beard and moustache transplantation

A perfect operation that provides the image you have desired

For males today, a beard is indispensable. With a beard and a mustache, men’s appearance is drastically changing. Some males don’t have a mustache or a beard. There are several causes, including genetics, hormone issues, alopecia, stres, scarring, and scorched areas. In addition to these causes, incorrect laser epilation techniques might result in beard loss. For whatever reason, those professions require beard transplantation; nevertheless, if the patient has alopecia, medical care would be a preferable option. The transplantation of a beard and mustache should be done if the treatment is unsuccessful.

How are beard and moustache transplantations done?

The person who is going to have beard transplantation must be over 20 years. There are 2 reasons for that. First one is body reaches hormonal balance in 20s. The second one is pyhsical development is completed in 20s.Firstly, the transplantation area’s tissue quality should be checked. If there is a scar or burnt area it must be analyzed carefully and the operation should continue according to that field otherwise operation might fail. Also if the patient has so many acnes operation might be a wrong decision to apply. If everything is alright the follicles are calculated and checked to see is the donor area going to be enough. The follicles that are taken from the donor area should be chosen carefully.

Beard and Hair Transplantation with FUE Technique

Single graft transplantation shouldn’t be done otherwise even if the angle is correct, beard is not going to seem natural. Follicles should be taken equally for a natural appearance. Follicles that are taken for beard, changes according to hair thickness. It ranges between 0.6-0.7-0.8 mm. Follicles that are taken from the donor area should be transplanted fittingly to the created holes. First thing to consider in this case is the creation angle of holes. This angle should range between 15-25 degrees. A higher degree is going to cause an unnatural appearance.

After the transplantation 1 session of treatment needs to be applied. It is for fast recovery and benefit to grafts. Therefore rash and scab will recover faster.

After Beard and Moustache Transplantations

First 15 days after transplantation, a simple but special washing has to be done for beard and moustache. A special shampoo and lotion is going to be given to you for the special washing. First 8 days you should lay on your back to protect grafts, because grafts may move due to the friction. Transplanted follicles are going to undergo a process called shock loss after 15 days and are going to fall out in 1 month.

It is important that while massaging or washing the area, you must do it in the same direction with the beard’s or moustache’s growing direction. Even the transplanted hair follicles on beard and moustache areas are going to grow faster than hair, process is going to be similar. Growing starts on the 3rd month and on the 7th month all of them will have been grown. Even the time for a full-grown appearance changes people to people, it takes at least a year.

Beard and Moustache Transplantation Center

İstanbul Hair Center is a professional hair transplantation clinic which is active in İstanbul.

IHC is experiencing the pride of introducing the Professional Beard and Moustache Techniques and latest technologic improvements to its patients and implementing them meticulously over 20 years. You can also benefit from our services and reach to the appearance you have desired.

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What is beard and moustache transplant?

A beard and mustache transplant is a surgical procedure that involves transferring hair follicles from one part of the body (typically the back of the scalp or other donor areas) to the beard and mustache area to enhance facial hair growth. This procedure is typically performed on men who have thin or patchy facial hair, or who are unable to grow a beard or mustache due to genetic factors, hormonal imbalances, scarring, or other reasons.

The beard and mustache transplant procedure is similar to a traditional hair transplant, where healthy hair follicles are harvested from the donor area and transplanted into the recipient area. The procedure is typically performed under local anesthesia and may involve techniques such as follicular unit extraction (FUE) or follicular unit transplantation (FUT), depending on the patient’s needs and the surgeon’s expertise.

During the procedure, the surgeon carefully selects and extracts individual hair follicles from the donor area, usually from the back of the scalp, which is often resistant to the effects of DHT (dihydrotestosterone) that can cause hair loss. These harvested follicles are then transplanted into the beard and mustache area, following the natural
pattern of beard and mustache growth. The surgeon meticulously places the transplanted follicles to create a natural-looking and aesthetically pleasing beard and mustache.

The recovery process after a beard and mustache transplant is similar to that of a hair transplant, with some temporary redness, swelling, and scabbing in the treated areas. The transplanted hairs may initially fall out within a few weeks after the procedure, but they should start to regrow within a few months. It’s important to follow the post-operative care instructions provided by the surgeon and to avoid touching or scratching the transplanted area during the healing process.

