Within 2 months after the operation, the transplanted hair shreds and after that it starts to regrow. It takes up to a year for all roots to regrow.
Point shaped incrustation is observed after the surgery. These crusts are shredded in a week and after 10 days the skin goes back to its normal condition.
The operation differs according to the needs of the patient. While the transplants up to 800 grafts last up to 4 hours, an operation with 2500 grafts usually takes up to 8 hours.
The most usual so called donor area is the back of the neck. These hairs are genetically characterized not to shred therefore they permanently stay in the transplanted area after a successful operation. The success of the operation also depends on the quality and number of hair in the donor area.
During the local anesthesia, a very slight pain might be felt. It is ensured that you feel relaxed during the operation. You might also watch TV or listen to music during the operation
If the transplanted area is a small one, there is no need to shave all of the hair. If the transplant area is precise, only the donor area is shaved in order to take out the sufficient number of grafts. However, if the transplant area is wide, then shaving is necessary. Operations that are made without cutting the hair in donor area / transplant area do not give efficient results.
Hair transplantation is a suitable method for most of the patients who suffer hair loss. The operation is performed successfully with patients that have a health donor area.
The cost of hair implantation differs according to the needed number of hair roots. The wider the hairless area is, the higher the costs will be.
Hair transplant can be performed by plastic surgeons only in clinics with operation room conditions.
The success ratio is much higher in operations that are performed by experts under the conditions determined by the Ministry of Health and in aesthetic surgery principle.
Today, FUE is the best method which is globally accepted and implemented for the reconstruction of hair with hair transplants. Natural results are acquired after an operation that will be performed by a team of experts.