When patients are considering hair transplant, they have tons of questions. One of these questions is naturally related with hair transplant scar. In the past, scarring was one of the most important concerns. However, with advancement of medical technology, scarring is a thing in the past.
But there are still questions about this matter. People believe that they will experience scars after hair transplant surgery. In fact, this is not the case. So, it is important to explain this topic in detail. This way, patients can feel secure and know about this issue better
FUE Hair Transplant Scar
In the past, FUT – follicular unit transplant was the only way to transplant hair. In FUT method, strips of hair were collected from the back of the hair. These strips contained hair grafts. But during collection process, suturing was necessary to close the donor area.
This suturing naturally caused hair transplant scar. Although it is possible to cover the scar with long hair, this created aesthetic problems for some patients.
Today, there is no scarring problem. With FUE and DHI method, almost all of the operations are completed without any scarring. These methods do not need any suturing. So, all conditions related with suturing are eliminated. After operations with FUE and DHI method, there will be crusting. But this crusting is only natural part of the process. And crusts will disappear in one month.
How to Speed Up Healing Process?
To prevent hair transplant scar, there are few things to follow. Currently, there is no surgery related scarring. But if patients do not take care of their crusts, this might cause scarring in healing period. One of the most important things in healing process is not to touch those crusts. Patients need to apply all medication and gels recommended by the doctor. Also, hair must be washed with the methods shown by transplant staff. This way, it is possible to prevent crust related scarring as well.