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Why is this treatment done?Hair transplantation is applied to solve the problem of regional baldness and hair thinning caused by hair loss. It can also be applied to eyebrow, beard and moustache areas.
What is the difference in Afro Hair Transplant?Afra hair is generally characterised by tight curls and grows almost parallel to the scalp. This hair type has the slowest growth rate, 0.9 centimetres per month, because of its spiral structure that causes it to curl upon itself during growth. The curl of afro hair is not only in outer appearance, it also in the inner tissues as well that means grafts that are used in hair transplant is curly too. Curly grafts take more space than straight hairs on the recipient area. This allows wide coverage area with less graft transplanting. Due to the nature of the afro hair, hair follicles damage rates are high and the operation may be less effective if the procedure is carried out with the straight hair transplant technique. Considering these things, performing hair transplant in afro characteristics hairs differs from the straight hair transplant. It is really important that the operation carry out by the surgeon who has experience and knowledge in the complex case like afro hair transplant..