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Beard Transplant

At FUE Clinics we are the UK’s leading beard transplant specialists and have a wealth of knowledge and experience in providing a fuller, denser beard to our male clientele. Half of the male population find it difficult to grow a full and healthy beard, our answer to this? Beard Hair Transplants, a simple solution to improve bald patches or thinning hair.

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FUE Clinics are a team of hair loss specialists, known for our beard transplant services. We are highly professional and specialise in the investigations and diagnosis of hair loss issues, whether scalp, body or facial hair – we are the experts to call. When you choose FUE Clinics for Beard Transplants UK our team will determine the issue and the treatment in which you require to rectify the problem. If you find yourself searching for ’Beard Transplant Near Me’ then you’ve come to the right place, at FUE Clinics we provide a range of Beard Transplant surgeries. Our team will work closely alongside you, consultants and health professionals, ensuring that you receive the right treatment.

How Do Beard Transplants Work?

At FUE Clinics we offer two types of beard transplants these include Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT). Both of these facial hair transplants involve the same technique as any other hair transplant procedure and require surgeons to remove hair from a donor area. The most common procedure is the FUE beard transplant, individual hairs are grafted one by one from the donor region and harvest over a larger area. Only small, white circular scars are left behind. The surgeon is usually able to harvest one of every five follicles, but results vary with our physicians and the quality of the procedure. A FUT transplant involves taking a small strip of tissue from the donor area with a microscopic dissection process. The surgeon then closes the wound edge, leaving only a single, fine scar behind. There are three steps to the beard transplant procedure; hair preparation, hair extraction, and hair placement.
A FUT transplant involves taking a small strip of tissue from the donor area with a microscopic dissection process. The surgeon then closes the wound edge, leaving only a single, fine scar behind. There are three steps to the beard transplant procedure; hair preparation, hair extraction, and hair placement.
Hair Preparation
The donor area is prepared by washing and shaving an area from the side or back of the head normally ear to ear. A local anaesthetic is applied to reduce discomfort whilst the beard transplant surgeon uses an electronic punch to extract the individual hair grafts. An antiseptic dressing is then applied to the donor area which can be removed the following day.
Hair Extraction
The grafts are extracted using a 0.9mm electronic punch and categorised into grafts containing one, two or three hairs. Once selected by FUE Clinic’s surgeon, the hairs are then prepared for transplantation to the new hairline area. The hair extraction process typically takes between 1 and 3 hours depending on the number of grafts to be extracted.
Hair Placement
The new boundary for your beard is marked before small incisions are made shortly before the graft commences. The hair grafts are placed evenly into the small openings to match your existing beard pattern, angle and desired density. A typical beard placement procedure can take between 1 to 3 hours; your beard transplant results will be instantly noticeable.

Beard Transplant Aftercare

There are some small beard transplant side effects when undergoing beard transplant surgery but nothing serious. Overall there are no real beard transplant risks, some side effects may include:
  • Mild bruising
  • Swelling
  • Sensitivity at the donor and recipient sites
  • Ingrown hair
  • Redness
It isn’t unusual for small crusts to form around the newly transplanted hairs. If the crusting lasts longer than a week, you may want to contact your surgeon. Many surgeons advise not washing your face until the crusts have fallen off. The doctor may prescribe you an antibiotic that prevents infection in the donor area. You might also get an antibiotic ointment to apply. Beard transplant recovery is typically problem-free with little or no pain. Visible signs of the procedure usually subside within a week, and you can typically start shaving again a week to 10 days after the transplant. Don’t be concerned if your new beard begins to fall out after two or three weeks, as it’s a natural part of the process, and by three months your beard should have all grown back. A beard transplant recovery time usually is fairly quick, and visible signs of the procedure tend to subside within a week, and you can start shaving again after around 10 days.

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For Beard Transplants, Contact FUE Clinics Today

If you’re in need of a full beard transplant, simply contact FUE Clinics beard transplant clinic today, our practitioners have years of experience and will provide a professional service regarding any hair loss issues. FUE Clinics are home to a team of the best beard transplant experts who will investigate and diagnose our facial hair issues and then provide the correct treatments to rectify your problem.

