Beard and Moustache Transplant

Beard and mustache are referred as the aspect of men’s aesthetic beauty. There is a variety of beard and mustache styling in different cultures, and the styles keep on evolving with respect to trends. But some men face issues regarding the growth of their beard and mustache. Some man has patchy or thin hair, and other face the problems like slow or sparse growth of beard or mustache. The reason behind this issue is sometimes genetics or any burn etc.

So to deal with the problem, there is the best possible solution known as a beard transplant. This surgical procedure aims to treat the conditions like thin hair and completely or partially patches in the areas of mustache or beard by adding more hair. The additional hair is taken from the backside of the head or can be plucked from the other parts of the body. The surgeon will then do the procedure of grafting with that hair and use it on the patchy area of the mustache or beard.

Procedure

Local or general anesthesia will be given before proceeding with the technique. Your surgeon can simply numb that area from the hair will be taken. The transfer procedure of hair from a donor site (from where the hair follicles will be taken) to the recipient site (where the ratio of hair is less) is involved in this technique. From any part of the body, the hair can be taken, but in most cases, the surgeon takes the hair from the back of the head.

Then by using the technique of FUE, the surgeon will proceed further. In the method of  FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction), the hair will be removed from the back of the head or any other side.  Like from the scalp, the doctor will extract a single unit of hair follicles, and then after grafting (making holes in the skin where needed), the surgeon will transplant that hair in the puncture holes of the beard of the mustache area. And with the help of bandages and gauze, the surgeon will close the treated area.

Benefits

This widely uses surgical procedure has enormous advantages due to its high success ratio. Because of its vast application among men, it is considered a solution to thin hair or patchy mustache or beard. Here is a list that shows some of the benefits offered by the surgery of hair transplant;

  • It boosts your self-confidence.
  • It builds up your self-image.
  • It gives you a younger look than before.
  • It treats your problems like pattern patches and thin hair around mustache and beard that often creates difficulties in styling.
  • It takes you out from the state of depression and anxiety that you have about your physical appearance.

Risks and complications

Like every other plastic or cosmetic surgery, this surgical procedure also has some limitations. So here is a list of some risks and complications associated with this surgery;

  • Infection
  • Excess of bleeding while grafting.
  • Pain
  • Discomfort.
  • Swelling around the surgical and treated area.
  • Still thin hair and patches due to a poor attempt

Some of the risks are general and go within a few days, but some complications are rare and do not happen in general cases. To reduce the risk of further complications, it is essential to choose a certified and experienced surgeon to get maximum results. Tell him about your complete medical history and genetics, and also talk about your realistic goals.

Recovery

This procedure isn’t done in one sitting; rather, you have to visit the surgeon for a few days and take a few sessions. After the completion of your surgical procedure, your bandages will be removed by your surgeon.

For rapid and successful recovery, try to follow every instruction of the doctor, like take medicine to reduce pain and swelling, and do not take part in any strenuous physical activity.

If you experience any unusual symptoms, visit your doctor immediately, and for every post-meeting and consultation, get regularly go according to the schedule.

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