Beard and mustache transplants can provide permanent results, and the transplanted hairs should continue to grow and behave like normal facial hair. However, it’s important to consult with a qualified and experienced hair transplant surgeon to determine if you are a suitable candidate for a beard and mustache transplant, and to discuss the potential risks, benefits, and expected outcomes of the procedure based on your individual needs and expectations.

Can you grow beard in Turkey?

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In the context of hair transplant procedures, including beard transplant, Turkey has become a popular destination for many individuals seeking these treatments. Turkey has gained a reputation as a global hub for hair transplant tourism, with numerous specialized clinics and experienced surgeons offering a wide range of hair restoration services, including beard transplants.

Turkey’s popularity as a destination for hair transplant procedures, including beard transplants, can be attributed to several factors, including the availability of skilled and experienced hair transplant surgeons, lower costs compared to many other countries, modern medical facilities, and a well-established medical tourism industry. Many people from around the world, including those who have difficulty growing a beard due to genetic factors or other reasons, choose to undergo beard transplant
procedures in Turkey.

It’s important to note that while Turkey has become a popular destination for hair transplant procedures, including beard transplants, it’s still essential to thoroughly research and choose a reputable and qualified hair transplant clinic with experienced surgeons who adhere toint ernational standards of safety, hygiene, and ethics. It’s also important to carefully consider the potential risks, benefits, and expected outcomes of the procedure, and to have a consultation with a qualified hair transplant surgeon to determine if you are a suitable candidate for the procedure.

Can you shave after a beard transplant?

After a beard transplant, it is generally recommended to avoid shaving the transplanted area for at least the first 10-14 days after the procedure, as the newly transplanted hairs need time to properly anchor and heal in their new location. Shaving or trimming the transplanted area too soon after the procedure may increase the risk of damaging the newly transplanted hairs or causing irritation to the healing skin.

Once the initial healing period has passed, and the transplanted hairs have properly taken root, your hair transplant surgeon will provide specific instructions on when it is safe to start shaving or trimming the transplanted beard area. This timeline may vary depending on the individual healing progress and the specific technique used for the transplant.

It’s important to follow your hair transplant surgeon’s instructions carefully to ensure proper healing and optimal growth of the transplanted hairs. They may recommend using a gentle shaving technique and avoiding any harsh pulling or tugging on the transplanted hairs. It’s also important to use clean and sanitized shaving tools to minimize the risk of infection. It’s worth noting that the timeline for resuming normal shaving and grooming activities after a beard transplant may vary from person to person, and it’s important to communicate with your hair transplant surgeon and follow their guidance to ensure the best possible results.

Does beard transplant look natural?

When performed by a skilled and experienced hair transplant surgeon, a beard transplant can yield natural-looking results.  The success of a beard transplant largely depends on the technique used, the expertise f the surgeon, and the individual patient’s factors such as hair quality, skin type, and facial structure.

In a beard transplant, healthy hair follicles are typically harvested from the donor area (usually the back or sides of the scalp) and carefully transplanted to the beard area to create the desireddensity, s hape, and style. The surgeon will take into consideration the patient’s facial features, beard pattern, and desired outcome to ensure a natural-looking result.

Modern hair transplant techniques such as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) allow for precise and targeted transplantation of individual hair follicles, resulting in a more natural appearance. The direction, angle, and placement of the transplanted hairs are crucial in achieving a natural-looking beard.

After a beard transplant, the transplanted hairs will go through a typical growth cycle, including shedding of the transplanted hairs in the first few weeks, followed by regrowth of new hairs. It may take several months to a year for the transplanted beard hairs to fully mature and achieve their final appearance. With proper care and follow-up with your hair transplant surgeon, the results of a beard transplant can look natural and blend seamlessly with the existing facial hair, providing a fuller and more aesthetically pleasing beard.

It’s important to choose a qualified and experienced hair transplant surgeon, follow their post-operative care instructions, and have realistic expectations about the results of the beard transplant to ensure the best possible outcome. Not all beard transplants may yield natural-looking results, and it’s important to have a thorough consultation with a qulified hair transplant surgeon to determine if you are a suitable candidate for the procedure and to discuss the potential outcomes.

How painful is beard transplant?

The pain associated with a beard transplant can vary depending on the individual’s pain threshold, the technique used for the procedure, and the extent of the transplant. However, modern hair transplant techniques, such as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), are typically performed under local anesthesia, which helps to minimize discomfort during the procedure.

