How Long Does A Hair Transplant Last?

How Long Does A Hair Transplant Last?

How Long Does A Hair Transplant Last? Since hair transplantation has many effects on human health both physically and mentally, it causes questions in the minds of those who will have it. One of these questions is hair transplant prices. Another problem is how long does hair transplant take? The thing that determines how long a hair transplant will take is how many grafts will be transplanted instead of the shed hair of the person who will be transplanted.

How does the hair transplant process begin?

Before starting the hair transplant operation, the person should feel ready. And she should have decided on hair transplantation beforehand and should do excellent research about hair transplantation. If the patient has a fear of surgery, he can have a hair transplant without pain and pain thanks to hair transplantation techniques that include local anesthesia.

It is essential to choose the right doctor and the right hair transplant centre. The doctor who will operate must be an expert and experienced in the field. Otherwise, mistakes in hair transplantation may cause you to lose all your hair.


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Hair analysis is done before hair transplantation. In this analysis, it is decided why the person’s hair is shed, how many grafts will be transplanted, and the preferred hair transplant technique.

Graft in hair transplantation

One of the factors determining the duration of hair transplantation is the number of grafts to be transplanted. Transplanted hair follicles are called grafts. On average, there are 2-4 hair strands in a graft. According to the hair loss and baldness of the person, the number of grafts to be transplanted is determined before the operation. The higher the hair density of the patient, the more the hair follicle to be taken. Hair follicles are collected from the neck and upper ear hair because the hair in this area is the strongest and healthiest hair in the human body.

The higher the hair density of the patient, the more hair follicles to be taken. If the patient’s hair is sparse, the number of roots to be removed decreases accordingly.

Hair follicle removal in hair transplant operations may sometimes take 1-3 sessions. Taking and transplanting many grafts in hair transplantation allows the patient to have more natural-looking hair.

How many grafts can be transplanted in a hair transplant operation?

The number of hair follicles to be taken in hair transplantation operation varies according to hair transplantation techniques. For example, the hair follicle to be taken in the FUT technique is directly proportional to the looseness of the scalp in the name of the person and the density of the hair.

Thanks to the FUT method, the roots can be taken collectively, and the hair can be planted collectively. On average, 1.500-3.500 hair follicles can be taken and transplanted.

In the FUE technique, unlike the FUT method, hair follicles are taken one by one and placed one by one. And the FUE hair transplant technique takes longer. The operation takes approximately 7-9 hours. And in one session, 3500-4500 grafts are placed on average.

How many hair follicles are taken in hair transplantation?

The number of hair follicles to be taken in hair transplant operation varies according to the person’s hair loss and the size of the bald area. If the hair density of the person is high, the number of roots to be taken and transplanted increases. And naturally, people with less hair loss take shorter and less costly surgeries. The doctor who will do hair transplantation must be very careful and sensitive during the operation. A mistake made during the surgery can cause big problems.

In the FUE technique, an average of 2.500-6500 hair follicles can be taken. Collecting excess hair follicles in one session is a complicated procedure, so the patient should know this.

Hair growth after hair transplantation

After hair transplantation, your hair will not grow immediately. If you have scars and scabs on your scalp after hair transplantation, you should wait for these scabs and scabs to heal. You should not play with these shells. Otherwise, your hair follicles may be damaged. In addition, your hair starts to fall out in about three months. This shedding is normal. After the shedding is over, your real hair will appear. And the growth process can take approximately 12-18 months. In this process, strictly follow the instructions given by our doctors. By nourishing your hair follicles well, you can make your hair grow more naturally and healthily.

Haircare after hair transplant

Haircare is essential after hair transplantation. First of all, you should do the instructions given by your doctor. Even if the hair transplantation process goes very well, you should do your care very well. For example, you should not wash your hair every day. Washing your hair every day can damage your hair follicles. Hair follicles that swallow much water can die. That’s why it’s best to wash your hair once every two days.

If you have an irregular diet, you should correct this immediately. Because by eating regularly, you get the vitamins needed for the body and hair follicles. For example, A, E, C and many vitamins are very important for your hair follicles. In vitamin deficiencies, your hair follicles cannot be nourished adequately and die.

You should also keep your hair away from extreme conditions. For example, your hair follicles may be affected in very hot or very cold environments. Try to avoid the sun’s rays as much as possible. Because the sun’s rays can sweat, heat your hair and thus damage your hair follicles. You can protect yourself from the sun’s rays by wearing a hat.

There should be absolutely no detergent in the content of the shampoos you use. Detergent-containing shampoos damage and kills your hair follicles. If you use shampoos containing natural oils instead of detergent-containing shampoos, your hair follicles can have the nourishment and more natural hair.