As well as having healthy hair, a beard and a mustache might carry great importance for men in terms of self-confidence and physical look. However, in some situations, men might not have beards and mustaches in the density they desire.
Who are beard and mustache transplantation implemented on?
Beard transplantation and mustache transplantation can be applied to people older than 20-22 years. This operation is preferred for men who would like to have long sideburns or who like the stubbly beard look, but have disordered or skimpy beard hairs. Beard transplantation and mustache transplantation can be applied to both men with no beard and those with a skimpy beard or have beardless areas. It is possible to make new transplants to areas that are beardless due to scars.
How are beard transplantation and mustache transplantation implemented?
Anyone with hair can have a beard and mustache transplantation. Just like hair transplantation, the operation is performed by extracting the hair follicles from the area right above the neck with thin hair strands between the two ears. FUE and FUT methods are used in beard and mustache transplantation. The operation is applied in the FUE method to those who accept to razor shave their hair, and in the FUT method to those who do not accept to razor shave their hair. Red scabs occur following the transplantation. The complexion heals in a couple of days and regains its old look without any marks after a week. No serious pain or ache occurs after face hair transplantation.
The results of the operation start to show off approximately eight to ten weeks after the transplantation is implemented. It is not possible to tell the hair strands transplanted to the beard or mustache area apart from the already existing ones.