What are the causes of hair loss?

One of the most important reasons for hair loss is genetic characteristics. However, hair loss may also occur with advancing age, after traumatic injuries or as a result of various medical conditions. Whatever the reason, hair transplantation can be performed successfully in anyone who has sufficient hair follicles in the body. The transplantation method can be successfully applied not only to the scalp but also to hair loss in all areas of the body such as eyebrows, mustache or beard.

To whom can hair transplantation be applied?

It can be applied to all patients with male type hair loss. This type of hair loss manifests itself when the male hormone kills the cells that produce hair. The hair first becomes thinner, then stops growing, and eventually falls out. The solution to this is hair transplantation.

Is there an age limit for hair transplantation?

The decisive factor here is the type of shedding. If the skin is visible, the density in that area has dropped below fifty percent. The most effective treatment is hair transplantation.

What is the importance of the age factor in treatment?

The most important indicator is whether the hair loss has stopped or not. Male pattern hair loss is a lifelong process. Shedding slows down after the age of 39-40. Therefore, patients under these ages may require second or third sessions.

How long does it take for hair transplantation?

It's three or five hours. If the patient does not want his/her surroundings to know this, 10 days may be needed. If there is no such concern, he can return to his daily life in two days.

How long does it take to get new hair?

At the end of the operation, red crusts may be seen in the hair transplantation area. It is possible to prevent this by washing your head once a day. In seven to ten days, the crusts fall off and the transplanted area heals. The transplanted hair also falls out along with the crusts, and returns to its pre-transplant appearance within 15 days or a month. In the following period, no change is seen for about three months. New hair grows gradually after three months; There is a 10 percent increase every month. 90 percent of the transplanted hair grows back in the ninth month, and all of it grows within a year.

Does Hair Transplantation have any health risks?

Since the operation is performed under local anesthesia, there is no risk. There are no side effects that may negatively affect health after the operation.

Can hair transplantation be done several times?

Depending on whether hair loss continues and the size of the transplantation area, multiple sessions may be needed.

What does the new hair look like? Can it be controlled?

This is entirely dependent on technique. The size and direction of the grafts used affect the result. If the grafts are placed in the direction and size appropriate to the natural growth pattern of the hair, the result will be satisfactory.

Can you tell us about new techniques in the operation?

The newest technique is called FUE, which is the method of removing hair from the donor area with specially prepared 1 mm metal pipes. There is no incision or stitching on the scalp, and healing occurs in a very short time.

Could there be a development that could replace hair transplantation in the future and provide a more natural appearance?

Although studies on hair cloning continue; The most effective treatment for male pattern hair loss at this stage is hair transplantation. If cloning studies are successful, a few hair follicles taken from the scalp can be multiplied in a laboratory environment and transplanted to the bald area without shortening.

How many hairs does a person have on their head?

A human scalp contains an average of 40,000 to 60,000 hairs. A 25-year-old person has 200 hairs per square centimeter on his head, but this number decreases to 90-150 between the ages of 30-50.

How common is hair loss?

Hair loss is a problem that can be experienced by both men and women, but it is much more likely to occur in men. Hair loss begins in 25% of men who reach the age of 25, and the hair begins to fall out, even partially. By the age of 50, this number increases to 50%.

Is it normal for hair to fall out while washing?

It is quite normal for a person to lose between 40-70 hairs when combing or washing his hair.

Is there pain after hair transplantation?

Due to advancing medical techniques and FUE hair transplantation technique, hair transplantation can now be performed painlessly.

What are the differences between transplanted hair and normal hair?

The transplanted hair turns into your natural hair, just like your own hair. It can be washed, combed, dried and shaped without requiring any special care. There is no difference.