Moustache Transplant

Advances in hair restoration techniques have made it possible to transplant hair in non-scalp areas of the face where patients may have never had hair. Refinements in techniques have allowed for the restoration of moustache hair with very natural appearing results. Due to these fashion and culture trends, along with advancements in techniques that Root Land have

With refinements in FUE, most patients seen in our clinic elect to have the procedure performed in this manner so as to avoid a linear scar. FUE has largely replaced the traditional strip donor extractions for moustache transplantation in our clinic.
It is our experience that the scalp hair transplants to the face have a very high regrowth percentage and if properly performed patients can achieve a very natural outcome.

Patients who desire facial hair restorations, in general, express a very specific desire for how they want their beard designed. Depending on the exact design and density, graft counts can range from 400 to 800 grafts to the moustache and goatee, These numbers can vary based on the pre-existing hair, design, and thickness of the donor hair.

Surgical preparation There is no ideal facial hair pattern. the patient’s guidelines, the areas to be transplanted are marked out using a surgical marking pen with the patient in a seated position. The markings are checked for symmetry between the two sides. Patients are shown the markings in a mirror, for the two-dimensional perspective provided by a mirror which is what the patient sees in a mirror- is different than what the surgeon sees in direct three-dimension. If then needed, alterations are made according to patient desires.

Most patients seeking facial hair restoration are men with a genetic paucity of facial hair. As with other hair transplantation cases, patients need to be in good general health and off medications, supplements and vitamins which can worsen bleeding. Surgical preparation There is no ideal facial hair pattern. the patient’s guidelines, the areas to be transplanted are marked out using a surgical marking pen with the patient in a seated position. The markings are checked for symmetry between the two sides. Patients are shown the markings in a mirror, for the two-dimensional perspective provided by a mirror which is what the patient sees in a mirror- is different than what the surgeon sees in direct three-dimension. If then needed, alterations are made according to patient desires.

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