Mustache Beard Transplant
Enhancing masculinity permanently with mustache transplant surgery
Mustache transplant surgery, including beard and sideburns surgery, uses the same principle as hair transplantation. The doctor will surgically move the hair root cells from the occipital area to the desired area. The difference is that the doctor must select the size of the transplanted hair that is close to the size of the original hair, and rearrange the hair in the most similar direction for a natural result.
Benefits of mustache transplant surgery
Mustache transplant surgery will increase the mustache density according to the original mustache structure, or permanently create a new mustache line around the face. This surgery helps enhance masculinity thus patients become more confident. A mustache can also be grown to cover scars on the face as well.
Who is suitable for mustache transplant surgery?
People who are suitable for mustache transplant surgery are those who have thin beard or cleft beards, either from birth or from aging, including those who want to create a new mustache line to adjust the facial frame, transgender men who want to enhance their masculinity, and those who want to grow a mustache to cover scars on their faces.
Mustache Transplant Surgery Method
Mustache transplant surgery uses the same method as hair transplantation. The surgery recipients can choose between the FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation) technique, which is the hair root cell transplantation by directly removing the scalp from the occipital area, or the FUE (Follicular Unit Excision) technique, which is the hair follicle transplantation one by one. If patients are unsure about the method that suits them, consultation with a doctor to assess and choose the right treatment is strongly recommended. It takes about 6 – 8 hours for mustache transplant surgery, depending on the number of grafts to be planted.
Mustache transplant surgery aftercare
Those who have undergone mustache transplant surgery need to use a straw when drinking with a glass for the first week to prevent the wound from exposing to water. The wound should be wiped clean after every meal. For the first 1-2 days, use mouthwash instead of brushing teeth and take antibiotics strictly as prescribed by the doctor. In addition, the newly planted beard hair will continue to grow just like normal hair. Therefore, it is necessary to always trim the beard with scissors or a clipper trimmer. However, using a razor is not recommended as it may damage the hair follicles, cause ingrown hairs, or new mustache hair grows in the unnatural direction.
Possible side effects after the mustache transplant surgery
After mustache transplant surgery, patients may experience swelling and redness, or redness combined with scab around the grafted area during the first 5-7 days. In addition, the hair of the grafted mustache hair is slightly darker than natural mustache hair during the first 2 weeks, and the beard-growing area may become acne-prone during the first 1-2 months. If there is a lymph, pus, or a fever, it could be a sign of an inflamed or infected wound. Patient must see a doctor immediately.