As a Dermatology Specialist who has specialized in hair and skin, I will try to explain hair transplantation to you with all its scientific and current aspects. Hair affects a person's appearance, social and psychological state. There are dozens of diseases that can cause hair loss. Before hair transplantation; The correct diagnosis should be made and hair treatments and hair transplantation should be performed for this purpose.
If we make a general definition of hair transplantation; It is the process of transferring the hair follicles that are resistant to shedding, taken from the chest, beard and especially the nape of the body, to the hair-deficient area. People between the ages of 20 and 60 are suitable candidates for hair transplantation. It is sufficient for the person to be transplanted to a 3-day period before and after the operation. Although it varies according to the amount of roots needed, the planting time is approximately 6-8 hours. On the day of the operation, it is recommended to come to the health center by taking a bath and washing the hair before the operation. Blood thinners such as aspirin should not be taken until one week before the operation.
HAIR TRANSPLANT METHODS
FUE (FOLLICULAR UNIT EXTRACTION)
It can be defined as the process of transferring hair follicles that are resistant to shedding, taken from a certain area such as the beard, chest, especially the nape, to the area where hair loss is experienced. In FUE hair transplantation; Healthy hair follicles taken one by one with FUE micro motors from the determined area on the neck are kept in special solutions for a while. hair roots; It is transferred to the area with hair loss in channels opened in accordance with the natural direction of hair growth. When determining the front hairline, it should be ensured that it is symmetrical, harmonious and natural. The front hairline should be compatible with the face shape and anatomical structure of the person. Thanks to the special techniques used in FUE hair transplantation, there are no cuts, stitches or any scars on the skin. Painless AnesthesiaIn FUE hair transplantation performed under local anesthesia, the patient does not feel any pain or pain during or after the operation. The materials to be used during hair transplantation are prepared individually, in accordance with the thickness, length and number of hair follicles. The donor area where the hair follicles will be taken and the area where the hair will be transplanted are determined. Both areas are numbed. After the numbing process, hair follicles are taken one by one from the donor area with FUE micro motors and kept in special solutions. Then, channels are opened for hair follicles in the area where the hair will be transplanted. Hair follicles kept in solutions are carefully and one by one placed in the channels opened for transplantation. After the hair transplantation is completed, PRP is applied to the scalp of the patient in order to support the hair follicles.
After hair transplantation, the transplanted area is not closed. The area where the hair follicles are taken is dressed and closed. The dressing is removed at your control on the 2nd day after sowing. After 2 days, the first wash is done in our clinic. The transplanted hair starts to fall out after about 1 month. Then the transplanted hair follicles begin to grow and grow again. This process is completed in approximately 6 months-1 year.
OUR HAIR TRANSPLANT PROCESS IN BRIEF
Stage 1: Determination of the transplantation plan and hairline by the Specialist Doctor .
Stage 2: Medications are prescribed before the operation to accelerate wound healing and prevent infection.
Phase 3: Sterilization of patients operation in October and applying local anesthesia
Step 4 scrupulously donor area of a person's hair, and the individual receiving
Stage 5: grooving at suitable angles and dimensions than the natural hair direction a field for planting of the Hair
Phase 6: Hair follicles planting at the appropriate angle to the area to be planted
7th Stage: Dressing and PRP on the operated areas
8.Stage: Performing the first wash on the 2nd day and opening the dressing
Post-Operation Hair Washing: Washing process to be applied for 10-15 days; It helps to remove crusting and accelerate healing.
WHAT ARE THE FACTORS AFFECTING THE RESULTS OF HAIR TRANSPLANT?
The person's age, diet, lifestyle, wound healing time, hormonal and genetic factors, quality of hair grafts, systemic diseases, environmental factors and smoking affect the results of hair transplantation.
DHI HAIR TRANSPLANTATION (UNSHAVED HAIR TRANSPLANTATION)
WHAT IS HAIR TRANSPLANTATION WITH DHI METHOD?
In the DHI Hair Transplantation (Direct Hairimplantation) Method, normal hair transplantation steps are followed, except for the channel opening phase. Thanks to the Choi medical pen, the grafts are collected, and then the hair taken with this pen is directly transplanted to the skin. The purpose of the application; to preserve the existing hairy image and to make hair transplantation without shortening the hair. First of all, the donor area where the hair follicles will be taken is anesthetized with local anesthesia and the roots are collected one by one from the donor area with a Choi pen. Since there is no channel opening process in the DHI method, the prepared hair follicles are planted without waiting. The hair follicles taken are placed in pens called Choi and sowing is done.
When placing hair follicles in the area to be transplanted, the natural direction of hair growth and natural hairline should be taken into account. DHI hair transplantation takes about 8-12 hours. As in the Fue method, washing starts on the second day after sowing and continues for 8-10 days.
HAIR TRANSPLANTATION WITH PAINLESS (NEEDLE-FREE) ANESTHESIA
Needle-Free Anesthesia application is performed for the person to complete the hair transplantation in 6-8 hours without any pain. Local anesthetic drugs in the anesthesia device are injected under the scalp by pressure spraying technique.
PAINLESS (SEDATION) HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
It is performed in order to ensure that the patient undergoes the hair transplantation process without worry and pain. In sedation, analgesic (pain reliever) and sedative (relaxing) drugs are administered by the anesthesiologist. After the application, the patient is conscious but has a slight sleepiness and a feeling of relaxation.
Sapphire FUE METHOD
Hair transplantation refers to the use of a special sapphire tip instead of metal slit during the grooving phase. Tips made from real sapphire, a very precious metal
LASER ASSISTED HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
By strengthening the donor area with a hair laser, it can be planted with stronger roots in planting. Starting 1 month after planting, 8-10 sessions of laser treatment are applied to the patients and stronger attachment of the planted roots is ensured.