Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant
Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant is the cutting edge technology in Hair Transplant Treatments which provide incredible results. Many of us take our hair for granted — until it starts falling out. A lot of time, your hair may fall out because you have a genetic health issue. In some cases, you will experience hair fall because you are not resistant to the DHT hormone. This hormone is what causes your hair to fall. In many cases, though, hair fall is often because of our neglect.
Tying your hair very tightly, not washing it, and not brushing it right can all lead to hair fall. Plus, you may also have hair fall with advanced age and may turn completely bald over time.
When someone suffers from hair fall, they may start to feel self-conscious, anxious, and depressed. All of this can lead to a lack of self-esteem. Hence, severe hair fall is a very harmful condition.
However, there is no need to panic. Those of you who suffer from hair loss have many options to restore your hair. At TecniFUE, we offer hair transplant treatments. This is a safe, effective, and least traumatic way to restore your hair and regain your confidence.
What is Hair Transplant?
For those of you who do not know, hair transplant is a simple surgery to restore lost hair. We have a team of skilled doctors and surgeons who have extensive training in hair transplant. During this treatment, we will extract hair follicles and transplant them into the balding area. Typically, the hair on the back of the head is not subject to hair fall. That is why we use this area as the donor area and take the hair grafts from here.
There are many people who think that hair grafts can only be taken from the scalp. But that is not exactly true. We can also take grafts from your eyelashes and eyebrows, which have the same type of hair as your scalp.
Once we insert the hair follicles into the graft area, the hair will start to grow there. This will give your hair a natural, full, and healthy look, making you look years younger.
One of the most popular types of hair transplant is the Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant.
What is a Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant?
Hair transplant is a very effective technique for hair loss and is very popular among people of all races. This field has seen a lot of tech developments over time, which resulted in convenient and painless treatments for patients.
The Micro FUE hair transplant involves removing the hair follicles from the donor area one by one. A tool called the micromotor achieves this task. This process is minimally invasive, which means there is a very low risk of trauma to your head. We also expect all our patients to recover quickly without any prominent scarring.
With the help of the micromotor tool, we can perform hair transplants with sapphire blades. This can result in a higher rate of success for the patients. We use the micro FUE technique to remove hair grafts and use the sapphire blade to make incisions.
What is a Sapphire Blade?
A sapphire blade is made from sapphire. However, this sapphire isn’t the blue stone that we see in nature. It is, in fact, a synthetic sapphire made from a single crystal of aluminum oxide in the lab. The highly controlled production process transforms these crystals into perfect blades. Canal Opening With Sapphire
As a result, this substance is hundreds of times harder than steel. Hence, it remains sharp for a very long time.
Why Do We Perform Micro FUE Hair Transplant with a Sapphire Blade?
The Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant is one of the most modern hair transplant techniques. It ensures great results for your hair, thanks to the use of special tools like sapphire blades.
When we perform a hair transplant treatment, we make several channels in the area that has thinning hair. It is very effective to use sapphire to achieve this. Since this substance is stronger than steel, the whole process becomes very easy to do. That is the major reason behind the great success of hair transplant surgeries.
Some major reasons for the use of the sapphire blade in hair transplant include:
- The blade has V-shaped pins. These special pins help the tool make better and more precise incisions.
- Our surgeons select the blade based on your hair and skin structure to open channels in your scalp. Thanks to sapphire tools, the channels in your scalp are also quite smaller. This means there is a very low chance of skin damage and scars.
- With these blades, patients can avoid high amounts of bleeding since skin damage is so little.
- Sapphire blades can make it easy to open more channels. This means patients can expect thicker hair with a more natural appearance.
Sapphire Mirco FUE hair transplant can result in hair that is dense and thick. That is why it can be a perfect method for men and women to regrow their lost hair.
What is the Size of the Micromotor and Sapphire Blade?
A Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant involves the use of a micromotor, which usually has a diameter punch of 0.6, 0.7, and 0.8 mm. Your hair follicle can contain two to four hairs. With a micromotor this size, we can easily pull out double or triple grafts. However, if the micromotor has a diameter smaller than this, then it may not be possible for us to pull out the graft without damage.
Our main priority is to make sure your hair grafts are not damaged, either during the extraction or the implantation phase. If the hair grafts are damaged, you will not get the outcome that you need. That is because the damaged grafts will not grow hair.
During this treatment, we also use a sapphire blade to make channels in your scalp. The size of the blade may vary between 1.0 mm, 1.3 mm, and 1.5 mm. These sizes are perfect for not damaging the hair grafts and implanting the hair grafts closer to each other.
