Beard hair transplant

How is beard hair transplanted?

Beard hair transplantation takes place under the influence of the local anesthetic, where the doctor selects the most suitable hair bulbs for the rest of the beard hair, often cut off from the head side areas and then implanted in the empty areas of hair. This is based on the characteristics of the closest beard hair, the process will take between 3 and 5 hours, and the duration may be reduced depending on the condition of the patient, and after the operation of the beard hair transplantation, the patient can leave the center or clinic of the hair transplant.

Medical research conducted by the International Association for Hair Restoration Surgery and others indicates that facial hair transplantation is the third most common type of hair transplantation worldwide, following only scalp and eyebrows. In an article published by the International Society for Hair Restoration Surgery, men between the ages of 26 and 40 have adopted, in particular, procedures for the cultivation of beard hair.

Beard and mustache hair transplantation is not much different from head hair transplantation:

Facial hair transplantation in general, and specifically beard hair transplantation is the subject of our article, as Turkey has witnessed in recent years a great boom and popularity in the world, especially that hundreds of men have come to conduct beard hair transplantation using modern harvesting technology, in order to increase the density of the beard and fill the voids of the beard. If you have intermittent beard hair or if there are any scars or traces of previous accidents and burns, the beard hair transplant or (facial hair transplant) is the only and permanent solution to get rid of the beard voids.

Beard hair transplant

The operation of the beard hair transplantation must be done by a cosmetics specialist in hair transplantation, and its results are often associated with the skill of the doctor who performs the operation. While such processes do not pose a risk to the life of the patient, but any error can cause permanent irreparable damage, The patient must choose a doctor with a large experience to do this task.

Recent research has shown that over 40% of men are dissatisfied with the blanks in the beard, and often the cause of these blanks is Genetic factor or the presence of scars on the face. In many cultures, beard hair is a sign of a Manliness, and it has some effect on the social situation, so many men recently sought a full beard and mustache, which they can control as they like, allowing them to change their appearance.

The cultivation  Beard hair transplant in Turkey is now considered as to be a highly efficient and accurate operation, with a lot of experience and the latest international technology

Before beard transplants

The patient must talk to his doctor and identify with him the shape he wants to reach and the intensity he wants in his beard so that the doctor can determine how many hair bulbs should be grown in the beard area and where to plant them. Therefore, the cost of the operation is determined and the approximate time it may take, after which the date of the operation of the beard hair transplant is determined

The patient is aware of precautions to be observed such as non-smoking, and is also aware of some preparations that should be used for a certain period after the operation.

After the initial examination of the patient, the doctor will advise him to perform some medical tests to assure his health and safety , and to make sure that there are no allergens in some of the preparations or drugs used during the operation, then to start the process by extracting the hair bulbs that will be grown.

How is a beard implanted using FUE technology?

The hair transplantation by Fue harvesting technology is applied to both the beard, mustache, and sides of the head, and this procedure is relatively simple surgically and is used to restore hair or increase density in specific areas of the face. The process can take 3-9 hours, depending on the area to be covered and the number of hair roots harvested

The doctor identifies the donor area that is often on the side and back of the head, and this is the area from which the hair bulbs are harvested, in order to re-plant them in both the beard, mustache or both sides of the head. Fine or thin hair is usually implanted in the beard, and is taken from both sides of the head.

After selecting donor regions, the doctor opens the hair channels, and the physician and his or her associate prepare these channels, where they are similar to the original hair growth trends. The area is first anesthetized using a local anesthetic and the doctor then cuts the necessary hair roots and puts them in the solution of the hypothermosol that preserves its life, until it opens the incubator channels for hair. one after one hair follicles are implanted at specific and thoughtful angles to give maximum possible density and to ensure that the patient has a 100% natural appearance.

After selecting the donor area, the hair is harvested using the punch machine, which cuts the hair roots one by one, as this device cuts the hair roots and different sizes are used according to the root size. The specified number of roots is harvested by the number of incubator channels that the doctor opened at the previous stage. The operation of beard implantation is very simple, as the patient enters and exits the same day, and local anesthetic is used to ensure a lower recovery time for the patient.

At the same time, the operation of the beard transplant is considered a dangerous operation in terms of the place it is carried out, as the negative results of such measure appear on the face, and these dangers can be avoided only by heading to a doctor with long experience in the field of hair transplantation. He has documented experiments in the field of beard transplantation.

Beard or mustache hair transplant results

The results of the beard transplant are permanent and natural, as it begins to observe the difference immediately after the process, but the completion of the final results is usually several months after the process. The fear is legitimate here of any permanent damage or scars that may appear in the cultivated areas, but you can avoid this by selecting a specialist in this field who has long scientific and practical experience in conducting such operations. The hair implanted in the beard will start to appear and continue to grow like the rest of the beard and mustache.

It is very important to discuss the details of the postoperative and the expected stages before doing so, of course , when you conduct your initial consultation with your doctor, as will psychological preparation makes you able to move beyond the stages of the beard transplant quickly and safely.

One of the things you need to emphasize when you choose your doctor, center or clinic to do the beard transplant is how much attention they pay to follow through on the waiting period for final results, as a result of an error can be caused once the patient has failed final results. This can be easily addressed if it occurs at the beginning of its appearance 

Tips after the beard transplant

The first and most important advice if you want to transplant a successful beard is to carefully select the center or clinic, as the Beard transplant is one of the most sensitive cosmetic processes, which need the competence, skill and expertise of the doctor. Any error can also distort the general appearance of the person and make the person unable to communicate with the surroundings.

If you have successfully passed the process, follow some tips to ensure that you do not experience any complications or risks, the most important of these guidelines are:

Instructions after the beard transplant

  • Sleep the first night on the back with the head up to the rest of the body at a 45 degree angle

  • Never be exposed to direct sunlight

  • Do not leave a home in difficult weather conditions during the first month

  • Quitting smoking  for at least one and a half months after the beard transplant

  • Strictly adhere to the treatment your doctor describes and the schedule for it

  • Do not make any excessive physical effort or violent sport until the doctor has consulted, as this will affect the rates of food reaching the bulbs of the transplanted hair and help them to stabilize and grow.

  • Avoid swimming after the operation for at least one month

  • Never contact the place of the hair transplant completely, and be careful not to subject it to any impact

  • Avoid bending or heading down during the first days after the operation

  • Ensure that you promptly consult a doctor immediately following any unexpected side effects of surgery, and that no other treatment or vitamins are taken until you Consult your doctor

Beard transplant risks

The risks and complications that may occur in the beard transplant are not very different from the complications that may occur during any normal hair transplant, including

Bruises or swelling in some donor region. It may also result in pain or redness and scars in some beard areas or areas of hair follicle transport..

The greatest potential risk is the infection of wounds caused by the use of non-sterile instruments (which can contribute to the transmission of any viruses), due to poor medical service and not to the nature of the operation itself.

The process may fail and the implanted hair will fall and not re-grow due to some untreated physical disorders before the operation.

These risks are very limited, as the safety ratios of the beard transplant are much higher than other surgical cosmetic processes because they are considered primarily topical

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