- Step One- Selecting The Hospital
- Step Two- Before Hair Transplant: A Personal Treatment Plan
- Step Three- During Hair Transplant: Starting The Procedure
- Step Four- After Hair Transplant: Support The Procedure With The Appropriate Care
- Step Five- Say Welcome To New Hair
- Frequently Asked Questions
You are suffering from hair loss since a long or short time. You have tried many medical ways to solve this problem, and you did not achieve any progress. At this stage, Hair Transplant in the best solution for you. Are you aware of all the steps of this effective and permanent solution?
Step One- Selecting The Hospital
Despite the fact of selecting the hospital looks not important in Hair Transplant, but we assure you it has a direct effect on the success. The experience of the doctor and the medical staff, hygiene level, and former patients reviews, are important evidence of how comfortable and effective the procedure is going to be.
Especially if you are arriving to the hospital after a long journey, it is very important to check if the hospital provides translation, accommodation, consultation, and transportation services.
You Are Not Alone At Your First Day In Turkey!
If you chose the appropriate hospital, this hospital will consider all your needs! As we mentioned before, if you came from another country, this option is much more important.
Beside many services that the hospital is providing, the transportation service is very important, you will be welcomed at the airport then transferred to the hotel or the hospital for free according to your treatment plan. You do not need to think about accommodation place and transportation, because you chose a hospital that cares about you.
Step Two- Before Hair Transplant: A Personal Treatment Plan
You have arrived to the hospital, it is time to meet your doctor and set up your treatment plan.
First, you will do blood tests in order to get your general health details. Then you will get an examination by the hair expert.
The good hair expert knows how important it is to set a treatment plan for all types of hair loss. This doctor will examine the empty area of your head in detail, and will decide which technique to use in order to get the best results, how many grafts you need, and the hairline design that fits your face to get the natural appearance. At this stage, depending on the applied technique, the doctor may ask you to shorten or shave your hair.
Before Hair Transplant, you should do the following:
- If you smoke or drink alcohol, you should stop at least one week before the procedure.
- Stop using blood transfusions such as Aspirin.
- At least three days before the procedure, you should avoid any hard work that may stress you, this will prepare you psychologically before the procedure.
- Avoid heavy meals the day before the procedure, especially at night.
- It is important to sleep well the day before the procedure in order to be comfortable during the operation.
Your doctor will give you specific advices.
Step Three- During Hair Transplant: Starting The Procedure
Depending on your treatment plan, the procedure will be performed the day after the examination.
According to the applied technique (FUE, FUT, DHI, Robotic DHI), Hair Transplant will be performed under local anesthesia for 3-6 hours if it is one session.
What Is Going To Happen During Hair Transplant?
After cleaning the targeted area, anesthesia is applied. In this way, the patient can have a comfortable procedure.
In Hair Transplant, the grafts are extracted from the donor area with different techniques.
If FUT technique is going to be used, the grafts are taken from the donor area with the skin. If one of the other techniques is used (FUE, DHI, Robotic DHI), the grafts are taken with a special needle in circular motion in order to prevent damaging the nearby grafts, and they are collected individually. After that, the grafts are extracted from the excess tissues in one root, two roots, three roots, or four roots.
After collecting the grafts, the hairline is determined. The patient’s facial features are considered in Hair Transplant. The natural appearance is the most important condition.
When it is related to the implantation of grafts in the scalp, the small holes, which are opened very accurately, and their angle and width are so important, are called channels and they receive the grafts.
One of the important things in Hair Transplant, is while implanting the roots in the skin, their angles must be determined correctly in order to have a natural appearance.
After finishing the procedure, the head can be bandaged.
Enjoy During Hair Transplant!
Since the procedure is under local anesthesia, you will not feel any pain during it, and you will be aware of all stages. In fact, you can watch TV, read books or magazines, or even have a lunch during break time. With all this comfort, you have enough time to imagine how you will look with your new hair.
Step Four- After Hair Transplant: Support The Procedure With The Appropriate Care
After the procedure, you will be delivered to the hotel by the free transportation service, without staying in the hospital. At the next day, you can discover the city, but get ready to return to the hospital for the first wash with the care products that supports the procedure’s results.
As with all cosmetic procedures, the appropriate care after Hair Transplant and the usage of the appropriate products will speed up the recovery process, help you achieve better results. For this reason, after Hair Transplant, you should use the nutritional supplements recommended by the doctor. In addition, maintaining skin’s moisture is very important to reach healthy hair.
Step Five- Say Welcome To New Hair
You left the procedure behind you. After that, you can go home and enjoy your new hair after the recovery process. Remember, you have to maintain care at this time. Especially during the first week after the procedure is so important for recovery process.
You might notice the following changes in the treated area:
- Redness in the treated area.
- The presence of crust and some small wounds.
- Small and very short hair.
- Sensitivity in the scalp.
In addition, it is expected to lose all hair during the first three months after the procedure. This stage is called the shock fall stage.
These changes are very normal and must be accepted by the patient. Therefore, patience is a very important part of the recovery. Despite you cannot reach the final shape immediately after the procedure, the implanted hair will start to grow at the end of the third month, and by the end of the seventh month, 80% of your new hair will be visible.