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Black Hair Transplant

Why is it a Unique Process?

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Hair transplant in for Africans happen to be different in many ways.

Black Hair Transplant – Black or African Americans have unique hair roots and curly hair, which is denser than that of Caucasians or Asians. Thus, hair transplant in for Africans happen to be different in many ways, which can be surprising for men of other racial origins. Find out how hair transplant in Turkey is performed in Afro American men and how the process stands slightly apart for them.

Potential of damages                                                    

As the African American hair roots are curly in form, damage can easily occur when standard tools and techniques are used for transplantation. As the roots of black curly hair can be damaged easily, a special type of method has to be used. Generally, cosmetic surgeons in top hair restoration clinics like SHIFT Hair Transplant place hair grafts in “screw-in” pattern to keep the grafts healthy and prevent damage to the shafts.

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In African American men, angle placement of hair is not that important unlike that of Asian or Caucasian patients.

Hairlines

Asians, unlike people of Caucasian origin with a typically higher hairline, have a comparatively lower hairline. In comparison, African American men are found to have high as well as low hairlines. The zigzag line in African American men has smaller amplitude than Asians or Caucasians, as they like to shave their hairline in a straight fashion. Good and experienced surgeons – such as those in top hair clinics like SHIFT Hair Transplant – inform their patients beforehand about whether extraction of black, curly hair is less efficient as opposed to straight Caucasian hair as there is a higher risk of the hair bulbs being damaged, especially when a typical DHI Hair Restoration technique is used.

Angle placement

In African American men, angle placement of hair is not that important unlike that of Asian or Caucasian patients. Surgeons follow the natural angle of hair and align the angle at various spots on the scalp in order to make hair grow naturally. The best hair surgeons maintain natural hair angle by varying the degree at different places, so that patients can comb the hair in any direction of their choice.

Aftercare

Curly, thick and kinky hair frequently has more coverage than straight and thin hair. This lets surgeons transplant with slightly less hair although with fair enough coverage. Due to dark coloured or medium coloured skin in African American patients, the redness after surgery is rarely apparent. Even when it is noticeable, the redness goes away much faster than white, pale skin. Thus, there is less need to be concerned about aftercare.

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