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Is it the right treatment for hair loss in women?
A hair loss problem is not a thing related to men only. Unfortunately, a lot of women every day suffer hair falling. It is a common problem among women approximately as much as men.
This matter causes not only poor appearance for the woman but also makes her anxious, panic, dissatisfied.
In the past, most women were treating hair loss by hair care products or by wearing extensions. It was rare to hear about any woman who chose hair transplant surgery to treat hair falling.
Nowadays, after the developments which happened in the hair implants field, many women every year undergo this procedure and get the desired results.
However, not all hair loss problems in women can be treated by Hair Restoration For Women. HayatMed, located in Istanbul, is considered as one of the best hair transplant clinics in Turkey.
We have highly skilled and experienced surgeons in the Hair transplant field. Our specialists performed many successful hair restoration surgeries for women. Click here for a free consultation with our surgeon.
Causes of hair loss in women
Before you start to find a treatment for your hair loss. First, you need to know the reason for the hair fall. So, you can treat it in the right way without losing your time and money.
Some of the women’s hair loss causes are:
- Thyroid problems.
- Hormone problems.
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding.
- Low level of any vitamin.
- Using some types of medications, such as a birth control pill, acne remedy, High blood pressure remedy.
- Aging and menopause.
- Weight loss quickly over a short period of time.
- Psychological problems.
You can treat some of these problems to reduce hair loss, besides using some hair care products to stimulate hair growth.
The market of hair care industry is big and full of products where you can get useful products for the hair loss problem.
However, there are a lot of commercial products in the market which is not only unhelpful for hair falling but sometimes harmful for the scalp.
It is not a good idea to follow a friend’s advice or an attractive advertisement to treat your hair loss. It would be best if you met an experienced dermatologist to get the appropriate treatment. Keep the hair restoration surgery as a last solution after exhausting all the attempts to stop your hair falling.
The dermatologist may recommend PRP (platelet-rich plasma), which is a nonsurgical treatment for hair loss or may sometimes as a support after the hair transplant surgery.
Are you the right candidate OR the poor candidate for hair transplant surgery?
Some factors indicate whether you are the right candidate for a hair transplant or not.
- Women who suffer from a diffuse pattern of hair loss are for the procedure. This type of hair falling causes thin hair in all areas of the scalp. It means that they have poor donor areas, so no possibility for hair restoration surgery.
- Women who have hair loss in the entire scalp created by burns or trauma are the for this procedure. While those who have hair loss in some areas in the scalp caused by burns,
- Women who suffer hair loss caused by alopecia are for hair transplant surgery.
- Women who have pattern baldness are for Hair Restoration For Women. This type of hair loss is like the male pattern baldness, which usually doesn’t affect the donor area.
- Women who lost some of their hair because of other cosmetic surgery
- Women who have broad brow and recession of the hairline can be for this process to improve their look.
The mentioned cases above are only as examples for the right and poor candidates for hair transplant surgery. The surgeon can determine accurately if hair restoration for women surgery works well for you or not.
Hair transplant procedure for women
It would help if you met your surgeon before scheduling the surgery to discuss important points.
Keep in mind to choose an independent hair transplant clinic to ensure that you will get the correct diagnosis according to your condition.
During the consultation, the doctor will check your scalp and ask for a blood test.
If he/she recommends this procedure for you, then he will give you some instructions and explain the appropriate technique for your case. Hair transplant options for women are similar to the options for men.
It would be best if you read to know more about the procedure and our used techniques. Hair transplant: all that you need to know to get all the information about hair restoration for women.
Hair transplant recovery
After the surgery, the surgeon will cover your scalp for two days. The surgeon will describe to you a painkiller to use it when needed and antibiotics for a few days.
In general, you can go home on the same day. However, the surgeon will ask you to come again after two days to remove the bandage, check your scalp, and wash it by a medical lotion.
You can return to your routine activities after four weeks but may the scars in your scalp be visible during the two weeks after the surgery. No worry, it will fade quickly.
After approximately two weeks, the planted hair will fall gradually, and you will notice new hair growth. The surgeon will ask you to follow some instructions for a few coming months.
It is necessary to get the best results, such as how to wash your hair, following a special diet, avoid the sun rays, and reduce smoking. Usually, most people will notice the new hair growth covers the treated area after a few months.
Hair transplant side effects
Like every surgical procedure, this process may be associated with some complications.
- Swelling of the scalp.
- Bruises around the eyes.
- A crust on the scalp will be treated by using a special lotion.
- Lack of sensation on the scalp, during the few days after the surgery.
- Scars on the scalp will be fade gradually.
- Infection of the hair follicles.
- Unnatural-looking hair.
Be sure to follow all the surgeon’s tips to surpass the complications safely.
Hair transplant cost
The cost of this surgery is different. Some factors determine the price
- The used technique for hair transplantation and the number of transplanted follicular.
- Geographical location.
- The surgeon’s experience.
Istanbul is the destination for many people who intend to perform hair restoration surgeries. The reasons which stand behind that are the affordable prices and the experienced surgeons in this field.
There, the cost of this process arranges between $1,500 to $2,500 while in the UK, it may cost between £5,000 to £12,000. In the USA, the cost of this surgery arranges between $4,000 to $15,000
The main reason for the different prices between Turkey and other places which they usually set the price according to the transplanted grafts, not according to the total surgery.
HayatMed for Cosmetic Surgeries, located in Istanbul, is highly experienced in performing hair transplant surgeries with satisfactory results according to our patients’ evaluations. In addition to the competitive costs.