Eyebrows play a crucial role in framing the eyes and facial expressions, making them an essential facial feature. However, due to various reasons, some individuals may suffer from sparse, thin, or absent eyebrows, which can negatively impact their overall appearance. Cayra Clinic in Turkey offers an innovative solution to this problem with Eyebrow Transplant surgery, restoring natural-looking and aesthetically pleasing eyebrows that harmonize with the facial features. Our experienced plastic surgeons ensure that the eyebrow transplant procedure is tailored to each patient’s unique needs and goals, providing them with the confidence they deserve.
What exactly is an Eyebrow transplant?
An eyebrow transplant is a cosmetic procedure that involves the transfer of hair grafts (plugs) to the brow area. The goal is for new hairs to grow from these grafts, creating a fuller appearance.
The process of Eyebrow Transplant:
The procedure itself is similar to a traditional hair transplant.
Hairs above your ears are used to create brow hair grafts. A surgeon transfers not only individual hairs, but also hair follicles. This ensures that new hairs can grow in your brows after the initial transferred ones fall out.
Following a general anesthetic, a surgeon will make small incisions in your brows at the follicle donor sites and the transplantation sites. The entire procedure takes approximately 2 to 3 hours.
In what circumstances is eyebrow transplantation performed?
Eyebrow transplantation is a transplant, so thickening and reshaping of the eyebrows are involved. Many women and men are unhappy with the appearance of their eyebrows for a variety of reasons, the most common of which are genetic factors. Sparsity, eyebrow hair loss, and deformity can all be issues. Among the most common causes of eyebrow loss are sparsity and hair loss, which can occur for a variety of reasons. The most common of these reasons are sparseness or eyebrow hair loss as a result of improperly plucked eyebrows as a child and incorrect product use.
In addition to these causes, sparseness and hair loss in the eyebrows can occur as a result of treatments such as chemotherapy. There are numerous applications for eyebrow hair loss and thinning caused by deformations that are constantly exposed. Permanent makeup, in particular, is a popular solution, but many women and men now prefer eyebrow transplantation because these applications, unlike eyebrow transplantation, are not permanent and must be repeated at regular intervals. If your eyebrow hair has become sparse, thinning, or there are intermittent gaps in the eyebrows, for a variety of reasons, and if you are over the age of 18, and if your hair follicles in the donor area are sufficient, you may be a candidate for eyebrow transplantation.
How does an eyebrow transplant work?
Eyebrow transplantation, a hair transplant procedure, is a very comfortable and practical application. With the right treatment protocol, high patient satisfaction can be achieved in eyebrow transplantation, which is a much narrower area than hair transplantation. Although it is a procedure related to hair transplantation, because it is applied to the face, eyebrow transplantation cannot be performed with as many different techniques as hair transplantation. For example, while the FUT technique is an old one that is still used in hair transplantation on occasion, it is not preferred in eyebrow transplantation applications. However, the FUE method is not widely used in eyebrow transplantation because the channels opened during the procedure can damage the eyebrow roots. Because of its ease of use in tight spaces and quick recovery, the DHI technique is frequently used in eyebrow transplantation.
No canal opening is required for the DHI technique, which is performed with a Choi needle or, in other words, an implant pen. Grafts taken from the donor area can be directly implanted in the eyebrow area during a eyebrow transplant using this technique. Choi needles are specialized pins used in hair transplantation. The DHI technique, also known as the Choi technique, allows for a more comfortable treatment and a quicker return to social life. Eyebrow transplantation using the DHI method has numerous advantages. The first is that no channel in the relevant receiver area needs to be opened. However, because the hair follicles are transplanted directly, the procedure is completed quickly. Another significant advantage of the DHI technique is that eyebrows can be shaped much more effectively in the narrow eyebrow area due to the ergonomics provided by the Choi pen. One of the factors that influence our facial expressions is the position of our eyebrows.
As a result, it is critical that they appear natural and in harmony with their facial features. When compared to many other techniques, eyebrow transplantation using the DHI technique can better shape the growth direction of the hair follicles, resulting in much more natural-looking results. As a result, the team is frequently confronted with more cases than other teams. The team’s experience with many different cases and specialization in a difficult technique can play an important role in achieving satisfactory results. Eyebrow transplantation is a four-step process that is safe, comfortable, and results in high patient satisfaction.
These are as follows: – Consultation phase – Extraction of hair follicles from the donor area – Choi needle eyebrow transplantation – Bandage after eyebrow transplantation
Phase of Consultation
Eyebrow transplantation is a procedure that requires careful planning. Although the procedures for the operations are essentially the same, the eyebrow design and the number of grafts used vary from person to person. Personalization of these stages is required due to the person’s facial features and structure, anatomical lines, and degree of eyebrow deformation. During the consultation phase, inquire about the patient’s medical history. Our team then creates an eyebrow design that complements the patient’s facial features and instructs the patient on how to be transplanted.
Hair follicle extraction from the donor area
Prior to this procedure, the patient is given local anesthesia. This ensures that the patient is as comfortable as possible during the application. The extraction of hair roots from the donor area is then initiated. The number of hair follicles extracted varies with the width of the area to be planted. In most cases, grafts from the back of the head are used as the donor area in eyebrow transplantation. Although body hair is an option, hair harvested from the nape of the neck is more resistant to hair loss and thus is often preferred as a donor area.
