Hair transplantation is a great source of hope for burn alopecia victims. Hair transplantation procedure applied to burn cases; requires more precision, care and professionalism. Hair transplantation procedure to be applied to cases where the scalp has been damaged by various traumas or accidents such as burning; should be carried out with a collective work and a multidisciplinary approach. Dermatologist, aesthetic and plastic surgeon and hair transplant specialist should cooperate. Hair transplantation is an effective and permanent option for permanent hair loss. What about for burn cases?
What does Burn Case Alopecia Mean?
While listening to the stories of my patients with damaged scalp and permanent hair loss, many of them have this problem; I realize that they lived as a result of kitchen accidents at a young age. These unpleasant accidents experienced at very young ages due to hot oil, bleeding water and similar reasons; It creates not only physical but also psychological wounds. Some or all of the scalp may be damaged. Except for kitchen accidents; We consider traumas such as fire, traffic accident, fall, injury as burn case alopecia .
How Effective Is Hair Transplant Technology in Burned Area?
The starting point of hair transplant surgery, which has been applied for many years with its satisfactory results for people who have lost their hair permanently, is actually burn case alopecia . Its application for aesthetic purposes comes later. The introduction of less invasive techniques in hair transplant surgeries over time has been an important factor that has increased the reliability and popularity of the procedure. Hair transplantation is no longer just about collecting and transplanting hair follicles. The inclusion of healing applications for the scalp in the system has started to be exciting and promising for burn victims as well. Our duty is to examine the case meticulously and to present a realistic picture to our patients, without being a trader of hope.
What Do We Evaluate Before Deciding on Hair Transplantation for Burn Case Alopecia ?
As I mentioned at the beginning of the article, burn case alopecia requires special care and sensitivity. It should be taken into account that such cases are also psychologically injured. First of all, I listen to the stories of my patients who lost all or part of their hair as a result of various accidents and traumas and applied to me for hair transplantation. The oral examination phase is followed by the physical examination. The width of the area requiring hair transplantation, the extent to which it is damaged, whether there is any sign of life in this area and the donor area capacity are important evaluation criteria for the hair transplant decision. I know that patients in this situation want to hear big promises. However, our goal here is to aim for the best possible result and provide the best you can be. You can also examine the stories of my patients that I have treated through my social media accounts, and you can get clearer ideas about how the process works and what results can be achieved. FAT Hair Transplantation for Burn Case Alopecia FAT hair transplantation technique offers satisfactory results in burn cases. FAT, whose feature is to repair the damaged scalp, takes its power from autologous oils enriched with stem cells. We perform FAT hair transplantation with the FUE technique, which is accepted and applied as the most modern hair transplantation technology all over the world. We increase the efficiency of the recipient area, namely the transplant area, with autologous fat injection that we apply to the scalp before proceeding to the hair transplant phase. Autologous fat injection; It ensures the revitalization of the scalp, the growth of the transplanted hair in a more natural and quality environment, and the strengthening of the miniaturized hair that tends to fall out. After the scalp is ready for hair transplantation, we complete the hair transplantation procedure with the FUE technique.