During the initial stage of the beard transplant, the local anesthesia is administered to numb the donor and recipient areas, so that the patient does not feel pain during the harvesting and transplantation process. The injections for the anesthesia may cause a slight discomfort or stinging sensation, but the actual transplant procedure is generally painless.

After the anesthesia wears off, some patients may experience mild discomfort, soreness, or tightness in the donor and recipient areas, which can typically be managed with over-the-counter pain medications. The discomfort is usually temporary and subsides within a few days to a week, depending on the individual.

It’s important to note that every individual’s pain tolerance and experience may vary, and some patients may have a higher sensitivity to pain than others. However, most patients report that the discomfort associated with a beard transplant is manageable and well-tolerated. Your hair transplant surgeon will provide you with detailed pre-operative and post-operative instructions, including pain management guidelines, to help you prepare for the procedure and manage any discomfort during the recovery process. It’s essential to closely follow your surgeon’s instructions and communicate any concerns or questions you may have during the process to ensure a comfortable and smooth experience.

Can I sleep on my face after beard transplant?

Sleeping position after a beard transplant is an important consideration for optimal healing and results. It is generally recommended to avoid sleeping directly on your face or the transplanted beard area for the first few days to a week after the procedure, as it can potentially cause pressure or friction on the newly transplanted grafts, which may increase the risk of dislodging them or disrupting the healing process.

Most hair transplant surgeons advise patients to sleep in an elevated or semi-upright position, using pillows to support their head and neck while keeping the transplanted beard area relatively untouched. Sleeping in a reclined or semi-upright position can help reduce swelling and minimize the risk of accidental contact with the transplanted beard area during sleep.

It’s also important to follow any specific post-operative instructions provided by your hair transplant surgeon regarding sleeping positions or any other care guidelines tailored to your individual case. These instructions may vary depending on the technique used, the extent of the transplant, and the surgeon’s preferences. It’s crucial to closely adhere to your surgeon’s recommendations to ensure the best possible healing and growth of the transplanted beard hairs.

As the healing progresses and the transplanted hairs become more secure in their new location, your surgeon will provide furtherguid ance on when it is safe to resume normal sleeping positions, which usually occurs within the first week or two after the beard transplant. It’s important to communicate any concerns or questions you may have with your hair transplant surgeon and follow their instructions to optimize the healing process and achieve the best possible results.

What not to eat after beard transplant?

A healthy diet plays an important role in the healing process after a beard transplant, as it can help support optimal recovery and hair growth. While there may not be strict dietary restrictions after a beard transplant, it is generally recommended to avoid certain foods and beverages that may potentially interfere with the healing process or cause discomfort.

Here are some general guidelines on what not to eat after a beard transplant: Spicy or hot foods: Spicy or hot foods can potentially cause irritation or discomfort in the mouth, especially if you have any scabs or crusts in the transplanted beard area. It’s best to avoid such foods for a few days after the procedure to allow the transplanted hairs to settle and the healing process to progress without any unnecessary irritation.

Alcohol: Alcohol can have a dehydrating effect on the body, and proper hydration is essential for optimal healing after a beard transplant. It’s recommended to avoid alcohol for a few days after the procedure to ensure adequate hydration and support the healing process.

Foods high in sodium: High-sodium foods can cause water retention and swelling, which may exacerbate post-operative swelling after a beard transplant. It’s advisable to limit your intake of salty or processed foods, and opt for a balanced, low-sodium diet to help minimize swelling and promote healing.

Hard or crunchy foods: Hard or crunchy foods, such as nuts, chips, or seeds, may require excessive chewing or biting, which can put unnecessary pressure on the transplanted beard area and potentially dislodge grafts. It’s best to avoid such foods or cut them into small, manageable pieces to minimize any risk of disrupting the healing process.

Excessive caffeine or carbonated beverages: Excessive caffeine or carbonated beverages can potentially cause dehydration, which may not be conducive to optimal healing after a beard transplant. It’s important to stay well-hydrated with water or non-caffeinated, non-carbonated beverages to support the healing process. It’s essential to follow any specific post-operative dietary guidelines provided by your hair transplant surgeon, as these may vary depending on the individual case, the surgical technique used, and the surgeon’s preferences.

It’s also advisable to maintain a healthy, balanced diet rich in nutrients to support optimal healing, hair growth, and overall well-being after a beard transplant. If you have any concerns or questions about your post-operative diet, consult with your hair transplant surgeon for personalized guidance.

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