Percutaneous Hair Transplantation is a different method used for canal opening in the recipient area to treat hair loss or a receding hairline. In the percutaneous technique, the canals or the holes are opened by the special sapphire blades with superfine needles instead of slits and the holes have a round shape instead of a lateral one. This way, each hole will have precisely the same size as the diameter of the hair follicles which means each hole is very small and very tiny.
Preparation for the operation. Approximately lasts 1 hour. Photo-shoot, determination and drawing of the transplantation area, haircut (your hair is cut to be shorter than 1 mm) and local anesthesia of the extraction area.
Extraction of hair follicles. Approximately lasts 3 hour. Hair follicles are extracted from the benumbed donor area by leaving regular spaces to not to cause thinness. Extraction is performed with by the help of micro motor or manual punch with 0.7 – 0.9 mm leads. Your extracted hair follicles are kept under +4 / +10 C temperature in a special solution.
Canal opening approximately takes 1 – 1.5 hour.the canals or the holes are opened by the special sapphire blades with superfine needles instead of slits and the holes have a round shape instead of a lateral one. This way, each hole will have precisely the same size as the diameter of the hair follicles which means each hole is very small and very tiny.
. Canal opening procedure is the most important point of hair transplantation. If this procedure is performed in appropriate angles and directions, hair transplantation becomes natural.
The procedure is completed with the placement of your hair follicles to opened canals. Approximately lasts 3 hour. Namely, the operations can approximately take 6 – 9 hours. During these steps, the patient takes a couple of 10-15 minutes of meal and resting breaks. After the operation the area of which the hair follicles were extracted, are dressed with a bandage. The bandage is removed the next day. In postoperative period, you need to use a simple painkiller and antibiotic for a few days. The transplanted hair follicles become firm in approximately 7 days. The formed cicatrizacion in this period are removed with careful washing. Your transplanted hair continues to grow for 2 – 3 weeks, then begins to shed. Sometimes all and sometimes some of them are shed. Following a resting period that takes a couple of weeks, your hair cells begin to grow again. They grow and take their real form in 10-12 months in frontal area transplantations, and in 12-16 months in vertex area transplantations.
Advantages of Percutaneous :
– natural looking result
– fast healing period
– No scarring
– 8 hour procedure
– Local anesthesia is used
– Minimal pain after your procedure