What is The Difference Between Beard and Hair Transplantation?

Hair and beard transplantation has become very popular among men in recent years. As in many parts of the world, tens of thousands of men apply to experts for hair and beard transplantation in Europe every year.

In this article, you will find information about hair and beard transplantation processes and their differences among them.

What is Beard Transplantation?

Beard transplantation, which has recently been in increasing demand, is actually a form of hair transplantation with a longer process applied to the face. It is based on the transplantation of hair follicles taken from scalp in areas of men's beard and moustache, where hairs are sparse or absent.

This procedure can be applied to the chin, cheeks, and moustache area. This process can also be applied to camouflage acne scars or other sort of scars. Loss of hair follicles in the beard and moustache area can occur for various reasons. This may be hereditary; laser epilation, needle epilation, surgical procedures or after burns.

Beard Transplantation Processes

In beard transplantation, roots can be densified with rare roots, as well as in areas without hair growth. Thus, the desired beard and moustache shapes are tried to be reached.

Although the number of roots to be used may vary; 350-500 for the moustache, 600-700 for the chin area, 200-250 for favourites, and 300-700 for the cheek area is transplanted.

Where the roots are taken is decided according to the condition of the hairs in the planting area. In which region the hairs are more similar to those in the field, the roots are taken from there. In the meantime, it should be noted that if the person who grows a beard will demand hair transplantation in the future, the number of follicles to be used for hair transplantation is reduced. Because in hair transplantation or in beard transplantation, the area where the hair roots are taken with the similar method.

The person who wants to grow a beard must consider this prospectively. The colour distribution, angle and direction of the planted hairs are well adjusted.

Beard transplantation is performed under local anaesthesia and sedation and lasts for 2-5 hours. The procedure is generally painless. After the procedure, tiny shells are observed around the transplanted roots. The planting area should be kept dry and not touched.

Hair Transplantation

Hair transplantation is one of the methods used to solve the problem of hairlessness. In the literature, it is foreseen that the hair taken from the back of the neck is not shed.

The desired result from the hair transplantation process depends on the experience of the hair transplantation team, respect for the work and attention to ethical rules; In addition, hair colour, thinness, thickness, such as skin colour factors affect the outcome of hair transplantation.

Hair transplantation is considered as a small surgical procedure all over the world. The procedure lasts 4-6 hours, depending on the number of grafts-FUE (follicular units) to be transplanted. It is done completely under local anaesthesia. Before the procedure, the amount of hair to be transplanted and taken is determined by detailed hair analysis and examination.

For both types of transplantation, Go2 Hair Transplant provides hair transplant and plastic surgery services at an advanced level. It is a partner of Turkey’s best medical group Acıbadem. You can contact Go2 for the best hair and beard transplantation solutions for you.