DHI Hair Transplantation
State of the Art Technology in Hair Transplantation!
DHI (Direct Hair Implantation) technique is the latest and most popular technique in hair transplantation. Hair follicles / grafts taken from the donor area with “Micro Motor” are placed in special pens called “Implanter Pen” with a diameter of 0.6 – 0.8 mm and these pens transplant the hair follicles directly under the skin. Thus, no stitches and scars are formed on the scalp.
Thanks to this latest technique, the incision is not made in the area to be planted, as in the canal technique, which increases the number of roots to be planted in cm², prevents skin damage and minimizes bleeding. The fact that skin damage and bleeding are at a minimum level speed up the healing process.
One of the biggest advantages of this method is that the hair follicles / grafts taken are shortened to stay out. So that it is ensured that the roots stay healthier and stronger. All hair can be transplanted without shaving thanks to DHI technique. It is enough just to shave the donor area.
DHI Beard Transplant
In general terms, DHI Beard Transplantation is the process of filling the gaps in the beard or creating a new beard in patients without beard.
Two methods can be used for this process:
- Beard transplantation process by collecting from beard follicles
- Beard transplantation process by collecting from hair follicles
Beard transplantation process by collecting from beard follicles
This method is generally applied to people with regional gaps in their beard or people who have scars caused by an accident. The roots taken from the beard adapt to the beard much more quickly. In this method, the number of grafts the patient needs must be provided under his chin.
Beard transplantation process by collecting from hair follicles
This method is generally used for patients who are beardless or have too much regional spaces in their beards. Hair follicles taken from the nape part are transplanted one by one towards the direction of the beard with 0.6 mm diameter pens. Regardless of the method, the most important point in beard transplantation is that the beard roots must be separated into single grafts and kept in special solutions.
DHI Eyebrow Transplantation
It is applied for thickening the thin and damaged eyebrows, recreating missing eyebrows, filling the scar marks on the eyebrow. Hair follicles / grafts taken from the nape are placed in 0,6 mm pens and planted according to the direction of the eyebrows. The important point is that the hair follicles taken from the donor are planted in single grafts. A natural appearance is obtained in this way. If double or triple grafts are planted, it is definitely not possible to get a natural result. DHI technique should be preferred for eyebrow transplantation.
Who can have hair transplantation?
Anyone who is over 18 years old who has hair problems related to age, hormones and genetics can have hair transplantation.
What is the most common and state of the art technology applied in hair transplantation?
Hair transplantation consists of two stages. The first step is to take the hair follicle from the nape part as much as the planned number of grafts, and the second step is to transplant the hair follicles to the targeted area. The latest and most common technology currently applied in the acquisition phase is the “Micro Motor” technique. The most common and advanced technology used in the process of planting roots is “DHI (Direct Hair Implant) Pen Technique”.
How long does the hair transplantation operation take?
This is actually the most asked question by those who will have hair transplantation. Operation time varies according to the patient’s patency and the number of grafts to be planted. However, hair transplant operations take 7-8 hours averagely.
How many grafts can be planted in a day?
The maximum number of grafts that can be planted in one day with DHI technique is 4000-4250. The operation of patients who need graft above this number extends to two days. The reason is that the harvested follicle set into the IceGraft solution has a limited time to be kept there.
Who should perform the hair transplantation operation?
Hair transplant operation is a surgical procedure. Therefore, it should be done under the supervision of a doctor with the support of healthcare professionals specialized in their fields.
What conditions should be met for the hair transplant operation?
Since the hair transplant operation is a surgical procedure, it should definitely be carried out in a hospital environment that meets the criteria. Sterilization is a very important point in hair transplantation operation.
What is the Right Age for a Hair Transplantation?
Hair shedding is an ongoing condition throughout human life, and the expected loss rate slows after 35 years of age. Consequently, the patient should be informed that the patient may need a second session in the future, considering that the shedding will continue in patients under 35 years of age.
When can I start working after the hair transplantation operation?
The patient can start working on the second day, provided that the patient is rested the day after the hair transplant operation.
What kind of anesthesia is applied in the hair transplant operation? Is it a painful procedure?
Hair transplant operations are performed under local anesthesia. Thanks to the special device we use at the local anesthesia stage, patients do not feel any pain or pain. This device is needle-free and allows patients to have a painless operation. In very rare cases, sedation may also be preferred.
Can the hair transplant operation be performed more than once?
Yes, it can. In cases where the number of grafts that can be taken from the donor area of the patient is not enough to complete the open area, a second operation can be performed after six months. Sometimes it can even be done for the third time.
When do I get results from the hair transplant operation?
The final result is received in 12-14 months. After sowing, the new vessel formation occurs between 90-100 days. For this reason, the hair follicles transplanted begin to feed and grow in the 3rd month. By the 6th month, an average of 60-65 percent of the hair follicles planted comes out. By the 8th month, the average is 75-80 percent.
Does the hair transplant operation cause a health problem?
Hair transplantation operations do not have any recorded side effects so far. Therefore, it is a risk-free process.
Can hair follicles be taken from another person?
The only situation where hair transplantation from two different people is possible is twins, of which only twins are eggs. Since the hair transplant operation is a tissue transplant, tissue compliance condition is sought, just as in organ transplant operations. Immunosuppressive drugs used by organ transplant patients after the operation are high in cost and have serious side effects. Since these operations are vital, fees can be covered by insurance. As hair transplantation is an aesthetic operation, it is not vital and is not covered by insurance. In other words, it is an operation that can be applied in theory but practically has no financial or health benefits.
Does hair need special care or control after transplantation?
Since the transplanted hair is your own hair, there is no need for special care. Just as you care for your existing hair, you can also do for your transplanted hair.
When can I swim? When can I dye my hair?
It is not recommended to swim in the sea or pool, take a sauna or Turkish bath for 2 months after the hair transplant operation.
Does the transplanted hair shed?
No. But sometimes the transplanted hair can be limp and lifeless. In such cases, it is useful to apply maintenance for your hair.
What drugs are used after the hair transplant operation?
Antibiotics and anti-edema drugs are used for 5 days after the hair transplant operation.
How many days does healing take after the hair transplant operation?
The recovery period of the donor area is 7 days. The first three days of the crusting period occur in the transplantation area. After that, hair washes begin. As the hair is washed twice a day, the shells are shed in 5-6 days and the healing is completed.
How long after the hair transplant operation can you do sports?
You can start walking 3 days after the operation. However, heavy sports are not recommended for 2 months.
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