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MOUSTACHE TRANSPLANT

Moustache transplant or moustache implant is a facial hair transplant technique in which hair follicles are grafted to the part that has weak or missing hair growth. Facial hair transplant has recently received a great deal of attention after “hipster beard” gain popularity. Moustache transplant is performed to make the moustache look thicker or to conceal scars caused by burning, acne or other reasons.

Facial hair loss can be caused by different reasons:

  • Genetics
  • Injuries or traumas in the area
  • Laser hair removal
  • Surgery
  • Burning
  • Electrolysis

While facial hair restoration technique is commonly performed to mustache area, it can also be performed to goatee, sideburns, cheeks and beard. Transplanted hair is usually taken from the back of the scalp, yet it could be the side of the scalp as well. Donor area depends on the closest match for the hair. The number of grafted hair can vary, but average grafts for mustache are between 300 and 500.

HOW IS MOUSTACHE TRANSPLANT PERFORMED ?

Before the mustache transplant surgery, the patients need to stop smoking and taking blood thinners (aspirin, herbal teas or vitamins.) Facial hair transplant surgery is performed under local anesthesia. The surgery takes 2 to 5 hours. The surgeon shaves the area to see clearly. The hair follicles are transferred from donor area to recipient area with FUE method and tools.

MOUSTACHE TRANSPLANT BEFORE & AFTER

Moustache Transplant

Moustache transplant before and after pictures can help you to see the results.

MOUSTACHE TRANSPLANT AFTERCARE

Facial hair transplant surgery needs some for a full recovery. Patients’ should not rub or scratch the moustache area at least for a week. The patients need to keep the treated area dry for a couple days.  Following the doctor’s instructions, taking the pills prescribed by the doctor will help during the recovery time. After 2 days, patients can turn back to their daily life and travel to their home country.

Once mustache transplantation is performed, it will be permanent. In 2 weeks to 4 weeks transplanted hair are likely to fall, but after this phase, the patient’s hair will start to growth permanently.

MOUSTACHE TRANSPLANT SIDE EFFECTS

Mustache transplant might have some side effects. These include:

  • Swelling
  • Redness or itching around the moustache
  • Tenderness or discomforts
  • Pain

MOUSTACHE TRANSPLANT SCARS

In FUE (follicular unit extraction) hair restoration technique, there will be only tiny scars in the treated area and they will heal in a week. In FUT (follicular unit transplantation) hair restoration technique, the scars can be a little bit more visible.

MOUSTACHE TRANSPLANT FAQ

Is moustache transplant worth it?

Success rate of moustache transplant is %95.

Does moustache transplant hurt?

Since the procedure is held under the local anesthesia, it can be considered as painless.

Is moustache transplant a certain way to make mustache look thicker?

Definitely. After a couple months, your mustache will grow thicker and it will be just like your own facial hair.

MOUSTACHE TRANSPLANT IN TURKEY

Turkey is a famous destination for hair transplant surgeries, consequently, moustache transplant in Turkey is a quite popular option chosen by millions of patients. The country is known for its touristic resort, rich culture, and historical heritage, but at the same time its highly developed health industry. The hospitals and clinics in Turkey follow international regulations and standards and most of them have prestigious accreditations such as JCI. Also, the hospitals offer affordable prices compared to western European countries or the USA. Therefore, Turkey has become one of the top medical tourism destination among international patients.

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