Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant Procedure

The sapphire FUE hair transplant is characterized by the use of sapphire blades. These have sizes of 0.8 to 1.5 mm. The specific size of the sapphire needle is adjusted according to the structure of the hair of each patient.

So far with classic hair transplant procedures, only U-shaped hair transplantation channels could be opened on the scalp. The revolutionary sapphire blade allows the opening of V-shaped canals. As a result those are smaller and leaves less tissue damage on the skin.

How does the procedure work?

Sapphire technique is performed by transplanting the hair follicles taken from the donor area one by one into the V-shaped incisions opened with sapphire-tipped blades to the area to be transplanted.

Regardless of which hair transplantation method is used, the first and most important parameter that will determine the result in hair transplantation is the hair reserve in the donor area. With the Sapphire technique, it is possible to obtain results above expectations even in severe hair loss, but it is important to determine whether there is enough hair in the donor area in order to meet the expectations of the patient.

Sapphire hair transplant is the same as FUE hair transplantation in terms of the stages. While collecting hair follicles, steel punches are used as in the FUE technique. The difference of Sapphire FUE comes into play during the channel opening phase to the receiving area. Instead of U-shaped steel blades in the classical FUE technique, Sapphire technique uses much sharper sapphire blades made of natural sapphire stone and made of aluminum alloy.

The Four Stages of a
FUE Hair transplant

Step 01
Punch Incision Around Hair Follicles

Sapphire FUE hair transplant will be conducted once the surgeon will apply the local anesthesia on the donor area. Hair follicles will be extracted from the donor area using a specialized instrument micromotor with micro punches by the size of 0,6 – 0,7 – 0,8 diameters.

Step 02
Extraction Of Follicular Unit

Hair follicles will be extracted one by one from the donor area.

Step 03
Canal Opening 

The channels in the recipient area are opened using the Sapphire blade.

Step 04
Implantation Of The Grafts

The extracted follicles will be transplanted into the small incisions that have been created on your recipient area with proper density, angle and direction of hair growth. This precision will determine the look of your hair and its appearance.

The Advantages of the Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant Method?​

The advantages of Sapphire FUE hair transplantation have made the method prominent in recent years. The use of sapphire tips in the treatment of Sapphire FUE hair transplantation reduces vibration. In this way, it is possible to say that the risk of tissue damage is minimized.

Another advantage of the Sapphire FUE technique is that it allows more frequent transplantation. In this way, a natural appearance can be obtained and intense baldness problems can be eliminated.

In the Sapphire FUE hair transplantation technique, some common complications such as swelling are much less common than other methods. This helps patients to have a comfortable recovery process.

Differences Between Classical FUE and Sapphire FUE Methods?​

The extracted follicles will be transplanted into the small incisions that have been created on your recipient area with proper density, angle and direction of hair growth. This precision will determine the look of your hair and its appearance.

Innovation within the hair transplant industry is growing every day. Since it’s first mention back in 1939, new ideas and technologies have paved the way for increasingly effective treatment.

One of the most prominent examples in recent years has been the development of sapphire FUE hair transplant. A take on the already popular follicular unit extraction FUE method, the sapphire FUE technique focuses on the channel opening stage of the treatment, through the use of specialist sapphire — rather than steel — blades.

Advantages of Sapphire FUE Hair transplant

  • Using the Sapphire FUE hair transplant method will reduce the vibration during the incision compared to the classic and simple FUE transplant. This will keep complications such as trauma, damage in tissue to the least minimum level
  • Sapphire FUE transplant allows the hair root to grow with better density and it also give successful results to the people who are suffering from extensive hair loss.
  • After going through Sapphire FUE hair transplant in Turkey patients have a better chance for an easy recovery period, as the sapphire blades allow open micro channels, the risk of follicles to move or change their angles are reduced.
  • When the sapphire FUE hair operation is evaluated by the equipment used and the results obtained, it provides a highly quality perfection.

Aftercare Sapphire FUE hair transplant​

It is suggested that you keep your head elevated while sleeping, with two or three pilows, after the Sapphire FUE surgery. It is also strongly suggested to take all the medications as prescribed by our doctors.

Avoid swimming or any strenuous activity while you are in your healing period. It is strongly suggested to use prescribed products for hair wash and to do it in the manner which is demonstrated by your specialist.

Keep away from alcohol, concentrated garlic, smoking, or any type of food substance that may lead to thinning of the blood.

Protect and cover your head from direct sunlight with a cap or any other protective gear. We are always there for you if any help is required.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The best thing about a FUE hair transplant is that you will get permanent results. Your hair will grow out and they will be natural, thick, long and beautiful the way you desired!
Food substances like Green tea, Aspirin, or any stimulants should be avoided at least 10 days before the surgery. Apart from these, alcohol consumption and smoking should be avoided.
In our Sapphire FUE hair transplant procedure, we guarantee a permanent and natural hair growth result in a few weeks after the surgery. Our Sapphire FUE procedure will give you fuller, healthier and thicker hair.
Our experts will determine whether the sapphire method is the best choice for you during a free initial consultation. They analyse your hair loss situation and give a professional assessment.
After just a few weeks you will see the first hairs sprout. The final result can be expected after 12 to 18 months, depending on hair growth.

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