The Choi needle is used for eyebrow transplantation.
The grafts taken at this stage are planted in the relevant area with the help of a Choi needle in eyebrow transplants performed with the DHI technique or the Choi technique. There is no channel opening at this stage, as there is in the FUE technique. Hair follicles harvested from the donor area are transplanted into the recipient area. Before the procedure, a local anesthetic is also applied in the donor area, as it is in the recipient area. This reduces the possibility of discomfort and pain sensations during the application and allows the phase to be completed more comfortably.
After eyebrow transplant, bandage
The final stage is a bandage after eyebrow transplantation. This step is completed the day following the procedure. At this point, two points are taken into account. The first is whether the hair follicles take root in the recipient area during the application, and the second is whether complications are possible.
Traditionally, the treatment for thin or sparse eyebrows has been to use makeup to “fill in” the eyebrow hairs. However, there is growing interest in a more permanent solution: eyebrow transplantation.
An eyebrow transplant is performed by a cosmetic or plastic surgeon using your own hairs.
While the procedure appears simple, there are several factors to consider, ranging from cost to risks and side effects. Continue reading to find out what to expect from a eyebrow transplant and how to decide if this procedure is right for you.
The Benefits and Drawbacks of Eyebrow Hair Transplantation
The new hairs look natural because they are your own, according to supporters of eyebrow hair transplants. In addition, the procedure may reduce the need for eyebrow makeup.
However, there have been reports of drawbacks to this procedure. For one thing, it’s expensive. It may also take several months for the new follicles to “take” and you to see full results. Finally, there is a possibility that these new follicles will not produce new hairs.
How long does it take to recover from an eyebrow transplant?
An eyebrow transplant has a relatively short recovery period. Within the first few days, you’ll notice some scabbing around the eyebrows. It is critical not to pick at these.
You may need to avoid strenuous exercise for up to three weeks after your surgery. If you notice any bleeding, swelling, or pus at the site, contact your surgeon.
After a few weeks, the transplanted hairs will begin to fall out. This is perfectly normal. Over the next few months, your new eyebrow hairs should begin to grow. In the meantime, the transplanted hairs may need to be trimmed to eyebrow length.
Side effects and precautions
One risk of an eyebrow transplant is that the new hair follicles will not take. In such cases, you may need to repeat the procedure in the future.
There are also risks associated with the procedure. Discuss the following potential complications with your surgeon:
- excessive bruising
- nerve injury
Your surgeon will review your medical history with you prior to your eyebrow transplant. Include any underlying medical conditions, as well as any medications or supplements you are currently taking.
If you have any of the following conditions, an eyebrow transplant may not be appropriate for you:
- Areata alopecia
- Bleeding problems
- A history of cosmetic surgery complications
How much does an eyebrow transplant in Turkey cost in 2022?
An eyebrow transplant is categorized as a “nonmedical” procedure. This means that it is usually not covered by health insurance. Eyebrow transplants are comparable to other cosmetic procedures such as injectables.
The cost of your eyebrow transplant will vary depending on your specific needs, your provider, and where you live. In Turkey, this procedure can cost anywhere between 750 and 2,000 Euros. Additional fees for the facility, the surgeon, and the anesthesiologist are included in the estimate (if needed).
The health insurance rule is waived if your eyebrow transplant is deemed necessary due to hair loss caused by an accident or an underlying medical condition. However, such cases are uncommon. You would still be responsible for any copays and deductibles that your insurance plan requires.
It’s also important to consider potential costs beyond the initial procedure. For example, if you want additional implants after the recovery period, you must pay the provider’s fees.
Many providers offer payment plans to assist their patients in defraying the costs of their cosmetic procedures. This could include special discounts, financing, or payment plans. Before scheduling your eyebrow transplant, inquire with your provider about these options.
Where Eyebrow Transplant procedure should be performed?
Dermatologists, cosmetic surgeons, and plastic surgeons perform eyebrow transplants. The surgery may be performed by a doctor in an outpatient facility or a medical spa.
Before committing to the procedure, it’s a good idea to shop around for the best provider. Inquire about the surgeon’s credentials and experience. They should ideally have a portfolio of work to show you so you can get a sense of their abilities.
A consultation gives you the opportunity to examine a prospective surgeon’s portfolio of work while also asking questions. Many service providers will provide “free” consultations. You are not required to schedule the procedure until you have found a surgeon with whom you are comfortable working.
Finally, never attempt this procedure with a shady provider in order to save money. This could result in not only dangerous side effects, but also in dissatisfaction with the work and the need to redo it.
If you’re having trouble finding a provider, consult a dermatologist. You can also use the American Society of Plastic Surgeons to find reputable plastic surgeons in your area.
If you are unhappy with the appearance of your eyebrows and want a more permanent solution, an eyebrow transplant may provide long-term results. However, results vary, and there is always the possibility of side effects with cosmetic surgery. This is true even for a seemingly simple procedure like eyebrow transplantation.
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