Shaveless Hair Transplant

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Unshaved hair transplantation is a method of hair transplantation performed by shaving only the donor area without shaving the front, side and back parts of the hair or the entire hairy head area. In this method, the determination of the hairline and the donor area and whether it is suitable for unshaven hair transplantation is done by the expert. People with long hair generally prefer unshaven hair transplantation. The shaved donor area is easily camouflaged by covering the long hair. Unshaved hair transplant partially unshaven hair transplant folcular unıt extrusıon (fue) and ıt is performed in two methods as dırect haır transplant (dhi).

What is Follicular Unit Extraction (fue) Method?

It is one of the methods of obtaining hair follicle transfer. In this method, hair follicles are taken from the determined donor area by a micro-surgical procedure and prepared for transfer to the area to be transplanted. It consists of 2 stages as collection and transfer, and it provides the opportunity to collect 2500-3500 hairs follicle seeds on average in the first hair follicle seed collection stage.

What is Direct Hair Transplantation (DHI) Method?

Recently, it is a method that allows suitable patients to have hair transplantation without shaving. In this method, hair follicle seeds are taken from the donor area with a special medical pen called choi without opening any canal, and with the help of the same medical pen, they are placed at an appropriate angle to the area to be transplanted with light pressure.


Unshaven hair transplantation is one of the most preferred methods. Especially by women and long-haired men who don’t want to cut their hair. People who prefer unshaven hair transplantation;

  • People who experience regional hair loss as a result of any accident.
  • Women who don’t want all their hair shaved.
  • Men with long hair want to cover the bald area with long hair thanks to unshaven hair transplantation or partially shaved hair transplantation.
  • Those with sparse hair rather than baldness on the top of the head.

How ıs Unshaved Haır Transplantatıon Done And What Are The Stages?

  1. Consultatıon (Inspectıon)

It is the first stage in which unshaven hair transplantation is planned. At this stage, the doctor transfers the necessary information to the person who will have hair transplantation, and whether it is suitable for hair transplantation is determined by examination and analysis. When it is certain that there is no obstacle to hair transplantation, the hairline for unshaven hair transplantation is determined by the doctor.

  1. Preparatıon Stage

At this stage, all the hair is washed and sterilized. The donor area is determined by the specialist and anesthetized with local anesthesia.

  1. Collection Of Hair Root Seeds (Graft)

Hair follicle seeds are started to be collected from the donor area, which is anesthetized with local anesthesia. The number of hair follicle seeds to be collected is determined in the first stage of the examination. In general, the hair in the nape area is chosen as the donor area because it is more resistant to shedding. The collected healthy hair follicle seeds are made ready for transfer to the area to be planted.

  1. 4. Opening of Channels

Hair follicle seeds collected for hair transplantation should be in the same direction and depth as the hair in the area to be planted. For this reason, the angle of the opened channels should be opened according to the direction of hair growth in the area to be transplanted. At this stage, the distance of the channels is adjusted, this is a process that requires care and may affect the process after sowing. In the DHI method, this grooving process is not performed, the hair follicle seeds are collected one by one with a special pen directly and placed with light pressure on the hair transplant area with the same pen.

  1. Hair Transplantation

This stage is the last and most important stage of the hair transplant operation. It is very important that the collected hair follicle seeds are placed in the opened channels at the right angle. The specialist doctor places the appropriate number of hair follicle seeds in the appropriate channels as planned, and performs the hair transplantation.

Advantages of Unshaven Hair Transplantation

  1. The person who has the operation will be able to return to his social life in a shorter time, since the area where the hair transplant is done is covered with other hair, as it is not very obvious.
  2. After the operation, since the donor area is covered with other long hair, crusts heal faster.
  3. Unshaven hair transplantation is a process that is more comfortable in terms of aesthetics and psychology, especially in women.
  4. Since less hair follicle seeds (grafts) are used in unshaven hair transplantation, the healing process is faster.