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FUE Hair Transplantation
The FUE method (follicular unit extraction) is a meticulous procedure in which single hair is extracted and replanted in designated area. Hair follicles are obtained from the donor area and implanted in the bald area. FUE hair transplantation does not leave a visible trace.
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How Is FUE Hair Transplantation Performed?
In Fue hair transplantation method, the patient firstly undergoes blood examination and determined whether he is suitable for the operation. If the patient is suitable, the hair is shaved with special shavers prior to the operation. The area for donation is marked and local anesthesia is performed. The hair follicles obtained from the back of the ear are then implanted in the hairless area. 2000-2500 grafts can be taken in a single session according to the condition of the donor area. A second session can be performed depending on the need for more grafts. White dots appear in the area of application. These dots disappear over time and do not leave any traces.
What are the Techniques in Fue Hair Transplantation?
There are different techniques such as needle hair transplantation, choi technique and slit transplantation technique.
Who Should Undergo Fue Hair Transplantation?
Both men and women can opt for Fue hair transplantation. It can be performed in anyone who suffers from hair loss due to genetic factors.
What are the Advantages of Fue Hair Transplantation?
It has a short healing process since Fue hair technique is not a surgical operation.
There is no scarring as hair is transplanted by opening up micro channels.
Provides very natural results and leaves behind no marks.
Causes no pain as it is performed under local anesthesia.
Does not cause damage to hair follicles.
How Many Sessions Are Required?
Number of sessions for Fue hair transplantation depends on how many grafts are required. Duration of each session varies according to the number of grafts that will be transplanted. They averagely last 4 to 6 hours.
What are the Postoperative Instructions?
The donor area should be kept dry in the first three days and no application should be performed other than the solutions given by the doctor. At the end of the third day, the hair should be washed in the clinic and the hair should be washed every day for the next week. In this way, the hair follicles are strengthened. It is necessary to protect the implant area against direct impact during this period.
How Long Does It Take For Hair To Grow After Transplantation?
The hair follicles will completely fall out 3 weeks after the surgery. This is also called shock hair loss. The follicles remain in the transplantation area during this process. The follicles remaning in the waiting phase for 90 days begin to grow back after the shedding process. The hair grows back in patches and the hair restoration is completed within about 8-10 months.
Does the Transplanted Hair Fall Out?
The transplanted hairs do not fall out since the follicles are taken from the area which is genetically resistant to hair loss.
Where Should It Be Performed?
The hair transplantation procedure is performed in our clinic in Istanbul.
Fue Hair Transplantation in Turkey
Recently, Fue method has been frequently preferred in Turkey. It is a desirable method as the hair follicles are implanted one by one, thus providing natural appearance.
FUE Hair Transplantation Prices Istanbul 2019
Prices for hair transplantation in Istanbul vary depending on many criteria. These criteria include; hair transplantation center, doctor, material to be used, hair transplantation area and location of the clinic.