects healing. Arrange for someone to drive you home after the surgery and don’t tire yourself too much for a day or two after the surgery.
Regardless of the technique, hair transplant procedures are usually performed with local anesthesia. Relaxing medications may be given by the anesthesiologist to relax the patient.
In the hair transplant procedure, live hair is taken from the donor area (back of the head and side areas), together with its single roots, and transplanted one by one to the balding or thinned area. Although the transplanted hair varies from person to person, an average of 2000 – 7000 grafts, 5000 – 15000 hair strands can be transplanted in 1 session. The average duration of the operation is 4 – 8 hours.
Your subsequent pain and condition will depend on the breadth and complexity of the procedure. Any pain, throbbing and effective tensions can be controlled with medical interventions and medications. 3 days after the hair transplant, your head will be washed by our team. To make sure your wounds have healed, our doctor will want to see you several times within 1 month after the hair transplant. It is important that you follow the advice you receive in these interviews. You can return to your normal work after 1 week.