Sapphire Hair Transplant
What is sapphire hair transplantation?
The need for hair transplantation is increasing day by day and at present sapphire hair transplantation plays an important role in the development of new techniques. This led to the development of hair loss treatments and new, innovative hair transplant techniques.
Hair transplant operations have made great strides and have turned into a procedure performed with minimal methods, parallel to the innovations in the instruments used today.
The FUE method is known as the most advanced hair transplant technique today, which gives natural looking results. Today, even higher success rates are achieved with the Sapphire hair transplant technique, which uses special devices with sapphire tips.
Sapphire FUE grafts are performed with blades made from sapphire material instead of the steel blades used in normal FUE grafts. The blades used in the sapphire hair transplant method are especially useful for making incisions in the recipient area.
The blades are designed to speed up the healing process and minimize crusting by opening tiny micro-channels in the area where the graft will take place.
Collection of hair roots in Sapphire FUE technique
In a sapphire hair transplant, the hair follicles are collected one by one from the donor area in the neck. Different steel punches are used depending on the size of the hair follicle. This stage of sapphire hair transplantation is the same as the FUE technique.
The collected hair follicles are divided into groups according to their thickness and prepared for planting in special solutions.
Opening of channels in Sapphire FUE technique
The revolutionary effect of this technique comes to the fore at this stage. The microchannels opened with special sapphire tips of 1mm/1.3mm and 1.5mm diameter are V-shaped and their angles can be adjusted to each other, which gives the best results in hair transplantation.
How is sapphire hair transplantation applied?
With the sapphire technique, the hair follicles from the donor area are planted one by one in the V-shaped incisions that are opened with sapphire-tipped blades.
Whatever method of hair transplantation is used, the main parameter that will determine the result is the hair reserve in the donor area. With the sapphire hair transplant technique, it is possible to achieve results that exceed expectations, even with severe hair loss. However, determining whether there is enough hair in the donor area is important to meet patient expectations.
Sapphire hair transplant is the same in stages as FUE hair transplant. Similar to the FUE technique, steel punches are used when collecting hair follicles. The Sapphire FUE difference plays a role during the channel opening phase to the receiving area. Instead of the U-shaped steel blades in the classic FUE technique, the Sapphire technique uses much sharper sapphire blades made of natural sapphire stone and aluminum all
What are the benefits of sapphire hair transplantation?
Sapphire leaves are hard and smooth. Therefore, cuts made with a sapphire leaf are nearly perfect and cause minimal tissue damage. The smoothness of the cuts is a very important factor for rapid healing. Because the tips of sapphire leaves are V-shaped, doctors can cut more often and achieve more natural results.
The direction of the transplanted hair is very important for a natural and strong look. Thanks to the sapphire method, the direction of the hair can be easily adjusted. Metal allergy is common in society. For this reason, the widespread use of sapphire leaves has a positive influence on the results of hair transplantation in these people.
Who is eligible for Saffier FUE technique?
All men and women aged 20-60 who have enough hair follicles in the donor area can regain their lost hair with Sapphire FUE hair transplant technique.
Since sapphire hair transplant can be applied to severe hair loss in a large area, it is a permanent solution against typical hair loss such as splits in the temples, regression of the forehead line, splits in the top part of the hair or homogeneous thinning.
Stage of Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation
Sapphire hair transplant in Turkey takes place in three basic steps after the suitable candidate is determined.
- Extracting the grafts from the donor zone
- Making incisions with the sapphire pen on the recipient area
- Transplanting the grafts to the recipient area
Although hair transplantation is usually referred to as hair transplantation techniques such as FUE, Sapphire FUE, DHI, it is important to organize the whole process carefully. Working together with the patient and establishing strong communication offers significant benefits both in the clinic and on the patient side before and after the hair transplant.
Transplantation of hair roots in Sapphire FUE technique
Sapphire tips of different sizes are used to open channels with the diameter closest to the hair follicle to be transplanted. By placing the hair follicles in V-shaped channels according to the earlier planning, a certain aesthetic division is created in function of the shape of the area to be planted.
The operation process takes 6-8 hours of which the last stage is the transplantation of hair follicles.
Why is sapphire hair transplant important?
The advanced technology of the blades used in sapphire hair transplantation allows for more frequent and stable incisions (channels). For this reason, the result obtained by sapphire hair transplantation is the best outcome for the patient when all other factors are normal.
It ensures a quick healing process, less edema and pain relief. The smooth surface prevents bacteria from attaching and significantly reduces the risk of infection. This method is the best and most comfortable method for patients compared to other methods.
What should be done before sapphire hair transplantation?
Before the operation Sapphire FUE, the patient must be examined by the doctor who will perform the application. If there are any medications or health problems he is taking, the doctor should be informed. According to the doctor’s recommendation, it may be necessary to stop consuming alcohol and cigarettes before surgery.
What should I do after a sapphire hair transplant?
Sapphire hair transplant has a comfortable healing process, but this does not mean that precautions are not taken. All kinds of precautions must be taken.
After the sapphire technique, which entails a comfortable healing process, some precautions still need to be taken. Patients should avoid bumping their head or rubbing against any surface, especially during the first ten days. Preference for clothing with zippers and buttons significantly reduces this risk.
If the surgeon performing the surgery gives medications when needed, taking them also eases the process. In addition, you should not sweat excessively. In the first month, swimming, sauna, hammam and similar activities should be avoided.
When will my hair grow after a sapphire hair transplant?
The hair transplanted with the sapphire hair transplant method starts to grow right after the surgery. People who prefer this surgery enter the resting phase after the first 2-3 weeks and hair loss occurs. This loss process, which is included in the process and expected, is called shock hair loss.
Six months after the procedure, these hairs begin to grow, and by the end of the first year, the result becomes apparent. It can take up to 2 years to see the full effect.
First wash/wound care of Sapphire FUE
The sapphire technique ensures that even two days after the operation you have the feeling that you are recovering quickly. One or two days after the sapphire hair transplant, the wound care or the first wash is done by the hair transplant nurse or hair transplant specialist.
The first week of hair transplantation is the most sensitive period. The first phase of this period is devoted to wound care. What follows is a progressive and rapid recovery period.
Medhair follows the processes with patient follow-up for 1 year after hair transplantation and continues to support the patient remotely.
What is done in the first 1-3 months after Sapphire FUE hair transplant?
Due to the low surgical deformation, the scab removal period is usually completed within the first month. Another important event in this period is the shock hair loss. The hair that comes out of all the hair follicles transplanted with hair transplant falls out quickly.
After shedding the shock, the waiting time for new hair to grow begins. The scalp is greatly healed.
What is done in the first 6 months after Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation?
New hair is starting to show. They are expected to be weak at first. As the hair grows, the roots get stronger and the hair strands get thicker.
What to do after 1 year after Sapphire FUE hair transplant?
The final result is almost completely revealed. Now, thanks to the happiness of strong hair, it has come to the point where the eyes begin to shine with joy. The thickening of the hair strands and the strengthening of the roots continue for a while.
Sapphire Hair Transplant Prices 2021
In the classic FUE technique, the price is given based on the size of the area where the hair transplant will be applied. The situation is similar in the sapphire technique, but there is only one difference. While the classic FUE method uses metal points, the other method uses sapphire points. For this reason, the prices of Sapphire hair transplantation may be slightly higher.
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