What is an eyebrow transplant? How is an eyebrow transplant performed? So, how are the eyebrow transplant rates in Turkey? I have answered things wondered about eyebrow transplants…
About Eyebrow Transplants
An Eyebrow transplant is performed to change the eyebrow shape, to make eyebrows thicker, to obtain frequent and dense eyebrow texture, to close the traces of trauma such as scars and burn marks. The first application of the hair transplant technique is actually an eyebrow transplant process which was carried out in Japan in 1938. So why are eyebrows so important?
The Importance of Eyebrows for Facial Expressions
Eyebrows have a very powerful effect on human face expressions. Eyebrows, which remain in the focus for the person looking at your face, when communicating, affect your social life with their mimics. Above all, only the structure or shape of the eyebrows can be decisive for the individual’s face shape and facial expressions. Therefore, eyebrow shape is very important for both men and women. We all have a unique eyebrow shape, but we can change it with options such as eyebrow hair dyeing, makeup and eyebrow transplants. Options such as make-up and eyebrow tattoos offer a temporary change, an eybrow transplant is a definitive solution for a more intense and younger looking permanent eybrows shape.
Why is an Eyebrow Transplant Necessary?
Over time eyebrows get both thinner and sparse, this is inevitable with age. However, genetically some people have eyebrow hair loss towards the end of their twenties, while others begin at the end of their forties. Sometimes the innate eyebrows can be weak, lifeless or sparse. The inequality of the two eyebrows is also undesirable. An Eyebrow transplant stands out in the solution of uneven eyebrows. On the other hand, surgeries, injuries, accidents and burns can cause loss of eyebrows too. In almost all such cases It is possible to achieve permanent results with an eyebrow transplant.
How are Eyebrow Transplants Performed?
For an eyebrow transplant, hair roots taken from the patient’s tissue with hair is used. The most preferred donor site is the neck. The same technology used in hair transplants is used for the transfer of hair follicles for the eyebrows. Planting eyebrows are natural because they are taken from the person’s own hair roots and there is no allergic reaction or incompatibility. It is also possible to get white over time due to genetic factors such as whitening of the hair.
The first and most important stage of eyebrow cultivation is the planning stage. Eyebrow shape is very important and the roots cannotchange after planting so the shape should be planned. Before you have an eyebrow transplant, you must decide how you want your eyebrow shape to be and at which point how intensely you prefer your eyebrows to be. This way the eyebrow transplant specialist will have a clear picture in hand.
Who Can Have Eyebrow Transplants?
- All men and women with little or no eyebrows.
- Persons whose eyebrows have been damaged by an accident or injury.
- People who want to cover a scar on the eyebrow.
- Those who want to have more fuller and stronger looking eyebrows.
- Not recommended for pregnant women.
- Not suitable for lactating women.
- Anyone who has a specific reaction to anesthesia should not have it because the procedure requires local anesthesia.
Which technique is used for eyebrow transplants?
Basically, all methods applied for hair transplants can be applied for eyebrow transplants. However, in order to achieve realistic results, it is very important to plant at an angle to the root of the eyebrow. Therefore, especially FUT technique is not preferred.
One of the most preferred methods for eyebrow transplants is the FUE technique. Natural results can be obtained with this method, which is based on taking the hair follicles suitable for transplantation and placing them in the desired area.
How long does the eyebrow transplant process take?
How long an eyebrow transplant will take depends on the area to be planted. However, with a general approach, the application takes 30-40 minutes.
When do new eyebrow hairs emerge after an eyebrow transplant?
After an eyebrow transplant it is often wondered when the new eyebrow hair will grow. Many people expect new eyebrows to emerge immediately after the planting, but the process is not that short. Planted eyebrows will fall out in 2-3 weeks. This is the natural result of the application and is known as “shock shedding. Permanent eyebrows grow out after a month or two.
Is there any scaring after an eyebrow transplant?
After planting, there is no scaring on the eyebrows. It is normal for the first few days to see soreness or redness. A slight scab is also seen. However, these will go away shortly. For this, the use of medicines given by the doctor will be sufficient.
What is the success of an eyebrow transplant depended on?
A successful eyebrow transplant means providing natural results and matching the patient’s expectations. There are tasks for both the patient and the specialist performing the procedure in order to achieve a natural appearance and to ensure that most of the cultivated roots function. The following details are very important for the natural and desired results of an eyebrow transplant.
- Planting angle.
- Planting direction.
- Designated eyebrow shape.
The success of the procedure after the eyebrow transplant also depends on things that the patient must be careful about, this is very important.
What should be considered after an eyebrow transplant?
- Water should not come in contact with the eyebrows for the first week.
- Products such as eyebrow dye, eyeshadow, eyebrow mascara and other make-up should not be used.
- Avoid scratching the eyebrows.
- Avoid excessive sunlight.
- Do not enter a solarium.
Will transplanted eyebrows turn white?
The roots used in an eyebrow transplant belong to the person themselves. If the hairs have a tendency to whiten, there will be whitening in the eyebrows. Hair or eyebrow hairs whitening and other color issues are not related to the hair transplant or the eyebrow hair transplant.
Isn’t eyebrow tattooing enough?
In recent years, the aesthetic application of eyebrow tattooing has become very popular and draws attention to the fact that it is possible to provide a long-lasting eyebrow shape. However, this application often called eyebrow shaping, eyebrow tattoo or permanent eyebrow makeup usually does not provide the results of an eyebrow transplant. While there is a one-dimensional application here, there is a real three-dimensional result. When you look closely or even from afar at an eyebrow tattoo application you can tell that the eybrows are tattooed, but this not the case with an eyebrow transplant it cannot be noticed.
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