Hair transplants can be performed in different areas for different reasons. Narrowing of a wide forehead or hair transplantation in the forehead area is one of them. These can be expressed with different names, such as forehead area, front hairline, front line. The forehead area is one of the areas where hair transplantation is frequently performed.
There are many different reasons for hair transplantation in the forehead area. Let us now look at why the forehead region is so important.
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Aesthetic significance of the forehead area
When transplanting hair in the forehead area, several factors must be taken into account.
The forehead is an aesthetically important and sensitive point. The width of the forehead, as well as the shape and position of the front hairline, can give the person’s face different characteristics, as well as a more feminine or masculine, younger or older, harder or softer face shape.
The forehead region has been dynamic since the day we were born and has a changing structure. With increasing age the forehead expands.
There are several reasons why the forehead region is so important.
The planned hair transplant in the forehead area is especially important because it is always visible and at eye level. Because the hair loss begins in the forehead area, it shows the forehead unnecessarily wide and aesthetically poor. These examples alone justify the importance of hair transplantation in the forehead area.
Because it is in the foreground and is at eye level
Eye contact, which is a very important topic for interpersonal communication, makes the places near the eye contour as valuable. The forehead is just above eye level and the forehead is in the pre-luminous. Of particular importance is the aesthetics of the forehead area, which is both seen by the person himself when looking in the mirror and is one of the most frequently seen parts of his surroundings, as it has a direct effect on the facial area of the person and is located at a very important point for communication.
Beginning of hair loss in the forehead area
Another reason why the forehead area is so important is that male hair loss, especially in 1 in 3 men, originates from the forehead area. The first signs of hair loss are openings on the forehead. Hair loss starting from the forehead area has increased the number of people who want hair transplantation in the forehead area.
Direct influence on the aesthetics of the face
The shape and width of the forehead have a direct effect on the facial structure. The facial aesthetics of people who have a false forehead line after hair transplantation has disappeared. For this reason, the Golden Ratio should be taken into account in the procedures to be performed in the forehead area and the shape and form of the forehead line should be determined after a thorough analysis of the person’s natural facial structure. The forehead line, which has a direct effect on facial aesthetics, can also carry different messages about age and character.
The use of the Golden Ratio is very important for the planning of hair transplants in terms of aesthetics. ⇒ Golden ratio for hair transplants
degrees of forehead failure
Hair transplantation in the forehead area
There are several reasons for a hair transplant in the forehead area. Although hair transplantation in the forehead area is generally no different from the normal Haartransplantatıon, it does require a little more care and sensitivity.
Naturalness is very important for hair transplants in the forehead area. For a natural looking hair transplant in the forehead area, you can read our article “Naturalness at the front hairline”.
People with congenital open forehead:
The forehead area of some people is wider and more open from birth. This is not due to hair loss, but to characteristic features. In such cases, hair transplantation can be performed in the forehead area to improve the forehead area and facial aesthetics.
People who experience hair loss only in the forehead area:
In some people, hair loss occurs and stops only in the forehead area, leaving a serious opening in the sitting area. In such cases, hair transplantation in the forehead area can be considered to compensate for the baldness in the forehead area.
People who experience baldness due to male hair loss:
Male hair loss begins in the forehead area and on the upper head and spreads. 94% of hair transplants are hair transplants due to such hair loss. In other words, most hair transplants are performed in the forehead area.
Prices for hair transplants in the forehead area
Forehead constriction operations, are operations that require a much smaller number of grafts than a normal hair transplant. About 500 to 1500 grefts are sufficient for a forehead constriction. This shortens the operation process and reduces the price of hair transplantation in the forehead area. Although the prices for hair transplants vary depending on the centre, promotion or region, they start at 3000 tl. The prices for hair transplants in the forehead area may also vary depending on the technique used.
|500-1000 Grefts||1000-2000 Grefts|
|Prices for FUE hair transplantation in the forehead area||1.500 – 3.000 TL||3.000-4000 TL|
|Prices for DHI hair transplantation in the forehead area||2.000-3000 TL||3.000-4000 TL|
|Prices for robotic hair transplantation in the forehead area||5.000-6.000 TL||6.000-7.000 TL|
Dr. Hakan Tetik
Specialist for anaesthesiology and resuscitation