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The hair on Beard and Moustache may partially or completely be lost due to dermatological disorders and autoimmune diseases.

Beard and Moustache hair transplantation is even done on the scarred area of the face. The procedure, the harvesting area, and recovery are the same as in hair transplantation.

What is Beard Transplantation?

Beards are a must for a masculine appearance. For this reason, every man’s dream is to have a dense beard, as beards begin to grow during adolescence. However, this is not always possible. Because some men have a sparse beard from birth, some men do not have a beard due to various traumas.


Beards that are sparse or do not grow due to both genetic factors and other reasons may cause men to experience aesthetic concerns and self-confidence problems. Beard transplantation, which allows men to achieve the beard look they want, is one of the frequently preferred procedures in recent years.


Beard transplantation is performed by taking hair follicles from the back of the hair or from a suitable donor area of the body and transplanting them to the beardless parts of the face. Beard transplantation aims to eliminate hair loss or loss in the target area, just like hair transplantation, mustache transplantation and eyebrow transplantation procedures.


In cases of injury, hair loss, or lack of beard growth in a certain area, beard transplantation can be performed, provided that the beard density in the surrounding area is within the range. For men who are over 20 years old and have no beard, the area where the beard will be transplanted is determined together with the patient. Likewise, it may be possible to plan the number of grafts according to the person’s wishes.


With the beard transplant procedure, healthy hair follicles taken from the donor area are transplanted to the target area and the person is provided with a natural beard appearance. In addition, beard transplantation can be used to cover acne and scars on the face. Accordingly, it is possible to apply beard transplantation to areas where there is no hair and where a thicker appearance is desired despite having a beard.

What is Mustache Transplantation?

Mustache is one of the most important elements that enable men to reveal their own style. It is known that beard and mustache are given special importance, especially in Turkish society. Mustache, which is the most important accessory of men along with beards, may grow very rarely or not at all in some people. This situation, which may arise from different reasons, can lead to lack of self-confidence and various problems in social life. It may be possible to eliminate this problem permanently with the mustache transplant method.


The process of transplanting hair follicles to the upper lip area of people whose hair in the area above their lips has fallen out or has not grown at all is called mustache transplantation. Thanks to the mustache transplantation process, a permanent solution can be produced for the damaged, shed or thinned hairs in the upper lip area and the mustache can achieve the desired appearance.


While the small amount of mustache may be due to genetic reasons, various factors that occur over time may also cause the mustache to become sparse. In addition to genetic factors, mustaches may decrease due to injuries, burns, and diseases such as ringworm that can affect the hair follicles.

How Long Does Beard Transplantation Take?

Beard transplantation is a procedure completed in approximately 2 to 5 hours under local anesthesia and sedation. The time it takes to complete the application may vary depending on the individual person, depending on the amount of graft to be taken, how much will be transplanted, the width of the area to be transplanted and similar factors.


The number of hair follicles to be used in beard transplantation varies depending on the region. It is generally preferred to use 300-700 roots in the cheek area, 600-700 in the chin area and 200-250 in the sideburns.


Since beard transplantation is a procedure planned individually, it is possible to complete the beard transplantation in a single session, regardless of the method applied and the needs that may vary depending on the individual.

Who is a Good Candidate for Beard Transplantation?

Beard transplantation can be performed to eliminate scars and burns resulting from various accidents, as well as the asymmetry and sparseness of the beard. Additionally, people whose beards never grow due to hormonal reasons are candidates for beard transplantation.


The beard transplant procedure, which is performed to transplant healthy hair follicles taken from the person to the target area and create a natural beard appearance, can also be used to cover facial acne and facial scars. Beard transplantation can be a functional solution not only for hairless areas, but also for areas that have a beard but want a more voluminous beard appearance.

How Long Does Mustache Transplantation Take?

Mustache transplant procedure time may vary depending on the individual technique used, the size of the application area and the number of hair follicles to be transplanted. Since mustache transplantation is a procedure that requires meticulousness, it can be completed in approximately 5-6 hours. After mustache transplantation, a certain amount of time must pass to achieve the desired effect. Mustache hair loss may occur in the first 3 months. Usually, mustaches start to grow back stronger after the 5th and 6th months. The optimum effect of mustache transplantation can be seen in a period of 8 to 10 months.

Who is a Good Candidate for Mustache Transplantation?

Mustache transplantation; It is a procedure that can be applied to people whose mustaches are sparse for various reasons, do not grow at all, and have lost their mustache due to reasons such as burns, injuries and cuts. People who want to have a thicker mustache appearance are also considered candidates for mustache transplantation. Mustache transplantation can be performed on people who complain about the density of their mustaches, who do not have any obstacles to the operation and who have a suitable donor area.

How Long Does the Recovery Process Take After Beard Transplantation?

