Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant is one of the preferred surgical operations to offer a solution to the problem of hair transplantation. The grafts that are taken from the patient are collected one by one with FUE motors and placed in the operation area with the help of a sapphire-tipped blade. Sapphire FUE is one of the hair transplantation methods that can be preferred to achieve the desired appearance. 

Sapphire hair transplantation is the term for the FUE hair transplantation process in which the latest technology sapphire blades are used after the channels (incisions) are opened. Sapphire hair transplantation is performed in almost the same way as an ordinary FUE hair transplantation procedure. The main difference between the two processes is the blades used in the channeling. While steel blades are used for the FUE method, sapphire blades are used during the sapphire FUE technique. 

This procedure, which is performed in a single session, allows you to achieve permanent results.

Who Can Benefit From Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant?

There is no special distinction for this process. Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant technique can be preferred by all candidates who have hair problems. If you do not have any disease and your doctor approves, you can start hair transplant treatment. In order to carry out the treatment, the general health status of the patient should be suitable for hair transplant treatment.

What are the Advantages of the Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant Method?

Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant techniqueBy virtue of the sapphire tipped pen which is used during the process, vibration is reduced. According to this, the risk of error is decreased too. Unlike other hair transplantation methods, Sapphire FUE hair transplantation can transplant more frequently in one go. Sapphire FUE allows you to get rid of the appearance of baldness faster with the dense planting technique.

Sapphire tipped pens used in the FUE hair transplant technique work by opening micro canals and this helps to shorten the recovery time. Sapphire blades do not cause allergies like steel blades. And this is another advantage of Sapphire FUE hair transplant.

What are the Differences between FUE and Sapphire FUE?

Although there is not much difference between the two methods, the main difference that distinguishes them from each other is observed in the canal opening phase. In the FUE hair transplantation method, steel blades are used while opening canal for graft transplantation. In the Sapphire FUE technique, sapphire-tipped medical pens are preferred. The preference of sapphire-tipped blades minimizes the error rate and shortens the recovery time.

How is Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant Performed?

In Sapphire FUE hair transplantation, the suitability for the procedure will be checked after the candidate undergoes a detailed examination. After determining the number of grafts in the donor area and the appearance after the procedure, the operation process begins under the control of a specialist physician. In Sapphire FUE hair transplantation, sedation is given depending on the patient’s preference. The purpose here is to prevent the feeling of pain.

If there is not enough graft in the nape of the patient for hair transplant, grafts can be taken from other regions such as chest. In the next step, micro canals where the grafts will be placed are opened and hair transplantation is performed. Canal opening phase is applied with sapphire-tipped blades. After the canal opening process, the hair transplantation phase is started and the grafts are placed one by one into the canals opened with the FUE method, and the process is terminated.

How Long Does it Take for Sapphire FUE Scars to Heal?

Redness, bleeding, and swelling may occur in the donor and recipient areas due to the operation. Micro-channel wounds will first crust over and pass in about 1 month. The following stages await you in the Sapphire FUE healing process:

  • Side effects such as swelling and redness can be observed after the operation.
  • Pain and discomfort may be felt in the donor area
  • Crusting occurs in microchannels.
  • Transplanted hair falls out - shock shedding.

The hair will first fall out and then start to grow again. This is one of the natural processes of hair transplantation. Also, the first hair wash will be done by the doctor in the clinic. The patient's compliance with the post-operative care conditions is important for a smooth recovery process.

You can get detailed information about both Sapphire FUE and hair treatments by contacting CLINIQUEPLUS, which is among the top hair transplant clinics in Turkey. You can choose us to benefit from the advantages of the boutique clinic concept and to have a pleasant and comfortable treatment process from A to Z.