What Makes Sapphire Blade Hair Transplant Treatment Revolutionary?
Sapphire hair transplant treatment first started in 2016, making it quite a new technology. Before that, hair transplant surgeons had to use metal blades to graft hair follicles. These metal tips would sometimes cause serious damage to the skin as well as the grafted hair. Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant can reduce this risk and make your experience trauma-free and pain-free.
We can use sapphire blades to lower the risks of crusty scabs. These crusts can build after we open up channels in your scalp. By opening up very small channels in your scalp, we can avoid these scabs. This means you will have an easier time when it comes to healing. Your hair grafts will also be tightly ensconced inside these small channels. Because your scalp remains smooth, germs cannot stick to it tightly. This lowers the risk of infection.
Hence, we can obtain the ideal results from using this kind of blade during your hair transplant treatment.
We can also use sapphire blades to transplant your mustache, beard, and eyebrows. That’s because these blades can open channels in different directions. This technique has very practical uses. That is why many patients often prefer it over other hair transplant methods. Hence, this is the best and most comfortable method for most patients.
What Should You Do Before a Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant?
Before we start the Micro FUE hair transplant with sapphire blades, you should first get yourself checked by our surgeons. There are many factors you need to consider before you start your hair transplant:
We will need to know about any health problems that you have as well as any medication you take. Some health problems can prevent wounds from healing the right way. But we believe the dangers of these are very low. Still, it is a good idea to show us your health history before we start.
Stop the Use of Anticoagulants
If you have been prescribed blood thinners by your doctor, we may ask you to stop using them. People who use Minoxidil should stop the use of the drug one week before the treatment. This is because the drug can cause bleeding. You should consult your doctor and let them know you are about to undergo a hair transplant treatment. It is best to get written consent from your doctor before the treatment.
Stop Using Substances
We may also ask you to limit your intake of alcohol about one week before the operation. Too much alcohol can prevent wounds from closing and can increase the risk of infection. We may also ask you to quit smoking. This is because smoke can cause your blood vessels to constrict and reduce blood flow to your brain. If you are unable to quit, you should try to smoke less.
Keep in mind that hair transplant is a surgical process. Even though it has very low risk and causes very little trauma, you should still approach it with discipline.
Is Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant Treatment Painless?
We have tried this new hair transplant treatment on many of our patients with a lot of great results. When we are doing the treatment, there is no pain at all because we numb your scalp.
We use cutting-edge local anesthesia that prevents any pain you may feel during the process. We also have other methods of numbing for people who are afraid of needles. With the use of needle-free anesthesia, we can make this process as anxiety-free as possible.
FUE hair transplant procedures do not cause a lot of pain. But since it is still a surgery, some people may become anxious. At TecniFUE, it is our goal to make sure all our patients have their treatment in utmost comfort and peace. That is why we always make sure to ask the patient about their fears and personalize treatment for them.
What Does Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant Treatment Involve?
A lot of people are active on social media these days. Because of this, people are becoming very conscious of their appearance. The Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant treatment is the most popular hair transplant treatment done on men. The transplant starts when we determine the number of hair that needs to be grafted. We will then numb the donor and balding areas of your head so that you avoid any discomfort.
Hair Extraction Phase
We will first extract the hair from the patient’s donor area using the micro FUE method. Most of the time, we will use hair from the back of the head since they resist hair fall. We will use a micromotor and micro punches to make incisions around your hair follicles.
The micromotors allow us to take a larger number of hair grafts from the donor area in a very short time. This can help your hair achieve a more natural and denser look. FUE hair transplant treatments that use micromotors are known as Micro FUE hair transplant. We may also use a manual punch on some hair grafts to extract them carefully, every once in a while.
Channel Opening Phase
Once we have removed all the donor hair that we need, we will open up the channels in your scalp. To do that, we will use a sapphire blade. This type of blade can help us open channels in the desired angle and direction.
This step is one of the most — if not the most — critical phase of your hair transplant treatment.
Hair Implantation Process
Placing the hair in the opened channels is the last stage of the hair transplant treatment. During this process, we will take the hair grafts and lodge them inside these tiny tunnels with the sapphire blade. Since the channels are very small, the hair graft will fit into them tightly and will not fall off.
Once we implant all your hair on the balding spot, your transplant treatment is complete. After the operation, the hair grafts are expected to stay on your scalp.
