Sedation Hair Transplantation
What Is Sedation Hair Transplantation?
Hair transplantation with sedation is one of the methods of hair transplantation that is often preferred by people who have hair loss and baldness problems today. Sedation is a method of anesthesia that can be used in many different medical procedures. Some surgical operations are performed by local anesthesia and others by sedation. Hair transplantation operations are one of them. Anesthesia methods that allow a person to experience hair transplantation without pain and without problems are one of the most important stages of hair transplantation. Sedation also provides a much more comfortable and painless hair transplantation operation than local anesthesia. Sedation means administration of drugs into the vein with the help of a small catheter. Thanks to these drugs, the patient calms down and the operation is performed.
Why Is Sedation Used In Hair Transplantation?
In hair transplantation operations, local anesthesia is usually applied. But in some cases, sedation is preferred in hair transplantation operations. It is possible to sort these situations as follows.
- In people with a fear of needles,,
- People with anxiety disorder,
- In people with a very low pain threshold,
- People with heart and blood pressure disease,
- Sedation is preferred in people who are afraid of intensive operations. In this way, people calm and relax intensely. This, in turn, makes the operation much more convenient. In addition, if sedation is to be applied during hair transplantation operation, the person should stop eating and drinking at least 2-3 hours before.
How Is Sedation Applied In Hair Transplantation?
Hair transplant operation preparation is performed as it should be and the patient is laid on a stretcher. A vascular access is then opened with a thin catheter called a butterfly. The anesthetic drug mixture prepared in appropriate doses for the patient is transferred to the person via the vein. Sedation application in hair transplantation takes approximately 1-2 minutes.With the effect of the drug, the patient may go into a light sleep state. Then, one of the hair transplantation techniques that the doctor deems most suitable for the patient is started and the hair transplant operation is performed. Since the patient who is sedated is intensely calmed, he does not feel any moment of the operation and does not suffer any pain. The duration of sedation can be adjusted according to the duration of the operation.