UNSHAVED HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
Unshaven hair transplantationis the best method to be selected for the treatment in regional loss resulting from the realities such as genetic problems, stress, age, environmental factors to be affected, used medicine. Unshaved hair transplantation is the method most preferred by people who have hair loss problem because the hair is not buzzcut or shaved. The fact that the region does not need to be buzzcut is also very important in terms of getting back to your daily life after the operation. In addition to this, as the most current hair transplantation technique FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) is used, you will have the most natural results after hair transplantation. The facts that you can return to your normal life, the naturalness of your new hair are the most prominent features of this method. What is important here is you should choose the right, efficient, experienced plastic surgeon who is specialized in his field a hospital which is good at in this process.
How does Unshaved Hair Transplantation is Performed?
Those who want to have unshaved hair transplantation need to extend their hair a little more than the normal size before the operation at the request of the doctor. The most current method FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) is used for unshaved hair transplantation. Before starting the operation, the area where the hair follicles will be removed is determined. It is usually the nape part. Then your plastic surgeon, with the help of his team takes strong, healthy hair follicles that will be used as donors. At this stage, attention should be paid to the removal of multiple roots in the hair follicles without breaking up. Special millimetric equipment and low-speed micromotors are used to take these follicles so that the scalp is not damaged. A team specialized in hair transplantation makes hair follicles ready for transplantation. These follicles are then transferred to the area where hair transplantation is performed with special devices.
One to three hair follicles can be taken from each hair root by the unshaved hair transplantation technique. In general, you can obtain up to 4,000 hair follicles in two stages. Hair transplantation procedures may vary depending on the operation time, the number of grafts to be transplanted, the professionalism of the hair transplanting specialist and up-to-dateness of the technology documentation used in aesthetic hospital. Note that this process requires longer time and effort than the FUE method because there will be no shaving in the hair.
It is much easier to hide the transplanting area since there is nobuzzcut after the unshaved hair transplantation. Just as in the FUE method, it can take eight to ten days for the crusting occurring in the transplanting area to heal. In a short time like three months, you can get your new hair and at the latest within a year you can have the natural hair image you expect with the whole hair growth.
Advantages of Unshaved Hair Transplantation
You can return to your daily life and your regular activities right after.
- You can return to your daily life and your regular activities on the same day.
- The place used as donor and where the hair follicles are taken closes quickly because it is not shaved.
- You can apply FUE technique which is the most up-to-date method of hair transplantation without pain even if you do not want to cut or buzzcut your hair.
- You can apply FUE technique if you have had hair transplantation with FUT technique and you have not achieved the desired result.
- There is no trace in the place where hair follicle has been taken or where hair has been transplanted.
- While, for normal hair transplantation, your hair should be cut to 1 number (about 3 mm), for men and women who do not want to cut their hair, unshaven hair transplantation is an ideal option. You can easily hide the image of “just hair transplanted” after the operation.
Is there any disadvantages of unshaved hair transplantation?
The operation of unshaven hair transplantation takes much longer than the normal FUE or FUT techniques and demands a different labor. Operation time generally increases by 50%. Similarly, because the hair is not shaved, it is difficult to provide sterilization and high level of care and attention is required to ensure the necessary hygienic environment in the area where the process takes place.
Unshaved Hair Transplantation Prices
Because unshaved hair transplantation operation requires much longer time and therefore intensive labor than normal hair transplantation does, costs may be higher. That’s why, you should be sure to return to your daily life as soon as possible after your hair transplantation and to see the most natural and missed results. Moreover, you should be sure that you have been done the procedure in the hair transplantation center or the aesthetic hospital by very experienced plastic surgeons and the latest technological devices.