Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant

Sapphire FUE is performed by İbrahim Erayhan Hair Transplantation Specialist using new generation sapphire blades. Unlike the classical FUE method, the Sapphire FUE method allows your tissue to encounter a blade made of real sapphire metal instead of a metal slit while micro-channels are opened. Thanks to the Sapphire FUE method we apply, it is possible to increase the number of grafts planted and to give a more natural hair appearance.

Sapphire tip can open much smaller micro channels compared to metal slit tips. Smaller channels mean the chance of opening more frequent channels in the scalp. This is an extremely advantageous option for patients who want a natural and fuller hair appearance.

The exit direction of the hair and the angle to be followed while opening the channels cause the number of grafts to be planted to be extremely limited. Experimenting frequent hair transplantation without using advanced blades such as Sapphire FUE makes it necessary to plant the hair much steeper than necessary. This situation causes your hair to have an artificial appearance, which is quite far from the 40 degree angle it should have naturally. Sharp, smooth, thin and professional blades used in Sapphire FUE hair transplantation offer a natural and healthy alternative to those who want to have fuller hair.

The treatment stages of Sapphire FUE hair transplantation proceed as follows:

Who Can Have Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation?

There is no method-specific distinction in terms of people who can have Sapphire FUE hair transplantation. Sapphire FUE hair transplantation technique can be applied if it is preferred in all candidates who are suitable for hair transplantation.

There are some limitations at the point of people who can have hair transplantation. Hair transplantation is a treatment method for people between the ages of 18 and 80. For the treatment to be carried out, the general health status of the patient must be suitable for hair transplantation treatment. In this context, it is necessary to control the disease to be able to treat people with chronic diseases such as blood pressure and diabetes.

What Should Be Considered Before Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation?

What to consider before Sapphire FUE hair transplantation is explained in detail by your surgeon who will perform the procedure during the treatment planning stage. This process is especially important to minimize the risk of complications that may occur during the operation.
The most important issue that patients should pay attention to before Sapphire FUE hair transplantation is to avoid smoking and alcohol consumption. Continuing to consume cigarettes and alcohol reduces the recovery time and may cause damage to the grafts.
Since it increases the risk of bleeding during the operation, you should be careful not to use blood thinners before the operation and to avoid consuming herbal supplements such as green tea, which has a blood-thinning effect.

Finally, on the day of your Sapphire FUE hair transplant treatment, you should make sure that your hair is clean and avoid using any cosmetic products.

What are the Differences Between Classical FUE and Sapphire FUE Methods?

The differences between the classical FUE and Sapphire FUE techniques are one of the important points to be informed about while deciding on the hair transplant method.
FUE engines are used in both classical FUE and Safir FUE methods. The difference between the two methods is observed in the channel opening phase. In the classical FUE method, steel blades are used during the grooving process for the transplantation of grafts.

In the Sapphire FUE technique, sapphire-tipped medical pens are preferred during the grooving process. The use of sapphire-tipped blades shortens the error rate and recovery time.

How is Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation Applied?

The differences between the classical FUE and Sapphire FUE techniques are one of the important points to be informed about while deciding on the hair transplant method.
FUE engines are used in both classical FUE and Safir FUE methods. The difference between the two methods is observed in the channel opening phase. In the classical FUE method, steel blades are used during the grooving process for the transplantation of grafts. In the Sapphire FUE technique, sapphire-tipped medical pens are preferred during the grooving process. The use of sapphire-tipped blades shortens the error rate and recovery time.

Can Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation Be Preferred For Women?

Sapphire FUE hair transplantation method is a viable method for women. Hair transplantation can occur in women due to many reasons. Stress disorder, hormonal changes, medical treatments, genetic predisposition are the main causes.It is known that 80% of hair loss in women is male pattern hair loss. Male pattern hair loss manifests itself in forms such as enlargement in the forehead, shedding on the top and intense shedding. This can cause serious self-esteem problems.The Sapphire FUE hair transplantation method helps you to achieve an aesthetically perfect appearance by eliminating the problem of thinning or baldness caused by male pattern hair loss in women.

Can Unshaved Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation Be Done?

Unshaved sapphire FUE hair transplantation is one of the most preferred methods, especially by women. In the unshaven sapphire FUE method, only the hair at the point determined as the donor area is shaved. Generally, this region is preferred as the nape region where healthy and strong hair follicles are located. For this reason, it is possible to say that other hairs easily camouflage the area. The most important advantage of unshaven hair transplantation is that it allows patients to perform hair transplantation treatment in privacy without being exposed to social pressure. Hair loss can cause self-confidence problems in patients. Preferring shaved methods in the treatment of hair transplantation greatly damages the self-confidence problem of the patients, even if it is short-term. This makes unshaven Sapphire FUE hair transplantation an ideal method.

What Should Be Considered After Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation?

Things to consider after Sapphire FUE hair transplant treatment are important points to ensure that the procedure can fully meet your expectations and to keep the risk of complications at a minimum. Avoiding smoking and alcohol consumption is one of the most important issues that you should pay attention to after hair transplant treatment. Continuing smoking and alcohol consumption greatly increases the risk of complications such as inflammation in the hair follicles and shortens the healing process. Another point to be considered is the protection of the area where Sapphire FUE hair transplantation is performed against impact and irritation. The area where hair transplantation is performed is very sensitive during the recovery period. For this reason, it is necessary to protect the area so that the hair follicles are not damaged. At this point, steps such as choosing clothes that will not cause irritation and avoiding contact with the area with the pillow are important. After the hair transplant treatment, the first wash should be done in the treatment centre. For this reason, you should avoid washing the area until the first wash is done. It is recommended that you avoid exercises for the first two weeks after Sapphire FUE hair transplantation, and wait three weeks to start heavy exercises. During this period, short walks are recommended for patients who want to exercise.

How is Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation Recovery Process?

The healing process of sapphire hair transplantation is another issue that should be emphasized for people to have general information and to plan their next processes. Sapphire FUE is one of the most comfortable hair transplantation techniques used today. Patients have to stay in hospital after the operation. After the hair transplant treatment, there is a one-day rest period. Then the patient can return to his daily life. The patient visits the center for the first wash two days after the hair transplant treatment. Since the first wash is a very delicate process, it should be performed by a hair transplant specialist. After the Sapphire FUE hair transplant treatment, the scabs are removed within the first month. The shock loss process, which is a normal stage of the hair transplant treatment recovery process, is observed between 1 and 3 months after the operation. This process is completely an adaptation process and after the shock loss, the permanent hair of the person begins to grow. 6 months after Sapphire FUE hair transplantation treatment, permanent hair becomes evident. During this period, 60% of the permanent hair is expected to have grown. For the expected result from the treatment to be fully seen, a period of 10 to 12 months must be completed.