In men, the moustache is an aesthetic element that changes the expression of the face. Men complain about the lack of moustache for various reasons. Wounds, scars and hormonal causes affect the moustache appearance. Hair transplant enables us to treat these deformations and make significant changes in the patient’s facial appearance. With the DHI technique, a painless and short-term procedure is possible.
DHI method is the best option to perform moustache transplant. In the sense of application, there is no difference between hair transplantation. What is essential in moustache transplant is the success postoperative appearance. Moustache hair grows close to the skin. Therefore the right angle is crucial to obtain a natural appearance. It is necessary to wait between 4 and 6 months for a complete result.
Moustache transplant is a better option for those who are 20 years and older. This transplantation is very similar to hair transplantation. However, it is a much more sensitive procedure since it will take place in the face area. Meticulous work is essential to prevent possible scarring or undesirable complications.
The neck region is generally the best option for a donor site. However, if you do not have enough donor hair in the neck region, arm or leg hair can also be suitable for moustache transplant. Between 300 and 500 hair follicles are sufficient depending on the sparseness moustache area.
Ringworm disease: The hairs on the lips shed at certain intervals. Nowadays, treatment methods of ringworm disease are quite high.
Moustache sores: Deep sores in this area are likely to harm the hair follicles. Failure to treat deep wounds in a timely manner may damage the patient’s health and hair follicles in the moustache area.
Moustache habit: Some people do not notice, but there are various tics. Frequent repetition of these movements may damage the hair follicles over time.
Inflammation and Infections: Inflammation in the upper region of the lip causes spillage in the relevant area in the future. In addition, the high number of pimples may affect hair roots negatively. The hair follicles may disappear without treatment.
Psoriasis: Psoriasis is another disease that damages moustache and beard roots. In some cases, hair follicles on the lips get seriously damaged.
You leave the hospital with a bandage covering the operation area. You should change the bandage from time to time for three days. During this period, you should not wash your face. The recovery process after transplant lasts about ten days. In this process, the hair roots are crusted. This crusting begins to disappear slowly with the first wash on the 3rd day. Then, you can feel the comfort and development of the roots in the transplant area.
You can shorten your moustache with scissors after 15 days. However, be careful while using scissors as the follicles may not hold on to the skin yet. Shedding may occur 2-3 weeks after the operation. After 2 or 3 months your new moustache begins to grow again and continues to grow in the normal course. After six months of planting the moustache, the roots completely hold on to the skin. As a result, it continues to extend in the normal cycle.
It is important to follow the doctor’s advice on the operation day right before the transplant. Following advice has a great effect on the success of the transplant. You can find a list of tips below for the operation day.
When you take care of all these suggestions, your transplant process will be easy and effective.
Two out of every three people have their dream thanks to the Swedish Clinic.
The first stage of the operation begins with the preliminary examination. The patient is presented with some forms to fill out. Then, analyzes are made for general controls. At the Swedish Clinic, patient health is our priority. After the physical examination and final controls are completed, the patient is given detailed information about the operation. How the operation will proceed and what you need to know about the process are fully conveyed to the patient at this stage. The operation room is made ready for the operation and the operation is started with the patient's approval. The operation is performed under local anesthesia. After the successfully completed operation, our specialist doctor and his team will discharge you by performing the final checks here.
The first morning after the operation, you will wake up from a nice and painless sleep. You can spend the day resting at home, or you can wander around and shop to enjoy Istanbul. Since it is not a difficult operation, you can easily do these activities. You can also return to work.
We will be waiting for you at our center for your first wash after the operation. In our center, you will first apply lotion and wait for 15 minutes, then you will be taken to a Moustache wash. Since it is the first wash, our healthcare team will tell you in detail how it was washed. You should wash regularly as described every day until the 11th day shell shed. Now you can easily do the washing and shell casting at home.
On the 11th day, crusts will form and you can wash your crusts as you do every day until today. If you have not come from abroad, you can come to our center and have your shell casting done. But if you have come from abroad and returned home, you can easily do it yourself. After this day, you can easily take a shower with non-pressurized water.