A method preferred more commonly by women, eyebrow transplant is successfully carried out after accidents, trauma, burn injuries, etc. FUE method is used for removing hair follicles from donor area and transplanting them to eyebrow area at proper angles in order to achieve a natural look, similar to hair and beard transplant. Transplanted eyebrows do not fall off and permanent outcomes are obtained. Eyebrows are one of the main determining elements for characteristic appearance and facial expressions. Therefore, the crucial point in eyebrow transplant is deciding the new shape of the eyebrow. The decision is made preoperatively along with the person by taking into consideration their wishes and the most ideal eyebrow shape for facial features.
Eyebrows may be lost secondary to accidents, traumas, burns and certain dermatological conditions. On the other hand, shape of eyebrows has been also dictated by fashion trends and, especially women tend to follow fashion trends, as is the general case. Eyebrows are plucked in line with said trends; however after some time and frequent hair removal, certain parts of eyebrows do not grow back even if the person wishes to grow those areas thicker in future.
Eyebrow transplant is an effective method for people who has lost their eyebrows due to traumas, burns and certain skin conditions as well as for those who cannot grow eyebrows after prolonged hair removal or who prefer a thicker eyebrow. The hair follicles in the back of the neck, which is resistant to fall-off, are transplanted to the eyebrow region for eyebrow transplant. The new shape of the eyebrow is planned such that they are left within anatomical margins patients’ wishes are also taken into account.
Technically, eyebrow transplant procedure is almost identical to scalp hair transplant and includes extraction of micro-grafts (single hair strand) from posterior neck and transferring them to the area, where eyebrow is lost.
Anyone with hair in posterior neck is a suitable candidate.
Absolutely not. Before the procedure, pain is inhibited by applying cooling sprays and pomades where local anesthesia will be administered. Even eyebrow tattoos are more painful than eyebrow transplant.
Each individual’s preferences in eyebrows are important since hair and eyebrows are different for every person. Consequently, thickness of the eyebrow to be transplanted should be similar to previous look of eyebrows and hair. Very thin eyebrows would not fit for a person with very dense and thick hair; while dense and thick eyebrows would not look good for a person with thin hair. What are the considerations while deciding the shape of eyebrow? Personal expectations are also very important; therefore, the individual should be involved when the eyebrow line, frequency and thickness are decided. The most important point to be aware is that thick eyebrows can be shaped as desired, but a thin eyebrow line cannot be made to appear dense and thick. Even if your eyebrow is a little thicker than normal, there is no problem for the procedure. Are any problems expected after eyebrow transplant? What should be taken into consideration? You will only need to trim the hair transplanted from the posterior neck on a weekly basis.
Of course, the transplanted follicles will keep growing, as scalp hair is transferred.