Hair Transplantation

Last Updated on April 6, 2023

What is Hair Transplantation, How Is It Done?

Hair loss, which is a problem especially observed in men, is known as hair loss in various regions due to certain factors. Hair transplantation, which is applied to these areas with a very natural and permanent method, aims to achieve a healthy hair appearance.

Hair transplantation, which is performed by doctors who are experienced specialists in their field, is done by paying attention to hygienic conditions.

With the development of modern medicine and technology, this treatment is carried out in a comfortable and safe way. Thus, patients who experience hair loss problems also improve aesthetically and psychologically.

Hair transplantation is a solution for people who have been complaining of hair thinning for many years to achieve the desired appearance.

The smooth procedure contributes to the psychological relief of the patients.

Who Should Receive a Hair Transplant?

Making a strong impression with its successful results, hair transplantation is considered to be the aesthetic procedure most preferred by men. This treatment method, which is preferred by men as well as women experiencing hair loss, is known to be very effective. Hair transplantation can also be applied to the eyebrow, mustache and beard area where hair loss is experienced.

 This method can be preferred not only by those who have hair loss problems, but also by people with sparse hair.

How is Hair Transplantion Done?

The most important factor in hair transplantation is that the person has enough hair follicles suitable for transplantation. This method is performed by using hair follicles called grafts taken from the nape.

Hair transplantation, which is known as a tissue transplant procedure, and its duration may vary according to the size of the area with hair loss. Accordingly, the number of sessions differs from person to person.

One of the most important details in this treatment process is that after the hair is transplanted to the area with hair loss, it quickly bleeds and begins to be fed. This condition is also referred to as ‘hair retention’.

In order for hair transplantation to give a successful and effective result, the graft must be retained as much as possible. Thus, the hair region gains a natural appearance and can regain its former health. This will only happen with experienced and specialized doctors.

You can easily have this procedure done at Özkaya Medical Center, where doctors have effective experience. 

What are the Hair Transplantation Techniques?

Hair transplantation, which is the most successful solution to hair loss, a frequently observed problem especially in men, is applied with 2 different techniques. To give information about these techniques:

Fut Method

This method, which stands for follicular unit transplantation, is known as the technique in which the hair is transplanted in clusters. The hair follicles extracted from the areas where the hair is located are examined and separated in a laboratory environment. Afterwards, the transplantation procedure is carried out under suitable conditions.

Fue Method

For this technique known as follicular unit extraction, the hair needs to be cut very short. After the hair follicles are extracted, these are placed in the transplantation area in a laboratory environment. Local anesthesia is usually required when using this method.

Hair Transplantation Treatment Sessions 

Hair transplantation is applied together with a specific plan. The duration of this procedure may also vary depending on the technique and method. In order to get the most effective result, it would be better to follow the program recommended by the doctors.

The sessions are also determined according to the number of required hair follicles. In this way, people with this problem can have the opportunity to undergo an effective treatment process.

At the same time, there are some risks involved in this successful treatment period. In this process, which is carried out with experienced specialists, complications can be seen, albeit rarely. Hair loss may recur within 1-2 years, depending on the level of baldness.

Unwanted infections that manifest themselves with severe heat increases and pain with scars at the skin level or raised above the skin, also called keloids, can occur, albeit very rarely. In areas where the hair is extracted and transplanted, numbness and loss of sensation may be observed, which can last up to 3 months.

After a while, people can get on with their lives by adjusting to their new look.


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