Beard transplantation is the process of transplanting the hair taken from the nape of the neck into regional cavities such as cheeks and above the lips and in areas where beards are sparse. Beard transplant, which can also be done for the implementation of the desired beard model, can also be carried out to tighten the existing beard.
In some parts of the beard area on the faces of men, beards may not grow for various reasons. Since this causes deformity, it creates negative effects for the person. Beard transplantation is an application that gives a definitive solution in such cases. With this planting, the problem is eliminated with the applications made in areas where the beard does not grow or the beard is sparsely grown.
Two different methods are used in beard transplantation. These are beard transplantation with FUE and FUT technique.
In this procedure, hair grafts are removed from the donor area. Then it is harvested using a small circular incision. Your doctor will then transplant the hair follicles he has collected to the area where you need them. In FUE, the surgeon usually collects one of five follicles. But this varies depending on the doctor and the quality of the hair transplant. The procedure takes approximately 3-5 hours. It leaves small round spots from which the hair follicles are removed. Some clinics do this manually. Others use mechanical aids. This type of sowing has a faster recovery time than other options. In addition, the risks and complications are very small.
The other primary type of transplantation preferred in beard transplantation is the follicular transplant unit. During this procedure, your doctor removes a small piece of tissue from your donor area. Then it closes the wound tip. These wounds will leave a small mark on you. However, these marks are too small to be seen by the eye. Beard transplantation with the FUT method takes a little longer than the FUE method. But it always ends in a denser beard. Because in this process, a much larger number of hairs are usually transplanted.
Beard transplantation can be carried out with the aim of tightening the beard or creating an aesthetic beard style on a completely beardless surface. In both cases, you should pay attention to the following before the procedure.
You will get the results of beard transplantation gradually. There are a few things you need to pay attention to in order for the results to be better in this process.
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After beard transplant, you need to stay in Turkey for a few days. Your doctor will perform the first washing process 3 days after the procedure. This process must first be done by a specialist. For this reason, we advise you not to return to your country during this time.
It would be better to come to Turkey the day before the beard transplant. During this period, the operation preparations are completed comfortably. However, if you wish, you can also be here on the morning of the operation.
A beard transplant is the most effective way to improve your facial appearance. You will get very realistic results from the procedure using your own hair. The healing process is also quite fast and comfortable.
Beard transplantation by an experienced doctor is quite safe. It is one of the procedures with the least risk of complications or allergies. Because the procedure is done using your hair.
You will get very natural results because the beards transplanted during the operation will be your own hair.
We do not recommend shaving until at least 10 days after the operation. Your face will be red, tender, or swollen at first. That’s why you need to be extremely kind the first few times.
Since the operation will be performed under sedation, you will not feel any pain. In the post-operative period, your pain will not be too much. However, your doctor will still recommend painkillers.
It can be applied to those who have scars and burns caused by accidental injuries, those with asymmetry in their beards, those with sparse beards and mustaches, those who do not grow any beard due to hormones, and people who change gender.
Beard transplantation is performed under local anesthesia and sedation and lasts for 2–5 hours. It can be said that the procedure is generally painless. After the procedure, it is observed that tiny crusts form around the transplanted roots.
You do not have to shave before the operation. However, it is important that your beard area is clean. Your doctor will shave the area that needs to be shaved while preparing for the procedure.
Water or chemicals should not touch the donor area until the first washing after hair transplant occurs. You should stay away from all tobacco products, especially cigarettes, and alcohol for a week or two. Do not worry about the shock spillage process that will be experienced in the first month after planting.
A full beard transplant typically requires 2,500 to 3,000 grafts. You may need additional hair grafts, depending on your personal goals.