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BEARD TRANSPLANT

Beard transplant or full beard transplant is a facial hair restoration technique in which the surgeon restores the areas where hair growth is weak or missing. Beard transplant or facial transplant procedure can be used for various reasons. Patients may want beard transplant to cover a limited area, acne scars, lacking hair growth because of burning or to get thick appearance in their facial areas. Bear transplant is commonly performed for the goatee, beard and moustache area (moustache transplant), yet it can also be performed on sideburns and checks.

Hair loss in facial area can be caused by different reasons:

  • Injury or trauma in the specific area
  • Burning
  • Genetics
  • Laser hair removal
  • Electrolysis
  • Surgery

The hair follicles mostly harvested from the back and sides of the scalp, but harvested sites (donor areas) are determined depending on the closest match of donor’s hair to facial hair.

If patients suffer from diffuse pattern baldness, spot baldness in donor area, beard transplant are not recommended.

HOW IS BEARD TRANSPLANT PERFORMED ?

Beard transplant operation is performed under the local anaesthesia or oral sedatives. First, the treated area is shaved to allow surgeon clear vision. To harvest hair follicles, micro motors and micro punches are used by surgeon in FUE method. In the treated area tiny incisions (half a millimetre) are made and hair follicles are transferred into these incisions. Then, bandages are wrapped the treated area.

BEARD TRANSPLANT PREPARING FOR THE SURGERY

One week before the surgery, patients need to stop using any blood thinners such as aspirins or herbal teas.

BEARD TRANSPLANT BEFORE & AFTER

Beard Transplant

Beard Transplant before and after pictures are the best way to see the results.

BEARD TRANSPLANT AFTERCARE

Once hair follicles are transplanted to beard, it is permanent. Implanted hair is need some time to recover. Patient needs to avoid rubbing, scratching or touching to beard transplanted area for a week. The transplanted area should stay dry for a couple days. Following the doctor’s instruction, taking the pills prescribed by doctor (if needed) will help in beard transplant recovery phase. After 2 days, patient can travel and turn back their daily routine excluding strenuous activities.

It is likely that transplanted hair falls out in 2 weeks, but after that your beard will growth for life time. Thus, patient is important in this period.

BEARD TRANSPLANT SIDE EFFECTS

Beard transplant side effects include:

  • Pain or swelling
  • Redness or itchiness around the beard area
  • Tenderness and discomforts

BEARD TRANSPLANT SCARS

In FUE hair restoration technique, there will be tiny scabs which are going to heal in a week. There won’t be visible scar other than that. In FUT hair restoration technique the scar can only little bit more visible.

BEARD TRANSPLANT FAQ

Is beard transplant Worth it?

Apparently yes. The success rate of beard transplant is around 90% (after around 6 months of the surgery.)

Does beard transplant hurt?

Since beard transplant operation is done under local aesthesia, it can be considered as painless.

Will I have any bald spot in my donor area after the procedure?

No. The surgeon will harvest a few hair follicles from each area without leaving a bald spot in the donor area.

BEARD TRANSPLANT IN TURKEY

Turkey has an improved medical infrastructure with its well-equipped hospitals and clinics. The country is continuously improving in the medical tourism field and has already become a hub for hair transplant surgeries. Beard transplant in Turkey is chosen by so many international patients every year.

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