Fitness

The steps of surgery

Yes, you will get rid of baldness finally, but what are the stages awaiting?

FUE, a revolutionary procedure, which is in demand nowadays has some stages that you’ll go through;

Once you decided on having the FUE hair transplant method, first thing is that; your photos are taken to be analysed by your doctor and be provided with a solution. Male pattern baldness is the most common type, however you may be going through a different type of baldness which may be requiring a different solution. It is hair implant and transplant.

The amount of follicles and the number of strands in them, the thickness of the strands, and of course, your expectations will be discussed with your doctor for the last time. Then the frequency of the plantation, the hair sides, place of your hairlines is identified. In this stage, it is very important that your expectations meet the doctor’s advices and plans for your baldness. Transplant could help hair restoration.

Planning the hairlines is an important step as everyone wants to get a natural and aesthetic look. The structure of your forehead and the symmetry of your face should be taken into account while planning the hairlines that will get the extraction. The meeting point of the line of hairy side with the forehead is called hairline and hairline is identified by using a laser pointer device. There are many patients complaining about wrong hairline identification and it is relay hard a even impossible to turn back the result after this point. Some corrections may be done by taking out the follicles in that false areas and implanting them back again in the right area, but as this process is a risky one, we recommend you to discuss your expectations clearly before having your first surgery.

After your scalp and pattern is analysed you will get advices about which path to choose.

Second step is to have your hair trimmed. The hairs at the back side of your head will be trimmed so that the hair follicles can be extracted to that side.

Next, you are ready for anesthesia. In order to be sure that the FUE process will be totally pain-free, you will be given anesthesia before the donor tissue is removed from the back of your head. Don’t worry the upcoming process will be totally painless, as you’ll be under the influence of anesthesia.

Each Folicular Unit is removed one by one with the help of a sharp 0.7-0.8 mm micro punches. As days pass, the scar will get smaller and smaller and the wound will heal.

At the last step, Fue grafts are counted one by one before being extracted to the recipient area. In this step, anesthesia is used again to be certain that the patient won’t feel any pain. The hair on the top of your head may not be trimmed if you don’t need it. Finally, the grafts are injected carefully and they incisions will quickly heal. After having your surgery, you can get back to your normal, daily life again.