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Is Hair Transplantation Permanent?

There are different causes of hair loss in men and women. DHT (dihydrotestosterone) hormone is responsible for hair loss in men. Despite this, multiple and various reasons can cause hair loss in women. With Increasing adipose tissue thickness, the level of hormones in the blood also increases. Likewise, menstrual irregularity and hair loss occurs. Despite this, hair transplant methods allow the person to regain their lost hair. But is hair transplantation permanent? Or how long is the life of the hair after hair transplantation?

Treatment Against Hair Loss

There may be various ailments under your hair loss. Conditions such as deficiency in thyroid hormones, anemia, vitamin deficiency are examples of this. You can treat these and similar situations quickly. Treatment of these problems in the body will largely stop hair loss. Additionally, providing hormonal balance will also be effective in stopping hair loss. Nevertheless, treatments are aimed at preventing new spills from occurring. It is not possible to completely replace the permanently shed hair follicle.

Figure: Treatment Against Hair Loss

Does Hair Shedding Happen After Hair Transplantation?

After the process, some shedding is experienced in the planted area between 1-5 weeks. This is quite normal. However, patients who are unaware of this situation come to the clinics where they have been transplanted. And also ask detailed questions about whether they have received the wrong treatment or not. As there is hair loss after treatment, this is also a natural condition.

  • The event of shedding for a while after hair transplantation is called shock shedding. After 1-5 weeks, shedding stops completely as a result of 2 weeks.
  • Shock shedding is the loss of hair in the roots planted after hair transplantation.
  • If there is more shedding than the mentioned time, this is not normal. You should go to the doctor who operated immediately.
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Figure: Does Hair Shedding Happen After Hair Transplantation?

How Long Is the Life of Hair Transplantation?

The lifespan of a hair transplant will vary depending on the doctor’s recommendations, your regular care, your attention to your diet, and your avoidance of harmful habits. Although some shedding occurs in the transplanted area after the operation, the life of the hair transplant becomes permanent for a lifetime, together with the person who had the operation. However, here are the things you should pay attention to make hair transplantation life-long:

  1. Regular Maintenance:

You should drink plenty of fluids and eat regularly. However, you should pay attention to your sleep patterns, stay away from harmful habits, and stay away from activities that require excessive sweating. In addition, you should not be exposed to direct sunlight for a long time.

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Figure: How Long Is the Life of Hair Transplantation?
  1. Cigarette Alcohol Consumption:

Another key point is bad habits such as smoking, and alcohol have a negative effect on prolonging the life of hair transplantation. Harmful chemicals in alcohol and cigarettes mix with the blood and affect the whole body and therefore the hair follicles. This causes the hair follicles and hair to weaken over time, resulting in the shedding of the transplanted hair.

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