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DHI Transplant Turkey Antalya

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DHI Hair Transplant: Meaning

DHI hair transplantation (direct hair implantation or direct hair implantation) is a modification of the FUE technique introduced by the international medical group DHI in 2010.

In FUE and FUT hair transplants, follicles from the donor area are implanted into thinning or balding areas to restore growth. Because of this, the surgeon cuts channels in the scalp before inserting the grafts.

However, this is where DHI differs: the surgeon uses a choi implanter pen to create these channels and implant the follicles at the same time.

DHI Hair Transplant Turkey Antalya
How does DHI hair transplantation work?

How does DHI hair transplantation work?

From the area(s) of the scalp, the surgeon removes healthy hair follicles and then re-implants them into the balding area.

These re-implanted units become hair that blends with others for denser hair.

The procedure includes the following steps:

8 hours is generally the time required to practice a direct hair implantation, as for FUE, however the duration may vary in certain cases due to the number of follicles to be reimplanted.


Who can benefit from the DHI technique?

The most suitable people for this technique are obviously those over 50, because more than 50% of men of this age are bald. In the case of these people, the surgeon removes follicles from their dense area and re-implants them into their affected area.

If the baldness has spread all over the top of the head, it does not change anything regarding the effectiveness of this technique, because the re-implanted follicles all over this area will provide hair that will align perfectly with that of the crown. or temple.

Other people suitable for this method share the following characteristics:

Who can benefit from the DHI technique?
DHI Hair Transplant vs FUE: Which is Better?

DHI Hair Transplant vs FUE: Which is Better?

FUE is a minimally invasive method to harvest follicles from the donor area and DHI shows its full effectiveness when it comes to implanting the extracted follicles in sparse areas.

Although they are often presented as 2 separate procedures, they are generally used in combination.

Traditionally, with FUE, the surgeon opens microscopic channels in the recipient area before implanting the grafts. Thanks to this, it predefine the locations of the plugins in advance.

With DHI, the surgeon creates the channels and implants the grafts all at once.

Also, hair clinics offering DHI procedures claim that it is the most effective and advanced hair restoration solution today.

But, to date, no research is available to support claims that DHI is better than FUE. Ultimately, since the extraction will likely be done with FUE, the method of implantation will depend on what your surgeon prefers.

Recovery after a DHI hair transplant

Recovery after a DHI hair transplant

Recovery after a DHI hair transplant is the same as after any surgical hair restoration procedure.

Although scabs are minimal on the recipient areas, swelling and redness may occur during the first few days.

Generally, 3 weeks after your procedure, your newly implanted hair will fall out. After a short resting phase, your roots will produce new hair. As a result, 4 months after your procedure, your hair density will gradually increase.

Also, you can expect to get your final result around 12 months after your DHI hair transplant.

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DHI Hair Transplant in Turkey / Antalya – Costs & Procedure

Duration of Treatment

6 to 8 Hours

Hospital Stay


Hair Regrowth

3 to 4 Months


from 1,790€