Hair Transplant Articles

What Is Hair Transplant?

Hair transplant

Hair transplant is a surgical procedure to reduce hair loss experienced by patients. In this procedure, hair follicles are removed from hairy part of the scalp. Later, these follicles are transplanted to areas with hair loss.

In more simpler terms, hair transplant is an operation to make your hair grow again on bald areas. Baldness can be a real problem for both men and women. However, with advancement in technology and with introduction of innovative methods, it is possible to find a solution.

Who Needs Hair Transplant?

If you are experiencing hair loss, you might be a good candidate for hair transplant operation. But there are certain criteria to be considered. Generally, this operation gives the best results for androgynous hair loss. This hair loss can happen in both men and women.

Also, hair loss can happen due to other skin and hair conditions. For best results, these conditions must be treated first. It is not possible to have a hair operation before treating any skin diseases on scalp.

After evaluating all these criteria, patients can book their hair transplant operation. It is important to consider every detail before starting the operation. This will increase the chances of success.

Are Hair Transplant Results Permanent?

Results of transplant operation are permanent. New transplanted hair will fall after the surgery. But this is the normal procedure. New hair will start to grow after six months. Generally it takes 1 to 1.5 years to have full hair growth. But new hair will start to be visible after six months. When all transplanted hair grows, these hair will permanently stay there.

Is Hair Transplant Painful?

During the operation, patients receive local anaesthesia. For this reason, patients will not feel anything during the surgery. After the surgery, there can be mild pain for couple of days. This pain is normal. Doctor will prescribe pain killers to ensure a smooth and painless recovery process.


About Gürkan Çoruh

Gürkan is Estenbul Digital Marketing Manager and Content writer who has taken roles in medical tourism for years and created written materials for healthcare provider’s websites. Gürkan Çoruh was born on May 10, 1989, and pursued his higher education in Travel Management at the Muğla University. After graduating in 2011, he had the opportunity to work in many units of tourism. He started to work in the medical health tourism sector in 2016. Since then, he has been working on medical tourism and has written informative health articles. He has been mainly focusing on hair transplant surgeries, and through his work, Gürkan has been able to create effective content in English. He has been working with Estenbul Health in this sector for 7 years.