Thanks to this treatment, you will face very little damage to the hair follicles during the transplanting phase. Plus, your healing will also take a very short time. At first, you may face some swelling but this will lessen in just a couple of days. With this treatment, you will face very little tissue trauma or uneven wounds.
A big benefit of Sapphire Micro FUE treatment is that the width and depth of the channels are very even. This means there is no risk of very deep or shallow cuts, which can reduce the treatment’s success rate.
How Many Hair Grafts Can Be Harvested From the Scalp?
There are some hair transplant clinics that claim that they can transplant 65 to 80 hair grafts per centimeter. They say that this number of grafts can provide their patients with thick and natural-looking hair. However, this is not possible.
Whether you work with steel blades or sapphire blades, it is not possible to attain dense hair with so many grafts. To get natural-looking hair, we need to transplant grafts in the correct angle and direction of the hair growth. If we transplant 65 to 80 grafts, we will not be able to create incisions that are in proper alignment. That’s because the natural angle of your hair growth is 40 to 45 degrees. If the grafts are placed perpendicular to the scalp to obtain high density, the results will not look natural. In fact, your hair will have a very plugged look, which will ruin your esthetics.
What Should You Do After a Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant?
Once you undergo the transplant, you will still need to take some precautions so that you can hasten the healing process. Here are some things you should be careful about doing:
Rubbing Your Hair
This may seem obvious but you should not hit or rub your head for a few days after the treatment. Your head may feel itchy sometimes but you need to suppress the urge to scratch it. That’s because your newly grafted hair is still not fully attached to your head. Scratching or rubbing your head may damage the hair grafts and cause them to fall out.
Grooming Your Hair
Since your hair grafts need time to take root, do not brush your hair in the first few weeks. By stretching out your hair, you can damage the hair follicle. This can result in treatment failure.
Also, do not shampoo your hair for the first few days for the same reason. Avoid using heavy and rich hair care and styling products. These include mousses, gels, hair oils, pomades, etc.
Wear the Right Clothes
To avoid rubbing your hair, wear zippered or buttoned clothes and avoid pullover shirts. This is so that your clothes do not drag at your hair when you are wearing and removing them.
Use Prescribed Medication
After your treatment, we will prescribe some antibiotics and a painkiller for you. You need to take these in the proper dosage for a specific time. This will ensure you have a quick and comfortable healing process.
Do Not Exercise
It is also crucial that you do not do any strenuous exercise or play sports in the first 15 days. These actions can cause you to sweat and make your scalp itchy. That is why we strongly suggest you limit cardio, use of saunas, and swimming.
For best results, avoid these activities for one month after the treatment. You can resume them once your 30 days are done.
How Long Is the Recovery Process?
Unlike FUT surgery that involves taking out a strip of the scalp, FUE surgery does not require such invasive methods. FUE surgery with a sapphire blade does not result in linear wounds or scars on the back of your head. This method involves removing single hair follicles one at a time. Hence, it leaves only tiny puncture marks, which almost cannot be seen with the naked eye.
With this surgery, there is very little recovery time and next to no discomfort. You may feel some soreness and swelling a few hours after the treatment. That is very normal and this discomfort will fade away in a few days, typically in less than one week.
In most cases, the swelling will not be very obvious. If your scalp or forehead feels inflamed, you can apply a cold pack to soothe the skin.
When Will My Hair Grow Back After a Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant?
Do not expect your new hair to start growing immediately, though. It takes some time for your new hair to attach itself to the new location in your scalp. Hence, most people who have FUE hair treatment with a sapphire blade will enter face telogen effluvium. This is also the resting phase and can occur two weeks after the treatment.
During this phase, you should expect some hair shedding. Hence, it is also known as shock hair loss.
Don’t panic, though. This hair loss is not permanent and it will not have an adverse effect on your hair transplant.
You will be able to notice some hair growth after two months. This growth will become more obvious after six months. You should expect a good outcome in about 12 months. Sometimes, though, people may have to wait for two years to get thicker hair.
Benefits of Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant Treatment
There are a lot of benefits of using this hair transplant tool and technique:
It Deals Minimal Tissue Trauma
The sapphire blade has a very smooth surface and an extremely sharp edge. Because of this, this tool creates less vibration when opening up the channels during a hair implant treatment. Hence, any channels created with this tool will be smaller. This means that the skin of your scalp will recover about 30 percent faster than if we were using steel blades. Hence, you will have a very low risk of tissue damage or scabs and your scalp will be smooth and free of scars.
