During the last months we became hearing a term of “Robotic hair transplant” at many hair transplant clinics in Turkey but what that term means?
Robotic hair transplant, is some kind of programmed robot doing several functions, instead of the doctor to save more time and effort during the surgery. For example it can do the harvesting phase faster than the doctor with his machine(Micro motor).
Since we heard that the robot was insert in the field of hair transplant, people started to create rumors.
People keep saying “the robot performs the whole surgery and the doctors only check its performance from time to another”. But is this true? Does the doctor only check its performance without doing anything!? So there is no need for doctors in the first place and it’s enough to let some technicians doing that!!
That’s totally wrong! No robot can perform a whole surgery by itself.
Some non-famous hair transplant clinics, create the idea of robots perform the whole surgery, starting by harvesting phase to the last stage which is grafts implantation, to earn more clients and gain more money from this occupation!
There is a question coming to my mind “Why the famous doctors and clinics don’t use the robot in their surgeries?”
Until now, no studies can prove that the robot’s results are successful and effective.
That’s one of several other reasons reducing the chances of using this technology by the most famous hair transplant surgeons in Turkey.
If we do a statistic between the several hair restoration technologies we find that “Robotic hair transplantation” is the most expensive cost.
To get a hair restoration surgery by robot in one of the hair restoration clinics in Istanbul you have to pay approximately 5000€.
We have to know the robot does not perform all stages of the procedure but only few steps and under the supervision of a doctor. For example it can do the harvesting phase for some patients but it is different to do the same extraction work method to all the patients for one reason which is the donor area.
Donor area isn’t the same for all patients each one has a different size and different density. And while the robot doesn’t has a fully conscious so it can’t take a decision by itself. It just can do a unified work for all the patients and that is totally wrong.
Advantages of robotic hair transplant
1- Saving time and effort on the doctor and the patient as well but in return increases the chances of an error while executing the procedure.
2- The surgeon will be able to manipulate the robot from a centralized distance means that the surgery can be performed in a less restrictive manner. This means that the patient can be treated and operated on with a minimum of staff which in turn, reduces costs.
3- No surgical procedure can be needed once you undergo for a robotic hair transplant, so less bleeding during the operation.
Disadvantages of robotic hair transplant
1- STEEPER LEARNING CURVE:
Surgeon often notes a much steeper learning curve in mastering the Da Vinci System which takes time. It usually takes at least hundreds of surgeries before the surgeon expresses that they are able to master the robot. This extra training time can perhaps be better used to train a surgeon’s skill in manual operation. Surgeon might possibly not be able to make full use of the advantage of the robots if they have not mastered it yet.
2- HIGH COST INVOLVED:
Robotic surgeries are more expensive than the traditional surgery due to the extra cost of robots. The traditional FUE and Micro FUE hair transplant more cheaper and more guaranteed too.
3- NO GUARANTEED RESULTS:
Robotic hair restoration is not recommended from so many doctors in Turkey the reason is that these machines can not give you guaranteed results as much as FUE do. So don’t take a risk to be try that when no study could approve the safety and quality of its work.
4- POSSIBILITY OF MALFUNCTION:
With robots, there are possibility of malfunction just like all electronics.However, should a malfunction occurs, surgeon can readily take over the robot to continue with the operation. A replacement robot can be also put in place to be ready for such mishap.
In the end we just want to say that in Turkey there are 2 main hair restoration known methods are : FUE and FUT hair transplant and they are the best by the results and quality of the work but for FUT it become old technique and with scars that it leave behind probably Micro FUE consider the best choice all time for so many reason:
1- No scars can be seen for long time and recovering within 2 weeks.
2- Extracting the maximum number of hair grafts without harming the donor zone or leave gaps behind.
3- Through the hair channels which a surgeon opens he can determine the appropriate depth and direction of the follicles.
4- Less bleeding with our special tools to harvest and opening the hair channels.
5- High density in cm2 with the special tool to open more channels in the receiving area.
More and more benefits you can find with this technique, what you have to do is only asking our medical team on this mobile number by WhatsApp application to make an appointment with the best hair transplant surgeon Olcay Saygin.
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