Eyebrow Transplant

Learn What To Expect And How To Prepare

Achieving the Perfect Eyebrow

Anyone looking to restore their thin, damaged, or sparse eyebrows should consider an eyebrow transplant. You can soon have a pair that looks and feels just like the genuine thing thanks to specialised doctors and cutting-edge technology.

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Common Causes of Sparse Eyebrows

There are a number of reasons why your eyebrows could get thinner over time or stop growing altogether. Patients with the following conditions are most frequently seen in our cases:

  • Generics
  • Hormone levels
  • Electrolysis or laser hair removal
  • Alopecia areata
  • Suffered trauma as a result of burns, mishaps, and other operations

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What is an Eyebrow Transplant?

In an eyebrow transplant, a cosmetic surgeon removes a graft of hair. The region around your ear or the nape of your neck is typically used to remove the hair graft. The transplant is moved to the brow region by the surgeon along with the hair and its follicle roots.

The surgeon will store the hair transplants in a storage jar with a cooled saline solution for up to an hour after they have been extracted before inserting them into your eyebrows. Since local anaesthetic is typically used for eyebrow transplants, you won’t feel a thing.

Following the surgery, the region is left open, and the freshly transplanted follicles begin to develop a crust. These crusts are a typical sign of healing and should disappear in a few days.

For up to five days, there may be some minor bruising and swelling in the region. Every two to three hours, a saline spray needs to be sprayed on the area. Your doctor will likely give you oral painkillers, antibiotics, and steroids to take for up to five days following surgery.

The newly implanted hair will fall out after the initial implantation. That is typical. Around three months following your procedure, the region should start to regenerate hair. You might be able to get a touch-up nine months following the procedure if some of the grafts don’t “take” or the hair isn’t nearly as dense as it should be. Speaking with your doctor is advised because this will vary depending on the circumstances.

What To Expect During Your Eyebrow Consultation

Your surgeon will examine you physically and go over your medical history. Be ready to discuss your present and previous medical issues in detail. Discuss any medication you are taking now or have previously taken, as well as any operations you have had. It is crucial to let the doctor know if you have any allergies.

Your surgeon will inspect parts of your scalp to assess the quality, density, and texture of your hair as well as the number of grafts that will be needed for satisfactory outcomes in order to establish your treatment choices and candidacy for eyebrow hair transplantation. Additionally, you will snap pictures for your medical file.

Your reasons for desiring an eyebrow hair transplant will be discussed with the surgeon during your appointment.

Preparing For Your Eyebrow Hair Transplantation

A few preoperative tests can be required, depending on your age and general health. Before having your operation, we will go through these precautions with you and make sure they are taken.

If you smoke, it is advised that you give up both before the treatment and while you are recovering since smoking reduces blood flow to the skin and might delay healing.

Aspirin, anti-inflammatory pharmaceuticals, and herbal supplements, which might cause bleeding, must be avoided both before and after your surgery. A list of all drugs to be avoided should be given to you.

Cost of Eyebrow Transplant

The following variables will affect how much an eyebrow transplant will cost:

  • The country you are having the eyebrow transplant
  • The number of grafts required
  • Details of the procedure, such as the length of time spent in a hospital and the type of anaesthetic used

The good news is that, as with hair transplants, there are cheaper options available that do not compromise on quality or care. Turkey is the world’s leader in hair and eyebrow transplants. Take a look at some of the Hair Transplant Turkey Reviews for honest patient reviews of some of the best hair transplant clinics in Turkey.

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Risks & Side Effects

The following are some potential side effects of brow transplants: 

  • Certain transplants fail to “take,” resulting in spotty hair growth.
  • During surgery, anesthetics may cause your brows to be improperly positioned, leading to misaligned brows.
  • Hair has a different texture or grows in different directions

A good surgeon will take steps to minimise these effects. It is important to follow the advice of your surgeon to get the best results from your eyebrow transplant.

Rarer problems may include: 

  • Infection
  • Follicles become infected and skin inflamed (folliculitis)
  • Scarring
  • Bruising and swelling

Most people who undergo brow transplantation frequently experience positive outcomes within the first two years. After that, the effects may diminish and the hair may start to fall out. After the first operation, the results might continue for years. If you decide to get eyebrow transplants, be ready for the possibility of a future touch-up treatment.

An Alternative to Eyebrow Transplants

An Alternative to Eyebrow Transplants
With the use of a needle and pigment, the cosmetic technique known as microblading may give you well-defined, realistic-looking eyebrows. The lifespan of microblading might range from 18 to 30 months. Typically, it has to be touched up once or twice a year.
You’ll need to return to your practitioner for a touch-up whenever the pigment from the operation starts to significantly fade.

Touch-ups for microblading are comparable to hair touch-ups at the roots. If you visit when your microblading first begins to fade, the colour may easily be filled in.

If you wait longer than your practitioner advises, you might need to repeat the whole microblading operation on both of your eyebrows. This takes a lot longer and costs a lot more than a touch-up application.