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Beard transplant

Beard transplant

Unlike women, men do not have access to many beauty products; the beard is the most important part of a man's physical beauty, after all many people refer to it as the makeup for men.
For this reason, most men seek to grow their beards in various ways, however and unfortunately, not all men are able to have a full beard, due to many factors, including genetics, injury, lack of beard hair, or other problems that make their beards either none existing or a messy with empty spots.
However, Medespoir offers the beard transplant procedure to help tackle that problem.
If you are unable to grow facial hair or have empty spots on your chin and face and dream about having a thick beard, then beard transplant at Medespoir is the perfect solution for you.

What is a beard transplant?

Beard transplant is cosmetic procedure that allows you to have a natural looking facial hair, the beard looks natural because it will be made using hair from other parts of your body and placed carefully on your jaw line and chin.
There are two methods that the doctor can use to perform the procedure which are:

  • Follicular unit extraction (FUE) technique.
  • Follicular unit extraction technique (FUT).

What are the FUE and FUT methods for beard transplant?

Follicular unit extraction (FUE) technique

This method is performed by harvesting whole follicular units from hair follicles one by one from the donor area, the technique is more common among patients then other methods because it's simpler and less painful.

Follicular unit extraction technique (FUT)

In this technique, the surgeon cuts a small strip of tissue from the back of the head and removes the hair follicles from it in order to implant them and then place on the chin implant area.

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Who is the suitable candidate to have a beard transplant?

Before undergoing the procedure, there are conditions for hair transplantation that must be met in order for the procedure to be successful and with no complications.
You must have healthy hair on your head, the hair follicles that are extracted must be strong and are usually from the back of the head.
You must have a healthy scalp with enough follicular units for the procedure.
You should not be a smoker and if you are then you should quit as soon as possible, because smoking negatively affects the blood circulation of the body and may contribute significantly to the failure of the chin implantation process due to the lack of sufficient amounts of blood to the transplanted follicles.

What happens during beard transplant?

Before starting the operation, your doctor will be giving you a local anesthetic in order for you to feel comfortable and painless, whether during the extraction of the hair follicles or even during implantation on your jaw line.
After the anesthetic the doctor begins the operation by shaving the area of your head from which the hair follicles will be extracted, whether the technique adopted is FUE or FUT.
After harvesting the hair follicles, the surgeon will implant each follicle on your face in the area where you want to fill the hair, in order to shape and define the desired look of your beard.
The procedure takes 4 to 6 hours, and you can home on the same day as the operation.

What happens after beard transplant?

After the beard transplant, you will need a day of rest and recovery, make sure that you have someone to drive you back and take care of you for at least the first day.
Small crusts may form around the transplanted hair follicles, after a few days the hair is supposed to fall out and peel off to allow for new hair to grow.
A dark red color may also appear on your skin due to the exit of blood clots from the place where the needle was used immediately after the transplantation.
Keep in mind that it is normal for the transplanted area to be reddened as a result of the blood flow in order to nourish the new hair, this will gradually disappears, after about a week Or ten days.
You should be able to start shaving your new beard hair naturally after about two weeks, and determine the appearance of your new beard the way you desire.
The transplanted new hair may fall out one or three weeks after the procedure, this is called "shock loss", and new hair is supposed to grow in its place with a permanent and natural result.

How much does a beard transplant costs?

Knowing the price tag of a cosmetic surgery is the next step after deciding on undergoing it, with the right research you will be able to know the best prices and develop a budget friendly plan.
Luckily for you this is our specialty and uniqueness at Medespoir, our mission is to deliver the best care at the lowest price for all our patients.
This is why Medespoir offers the beard transplant surgery under our all-inclusive deal, with our all-inclusive package you will be able to enjoy a relaxing and safe experience without worrying about the costs.
Our all-inclusive deal covers all operation related expenses once you get to your destination, meaning we will cover the Transportation from the airport to your hotel room and from there to the clinic, the payment of the doctor, the postoperative medication fees and a luxurious room at a high-end hotel.
When you choose Medespoir, you will be making the most financially wise decision because with us you can save up to 70% on the cost of the beard transplant surgery compared to other countries like Canada, U.K. and Europe.

What are the risks of beard transplant?

No matter how efficient a cosmetic or medical surgery is, they still carry with them potential complications and risks, these risks can either be during the procedure or after it.
Beard transplant is no different, it's true that the operation is very safe and with a very high success rate, but there are some risks to it.
When you meet with your doctor for your check-up appointment, they will go into much more details about these risks, the doctor will explain them and also how to avoid these risks and how to manage them if they happen.
Some of the risks of beard transplant:

  • Swelling.
  • Bruising.
  • Redness.
  • Tightness.
  • Numbness.
  • Temporary scabs or crustiness.
  • Pain.
  • Scarring.
  • Infection.
  • Nerve damage.
  • Poor results.

Bear in mind that these risks are very rare and when they do occur they are mild and usually pose no real threat, if you do suffer from a major discomfort you must contact your doctor and go to the clinic or hospital.

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