A beard transplant is a surgical procedure that moves hair follicles from one part of the body to the face. This can be done for men and women, but it's most commonly used by men. Beard transplants are typically done under local anesthesia, which means you'll have no pain during or after your procedure. After a beard transplant, you'll be able to go home immediately and resume your normal activities within 1-2 weeks.
You'll feel a slight sensation of tightness after your beard transplant but no pain. You might notice some itching during healing after your beard transplant procedure as well; this should go away after about 10 days.
After 10 days, your crusts will start to fall off naturally, and you'll notice more growth coming in! We recommend that patients take it easy for 3-4 days afterward so that their new growth comes in safely without any pressure on it.
A beard transplant is a surgical procedure that moves hair follicles from one part of the body to the face. Beard transplants are usually done under local anesthesia and require no time in the hospital or general anesthesia.
A beard transplant involves taking a strip of skin from your abdomen and placing it over your face. The strip then grows into a new beard that looks very similar to your natural one, but with added volume and fullness in order to appear fuller on your cheeks.
Local anesthesia is used, which means you'll be asleep and fully under the control of your doctor.
There's no time in the hospital or general anesthesia needed for this procedure—you'll get out of bed as quickly as possible after the procedure is finished.
You won't have to miss work because of a beard transplant, and complications are rare.
After a beard transplant, you'll be able to go home immediately. The procedure is done in the doctor's office under local anesthesia and takes about an hour from start to finish. You won't need any time in the hospital or general anesthesia afterward—just a few minutes for some paperwork, then it's time for you get out and about!
After your surgery, there may be a slight sensation of tightness on your face due to the new hairs growing in place (and not all surgeons will give this sensation). However, most patients report little pain during their recovery process and can return back home after their procedure with little difficulty at all.
You may feel some tightness in the area where your beard transplant was performed, but no pain.
Some people feel a little numbness in their face and neck for a few days after surgery. This is normal and should go away within 24 hours of the procedure.
After your beard transplant, you'll need to take it easy for 3 days. It's important that you don't lift anything heavy or strenuous during this time, since your body will be healing from the procedure and there may be some swelling. Avoid alcohol, cigarettes and hot baths/saunas for 3 days after the procedure as well—they can all put additional stress on your face and cause further damage if they're done too soon after surgery. Finally, avoid sunlight exposure: You shouldn't apply sunscreen or expose yourself to UV rays at all until at least 1 week post-procedure when all swelling has gone down completely (if not sooner).
You can't hide the fact that you've had a facial hair transplant because you don't have any other facial hair to cover it up during the healing process. It's important to know that shaving your beard before surgery is not recommended. This will cause damage and may result in scarring or folliculitis (an infection caused by shaving too close). Once your procedure has been completed and healed, however, it's possible to sport a full head of hair again!
It's also important not to worry about people noticing your new 'do—it'll likely fade away over time as healthy follicles grow back in place. The best thing we can do is keep ourselves hydrated while recovering from these procedures so that our bodies don't get dehydrated; this will help prevent infections from occurring during recovery time between treatments like electrolysis sessions (shaving) or laser treatments (spreading electrolysis needles over multiple areas).
After your beard transplant, you can return to work and most other activities. You'll be able to shave, shower and wash your face after just five days!
You'll also be able to have sex again after five days. If you're worried about how anyone will react when they see that new beard on top of yours, don't worry—it's normal for people who've had a transplant before!
You may notice some itching during healing after your beard transplant procedure. This is normal, and it's usually caused by the hair follicles being stretched too far.
Itching can be treated with a cool compress or an over-the-counter antihistamine cream. If this doesn't help, you can try applying ice packs to the area around your transplant site, which will help reduce swelling in that area. You should also avoid tight clothing around your face until the wound has healed completely—this will prevent new follicles from growing naturally into them (and potentially creating more problems).
It's common for tiny crusts to form on the new grafts following a facial hair transplant. They should drop off after about 10 days.
The small, raised bumps that appear after you've had your procedure done are not painful and do not need to be removed.
After 10 days, your crusts will start to fall off naturally and you'll notice your new growth coming in!
If you're worried about itchy skin or a sore throat, do not pick at the scabs. The grafts are very sensitive and should be left alone until they start to heal. If there's any discomfort from itching, apply an over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream (such as Cortaid) for relief.
Do not use a hair dryer on the grafts—it could cause damage to them and make them look worse than they already are! It's also important that you don't rub at any of your new hairs; doing so can cause inflammation which leads to longer healing times for those new follicles. If possible, wear gloves when working with scissors or other sharp objects near the site of surgery so as not to injure yourself further by cutting into healthy tissue around those areas where we removed some follicles earlier today (or yesterday). This will help prevent scarring down there later on too!
A beard transplant is a simple outpatient procedure with little downtime. No surgery, no hospital stay and no general anesthesia are all part of this process. You'll feel more like yourself after your treatment than you did before it!
The only discomfort you may experience is mild swelling or bruising at the incision site for several days until your body has healed and the new hairs grow in place. Some people report feeling slightly dizzy for a couple of hours following their appointment but that's about it!
You can return to work as soon as possible after receiving treatment and resume normal activities—there won't be any lasting effects from getting this done either way except possibly some temporary soreness around where one or more hairs were removed during removal phase (less than 1% chance).
With all of this information, you can now make an informed decision about what procedure is best for your skin and lifestyle. Before you decide whether or not to undergo a beard transplant, we encourage you to talk with our Dr. John Kahen about what options are available for you and how they might benefit your skin. Dr. John Kahen and his hair restoration technicians are dedicated to providing each client with the best hair restoration procedure that guarantees high-quality results at a low hair restoration cost.