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S.A.F.E.R Hair Transplant (Top of the head baldness)

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Specialized Aesthetic Medicine Clinic Warsaw, Warszawa

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Clinic is the first in Poland to offer for your hair transplant surgery using the revolutionary device SAFER (Suction Assisted Follicular Extraction and Re-implantation).
The device automates a single hair transplant follicular units. The advantage of this technology is that the risk of damage of grafts is eliminated. In operation the blade penetrates into the skin to a depth of only 1 mm, and the entire structure of the hair is pulled out by the vacuum. Therefore, offset presents virtually zero risk of mechanical damage to hair roots and bulbs of neighboring countries. In the second phase of the surgery during implantation grafts are used in pneumatic heads to 'shoot' the grafts in mikro cuts made in the skin. The download process is executed follicles with greater accuracy than other treatments. Hair transplant using S.A.F.E.R. is the most preferred way for the patient because it is least invasive, much less in comparison with other methods of recovery time, the smallest number of complications, without leaving any scars. (Photo)
With the S.A.F.E.R. doctor takes the best hair follicles, leaving little point wounds that heal without a trace. This technology allows to download grafts from places other than the scalp for example  - the chin, chest, arms, legs. This extends considerably the possibility of hair transplantation.
S.A.F.E.R. is a good option for patients who have had previous transplants performed with STRIP or FUE method. Transplants performed by S.A.F.E.R. heal faster, with less discomfort. After a week, the patient can wear a short hair style, without worrying about visible scars. Technical features of the device allows the physician performing the procedure to focus on aesthetic purposes. The procedure allows the transfer of hair from the donor area, which are genetically programmed to move the full number of cycles increase, the risk of rejection is nil.
- Androgenetic alopecia in men
- Androgenetic alopecia in women
- Traumatic alopecia
- Hair loss after burns
- Hair loss after irradiation
- Hair loss caused by inflammation of the skin - after cure
- Post-operative scars
- Complementary treatments scalp reconstruction
- Loss of hair around the eyebrows, eyelashes, mustache and beard
- Pubic hair loss
- Reconstruction of chest hair
The treatment process consists of repeatedly two or three operations. The number of treatments depends on the surface of the treated area, the number and size of grafts used and the individual characteristics of the patient.
7-10 days prior to surgery, the patient should perform some necessary laboratory tests:
1. Blood count
2. Coagulation
3. Blood glucose fasting
4. Urinalysis
5. Hbs antigen
6. Hcv antigen
7. HIV
The results of tests should be provided to clinic by an e-mail before surgery. Patient should also take them with himself/herself to the clinic on the day of surgery. If you are a smoker it is recommended to avoid smoking for at least 24 hours.
Before surgery
Please avoid alcohol for 3 days prior to surgery. Avoid taking aspirin and anti-inflammatory drugs - 10 days prior to surgery. Formulations of minoxidil withdrawal - up to 3 weeks before surgery. 7 days before surgery, stop taking multivitamin preparations and vitamins B and E, which may increase bleeding during surgery.
On day of treatment:
Please wash hair with shampoo, don't use gel or conditioner. Please eat easily digestible meal, take medications taken daily for example: the cardio-vascular, diabetes, asthma. Do not forget to bring with you the results of laboratory tests. Please dress shirt with suspenders and bring light hat. Before surgery, the area of ​​which the doctor will collect hair follicles will be shaved the length of 1mm. You will be wearing a sterile gown. The treatment lasts for 4-8 hours depending on the number of transplanted hair. Surgery is virtually painless thanks to applying to the local anesthetic. During the procedure, the patient has the ability to change body position or short breaks. Before and after the surgery the doctor makes a photographic documentation. The operation is safe, all the tools are sterilized and single use as hospital practice.
After procedure:
The patient goes home without dressing, may impose a loose hat. It is recommended that patient rests for few hours. Do not drink alcohol or coffee or smoke. If you are experiencing pain, you can take medications such as paracetamol. Cold wraps can be used as two hours. for several minutes. A few days after the treatment while sleeping head should be raised at an angle of 45 °. To three days after surgery, the patient may feel a slight itching at operated area. Numbness can be felt from a few days to a few weeks.
The day after surgery, you can wash hair in the shower using the 5-10 min warm running water, but don't touch places that were operated. Do not use a towel or dryer. In this way, wash head for 4-5 days after surgery. Possible swelling of the face appearing in some patients may take from 2-4 days. If the severity of swelling, contact your doctor.
Avoid exercising for two weeks, swimming in the pool for 3 weeks, sun exposure or solarium to 6 weeks. After 3 weeks, you can use sunscreen blockers. Within 1-3 days the transplanted roots are rooted. After 5 days, you can start using baby shampoo and gently rub the operated area. Crusts fall within 7-14 days after surgery. Do not worry that the transplanted follicles will fall off. So long as the place does not bleed transplant hair follicles remain in place. Transplanted hair begins to grow up to 3 months and fall out. This is a result of post-operative shock, hair follicle went through, which then enters a phase of sleep lasting 10-14 weeks. After this period, hair start to grow permanently. Full hair growth after surgery can take up to a year. During the early phase of growth may be a small round single inflammation caused by transplantation of new hair growing into the skin in the form of tiny bubbles inflammation. It disappears after the application of warm compresses wraps. Scars around recipient region are slightly visible after 2 weeks, and in addition they cover the growing hair shaved for surgery.
LED phototherapy is recommended supporting the growth of transplanted hair follicles and accelerates healing. Properly transplanted hair follicles will produce hair for life.
After about 2 weeks of required control medical consultation. However, when hair sensitive to androgens fall, it is necessary to repeat the procedure.
- Advanced diabetes
- Unregulated blood pressure
- Inflammatory diseases of the scalp
- Alopecia areata
- Problems with blood clotting
- Allergy to local anesthetics
- Very young people affected by premature baldness androgenetic
- Myocardial infarction
- Wasting
Side effects:
- Swelling of the forehead (which may occur in a few patients, especially if the front line is positioned low)
- Own hair loss after surgery (a phenomenon can occur 3-4 months after surgery)
- Local infections
- Inflammation of the hair follicles
- Numbness around recipient region subside after a few weeks
- Uneven and delayed growth of transplanted hair
- Discoloration of transplants
- Scarring

Number of grafts: 200-700 - depending on the size of baldness


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