Female Hair Transplantation

Women increasingly benefit from hair transplant treatments. Although thinning is less common in women than in men, it affects women more psychologically. Hair transplantation is an extremely important treatment as it will have a positive effect on the appearance of women. Hair loss and complete hair loss is an alarming situation that no one would want to experience. In the study: Psychologically, it was explained that fear causes deep feelings such as shame and humiliation in women. It has been observed that serious psychological problems such as feeling inadequate in social relationships, constantly camouflaging the hair loss, or having difficulty confronting the fact that one’s hair is falling out can be experienced. In addition to genetic factors, stress, age, various diseases, as well as hormonal changes such as pregnancy, menopause and childbirth can cause hair loss in women. Some drug treatments can be recommended to eliminate these causes, but if the hair loss cannot be stopped again, hair transplantation is the most definitive solution.

Reasons of Hair Losses for Women

Female Type Hair Loss, also known as Androgenetic Alopecia, is the most common cause of hair loss in women.

Others say:

  • Genetic predisposition
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Hormonal changes
  • Drug use
  • Menopause
  • Pregnancy
  • Extreme stres
  • Heavy dieting practices
  •  Iron deficiency

Statistics About Hair Loss In Women:

  • One out of every four women is faced with hair loss problem. This number can rise to two out of every four women with menopause.
  • Approximately 40% of women with hair loss problem experience “female pattern hair loss” caused by genetic factors.
  • Although there are approximately 30 different factors that can cause hair loss in women, it is only a few of these factors affecting the vast majority.
  • Hair thinning is observed in 10% of women in the premenopausal period and more than 50% of women over 65 years of age.
  • While 84% of women with hair loss problem struggled with low self-esteem and 34% with depression, 94% found their hair loss problem less socially acceptable than men.

Although the basic principles are the same, hair transplantation should be done taking into account the special conditions of women. The stages of hair transplantation for women are as follows:

In the hair transplantation procedure applied to women, it is not necessary to scrape the entire hair…!!

  1. First, a small window is opened by shaving the neck. Thus, it is not even understood that the operation was performed.
  2. After local anesthesia is applied to the patient with painless and needle-free injection, the root extraction process begins.
  3. Then, micro channels are opened in the areas where hair loss is experienced and hair follicles are transplanted one by one, taking into account the direction and angle of hair growth.
  4. Transplantation is carried out with smooth and sharp Sapphire tips.

If the hair transplant is to be done between the existing hair, then the implanter (choi) is used with the DHI technique. Hair transplantation by women, as in all hair transplantation treatments, should be planned individually. For this reason, it is possible to regain your hair with a proper planning by adhering to a consultation with an experienced specialist in this field. DOCTOR GREFT applies hair transplant treatment to women.