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What is Hair Transplantation?


A hair transplant consists of the action of transplanting hair follicles taken from the back area of the head, an area where hair is more dense, to the parts of the head where hair is scarce.


Hair Transplant Methods


Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a method which was developed after the FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation) method began losing its validity.  With the FUE hair extraction method, hair follicles are taken from the donor area between the ears with the help of a specially developed micro motor or a small extraction needle with a size of 0.5 – 0.9mm.

The most important preference factor for the standard FUE method is that surgical tools are highly developed enabling quick and non-invasive methods for extraction of the hair follicles. 

Today, micro motors used manually or electronically have taken the place of hand operated needles.  These devices allow for the non-problematic extraction of hair follicles.  Operation times have been reduced from 2 days to merely 3 – 4 hours and provide great convenience for the patient.  The procedure is painless, does not require any cuts or stitches, and there are no visible permanent scarring on the patient.


PRP Supported Hair Transplants


Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) is used for quick healing of the scars and supporting of quick hair growth. PRP treatment helps the weak hair follicles, which are vulnerable to falling out, to gain revitalization.  With patients that have applied PRP treatment, it has been observed that hair loss is relatively less in the operation area and that hair grows more strongly.  The red spots and scabbed areas on the scalp disappear quicker and the hair growth capacity increases in the area where the transplant had occurred.


PRP is obtained by the following steps:


  • In the blood laboratory, 10 cc of blood is drawn from the patient
  • The drawn blood is transferred to a special device for obtaining rich platelet from the blood
  • Blood cells are spun in a centrifuge and the platelet rich cells are densified


Platelet rate in PRP can be increased 4 – 8 times with this procedure and the growth factor of the hair follicles varies on the platelets.

People who have seasonal or genetic hair loss and those who have thin and weakening hair are candidates for PRP treatment.  The procedure is very quick in which upon anesthesia, the PRP liquid is injected into the hair roots.  It is a painless process of about 3 minutes, where the patient can go back to normal daily activities with no swelling or bruising.

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