Hair transplant

A hair transplant is a surgical procedure in which Hair follicles transplanted from a part of the body known as the “donor area” to bald or balding areas of the head known as the “recipient area.” This procedure is often used to treat male pattern hair loss, but can also be performed on women and used to restore eyebrows, eyelashes, beard and chest hair, and to cover scars.

Hair transplant methods

There are two main hair transplant techniques:

  • Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) : Also known as strip method, in which a strip of skin containing hair is taken from the back of the head and then divided into small units (follicles) that are transplanted into the bald area. This method leaves a linear scar in the donor area.
  • Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) : In this method, individual hair follicles are extracted directly from the scalp and transplanted into the bald area. FUE does not leave large scars, but rather small, dot-shaped scars in the donor area.

preparation and execution

Before the hair transplant, the doctor will conduct a thorough examination to evaluate the hair loss and determine the best treatment plan. The actual operation is carried out under local anesthesia and can take several hours depending on the extent of the transplant.

Aftercare and recovery

After the transplant, the scalp may be painful and swelling and bruising may occur for a few days. The patient will receive instructions on how to care for the treated areas, including the use of antibiotics or anti-inflammatory medications to prevent infection and swelling. The transplanted hair usually falls out within the first few weeks, which is a normal part of the healing process. New hair growth begins approximately three to four months after surgery.

Risks and chances of success

As with any surgical procedure, there are risks associated with hair transplantation, including infection, scarring, and undesirable aesthetic results. The chances of success depend on many factors, including the quality and density of the hair in the donor area and the experience and skill of the surgeon. In most cases, however, a hair transplant results in a significant and permanent increase in hair density.


A hair transplant can be an effective solution for people suffering from hair loss and looking for a permanent method to restore their natural hair appearance. It is important to have realistic expectations and choose an experienced specialist to achieve the best results.

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