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Beard and Mustache Transplantation

Beard transplantation is an application that has started to see more demand in recent years. This procedure is performed by transplanting hair follicles taken from the hairy area to places where there is sparse hair or no hair in the area covering the beard and mustache area of men. Beard Transplantation Beard transplantation can be done on balding areas that develop genetically from birth or after trauma, burns, and infection. Beards are not like hair. It is different in intensity for everyone. For this reason, beard transplantation is done with a different planning for everyone. This procedure is completed in a few hours under local anesthesia. Patients can achieve natural-looking beards without pain. In the planning for beard transplantation, the patient's condition is evaluated with drawings, and the hair follicles collected from the nape area are separated individually and transferred to the beard area. Most of the patients who apply for beard transplantation complain of the problem of cornering or the sparseness of the beard and the messy appearance. Care is taken to ensure that the hormones of the patients have reached a certain level in order to perform the sowing process. Therefore, we can say that beard transplantation can be done from the age of 20-22. Apart from this, people who like the appearance of a 1-2 day stubble may want to have a beard transplant to complete their missing and irregular beards for people who want to lengthen their sideburns. In other words, beard transplantation is a procedure that can be applied to those who have no beard and those who have a sparse beard.


How is Beard and Mustache Transplantation Performed?

Harmony with other regions is very important in planning beard and mustache transplantation. Hair roots should be in harmony with the natural roots in the environment with their direction and angles. In beard transplantation, as in hair transplantation, roots are collected from the donor area and planted with transplantation techniques. The stages of the operation are as follows;

  1. The back of the head is used as the donor site. Since local anesthesia is applied, there is no pain and pain during the operation.
  2. It is an operation that takes about 2-4 hours depending on the number of roots to be planted..
  3. Sowing can be done with Dhi pen method or Sapphire fue technique.
  4. As in hair transplantation, the patient does not need to stay in the hospital in beard and mustache transplantation.
  5. Small red dots may occur after surgery. These red dots are blood clots and are useful in feeding the transplanted beard roots. They disappear completely in about 1 week.
  6. Beards and mustaches that grow after the second week can be shortened with scissors.
  7. Again, after the second week, an event called shock shedding takes place. The transplanted beard and mustache after the shock loss will grow between 6 and 8 months.
  8. It is recommended to shave at least 1 month after the operation so that the roots of the beard and mustache can be held in place.


Considerations After Beard and Mustache Transplantation

The care process after beard and mustache transplantation is the same as in hair transplantation. Since the face is active during mimics and eating, the patient is asked to consume soft and liquid foods and avoid excessive mimics for the first 5 days. After 5 days, normal face washing is allowed. After 2 weeks, the beard can be shaved. The growth and growth of the beard and mustache after the transplantation begins to be seen more clearly after 4 months. However, aesthetic results can be seen at the end of 1 year.