Possibility to increase hair follicle amount in FUE hair transplantation created the term of mega-session. High amount of hair follicle transplantation method, or as it called mega-session hair transplantation, is highly desired. Even it seems like it is demanded to have high ratio coverage in short term by using mega-session hair transplantation, its financial benefits cannot be disregarded. Mega-session hair transplantation is consisted of 4000 and over grafts transplantation by FUE hair transplantation or Fut and FUE hair transplantation combination.
Advantages of mega-session hair transplantation:
Covering effect on over 130 cm2 in 8 to 12 months
50% to 75% cheaper than combining two sessions of hair transplantation surgeries
Elimination of the stress and healing process of second hair transplantation
Possibility of minimum successful result even in case of insufficient hair growth
There are also some disadvantages of mega-session hair transplantation
Chance of hair follicle damage due to long lasting hair transplantation operation
Tiring and uncomfortable feeling due to long period of hair transplantation operation
Chance of damage on donor site
Longer healing period following hair transplantation
Possible side effects of long term local anesthesia
Three important hints from a plastic surgeon specialized in hair surgery
Ozge Ergun, MD (hair transplant doctor) one of ISHRS doctors, mentioned that it is important to be cautious while choosing the right doctor since the increasing hair transplant demands in the world peaked by FUE hair transplant method.
He also mentioned that improvements on travelling possibilities worldwide presented medical tourism as a fact for tourism world and it is nice to see patients to have the possibility of looking for a doctor in wide geography.
Ozge Ergun, MD shared three important hints to help you for choosing FUE hair transplant doctor:
- Learn about the basics of the operation prior to consultation. Now it is easier to reach a lot of information through internet. Therefore, you will understand easily what your doctor is saying during consultation, and you can ask all the necessary questions.
- If you have found the trustworthy doctors for your FUE hair transplant surgery, go visit them whatever city they live in rather you live in a different city or not.
- Have realistic expectations, always spare time for the doctors who are telling you the facts in a realistic way instead of promising to make your dreams true.