For nearly three hours, I leaned back in a surgical chair, leaving my scalp exposed so the Estefirst Clinic medical team in Istanbul, Turkey could work. The team employed a device called a microfue with synthetic saffire – harder and more precise than a steel blade.
Encircling each graft, the clinicians made a small incision into my scalp to encapsulate the roots, removing 5,000 follicles. They were able to capture one to three follicles in each graft.
The clinicians then reversed the earlier procedure – spending the next three hours planting them in rows around the area earlier outlined on my scalp.