Hair Transplantation in Women
What is hair transplantation in women?
For hair transplantation in women the cause of hair loss and the degree of hair loss must be determined. It is normal for an adult to experience 100 to 150 hairs of hair loss during the day.
However, in some women, daily hair loss is much higher. This could be a sign of an underlying health problem. In addition, hair transplantation, which is thought to be a treatment only used in men, is also being used successfully in women.
How is hair transplantation performed in women?
Women who have tried many methods of hair loss without success prefer transplantation. In addition, people who do not want to spend long sessions resort to hair transplantation, which is a more practical solution.
It is not necessary to shave during hair transplantation for women. The existing hair is filled in without cutting the hair completely. Thus, hair loss is eliminated. Grafts are taken from strong hair follicles, the hair follicles that have been collected are transferred to the problem areas. In addition, these later transplanted hairs will have no problem of loss.
The most beautiful aspect of the FUE hair transplant technique applied to women is that the hair to be transplanted is transferred to the problem area without cutting it. In other words, no shortening is made on the transferred hair during this application in women.
Grafts are taken from the upper part of the neck area in the form of a window. The thinning caused by the Grafts in this area is not apparent even when the hair is worn up in a ponytail or bun.
What causes hair loss in women?
Hair loss in women is generally based on hormonal reasons. Today, one in four women experiences hair loss. This problem occurs in one in two women during menopause.
Anemia, iron deficiency and zinc deficiency in women cause hair loss. Zinc is important in the growth and repair of hair and in the formation of keratin. Vitamins A, C, E, D, B3, B9, B12, B7 are important for hair health.
Vitamin deficiency can occur in women who eat the wrong diet. Their immune system is also weakened. Such factors weaken the hair follicles and cause hair loss.
Androgenetic alopecia is a hereditary condition that occurs in women after the age of 40. The hair loss is generally seen in the crown area in women, the hair is gradually thinning on the upper and front areas. Although the front hairline remains, the hair thins at the temples.
Can hair transplantation be done in women?
Hair transplant performed by a specialized team on a woman is achieved with 99% success. First of all, it should be known that hair transplantation does not distinguish between gender. In other words, women can also have hair transplants in problem areas in their hair. The factors that influence the success of hair transplantation are not the gender. There are different types and causes of hair loss in men than in women.
Points to consider in female hair transplantation
Women should stop using alcohol and blood thinners for a week before the transplant. Due to antibiotics, alcohol should not be consumed for at least 7 days after the hair transplant. On the day of the hair transplant, wear clothes with buttons or zippers in the front that can be put on and taken off comfortably.
Before the hair transplant, some tests are performed on the patient for control and prevention purposes. Experts evaluate based on the results of tests such as Jaundice, HIV and Hepatitis B/C. Grafts are taken from the area where the patient’s hair follicles are strong. These grafts from the donor area are kept in a solution, then channels are opened one by one in the problem area. The collected Grafts are placed one by one with the latest technological methods.
After hair transplantation in women
The phases and points to consider after hair transplantation in women are listed below:
- The person who has had a hair transplant is not allowed to wash the hair for 2 days.
- The first wash is performed by the clinic, the patient receives instructions from the specialist on how to do the wash. Preferably a video with washing instructions will be sent.
- It is necessary to use a shampoo without chemicals, parabens and dyes during the 15 days.
- After 15 days it is necessary to come back to the clinic for a check-up. During this 15 day period, the patient should wash her own hair and scalp. After every wash, the hair regains its natural appearance.
- In women, hair grows 3
months after the procedure with 30-35% of the hair in the transplanted area. 6 months after the procedure, 60%-65% of the growth takes place. Between the 8th and 12th month, 100% hair growth takes place, this depends on the type and structure of the hair.
- It is beneficial to use supplements and hair serums/lotions after the hair transplant that contain ingredients that promote hair growth and make the hair stronger, such as Biotin.
Prevention methods against hair loss in women
Under normal circumstances, natural hair loss in women cannot be stopped. However, it is possible to avoid sources that cause thinning hair.
- Styling products, hot curling irons, hair dryers, perms cause brittle and thin hair.
- Hair dyes that contain more chemical components from cosmetic products can cause dry, thin and brittle hair.
- The fact that women keep their hair in its natural shape and color prevents the hair from thinning and falling out.
- For women, it is recommended to use shampoo that suits the hair type.
- It is useful to use a
brush with natural bristles so that the hair does not break. The hair should not be brushed when it is wet.
- Women can strengthen their hair by eating healthy.
Results of hair transplantation in women
Hair transplantation in women is permanent for life. It is also a healthy method. The grafts taken from the donor area are kept in a special tissue-organ transplant solution, then the hairs are replaced in the problem area, this is done by an experienced and professional team, which ensures successful results o
Prices for hair transplantation for women
The prices of hair transplants for women vary depending on the method. FUE
What is male hair loss in women?
Male hair loss in women is androgenetic alopecia, which is called genetic hair loss. In other words, genetic factors and hormonal irregularities are the main causes of male hair loss in women.
In this form of hair loss, the hairline on the forehead is pulled back. This retraction gradually progresses to the top of the head. In this way, the hair structure that runs from front to back creates a gap and deficit in the image. All women who experience male hair loss do not feel beautiful and experience loss of self-confidence.
How successful is hair transplantation in women?
Hair transplantation in women is carried out depending on the latest technological developments. In addition, the hair from the donor area is preserved in the organ transplant solution and the structure is protected from decay. When this procedure is performed by doctors who are experts in female hair transplantation, it is 99% successful.
Is forehead narrowing performed in female hair transplantation?
In women, forehead width is seen as a result of hair loss or genetic factors. In such a case, an appearance that is disproportionate to the face appears, because the forehead is seen as wider.
In women, the hairline is brought forward by hair transplantation using the forehead narrowing technique. Thus, an aesthetic appearance is obtained in the forehead. In this application. the hairline can be brought forward between 1.1 cm and 5 cm. If the patient’s forehead is very open, it can be enlarged to 2 cm to 3 cm. Forehead constriction is performed in one session using the FUE method.
Does a scar remain after a hair transplant?
There is no scar after hair transplant in women. But it depends on which method is preferred. When the FUE technique is applied, the hair transplant is completed without a trace. In the method called FUT. the chance of scarring on the hair is high. FUT technique is not preferred by women anyway. The FUE technique is applied to women and the results are indistinguishable from natural hair.
Is it possible to dye the hair after hair transplantation in women?
After the hair transplant in women.the hair can be dyed after 3 months. It is also possible to blow dry.in women the desired treatment can be carried out on the hair after hair transplantation.
What is good against hair loss in women?
To prevent hair loss and ensure healthy growth in women, the following should be considered:
- Don’t diet unconsciously.
- Pay attention to regular sleep.
- Stress should be avoided.
- If there is a vitamin deficiency, vitamins should be taken.
- Foods containing folic acid, zinc and B12 should be consumed.
- Smoking and alcohol should be avoided.
- Foods with antioxidant properties should be consumed.
- Fast food should be avoided.
- Do not take hair supplements if recommended by experts.
Is hair transplantation painful in women?
Hair transplantation is performed with local anesthesia. Therefore, no pain will be felt during the hair transplant process. However, if pain is experienced after treatment, these pains will pass easily with daily pain relievers. Based on this information, we can say that hair transplantation in women is painless
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