Hair Transplantation for Women
The average adult loses 100 to 150 hair strands a day. This is only natural. However, for some women, this number can be much higher, unable to prevent with other means. This situation can become a growing aproblem for the person.
Can Women Get Hairtransplant? What are the Reasons?
Reasons that require hair transplant in women is generally male pattern (androgenic) hair loss. The first thing women who suffer hair loss is trying to eliminate the problem by using chemical-containing products offered by the pharmaceutical industry. However, this hair loss, which is often hereditary, is not a problem that can be overcome with such drugs. Besides, it causes loss of money, time and morale. In such cases, the best treatment is hair transplantation.
How it is Performed?
If hair loss was not prevalent for a long time and is in a preventable stage, PRP Hair Treatment is the best choice to gain thicker and better hair. Also, PRP treatment is one of the most natural treatments that is beneficial for many problems in the body.
But if it is in an advanced stage, it requires the individual transfer of hair grafts from the donor area to the hairless area. The area between ears is trimmed to 5-10 cm. The hair that is not trimmed on the top of the head hides the trimmed hair. Or long hair transplantation, which is preferred by women and applied by very few experts, can be done without shaving. With a pen-like surgical instrument, hair is individually planted to hairless areas.
The operation takes approximately 7 hours. Harvesting the hair follicles take 3, opening slits take 1, and plantation of hair grafts take about 3 hours. Surely the time may slightly vary from person to person. Operation is performed under local anesthesia and is painless. It is recommended to rest for 3 days following the operation.
Hair Transplantations for Women & Men are not the Same. What is the Difference?
- Hair loss in women is usually experienced in the front and middle lines. The area between two ears do not usually shed, and generally, rather than a full loss, there is partial loss of hair.
- On the 3rd day following the hair transplantation, first wash is done by the clinic that performed the operation. For the next 10 days, patients can wash their hair at home as described by their doctor. A “shock loss” is experienced after two weeks. 3 months after the operation, the hair starts to grow thin, and gets stronger over time. At the end of the 8th month, hair reaches the desired density and volume.
- However, unlike men, women may develop hair loss due to bloodlessness (anemia) or goitrous illnesses. In such cases, hair transplant is useless without the medical treatment of underlying disease, as the planted hair will also shed.