It Results in Quick Healing
These special blades create channels that are very thin. This not just ensures that your scalp has the least amount of trauma, it also helps the skin to heal quickly. Hence, you may not feel much pain at all after the treatment. These blades also reduce the risk of edema or swelling.
If you have any post-op pain, we can suggest painkillers that can manage it easily.
It Secures Hair Grafts Tightly
Sapphire blades are designed to open narrow channels that are the same size and length as your hair follicles. When we place hair grafts in these channels, they will not become loose and fall off. Plus, they will remain in the channels in the right alignment. This will ensure a successful transplant treatment.
It Results in Less Tumescence
These blades also allow us to inject lesser tumescence into the skin before making a channel. Tumescence is a special fluid that lifts the scalp skin from the bone so that we can make a precise cut.
This means you will have less fluid retention after the treatment. This means you will not have a lot of swelling and you will have a comfortable experience.
It Results in Dense Hair
Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant also gives you very thick hair that looks more natural than transplants with steel blades. This is great news for people who suffer from advanced hair loss.
Sapphire blades can open channels that are very small in size. This means we have more room in your scalp to create more channels. This means over 30 percent more hair grafts. Hence, with the help of these blades, we can achieve more hair density.
It Creates a More Natural Hairline
Thanks to the sapphire blades, we can create a very precise hairline for you. Since these blades allow us high-density graft, your hair will not look patchy or plugged. Hence, the results will be very natural looking and pleasing.
It Lowers Risks of Complications
Unlike FUT hair transplant, Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant involves very few wounds. Since the tissue damage is so small, there is a very low risk of infections. You can have peace of mind knowing there will be no complications during the healing process.
It Results in a Better Success Rate
Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant is not just an average variation of the FUE transplant technique. It has the best chances of success for your hair and it also results in higher hair volume.
Some More Pros About Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant Treatment
There are many other features that make Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant one of the most popular hair restoring treatment:
Patients Can Play Sports After 15 Days: Since the healing period of Sapphire Micro FUE transplant is quite short, patients recover very quickly. Not only will they not feel any discomfort after a few days, but they can also play sports after 15 days. During this period, the grafts will take root in the balding area of the scalp.
It Can Use Various Donor Zones: Since the sapphire blades are so precise, they can be useful in harvesting hair from other parts of the body. This includes the hair from the eyebrows. We can use the excessive hair in the other parts of your body and transplant them to the balding area. This will kill two birds with one stone.
You Can Wear All Sorts of Hairstyles: Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant offers you thick and dense hair. This means that the patient can choose to wear their hair in any style they desire. They can even sport very short hair like a buzz cut since the treatment may not cause any scarring.
Keep in mind that the success of your hair transplant treatment depends on the skill and experience of the surgeon. If you want the best looking hair from this treatment, we advise you to work with TechniFUE. We have served thousands of clients and helped them restore their hair to its former glory.
Difference Between Sapphire Micro FUE Transplant and Classic FUE
A Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant is not exactly a new technique of hair transplant. Instead, the same technique as the classic FUE technique is applied, but with different tools.
During the classic FUE hair transplant, surgeons used steel blades. Steel blades become blunt over time, which means they may not be able to make precise channels. As a result, there is a higher risk of injury.
In contrast, the Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant treatment does not use steel blades. Instead, it uses sapphire blades that are stronger, more durable, and anti-corrosive. With the help of these blades, we can make thinner channels without destroying the hair grafts. This also means that your scalp will have smaller wounds that will heal quickly.
This procedure also involves the use of micromotor punches, which have a diameter between 0.6mm and 0.88 mm. As such, these punches are smaller than regular FUE punches, which may also have larger diameters. Hence, it means less amount of trauma to your scalp and quicker healing.
Difference Between Sapphire Micro FUE Transplant and DHI
DHI is another popular hair transplant treatment that has a non-invasive procedure. It is an upgraded version of FUE and quite similar to it. The only difference between DHI and FUE is that in FUE, the hair follicles are stored in a storage solution. Once all the hair has been grafted, only then will we implant the grafts one by one in the channels.
DHI cut this practice short by using a tool called the Choi Implanter Pen. With this tool, we can extract the graft and quickly place them into the canals in the scalp at the same time. As a result, your hair grafts remain out of the body for a shorter length of time. This gives them a higher chance of survival.