Frequently Asked Questions About Beard Transplants

Are There Any Risks with Facial Hair Transplants?
You may experience a degree of redness in the treated area, but this will subside within a few days. Hair transplanted for the head may require extra care and attention. Our team will be available to guide you through the aftercare procedure should you have any further questions at any point, as part of our aftercare commitment.
Will I Have any Scars on my Face?
The tools used to extract hair follicles from the donor area is less than 1mm in diameter. Scarring is often down to the skills of surgeons – our doctors are amongst the top in their field of hair transplantation, with international recognition, and they have spent years establishing methods to avoid visible scarring. There will be no visible scarring on the beard, moustache or sideburn area.
Am I a Good Candidate for Beard Transplantation?
As long as you have healthy hair on your scalp, a beard transplant is a viable possibility to achieve your facial hair goals. Many men who have male pattern baldness are interested in the beard transplantation process but may have more limited options.
How Long does a Beard Transplant Take to Heal?
When it comes to beard transplant recovery time it tends to be problem-free with little or no pain at all. Visible signs of the procedure will usually subside within a week and you’ll be able to start shaving again a week to 10 days after the transplant. There’s no need to be concerned if your new beard begins to fall out after two to three weeks, it’s a natural part of the process and by three months it should have fully grown back. In very rare cases, sometimes the first hair graft won’t take, so a second transplant may be needed. You may suffer side effects, but it’s nothing to worry about, it includes mild bruising, swelling, sensitivity at the donor and recipient sites, ingrown hair and redness. Small crusts may form around the newly transplanted hairs, if they last longer than a week, we recommend contacting a surgeon.
Is a Beard Transplant Permanent?
A beard transplant procedure involves placing microscopically dissected grafts into the beard area, these hair follicles have been permanently grafted into your skin so your beard will look and function like anyone else's. Once your hair has regrown the results will be natural and permanent. After the beard transplant, you’ll be able to shave and style your facial hair however you wish, in order to provide a natural appearance, the hairs are transplanted as individual grafts. In very rare cases, some people may find that the hair follicles don’t take as well as they should and in these situations we recommend a second beard transplant.
Are Beard Transplants Safe?
Yes, beard transplants are safe, while it is still worth remembering that it is a surgical procedure and every surgery has a risk of complication but facial hair implants are generally seen as relatively safe. FUE techniques are considered as a modern and safe technique for transplanting hair, the chances of serious health risks are extremely low and the process itself is low in pain as well as having a relatively fast recovery time. At FUE Clinics we are the UK’s leading beard transplant specialists and have a wealth of knowledge and experience in providing a fuller, denser beard to our male clientele, so you can trust that you’re in the best hands.
How Much is a Beard Transplant?
The cost of a beard transplant from FUE Clinics will always vary from one provider to another. Price should not be the determining factor when considering a beard transplant least of all the method, as a hair loss sufferer, you will always have the goal of achieving the desired result; it will be the expertise and experience of the provider that will achieve this. Anything short of meeting your expectation will render the price of treatment, insignificant. At FUE Clinics, we always remain objective and do not differentiate on price from one method to another.
How do Beard Transplants Work?
While you may have heard of hair transplants, a beard transplant is also a popular procedure that can work wonders for thickening facial hair. A beard transplant is a fairly straightforward procedure that comes with minimal downtime, the techniques involve removing tiny individual hair follicles from the back of the scalp where the hair is thickest. The follicles will be removed in strips and then transplanted into any bald patches on the beard or sideburns. Once the process has finished, the hair in the beard should start to grow immediately and you should be able to shave after just two weeks.
Are Beard Transplants Painful?
Like any scalp hair transplant, the procedure will be practically painless, in most cases, the surgeon will choose the required follicles for the procedure, there’ll be no need to make a large donor incision like in traditional FUT techniques. While it may seem that taking hair from another part of your body and transplanting into your facial region is painful, however it is virtually pain-free, the incisions made are very minimal and won’t hurt much more than a small pinch.
How Long does a Beard Transplant Take?
The length of time taken to complete the transplant will vary between individuals and depends on the size of the beard that’s being created, on average a beard transplant will take between 2 and 4 hours to complete. Some beard transplants require second treatment sessions but many are completed within just one appointment. Each live follicle is implanted individually and painstakingly by the surgeon, being removed from the donor site and then transplanted into the beard area one at a time. In some cases, full beard transplantation makes take up to 8 hours and recovery may take up to several weeks.

 

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