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Sapphire Hair Transplantation

New advances in FUE techniques have further improved the results resulting in a natural appearance head. This technique is applicable both to men and women.

Though hair transplantation is time-tested and protocol based; and since different methods are used in hair transplantation, they still require great care and expertise. One of the recent techniques is sapphire hair transplant, which provides the most natural results.

What is a sapphire hair transplant?

In this advanced FUE hair transplantation technique; sapphire blades are used for more natural and denser hair, and are called sapphire hair transplantation.

The main purpose of this application, which is an advanced FUE technique, is to transfer a large number of grafts to the scalp and to obtain a more natural hair in terms of direction and longevity. In general, post-Sapphire hair transplantation yields considerably better results.

Thanks to the specially produced sapphire blades and micro slits are made on the scalp. The hair follicles collected from the donor area are evaluated to assess in a way that will get the best results.  The suitable grafts are placed in the micro slits done by Sapphire blades that control the direction and angle of the hair which results in an overall better result.

How is a sapphire hair transplant done?

In this technique, the hair to be transferred is first collected by the micro FUE method with micro Titanium punches, from the previously determined donor area by means of a micromotor. Thanks to the micromotor, more grafts (follicular units) are taken than from the donor area. These are then transferred to the slits made by Sapphire blades. 

In the third stage of hair transplantation, the hair transplantation process is started. The hair follicles taken from the neck of the patient are carefully planted in micro incisions and channels opened by the surgeon with sapphire blades. Sapphire hair transplantation is completed in this way.

This is one of the most under-estimated issues in HT.  Whichever hair transplantation technique is applied, the most important factor in determining the angle and direction at the recipient site. Sapphire HT certainly holds an edge in this aspect.

What are the advantages of sapphire hair transplantation?

When compared with other hair transplantation methods, sapphire hair transplantation brings many advantages:

  • A Very short recovery period, due to the least damage to the tissue around the hair follicles.
  • Conditions such as edema and wounds that occur after hair transplantation operations are minimal with this method.
  • Since the surface of the sapphire blades is smooth and hard, the slits are perfectly oriented
  • Since the sapphire blade tips are V-shaped, it helps in more dense transplants and hence better and natural results.
  • Adjusting the angles in cuts made using sapphire blades is more accurate than classical cuts.
  • It provides the opportunity to adjust the hair directions, which is an important criterion for a natural appearance.
  • It is suitable for those with metal allergies and does not cause any side effects.
  • Since it has a smooth surface, chances of infection are further minimized
Who are Candidates for Sapphire FUE?

Initially you will be examined by Dr. Sreekar Harinatha who is well versed with these techniques. Though this method  can applied to most people who experience hair loss and thinning in general, the patient’s suitability for treatment must be confirmed.

Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation provides a permanent solution against hair loss such as homogeneous thinning and balding at the top, also in case of hair loss in a large area, starting at the temples and leading to regression of the forehead line.

It can be done to individuals who do not have any health problems and are between the ages of 18-60. It is not suitable for those with chronic diseases, diabetics and those who use blood thinners.

It is applicable in patients with moderate hair loss and even in those who have lost most of their existing hair.

Sapphire hair transplantation is performed in all men and women who have a sufficient amount of hair follicles in the donor area, if they are in the appropriate age range.


Stages of Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation

The 3 stages in which a sapphire hair transplantation is done are as follows:

  1. Consultation and planning is the most important stage of the procedure. Before starting the hair transplant operation, Dr. Sreekar seeks  to achieve the most accurate result by establishing  communication with the patient. Planning is done in line with the patient’s complaints and relevant markings are carried out.
  2. The stage of hair transplant surgery is the second part, which is Sapphire HT is done with meticulous technique in sterile Operating theatres.
  3. In the post-hair transplant phase, the onus falls to the patient. After the procedure, the recommendations by the doctor must be strictly and entirely followed. Effective results are achieved if the instructions of the specialist physician are followed. 
Collection Of Hair Follicles İn Sapphire FUE Technique

Before the actual transplantation process, local anesthesia is injected to the donor area so that the patient does not feel pain.

For hair follicle collection, grafts are usually collected from the area behind the ear and the back of the head.  Hair follicles are carefully collected. This is done by using very small, fine micro Titanium punches which cause minimal impact on the scalp.

Slits or Channels in Sapphire FUE Technique

After the grafts are collected, small or micro slits/channels are made on the balding areas with Sapphire blade. 

While slits are being done the thickness of the hair follicles is taken into account. Sapphire tip pens are used at this stage.

During the slits for sapphire hair transplantation, special V-shaped pens are assisted and slits are done according to the density, size and groups of grafts.

Transplantation of Hair Roots in Sapphire FUE Technique

After the hair follicles are collected and divided into groups and the slits are done, the hair implantation begins. 

The grafts are gently inserted at the right angle and proportion. This is carried out in accordance with the plan prepared before the procedure. Sapphire hair transplant takes an average of 6-8 hours..

Why is Sapphire Hair Transplant Important?

Although there are different hair transplantation techniques, this method is better due to the advantages it provides and the natural appearance it offers. If all precautions are taken and the procedures are followed, the most effective result in hair transplantation is achieved. It is also known for its short recovery period.

Post-procedure side effects are less in the sapphire hair transplant technique. It is also among the important to note that the sapphire-tipped blades used here do not cause an allergy.

When will my hair grow after Sapphire Hair Transplant?

In order for the wounds to heal after the hair transplantation process is completed, it is necessary to fully comply with the doctor’s recommendations and take into account the suggestions and medications. 

After the hair transplant most of the transplanted hair shafts will fall out within 3 months. Although this situation may cause panic for the patient, it will allow thicker hair to grow after shedding. Three months after shedding, new hair will begin to grow and if all recommendations are followed, new hair will begin to grow with the most successful result.


Sapphire FUE Transplant Prices in India, 2022

With the emergence of technology in every aspect of our lives, it has become easier for people to reach their dreams.  The advances in FUE hair transplantation with Sapphire HT is another step in that direction when it comes to hair loss treatment.

In order to get the most accurate information on hair transplantation by the best Sapphire FUE hair transplant surgeon in Bangalore, Dr. Sreekar Harinatha, call 7022543542 and schedule a consultation today!


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