In order to have a healthy and fast recovery process after beard transplantation, doctor’s recommendations should be followed completely. The application area should not be contacted with water in the first 24 hours following the beard transplant procedure. Acne-like bumps and redness may be observed in the area where the beard transplantation is performed. This situation, which is extremely normal, resolves itself within a certain period of time.


Activities that may cause sweating should be avoided after beard transplantation.  The reason for this is that undesirable situations such as deformation of the hair follicles may occur due to sweating. As a result, hair follicles cannot adhere to their new locations and grow healthily. The results of the beard transplant procedure are also negatively affected.


After beard transplantation, you should not wear turtlenecks and scarves for the period specified by the doctor. Because hair follicles should not be touched during the healing process. During the healing process, a nutrition program rich in vitamins A, E, C, D, B7 and B12 and proteins should be implemented. Foods containing these ingredients positively affect the tissue repair process. Another point that patients should pay attention to after the application is not to lie face down for the period specified by the doctor and to contact the beard transplanted area with the pillow as little as possible.


Shock loss may occur in the early period after beard transplantation. Within a few months after the shock loss, the beard grows again and in a completely healthy way. However, final results can usually be achieved within 8 to 12 months.


It is recommended to rest for the first 3 days following the beard transplantation application. During this period, alcohol and cigarette use should be stopped. Because alcohol and cigarettes can negatively affect the healing process.


The first beard washing should be done within 2 to 4 days following the beard transplantation, at the clinic where the beard transplantation procedure is performed. If the first wash is to be done at home, it should be handled delicately to prevent the hair follicles from falling out along with the crusts.

How Long Does the Recovery Process Take After Mustache Transplantation?

Although the application area is left open after mustache transplantation, the donor area must remain bandaged for 3 days. It is recommended not to wash the mustache transplanted area for 3 days. During the healing process, which takes approximately 10 days, crusting begins on the hair follicles. With the first wash on the 3rd day of mustache transplantation, the crust begins to gradually fall off. This also means that the healing process has begun.


Following the mustache transplant operation, slight swelling and a red dotted appearance may occur in the area above the lip. It should be kept in mind that the lip area should not be moved too much during the first 3 days, otherwise the transplanted hair follicles may be damaged.


The hair that grows after mustache transplantation can be shortened with scissors after 15 days. Shock shedding may occur 2 to 3 weeks after the operation. After the shock loss, the mustache begins to grow again in the middle of the 4th month, and the growth continues in its normal course. After 6 months after the operation, the transplanted roots begin to hold in place. 


If the person undergoing mustache transplantation is short-haired, it is possible that a single operation may not be sufficient. In such cases, a new operation may be necessary approximately 8 to 9 months after the transplanted roots have taken hold.

Why Should Beard and Mustache Transplantation Be Done?

Beard and mustache transplantation is one of the procedures that has attracted great interest from men in recent years. It provides a natural and permanent solution for people who do not have enough hair in their beard or mustache area or whose hair is sparse due to various reasons.


Beard and mustache transplantation can be performed on people whose beard and mustache are genetically underdeveloped or sparse, and whose beard and mustache growth is negatively affected due to deficiency or imbalance of hormones such as testosterone. In addition, beard and mustache transplantation can be performed to camouflage scars caused by trauma such as burns, accidents or surgery and to ensure hair growth in this area.


Some men may prefer to have beard and mustache transplantation to clarify their facial features and achieve a more masculine and attractive appearance. Although beard and mustache transplantation is basically a surgical procedure, it is possible to obtain successful results thanks to the advanced techniques used today.

What is the Process Before Beard and Mustache Transplantation?

Before beard and mustache transplantation, the patient is examined in detail. After the examination, how much root will be transplanted to the area where the mustache will be transplanted and the number of grafts are calculated. Local anesthesia is applied before beard and mustache transplantation to avoid pain during the procedure. In the procedure where the nape of the neck and the area between the two ears is used as the donor area, the hair follicles are kept in a special solution. The process is completed by transplanting the stored hair follicles to the beard and mustache area, as in the hair transplantation technique.

What are the Beard Transplantation Prices?

Beard transplant prices are determined depending on factors such as the method to be applied, the application area and the approximate number of grafts to be used. Since the needs of each person who will undergo beard transplantation are different, it should be preferred to give a price after the examination.

What are the Prices of Mustache Transplantation?   

Mustache transplant prices may vary depending on the person’s facial structure, lip structure, which technique is used in the mustache transplant procedure, and how sparse or absent the mustache is. For this, first a visual inspection is performed. Then, depending on the technique to be applied and the amount of hair, mustache transplant prices are determined for each person.

Beard And Moustache Transplantation Treatment & Recovery Process

  • 2-5 hours
  • 1 day (Before the operation)
  • 2 days (After the operation)
  • 6-12 months

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