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SLIT HAIR METHOD

Slit Hair Transplantation method is a new generation hair transplantation technique used in regions where intensive hair transplantation will be performed. The method, also known as lateral slit, uses thin scalpels for grooving. Scalpels are prepared according to graft and hair thickness. In this method, grooving is performed at smaller angles. 

Slit method, which is preferred and advantageous in hair transplantation to the temple area in thin-skinned individuals, can be used to imitiate the natural angulation of the hair. Thus, the hair can be provided more natural appearance. The slit method is an ideal application to make natural the hair finish line, especially in area close to the hair line. 

The depth of the canal can be adjusted according to the root length of the grafts. Therefore, it is a more risk-free method compared to other methods that have the risk of deep channel opening. Slit hair transplantation method results in a faster healing process. The surface of the scalp also does not notice any differences such as pits and blisters. The open area closure rate is also higher. When intensive planting and lateral slit techniques are used together, high number of graft can be transplanted in one session.

Operation Time

  • Slit method operation time from 2-5 hours

Before Operation

  • Before the hair transplantation, the team will inform the patient about possible indications and complications. Before and after hair transplantation, the things to be considered are explained in detail. This information helps to reduce the stress of the patient. The team should be informed about the medications used regularly and chronic diseases before the operation. Blood thinners or anticoagulant drugs should not be used 1 week before the operation. Alcohol and smoking should be discontinued 1 week or 3 days before the operation. Multivitamin preparations containing vitamin B and vitamin E or herbal teas should not be consumed. Cardio or bodybuilding exercises should be discontinued 1 week in advance.

After Operation

  • First washing process after hair transplantation. Experts are informed about how to do the hair washing process in the following process. Without caffeine and nicotine absolutely for 1 day from the end of the operation. Be prepared for possible postoperative complications; abnormally consult a doctor. Alcohol should not be consumed for 1 week after hair transplantation. No blood thinners. Observe the doctor’s recommendations and recommendations strictly. It is recommended to drive at least 6 hours after the operation. The first 48 hours after the operation should not be contacted in planting. The first 3 days to avoid strenuous activities such as exercise. Sowing area should not be in contact with water.