Hair Transplantation and PRP Services
What is Hair Transplantation?
Hair transplantation is the transfer of hair follicles taken from the body parts of the chest, leg-arm, genital region, especially the back of the head close to the neck, to the region where the hair is shed. More preferred in hair transplantation are hair follicles in the back of the head.
What is PRP Service?
PRP during hair transplantation is a method applied to accelerate wound healing and hair growth after transplantation. The aim of PRP treatment is to revive the hair follicles that have started to shed and have lost their strength and healthy structure.
Who can apply hair transplantation?
Today, almost 50 percent of men over the age of 50 are exposed to hair loss problems. Therefore, hair transplantation is the most applied cosmetic surgery for men. Hair loss is not just a male condition. Many women may also experience hair loss or thinning.
Why does hair loss occur?
One of the most important causes of hair loss is genetic properties; however, advancing age may also occur after traumatic injuries or as a result of various medical conditions. Regardless of the reason, hair transplantation is successfully applied to all people with sufficient hair follicles in the body. Not only the scalp, eyebrow, mustache or hair loss in all areas of the body, such as beard sowing method can be applied successfully.
How is hair transplantation done?
In practice, the hair follicles usually taken from the neck are planted in the targeted balding area. These hair follicles are called grafts. Rarely, in some cases, there is not enough healthy hair on the back of the person’s neck or temple. In such cases, hair follicles can also be removed from other areas of the subject, such as arms or chest wall, which contain hair. The treatment takes place in a few hours, depending on the amount of hair loss. If the balding area is too large, several sessions may be required to complete the treatment. Generally, the intervention is performed under local anesthesia with sedation. A special bandage is applied to the head after hair transplantation. The person is discharged after 1-2 hours. Although it is rarely seen, pain control is provided against pain conditions. Generally, after 3 days of home rest, the head can be turned back to work life. The first dressing is done on the 5th day.
What methods are used for hair transplantation?
In hair transplantation processes; FUE methods that do not leave a scar or leave a slight scar on the back of the neck are applied successfully. In the FUE method, hair follicles are taken one by one and planted in the missing regions, while in the FUT method a skin line containing hair from the back is removed. The person to be transplanted must have healthy hair on the sides and sides of the head to be used as donor area. Other factors, such as hair color, degree of hardness, wavy and bushy, also affect the outcome of the procedure.
After the hair and scalp analysis, which method is preferred is decided together with the priorities of the individual. Although FUE method, which is mostly non-marking, is preferred, FUT method may be required in some cases. Hair transplantation can be applied not only for baldness but also to increase the density of hair in the diluted areas.
What is the most important element for hair transplantation?
Hair transplantation is a serious surgical procedure. To minimize the risks of hair transplantation should be done in the hospital environment. It is very important for the best results to be performed by the well trained and experienced plastic surgeons. For hair transplantation to be successful in the operation, the transplanted hair follicles need to be rapidly kan held kan in the area where they are placed. The success rate of hair transplantation is quite high if a correct technique is applied. For a natural look, it is very important that the hair is transplanted at the right distance, at the right angle and at the right density to the bald areas.
Is hair transplanted after hair transplantation?
The transplanted hair is shed within a few weeks of transplantation; however, this is normal. Because the hair will fall out after 3-4 months. After this temporary shedding has recovered, the transplanted hair follicles retain their character and are not shed. However, the original hairs in the same area may continue to fall out over time and a new hair transplantation may be planned in the future due to the decrease in hair density. Postoperative hair loss may progressively progress. Especially if an unnatural appearance occurs in the new hairline area, further surgical intervention may be necessary in the future.
What are the risks of unconscious application of hair transplantation?
As with any medical intervention, hair transplantation can carry certain risks if it is not done in proper conditions. However, if hair transplantation is performed by an experienced plastic surgeon in a hospital setting, complications are rare. Hair transplantation is a prolonged application and depending on the degree of baldness, a few planting may be required over a 1-2 year period. Although rare, complications such as the desired infection and marked scarring can be seen. Postoperative pain relievers can control pain, discomfort, bruising and swelling. In the areas where hair is taken and transplanted, self-healing numbness may occur within 2-3 months.
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