Eyebrows are one of the most characteristic facial feature to every one of us. On one hand, they protect our eyes, on the other hand they play a significant role in terms of expressing ourselves.
Poorly shaped eyebrows affect the beauty of the face negatively, whereas well shaped eyebrows assist on balancing the face and framing the eyes.
It is not surprising that there has been a considerable increase in the number of eyebrow restoration procedures in the recent years as the beauty industry constantly launching different kinds of products in order to promote on having the perfect eyebrows.
WHAT IS EYEBROW RESTROTATION?
Eyebrow restoration is a treatment used to improve the appearance of your eyebrows. Similar to the hair transplantation, MediExpert uses the latest technology FUE technique which undertakes the process of removal of hair from the scalp and implanting into the eyebrow area.
WHAT MIGHT BE THE CAUSE OF ALTERATION ON THE EYEBROWS?
- Genetic reasons
- Aging as people over the age of 50 begin to get thinner hair in the eyebrows
- Medical treatments such as radiotherapy or chemotherapy
- Skin trauma caused by things such as tattoo, piercings and burns
- Birth defects
- Physical trauma
- Over-extraction of the eyebrows resulting the hair to be damaged permanently over the years
- Over-drawing the eyebrows with a pen to give a shape for women
- Hormonal changes like menopause for women
- Systematic diseases
STAGES OF FUE EYEBROW RESTROTATION
Eyebrow restoration procedures need the most attention out of all the transplantation types as the eyebrows have to be shaped very precisely in order to get the most natural results. Although it is a better way to recommend about the processes after seeing the eyebrow after a proper diagnosis is made by MediExpert’s specialist, we can inform you about the common processes roughly to have an idea.
1. CONSULTATION WITH THE PATIENT
Designing of the eyebrow is carried out in conformity with patient’s desire after a consultation with MediExpert’s specialists.
2. EXTRACTING THE GRAFTS
A local anesthesia is applied to reduce any possible discomfort followed by the extraction of the follicular units from the donor area by using a state of the art electronic surgical instrument so as called ‘punch’. Unlike the hair transplantation, grafts behind the ear is preferred this time as having a similar thinner hair characteristics with the eyebrows using FUE technique. After the grafts taken by the thinnest of punches with only a few millimeters in diameter, grafts with one or two hairs are chosen so as to be in line with the characteristics of the eyebrows.
The number of grafts extracted in a procedure can vary from 100 to 400 on average depending on the size of the existing eyebrow along with the patient’s desired look. After the extraction, an antiseptic gel is applied to the donor area which can be easily removed the next day.
3. OPENNING THE CHANNELS
At this stage of the procedure, anesthesia is used for the recipient area and channels (incisions – slits?) are made where the hair implants will later be placed. Channels are made with very thin special needles. Natural growth direction of the hairs need to be taken in to consideration making sure that hairs lie flat against the skin. Hairs also require to be placed tightly with each other in order to accomplish full and even look to the eyebrow.
4. IMPLANTATION OF THE GRAFTS
This is MediExpert’s final phase of the eye restoration procedure. Grafts are placed one by one into the designated areas starting with the closest area to the nasal, followed by the upper part of the eyebrow. After the implantation procedure completed, a general check-up of the eyebrow restoration is made with the patient.
HOW LONG IS EYEBROW RESTROTATION PROCEDURE?
Average procedure takes between 2-3 hours in total.
STRAIGHT AFTER THE PROCEDURE
Immediately after the hair restoration procedure, you are free to go home or to your hotel as soon as the treatment ending.
IS EYEBROW RESTORATION PAINFUL?
Eyebrow restoration is a painless procedure because of the use of local anesthesia for the operation which blocks the related nerves causing pain.
IS THERE ANY RISKS FOR THE PROCEDURE?
Since it is a minor cosmetic procedure, there is not any medical risks involved. It is a basic, safe and fast single procedure which bring a lifelong permanent solution.
HOW LONG IS THE RECOVERY PERIOD?
Eyebrow restoration is a pain-free procedure without any complications. It might cause minimal side effects such as swelling and redness in some patients which swelling will be disappeared and redness will turn to pink within couple of days period. Therefore, the total recovery period is as short as 5 days following MediExpert’s doctor recommendations. It is a minimally invasive procedure which is able to achieve lifelong results.
CAN I GO TO WORK STRAIGHT AWAY AFTER THE OPERATION?
There is not any reason not to go to work straight away if it is required. However, it is may be better to take 5 days off unless the doctor advise otherwise. You can practice your daily routine life without showing slightest of symptoms within 5 days after the procedure.
WILL THE TRASNSPLANTED EYEBROWS LOOK NATURAL?
MediExpert have a significant knowledge to undertake full and partial eyebrow restoration procedures using latest technologies in order achieve the most natural looking outcomes. The results are always going to make you look much healthier, younger and good looking.
As mentioned, eyebrow restoration is a very simple procedure with limited side effects. You will be realized that the implanted hairs start falling out between 3-4 weeks after the procedure. You shouldn’t be worried as this is within the natural cycle of the procedure.
The growth will begin after 4-6 months after the procedure. You will see a noticeable increase in the density of the eyebrows. The newly transplanted hair will tend to grow faster than the original one, so it might be needed to trim them in some periods approximately once in a month time.
It usually takes about 12-14 months to achieve the final results which you have been looking forward to see.