The major difference between the two techniques is as follows:
The main difference between the FUE and DHI techniques is that their methods are different. That’s why the amount of hair that can be naturally grafted from patients varies. During a Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant, we can graft an estimated 5000 to 6000 hair follicles. In the DHI technique, the number is three to five times larger. We can graft about 1500 to 3500 grafts in a single session, depending on the patient’s hair.
Faster Healing Time with Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant
The Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant technique was introduced in 2016 and is quite new and advanced. The major benefit of this technique over DHI is that since it involves making smaller channels. This means the healing time is faster than DHI treatment.
Suitable for Widespread Thinning of Hair
The Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant is a very effective technique for patients who require transplants in a large area. In contrast, the DHI technique is quicker and less bothersome. However, it is not very suitable for patients who have widespread balding. With Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant, we can treat such patients and give them dense and healthy hair.
In the DHI technique, patients have to partially shave the head. This needs to be done on the affected and donor area. However, this can easily be concealed with your remaining hair. During a Sapphire FUE method, you may have to shave all your hair, though we offer unshaven FUE transplants too. Whether your hair needs to be shaved or not depends on the nature of your hair.
DHI technique involves the use of the Choi Pen, which requires further training. Plus, there are more surgeons working on a single patient. As a result, it tends to be more expensive than the Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant technique. On the other hand, the Sapphire hair transplant technique may be more affordable, which is why many people prefer it.
Shorter Time with Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant
The Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant can take about six to eight hours to complete, depending on the patient. However, the DHI technique can be even longer because it requires more minute attention to details. It can take over 10 hours to complete a DHI treatment. This is why many patients prefer to break their session into two or three slots.
Both these techniques will offer you results in similar timeframes.
Who are the Best Candidates for the Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant Technique?
The good thing about this hair transplant treatment is that it is available for patients who have generally good health. Plus, young people, as well as seniors, can benefit from this hair restoration treatment.
Before you get a hair transplant, we will first determine whether you are a good candidate for the treatment. Some of the factors that will be taken into account are as follows:
Dense Donor Areas
It is crucial that your donor area from, which hair grafts will be taken is dense enough. If your donor area is not dense, taking hair grafts from it will thin it even more. Furthermore, it may become damaged irreversibly and may become unsuitable for hair growth. As a result, you will not get the outcome you desire.
Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant procedure is suitable for young adults as well. However, we suggest you start treatment after turning 30. That is because we predict that you will face further hair loss later in life. Most people face biological changes after the age of 30, including fluctuating hormones and nonstable hair loss. Plus, as you grow older, your style may also change.
That is why we think hair transplants should be done between the ages of 30 and 40. That way you will still have enough hair in your donor area to get the best results.
Localized Hair Loss
This method is effective for hair loss in localized areas of the scalp. The hair loss can be due to burns, scars, or any type of alopecia. This procedure is most effective on patients who have controlled and limited hair loss.
Plus, the Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant technique may not be suitable for people who have hair loss due to the DHT hormone.
No Scars with Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant
Since Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant creates very fine channels in the scalp, there is a very small risk of scars. Hence, this procedure is great for people who are conscious about their image. Plus, this method does not involve any risk of loss of sensation in the donor or affected area. This method can also be good for people who have jobs that include public interaction like bankers, marketing and sales agents, PR personnel, etc.
Aside from these major factors, some other considerations include:
- The severity of the balding at the transplantation zone.
- How many number of hairs need to be extracted
- Quality of the hair graft
- Type of hair, like straight hair, Afro hair, etc.
Before starting your treatment, candidates need to get their hair and scalp qualities checked by surgeons. If you meet all the above criteria, then you are a suitable client for Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant.
Get Your Sapphire Micro FUE Hair Transplant With TecniFUE
The Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant is a very safe and effective treatment that can give you thicker and stronger hair. This technique can transplant the hair on your head with the least amount of damage. Because of its many pros, we highly recommend this Sapphire Micro FUE hair transplant to correct your baldness. Hair Transplant Cost Per Graft In Turkey
At TecniFUE, we have highly skilled surgeons who are trained in the use of micromotor punches and sapphire blades. Our team can diagnose your issue correctly and plan a personalized treatment option for you. We will also take your opinion and what you want your hair to look like during the initial consultation. Then we will proceed accordingly. Turkey Hair Transplantation Clinics
We are committed to providing you the best hair transplant results. As a leading hair transplant provider in Turkey, TecniFUE offers high-quality and affordable treatments. If you are interested in our services, contact us simply by WhatsApp or any other communication application you prefer today.