The loss of hair and baldness is a number one concern, especially for men, where Up to 50% of men experience baldness by the time they are 50 old. The loss of hair occurs due to many reasons such as side effects of some drugs, stress and some diseases. In addition, the High rate of the male hormone testosterone (DHT) leads to weakness of hair follicles and then losing the hair. However, the genetic factor is one of the basic causes of baldness, where the genetic genes for baldness exist in parents and transmitted to Sons.
As for female gradual hair loss, is often associated with aging whereas they often have Temporary loss of hair because of the pregnancy. Using chemical products, thyroid disease, anemia, and chemotherapy also may cause hair loss. If that affects on woman's quality of life, it is important to treat this trouble.
If your hair loss is starting to make you nervous, you can get a hair transplant, enjoy a full head of permanent hair and feel more confident about your looks.
As that, hair transplant include eyebrow, beard and mustache implants which need a greater precision and a specific method for Implantation
Hair Transplant in Turkey
Hair Transplant is a surgery that moves hair you have, to fill a part of the head which with thin or no hair. In recent years, hair transplantation is considered one of the most prominent techniques. Turkey has become one of the leading countries in the world for hair transplants. In fact, about 5000 patients come to Turkey each month for hair transplant. As that Huyesin Kirk, chairman of the Middle East Tourism and Travel Agencies Association, estimates that there are about 150-500 hair transplant procedures performed every week. That due to the doctors' experience and to use the advanced technology that modern science has reached in this field, in order to give you the results you’ve been dreaming of.
Hair transplantation using FUE technique
FUE or Follicular Unit Extraction is a modern and advanced method of hair transplants applied in Turkey. In this technique, the hair follicles will be extracted one by one from areas called the donor areas after shaving them and then grafting them onto the balding area. This method is performed under local anesthesia. The holes during surgery are tiny between 0.6mm and 1.20mm in diameter and they will heal next day without leaving scar or pain.
If you want more density hair and full natural looks, a large number of grafts will be required. In this case, the doctor will extract the maximum number of grafts from the donor area, and this is called (High density) HD FUE.
General steps of Hair transplantation
At the first day, the specialist doctor will examine you and discuss the donor and the balding areas and he often needs to shave it. Then the surgery will be performed and last between 5-9 hours depending on your case.
Next day, you have to visit your doctor in order to have final check-up such as hair root check then removal of the bandage and washing. He will advise you to use some drugs, special lotion and a shampoo. You’ll need to follow the doctor’s instructions to ensure the best result.
Finally, you can go back home after your second or third day in Turkey.
Other techniques of hair transplant
In addition to FUE technique, we can offer DHI process which is just FUE process along with the use of implanters or CHOI Pen to make channel incision sites in the recipient area and implant the extracted hair follicles in one procedure. With DHI (Direct Hair Implantation) natural results will be provided 100% and do not leave scars at all. And the recovery is faster in DHI.
We are so confident in our technique that we ensure great results.
There was a traditional technique known as FUT (Follicular Unit Hair Transplant) or The Strip Method. Where a long thin strip of scalp is removed from the donor area. After that, the doctor will separate it into single units under a microscope. In the recent years, this method has not highly accredited.
As a matter of fact, Hair transplantation is not creating a new hair in the scalp, it is just moving the follicles from one part of the scalp to another.
The most important instructions to care of planted hair
The transplanted grafts need to be kept hydrated along 3 days after surgery, this is important for their survival. So that, the doctor will give you saline water to spray your hair transplanted and then you could use tap water. You will not able to have a power shower and putting a hat through 14 days. And you should not use blow to dry hair.
You must not get direct sunlight for long periods. And avoid doing strenuous activity for 3 weeks.
You have to stop smoking and drinking alcohol a few weeks postoperatively.
After two days of hair transplant, it is preferred to have PRP (PLATED RICH PLASMA) in order to strengthen the hair follicles, stimulate new hair growth and enhance tissue restoration. PRP comes from the patient’s own body so that there will not have a foreign-body immunologic reaction.