Direct hair implantation (DHI) in Turkey

A new concept has arrived on the market and seems to be gradually becoming the optimal option for people with hair problems. The hair transplantation in Turkey by DHI (Direct Hair Implantation) is a safe technique and its success rate is quite high. But what do we know about this method? In these lines we are going to explain everything about this technique that is offering us such good results despite being relatively new.

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IHD method in Turkey

Within the medical techniques used in hair grafting, we can find different well-known methods such as the FUE technique and FUSSbut there is also the more modern and advanced, the DHI methodDirect Hair Implantation, also known as direct hair implantation method. This technique is a type of hair grafting that consists of the extraction and insertion of hair follicles in two single steps, without the need to prepare the recipient area with incisions.

Direct hair implantation

Find out all the information about the safest hair transplant technique and whose success rate is the highest of all other hair transplant methods. hair grafting in Turkey. This technique can only be performed by specialised doctors whose professional standards are considerably higher than those of other professionals.

Advantages of the IHD technique

  • The time in which the hair grafts remain outside the scalp.
  • It strengthens and secures the implantation of the hair grafts.
  • Increases the chance of survival of the implanted follicles.
  • It does not require anaesthesiaIn this case, only sedation is necessary, so that the patient is more aware of the situation.  
  • Invisibility of the incisionsdo not exist as such.
  • It achieves a rapid recovery in the post-operative phase, allowing the patient to return to their daily routine in the shortest possible time.

Who can have the IHD technique?

The DHI (Direct Hair Implant) technique is possible only in the following cases:

  • Good blood circulation.
  • Grafting sessions not exceeding 3,000 follicles.
  • This technique makes it possible to do not shave the patient.

Can everyone undergo the IHD method?

Based on several studies, it was concluded that people with straight and fine hair are more likely to accept the treatment positively, hence the most successful candidates are those from Asia, as their hair type is ideal for the treatment.

On the other hand, those whose hair is curly or thicker may have a higher percentage of grafting complications.

But this is only because of the needle sizeIt is also true that curlier or thicker hair is less prone to breakage when placed in the implanter and yet it has a higher failure rate.

How is the IHD method performed?

1. First, the follicle is carefully inserted into the end of the implanter.
2. It is then placed into the hollow needle very slowly to prevent the follicle from rupturing.
It is introduced into the scalp at an angle of 40-45 degrees.
4. Pending the opening of new sites, the implant the graft pressing towards the lower area.

15 to 16 needles and 2 to 6 implanters or implanter devices are used. implanters. In addition, this device has a wide range of needle sizes to adapt to the follicles and to ensure the most appropriate manipulation.

Before the intervention

The pre-intervention of hair grafting using the DHI technique is nothing special compared to any other method. 

You should give the specialist all kinds of information related to your history of hair loss as well as any illnesses and problems you have suffered from, allergies, genetic predisposition and family history, taking medication, etc.

You will have to give up alcohol, gas, caffeine and smoking for a few days before the operation, and you will not be able to take any vitamins. Of course, if you are on medication, you will need to review your treatment and try to make it compatible with the process ahead.

After the intervention

With the DHI technique you will enjoy a very fast and, if all goes well, very simple, light and invisible healing. In addition, you can return to your routine in a very short time, as the wounds you have, so to speak, are much less than choosing another hair grafting technique.

Even so, of course, it will be necessary to follow the typical guidelines that include being gentle when washing, waiting for the first cut, not doing sport for the first few days, sleeping upright, not stretching your hair and other logical advice.

Results before and after an intervention Evolution of hair transplantation