Eyebrow Transplantation

What Is Eyebrow Transplant?

Eyebrows are one of the most defining areas of facial expression, which is very effective in achieving the ideal size and expression of the face. Although solutions are offered with various cosmetic applications for those who are not satisfied with their eyebrows for various reasons such as thinning eyebrows, burns, scars, diseases, congenital inability, the most ideal procedure for a permanent solution is eyebrow transplantation. Eyebrow transplantation is preferred by men as well as women. Eyebrow restoration is a premier cosmetic procedure to replace eyebrows or touch up small areas of hair loss that results from over-plucking, scars, or genetic causes.

How Is Eyebrow Transplantation Performed?

An eyebrow transplant procedure is carried out similarly to hair restoration treatment and could be performed by FUE or DHI method from hair transplantation techniques. Restoration of the eyebrow involves the individual placement of single hair in a natural grown pattern.

Firstly, as in hair transplantation, hair follicles are collected from the donor area, kept in a special solution so that there is no loss. The follicles are then transplanted in the eyebrow area according to the determined angle and shape, which is very important for a natural look. Eyebrow transplant is one of the safer methods for people who want their appearance to be permanent and natural.

The procedure takes about 3 – 6 hours and performed under a local anesthesia or sedation.

What Are the Essentials for A Good Result?

Considering that the eyebrows are one of the most important areas of the face, the transplant process is performed meticulously in accordance with the person’s face shape and wishes. It should be performed by specialists to avoid any risk of unpleasant scars or complications.

During eyebrow transplantation, as with hair transplantation, attention is paid to the direction of hair growth which is very important for the natural look of eyebrow.  Eyebrow transplanting is performed in the form of single follicles, working for a natural result as much as possible. When designing a new eyebrow, the person’s previous eyebrow structure should also be considered. The most ideal, natural and lush results are obtained if the eyebrows are transplanted at a narrow angle, according to the direction of the exit of the eyebrow and most importantly, if the transplanting directions are well adjusted between the end, middle and beginning of the eyebrow.

What Should Be Considered After Eyebrow Transplant?

After the eyebrow transplant, slight redness and scabs can be seen in the transplanted area. One of the most important post op treatments is not to interfere with these scabs. On the first day, contact with water should be avoided, the area should be protected against impact. Eyebrows that come out after the first transplant may be thin, but over time they grow much thicker and more natural.

Eyebrow transplantation is usually completed in one session. However, if the person prefers a more intense eyebrow appearance or if the transplanted eyebrows are damaged, they can only transplant again at the end of the first year. There is no disadvantage or harm for the patient to have a second transplant.

Eyebrows start to grow 3 months after transplantation. The eyebrows take their final shape after about 7-8 months following the operation.

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