Sapphire FUE Hair Transplantation

FUE hair transplantation is the name of the surgical procedure in which the hair follicles extracted from other areas are transplanted into the desired area. The most natural results are obtained by this process. If sapphire tip used to extract the hair follicles for transplantation process, almost no damage is done to the hair follicles. Hair transplantation performed with sapphire tip is called Sapphire FUE hair transplantation surgery.

How To Apply Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant?

Under local anesthesia, healthy hair follicles are taken one by one with a special sapphire-tipped micro motor with a diameter of 0.6 – 0.8 mm and transplanted to hairless areas in accordance with the natural hair growth angle and direction.

In sapphire FUE hair transplantation, an average of 2 – 3 hair follicles are planted for each point where hair is desired. In one session, around 8000-12000 hair follicles are harvested. Hair transplantation is carried out in a time of 5 to 7 hours according to the size of the hairless area. Depending on the number of hair follicles harvested and the size of the hairless area, it is possible to transplant 50 – 60 hair follicles per square centimeter.

Why Should You Choose Sapphire FUE Method?

Sapphire is the hardest crystal following  diamonds. This crystal, which is rarer in nature than diamonds, can be extracted naturally or produced synthetically.

The use of FUE hair transplantation gains importance in the channel opening process performed during the transfer of hair follicles. Metal tips are mostly used in FUE hair transplantation technique, which is most preferred worldwide. In Sapphire FUE hair transplantation tips produced from real sapphire are used instead of metal tips. In the process performed with sapphire tips, minimal crabs and faster healing process are provided in the small micro channels in which the grafts will be placed. Sapphire FUE technique can be applied under sedation and combined with other methods that increase patient comfort, such as unshaved hair transplantation.

What are the Advantages of Sapphire FUE Method?

  • Since sapphire tips minimize tissue trauma, the scalp heals faster after application and there will be no visible scars.
  • Micro channels opened with sapphire FUE hair transplantation make it possible to achieve a natural appearance.
  • Sapphire tips used in sapphire FUE method allow micro channels to be opened in the size of natural hair follicles. This means that there will be more channels opened in the area where hair transplantation will be performed. Thus, implanted hair follicles are closer to each other and have more natural and voluminous appearance.