Hair transplantation, which is mostly preferred by men, is a ray of hope for many people. The progress of hair transplant technology day by day makes baldness a nightmare. However, there are some question marks in the mind of those who will undergo hair transplantation. One of them is whether there will be pain during the hair transplant operation. Before discussing this issue at length, let us reassure you: Hair transplantation is not a painful operation.
For a painless and painless hair transplant operation, local anesthesia, which is successfully applied in many surgeries today, is used. In this way, the patient does not feel any pain during transplantation. Another advantage of local anesthesia is that it does not make you sleep during the operation. Namely, you can spend time watching TV while your doctor transplants your hair follicles.
Hair transplantation is not a heavy operation like a heart or a brain. So have peace of mind. There may be some minor pain after the operation. However, we can say that these pains that may occur are almost as little as possible. You can easily overcome this level of pain, which is not exaggerated, with mild painkillers recommended by your doctor. Most of the people who had hair transplantation stated that they did not feel pain after the operation. Some of them stated that they experienced mild pain, but that these pains disappeared with painkillers.
The hair transplant method that is widely used in our country and in the world is FUE. In FUE, which is a painless and painless hair transplantation technique, the person can overcome the operation with the least damage. Since there will not be any incision as in FUT, it is referred to as a scarless method. However, the patient does not feel pain or pain, as there will not be any incisions.
Due to the advantages it provides, FUE Technique is preferred more than FUT Technique.
The duration of a hair transplant operation varies depending on the number of grafts to be collected. Local anesthesia is applied to prevent the person from feeling pain in the operations lasting for an average of 4 to 8 hours. In this procedure, which is applied to the scalp with fine-tipped needles, the patient feels a slight burning. However, since this process is completed within a few minutes, there is no significant pain or pain. However, with the advancement of technology, needles have also been developed. Thanks to the special dental needles used by the experts, this kind of pain and pain is minimized. Local anesthesia is an important factor that increases the comfort of the operation and enables the patient to have a painless and painless operation. Thanks to local anesthesia, the patient is conscious throughout the operation. In the meantime, it is possible to spend time watching TV or reading newspapers and books. Those who are afraid of needles can have local anesthesia after sedation.
In this method, which is applied to people who have a fear of needles, the patient takes medication through the nasal passage. The patient, who goes into a short sleep mode of 10 to 15 minutes, is then given local anesthesia. Since the patient is in a light sleep mode, he does not feel and remember this procedure. As a result, hair transplantation is not a painful operation. As we mentioned above, the patient can spend time watching television during the operation.