When you hear the term "hair transplants," you might imagine the patchy, noticeable hair plugs of yesteryear. However, hair transplantation has evolved, particularly in the last decade. Hair transplantation, also known as hair restoration, is an outpatient procedure that uses micrografting technology to donate hair follicles to thinning areas of your scalp.
The effects of a hair transplant are visible and are thought to be permanent. The procedure is also time-consuming and requires a period of healing and recovery. As a result of these factors, people who have already experienced significant thinning of their scalp hair are the most likely candidates for a hair transplant.
Although hair removal products, which have serious side effects and do not work in most cases, continue to disappoint people attempting to prevent hair loss, hair transplantation is now widely known and preferred. Men who want to regain their hair are becoming more interested in the hair transplant procedure, such as the alopecia hair transplant. However, it is understandable that some people are skeptical about whether or not the hair transplant is permanent.
It takes time for your skin to heal after your hair follicles are grafted into areas where your hair is thinning. It is normal for some of your hair to fall out during the first three months following the procedure. Healing time can range from 6 to 18 months. However, once the healing process is complete, the transplanted follicles begin to grow hair, filling in the bald patches on your scalp. This is hair that will naturally grow as you get older.
Hair transplantation involves transplanting hair from the donor area, which is located at the back of the head and is genetically resistant to hair loss. Because of the genetic characteristics of the hair in this area, it can continue to grow in its new location. As a result, the transplanted hair usually remains on the scalp for a lifetime. The transplanted hair may become finer as people age, but it will not fall out. It is estimated that in good hands the success rate of hair transplant is really high, 95 percent of hair transplants are permanent. However, if hair that is not on the back of the head is used, such as body hair, it may fall out because it is not genetically protected.
There are "modern" hair transplantation procedures that are currently being performed. Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) transplants follicles from all over your head to areas where your hair is thinning or bald using small punctures.
It will take some time for you to see the results of your hair transplant procedure once it is completed. For the first few months, you may notice that you are losing even more hair as the transplanted sections of hair begin to heal. Because transplanted hair tends to break at first. However, some people go through a second hair transplant because of this. Patients who have had hair transplants should use the sprays, shampoos, and medications prescribed by their doctor. Failure to follow the doctor's pre-and post-operative instructions may have a negative impact on the outcome of the surgery. Those considering a hair transplant should make certain that the procedure is carried out by an experienced and skilled hair transplant specialist.
Contact our professionals in Asmed, one of the leading hair transplant clinics in Istanbul, Turkey. We can help you with anything hair transplant related, and inform you about your hair transplant journey. Together with our professionals, you can decide on the best path possible for your transplant. If you have any questions, simply contact us through our website and learn more about the FUE technique.
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