No one can disagree that facial hair in men gives them an attractive manly appearance. Many men suffer from bald spots or irregular hair growth on the beard and mustache area. This lack of facial hair in men may be genetic or as a result of surgical scars, burns, skin diseases. Beard transplant, or known as beard restoration, is a surgical solution for those men to get the manly appearance they aspire to by having a thick, healthy beard. Furthermore, it may include hair transplants in the mustache area if it needs.
Beard restoration surgery is more complicated than hair transplant surgery.
It demands more significant experience and accurate planning by the specialist to perform it in the right way. On the other hand, the surgery technique is similar for both.
At HayatMed, we have the best surgeons in the facial hair transplant field who achieved satisfactory results according to our patients’ evaluations.
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Are you the right candidate for Beard restoration surgery?
In general, if you seek a natural intensive beard and you have a fertile donor area, you are considered a good candidate for beard transplantation surgery.
However, the reason for thinning facial hair plays a role in determining whether you are the right candidate for this procedure or not.
Unfortunately, not all cases are suitable for the beard transplant process.
We offer you free consultation at HayatMed to evaluate your condition and determine the appropriate procedure for you.
Preparing for Beard hair transplant
Before the surgery, you need to meet your surgeon; he/she will check the donor area and determine whether the works well for you or not.
Then he/she will explain to you all information related to the process, such as the used technique, risks associated with it, and the expected result.
Besides, explaining all the instructions which you must follow it precisely to avoid some complications.
Beard hair transplant procedure
This procedure includes three steps:
- The medical crew will wash and shave the donor area. Usually, it is the back area of the head.
- The surgeon will remove the required number of hair follicular from the donor area using the FUE technique. (FUE technique for beard transplant is the same of FUE technique for hair), read more about the FUE technique Hair transplant: all that you need to know Then he /she will cover this area by a bandage. This step takes between two to three hours, depending on the number of the extracted grafts.
- The surgeon will put marks in the receipt areas. Then he/she will make small incisions and implant the grafts in a way that suits the direction of the existing hair and achieve the desired density. This step also takes two to three hours.
Beard restoration procedure is pain-free, the donor area and the receipt area will be under local anesthesia. This process would include if there is a need.
Beard transplant recovery
After finishing the process, you can go back home immediately, and you can continue your daily routine from the following day.
After the anesthesia effect is over, you will feel some prickles. No worries; your surgeon will prescribe a painkiller and an antibiotic.
The surgeon will ask you to follow some instructions for a few coming months. It is necessary to get the best result.
Beard transplant after 1 week
After one week, most of the surgery’s complications will fade, and the treated area will appear natural.
Beard transplant after 1 month
After about one month, the planted grafts will fall gradually, and you will notice new hair growth in the beard area.
You will get the final result after about six months, and you will notice the increase of the beard hair intensity one year later.
Beard restoration side effects
This process is safe and comfortable. It may be associated with some side effects which can be controlled,
- Bruises around the beard area.
- A crust on the treated area, the surgeon will prescribe a lotion for washing the face.
- Lack of sensation on both the donor and receipt area, during the few days after the surgery.
- Infection of the hair follicles.
- Unnatural-looking beard hair.
Be sure to follow all the surgeon’s instructions to surpass the complications safely.
The patient can minimize the beard transplant risks by choosing a surgeon with experience with guarantee the best results
Beard transplant cost
If you do decide to have beard restoration surgery, it’s necessary to choose a hair transplant clinic with vast experience and successful results in this field. In addition to offering affordable cost.
The cost of this surgery is different. Some factors determine the beard transplant cost, like the geographical clinic location and the surgeon’s experience.
Hair implants clinics in Turkey are the destination for many people from all over the world who intend to perform cosmetic procedures, especially hair transplantation.
The reasons which stand behind that are competitive prices, the experienced surgeons in this field, and the distinctive medical services.
In Turkey, the cost of beard transplant surgery is about $1,200 to $2,000.
While, it is much more expensive in other countries, for instance, in the UK the prices range from £3,000 to £7,000, and in the USA, the average cost is between $3,000 to $7,000.
In Turkey, the process price is set as a total surgery, not depending on the number of the transplanted grafts.
At HayatMed, we offer you a free consultation with the best surgeons to check your condition and giving you the exact beard transplant cost.