As hair transplant procedures become more popular in the recent years, many people wonder if facial hair can also be performed. Many celebrities with trendy beards and thicker eyebrows Have added to the popularity of Facial hair transplants. for those with thin or no facial hair new modern hair transplant techniques have given way to eyebrow, beard and mustache hair transplant that are very natural.
A number of procedures are available for restoration of all or part of the eyebrow, beard and mustache by follicular units either by using the FUE or FUT technique. For those who are seeking to have Follicles transplanted to the eyebrow area method chosen best suits the needs of the patient. These procedures are usually performed in an outpatient setting. Postoperative complications are usually limited to minor pain and swelling.
The purpose of transplantation of hair to the eyebrow is to recreate the eyebrow in a natural contour. Dr. Meshkin works with each patient to outline the eyebrow area to conform to the natural symmetry of the patient’s face. Depending on the size of the area to be transplanted, more than one transplant session may be required; couple of sessions several months apart are common.
Donor hair for the transplant is taken from a site that furnishes finer rather than coarser hair; finer hair is a better "match" for eyebrow hair. Donor hair is transplanted as units of one to two hairs. Each graft is placed into an incision prepared for it by the doctor. Each incision is meticulously placed to match the orientation of the patient's own eyebrow hair. The use of single hair grafts permits meticulous adherence to the eyebrow contour for a natural appearance.As the transplanted hairs grow in their new position they may require occasional trimming as well as "training" of the growing hair with gel or wax.
Nowadays only one to two procedures may be needed depending on the degree of thickness and hair loss of the eyebrow, and patient's goal. Hair transplants is remarkably well tolerated and will continue to grow for most, if not all of one's life. With these new techniques, a skilled hair transplant specialist can also do eyebrow hair transplant, as well as eyelash hair transplant, beard hair transplant and mustache hairtransplant with most natural result.