How we Perform a Hair Transplant Operation

A hair transplant operation needs very precise planning and use of the right technqiues. Find out the important steps about FUE hair transplant.

Before the surgery, the patient’s frontal hairline and the area where the hair grafts will be planted are drawn and planned, and the new hair line is shown against the mirror. Afterwards, the hair is shaved by our staff in our hospital.

After this step, local anesthesia is applied. FUE hair transplantation can last from 5 to 8 hours, depending on the number of grafts transplanted.

Short breaks can be given . At the same time, the patient can watch TV and listen to music during the operation.
A FUE hair transplant consists of four stages :

Collecting grafts from the donor area

Hair roots are collected from the donor area at the back of the head and transferred to the desired area. The roots quickly establish themselves and full results are usually seen in about 6-12 months.

Counting of grafts

The grafts taken from the patient are separated and counted as triple, double and single. At this stage, a short break is given. The patient can eat or go to the bathroom.

Micro Channel Incision

Then the channel is opened according to the thickness and length of the hair roots in the field where grafts collected will be transported. The angle, frequency and depth of the channels to be opened at this stage are very important. Hair roots that exist in the area where the procedure is to be performed should be protected. Hairline hairs grow an an angle of 45 to 50 degrees. The channels to be opened in this area are very important for a natural appearance after hair transplantation.

Graft placement

Collected grafts should be placed in the direction of the channel. It should be placed so that the facing upwards relative to its outer surface. Grafts are very sensitive by nature. For this reason, micro-surgical techniques should be used. The new hair follicles are 100% permanent. The FUE technique is extremely sensitive and serious. Experience is very important. Undoubtedly, this operation should be performed only by physicians and specialists.

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Hair Transplant during Corona Pandemic

Cosmedica Clinic takes the current situation very seriously and has initiated measures accordingly both in the clinic and outside the clinic. We offer PCR COVID-19 testing to our patients on site. In addition, we support our customers with questions regarding their hair transplantation in Turkey during the pandemic.