The hair loss journey can be different for everyone. However, one of the most frequently experienced types of hair loss occurs in the crown area. This region might be the first area you notice the effects of hair loss. Because it is hard to cover thinned hair in this area, it might be quite annoying. Many people want to get rid of this appearance but are unsure about what to do. Crown area hair transplant, which is also called vertex hair transplant, is the most long-lasting and one of the most effective treatments for crown balding.
If you only have significant hair loss in this area, a crown only hair transplant procedure might be a suitable option for you.
Who is a good candidate for a crown hair transplant?
Hair transplant operations needs to be planned to each patients; only crown hair transplant operation is suitable for patients who are at stage 2-vertex and 3-vertex of the Norwood scale.
Also, a good candidate for a crown hair transplant should be in good general health and have a enough number of hair in the donor area.
Do hair transplants work on the crown?
Hair transplants can be used to increase hair density in many different areas of the scalp. This treatment also works on the crown to increase density or cover up the balding area. A hair transplant for crown balding can be a great option to improve the overall look of your hair.
How many grafts do I need for a crown hair transplant?
The number of hair grafts required is one of the most important factors to think about when it comes to any hair transplant operation. This number usually depends on the size of the transplant area. Thankfully, the crown is a relatively small area.
Are 1000 grafts enough for a crown hair transplant?
Because crown hair loss is observed in a smaller area, 1000 grafts can be enough for a crown hair transplant. However, depending on how advanced the hair loss, the crown area migh need up to 2500 grafts, You can consult with our medical consultants to learn more about how many grafts you would need for a crown hair transplant.
How much does a crown hair transplant cost in Turkey?
When planning for a hair transplant operation, the price is without a doubt one of the most important factors. Hair clinics in Turkey are known for their lower prices without any compromise on quality. A crown hair transplant in Turkey usually costs around $1,800-$3,000.
Hair transplant crown area growth timeline
Crown hair transplant’s slow growth is one of the most mentioned concernes. After your crown hair transplant, you can expect a relatively slower growth timeline since the transplanted area on the crown takes longet time than in other parts. It is believed that the effect of blood circulation has an impact on crown hair transplant slow growth. You can expect to see hair growth 5-7 months after your procedure. However, it might take up to 12 months to see the final result of your operation.
Does transplanted hair on the crown grow slower?
As many have experienced, transplanted hair on the crown tends to grow slower. However, it is important to note that, this does not mean a lower success rate for crown hair transplants. You will notice hair growth at the crown area with a little bit more patience.
Where can I get a crown hair transplant in Turkey?
Vertex hair transplant is offered by many hair clinics in Turkey. However, it is important to choose an experienced and qualified clinic to achieve the best results possible. Here at Heva Clinic, we offer high success rates for crown hair transplants with our expert team. Our qualified surgeons and experienced team work together to perform a detail oriented procedure and improve the appearance of your hair.
Frequently asked questions
Can beard hair be used for a crown hair transplant?
Under some conditions, beard hair can be suitable for hair transplant operations. So, yes, beard hair can also be used for crown hair transplant. Approximately 3000 grafts can be harvested from the beard. If you need an alternative suitable donor area than the back of the head, you can consult with your surgeon about possibly using the beard hair for crown hair transplant.
How to sleep after a crown hair transplant?
After your hair transplant operation, it is important to protect the transplanted hair follicles. This is why sleeping in the right position is crucial. Otherwise, you can unintentionally rub and damage the newly transplanted hair grafts. To protect the crown area, you can use a neck pillow or a couple of rolled out towels under your neck. This will help you keep the crown area untouched. An elevated position also helps you decrease swelling.