Body Hair Transplant

Body Hair Transplant

Body Hair Transplant Grafts are structures containing hair follicles.Hair transplantation is the removal of grafts from the back of the head and transferring them to the required area.The density of the transplanted area is important for the result in micro FUE hair transplantation.When the density of the transplanted hair is not sufficient, a satisfactory result cannot obtained. Some people with intense hair loss may not have sufficient hair density for graft removal. In addition,  the  transplantation method is applied.

This method is to perform the transplant with the roots taken from the target area of the person, his beard. Performed under local anaesthesia with FUE. Body hair transplant method,so suitability of the person’s chest area. Determined by examination. This method alone is not enough for people with insufficient donor area in the neck.

Features of Body Hair

There are hairs in various structures and textures in various parts of our body. These differ widely in shape and length, especially the number of hairs in their roots. Hairs other than hair show varying curliness depending on where they are located. The hairs closest to the hair are found in the beard. Although they usually have a single root structure, they can grow quickly and like hair. For this reason, the first choice in body hair. This treatment ends with transplanting the hair taken from the beard. Successful results can be obtained with proper planning and hair transplantation from beards. Hairs in other areas are generally thinner, grow slowly and cannot grow like hair or beard. Therefore, surgeons do not want to transplant from these areas unless they have to.


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Who Is Body Hair Transplantation Performed?

Surgeons consider some criteria to decide on body hair transplantation:
If the back of the head is sufficient as a donor area in hair transplantation. Thus, the doctor determines the suitability for hair transplantation.If the density of the hair is good and the texture is compatible, the surgeon can approve body hair transplantation. If one of these two criteria is not present, the doctor will not transplant body hair. FUE Body Hair Transplant

Planning in Hair Transplantation and Deciding on Body Hair Transplantation

Behind every successful Sapphire FUE hair transplant, lies good planning made before the operation. The surface size of the area where the hair will be transplanted is determined. Then the doctor calculates the number of grafts to be placed in this area with the formula.The graft density x cm2.The number of grafts taken from the donor area is highly predicted by the doctor before the harvest is complete. However, sometimes it may be necessary to review the operation plan according to the number of grafts taken. At this stage, the surgeon may decide for body hair transplantation if a sufficient number of grafts cannot be taken from the donor area or cancellation if the number is sufficient.

How is Body Hair Transplantation Performed?

Body Hair hair transplantation technique is the same as normal Fue hair transplantation. The doctor applies local anesthesia to the area to be remove. During local anesthesia, the person may experience some pain according to their own pain threshold due to the effect of drugs, this pain is usually 1-2 seconds. takes. Afterwards, there should be absolutely no pain while performing the FUE procedure. The time is shorter than the reception from the normal donor area. It is important to distribute the grafts taken from the body during the transplantation process among the grafts taken from the donor area by Micro Fue method. If the grafts take from the body are implanted in a certain area by the doctor.  In a different and unnatural way because body hair is different from normal hair.

When Does My Hair Grow After Body Hair?

Hair transplanted with body hair hair transplantation begins to grow in the first three weeks, just like the hair transplanted after FUE hair transplantation. 3-4 weeks after the hair transplant operation, shock shedding begins and the transplanted hair disappears by almost 90%. New hair shed after the operation starts to grow again in the 6th month. 70-80% of the result is seen at the end of the 1st year. It may take 1.5 – 2 years for the full result to manifest itself.How Long Does Beard Transplant Take To Heal?

Using Body Hair in Hair Transplantation

Hair follicles to be used in the area to be transplanted outside the nape area can be taken from a few areas. These are in order of importance:

Beard area

Chest area

Other parts of the body (back, legs, etc.)

Hair Roots Taken From the Beard Area

Beard area hair is characteristically closer to nape hair follicles than other body parts.

  • The growth rates of the hair follicles taken from the beard differ slightly compared to the hair in the neck. Hair has a life span of 4-5 years and it is expected to grow 1-1.5 cm per month. Beard, on the other hand, has a similar life, but grows a little slower.
  • One feature of beard roots is that they are often single. In other words, two or three strands of hair do not exist in one root, as in the nape area.
  • Beard hair is thick. While a normal hair thickness has a diameter of 0.04-0.06 mm, the diameters of the beard roots can even exceed 0.08 to 0.1 mm on average. Of course, these are situations that can vary from person to person.

Chest Area Hair Roots

The hair follicles taken from the chest area, like the hair follicles in the beard area, consist of single hair follicles. Hair follicles taken from the chest area grow less than beard roots. They are expected to grow at most 5-6 cm. These hair follicles usually grow in a more curved way, not smooth. They are thinner.

Hair Roots in Other Parts of the Body (Back, Leg, etc.)

The hair follicles here have the same characteristics as the hair follicles in the chest area. All of the hair follicles taken from the body (beard, chest, etc.) are used as densification roots in the middle areas, not in the a  frontal border areas in hair transplantation planning.

Body hair transplantation with the roots taken from the body is use in people who do not have enough important hair follicles in the neck area. The aim is to increase the success of hair transplantation. Other hair follicles of the body suitable for this are taken into the planting plan.