Skip to main content

Scalp Reduction

Scalp Reduction

How Does It Work?

 
Scalp Reduction - A surgical treatment used for hair restoration, Scalp reduction involves stretching the scalp skin. At one time, it was a very popular technique used to restore hair to the scalp. With the growing popularity and usage of hair transplant in Turkey, this technique might have lost some of its sheens. However, it is still there and can be done separately or along with a hair transplant process. Find out how it works.

How It Works

The technique involves stretching the scalp skin, removing the hairless spots and reducing the bald skin region by using hair-covered scalp to close the space. The process is conducted under the effects of local anaesthesia or at times under a mild sedative that can make you relaxed. This is an invasive process, as a skin strip around 2 – 5 cm is taken out in a single session. The healthier scalp sections are stretched afterwards and then re-postured. This helps reduce the balding spot and allowing it to be managed more easily.
Reductions in larger scalp area, as is common in case of trauma or severe burns, are conducted under the effects of general anaesthesia. The hair transplantation, in such cases, is conducted in a 2nd phase. In top hair care facilities such as SHIFT Hair Transplant, surgeons are experts in injecting fat into the scar tissue and readying the scalp for transplantation.

Why Is Scalp Reduction Performed?

A scalp reduction is unnecessary for standard hair transplants, such as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) or Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT). It has been designed for curing androgenic alopecia (baldness) and removing the scalp sections impacted by alopecia.
It is necessary when there are lower numbers of donor hairs for harvesting or when the patient suffers from Cicatricial alopecia, as occurs in cases of surgery, burns, prior traumas or immune system disorders. A reduction in the balding spots of the scalp might be needed for achieving high hair density and the same rate of success as in hair transplantation.
As the hair loss pattern and type of scalp varies from one person to another, it is important to have an assessment of scalp done in order to achieve the best results. Once a scalp reduction is conducted along with a hair transplant process, quite a few sessions will be needed. This can also lengthen the span of recovery for patients. Thus, it is essential to have unique requirements professionally assessed.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Finasteride

FinasterideHow Does Finasteride Work in Treating Male Pattern Baldness?Finasteride - When compared to the old days, there have been a lot of changes in treatment for male hair loss. At one time, men only had a handful of options to rely on – such as wigs or innovative combing techniques – to hide their bald pate. Times have changed, and there have been many advances in medical science. Today, drugs like Finasteride are very popular and commonly used for re-growing hair in men. Find out how it works as a low-cost alternative to hair transplant in Turkey for men.

Drug Effects and Usage Finasteride is designed for treating hair thinning issues on the temple. It is known by various other brand names, such as Propecia and Proscar, which come in varying strengths. This prescription drug works similar to Minoxidil. It should only be used by men. Studies have shown that the medication has a negative impact when used on women, such as leading to birth defects and delivery of stillborn babies. …

Common Tourist Scams in Istanbul

Common Tourist Scams in IstanbulHow to protect yourself from common tourist scams in Istanbul?Common Tourist Scams in Istanbul - If you’re going to visit Istanbul, you will face with common tourists scams as in any other big city. Although, you'll be very surprised by the incredible honesty of most Turks. They will rather help you by walking an extra mile with you to show the location you need than to steal your wallet, but in such large city, you must expect those with different intentions. But, you shouldn’t be worried about scams in Istanbul -how to avoid being scammed in Istanbul because this city has a smaller amount of tourist’s scams than a lot of other large world cities. If you're visiting Istanbul for hair transplant in Turkey, SHIFT hair transplant clinic will make your visit even more comfortable. Before you see all types of scams, you should know these things: A large number of scams happens in crowded and very touristic places like Sultanahmet and Taksim squar…

Head Coverage after Hair Transplant

Head Coverage after Hair TransplantWhen to opt for Head Coverage after Hair Transplant?Head Coverage after Hair Transplant - Technological innovation in every field has ensured a better lifestyle for humans, and advances in medicine and health ensure an overall better cosmetic appearance as well. Today, it is not uncommon to find many men and women opting for surgical treatments for hair loss. However, many people have a lot of questions about the recovery phase associated with hair transplant in Turkey – such as whether head coverage after the hair transplant is possible. Find out the truth about the same.
No pressing in the first two weeks Following a hairline surgery or FUE Hair Restoration Treatment, the newly implanted grafts take around 7 – 10 days to anchor themselves completely at the new site. Until the new grafts become permanent in their spots, you should avoid compressing or manipulating them. You can compress them by wearing a hat, and even move or dislodge them out of th…