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Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplant - What are the advantages?

Today, hair loss is a big problem for men and women. In addition to worrying about hair loss, people also lose their self-confidence. Both men and women are looking for the best and most effective method to solve this problem. Although hair transplantation has been practised for a long time, new hair transplantation techniques have emerged as a solution to the problem of baldness with the development of medical science.

Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplant, which is a combination of two effective hair transplantation methods, is a technique applied for the first time by Istanbul Vita and has various advantages compared to other techniques. This technique is the best option for high volume in a single session.

What is Safir FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplantation?

Sapphire FUE & DHI combined hair transplantation technique is the application of Sapphire FUE and DHI techniques together in a single operation process. Sapphire FUE & DHI combined hair transplant It is used both to cover the bald areas and to increase the volume in the sparse areas. With this technique, more than 6000 grafts can be transplanted per day. Sapphire FUE and DHI methods also give natural results but differ in some ways. In Istanbul Vita, both techniques can be applied simultaneously in a single operation. Also, this technique is the best option for effective hair restoration.

First of all, let's talk briefly about both techniques;

Sapphire FUE hair transplant technique is the most up-to-date technique in hair transplantation applied with a sharp sapphire-tipped pen. Since these sapphire-tipped blades can open smaller and three-dimensional channels, tissue deformation is also minimal.

Sapphire FUE hair transplant

This technique; consists of 3 stages: Collecting grafts from the donor area, opening channels and placing grafts.

In the DHI hair transplant technique, the procedure is performed with a CHOI pen. The collected grafts are placed one by one in the CHOI pen, and grooving and graft placement are performed at the same time. DHI technique is a technique that does not require shaving. It is generally applied to sparse areas.

DHI hair transplant

Sapphire FUE & DHI combined hair transplantation, applied by Istanbul Vita by combining two techniques thanks to his technique; With Sapphire FUE, it can be applied to areas with intense clarity and baldness, and with DHI technique to areas with thinned front lines and sparse hair, thus providing a more natural and realistic appearance in the hair.

Who can be applied to Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplantation?

Ideal candidates for hair transplantation are those with a dense donor area. If you have a good donor area, you can have a hair transplant. Anyone who meets this requirement can have Safir FUE & DHI combined hair transplantation technique. At the same time;

  • If you want more grafts to be transplanted in a single operation,
  • If your forehead line is going backwards,
  • If you have a regional baldness problem and want thinned areas to intensify,

Sapphire FUE & DHI combined hair transplantation technique will be the best option for you. It will be easier to achieve the perfect result with a good donor area, the correct technique and a quality hair transplant centre.

Pre-Operation Preparation:

The analysis is necessary before hair transplantation. First, your hair loss situation is examined and then the hair transplant technique suitable for you is selected. At this stage, it can be understood how many grafts can be transplanted by looking at the size of the area and the amount of hair in the donor area.

There are some instructions to be followed before the operation:

  • Do not smoke or use alcohol.
  • Do not shave the donor area.
  • If you are using blood thinners, stop before the operation.

Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplant Operation

Sapphire FUE & DHI combined hair transplant is not a very complicated operation, although it is a combination of two techniques. It is almost the same as the DHI and Safir FUE operation processes. With the Sapphire FUE & DHI combined hair transplantation technique, the grafts are collected one by one. This process can take from a few minutes to several hours. The duration of the operation may vary depending on the expertise of the healthcare team. At this stage, hair follicles that can last for a long time are collected from the donor area.

Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplant Operation

Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplant Technique Application Process

After you and your doctor decide on the Safir FUE & DHI combined hair transplant technique, the operation process proceeds as follows;

  • Shaving the donor area: First, the donor area is shaved. The hair should be approximately 2 millimetres long for the grafts to be collected and then transplanted.
  • Local anaesthesia application: General anaesthesia is not required in hair transplantation, it is only applied locally to the area where the operation will be performed. In this way, the patient does not feel pain during the process.
  • Collection of grafts: After the area to be treated is anaesthetized, the grafts are collected by the healthcare team. This process is done with a micro-motor "punch" in order not to damage the roots.
  • Application of Sapphire FUE technique to bald areas: Thanks to sapphire tips, more dense grafts are planted in bald areas with less tissue deformation.
  • Application of DHI technique to thinned areas: More density is obtained without damaging the patient's hair.

Advantages of Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplantation:

  • More graft transplantation in one operation
  • 6000- 8000 grafts
  • natural hair look
  • Less tissue deformation
  • Short recovery time

There are differences between DHI and Sapphire FUE techniques. Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplant, The different aspects of the two techniques have been turned into advantages and more effective results have been achieved in hair transplantation.

Sowing Time

The Sapphire FUE technique consists of 3 stages: graft collection from the donor area, grooving and placement of the collected grafts. In the sapphire FUE technique, the grafts collected from the donor area are planted in 3-dimensional channels opened with sapphire-tipped blades.

The DHI technique consists of 2 stages. After the grafts are collected from the donor area, they are placed in the CHOI pen one by one, and the grooving and sowing stages are performed simultaneously. This process takes longer as the grafts are placed and transplanted one by one. Performing the DHI technique and the Sapphire FUE technique at the same time helps to shorten this time.

Number of Grafts to be Planted

An average Sapphire Fue operation takes 6-8 hours and approximately 5000-5500 grafts can be planted in this operation, whereas in the DHI technique, approximately 2500-3000 grafts are planted in the same time as the planting method is different. Applying the two techniques together ensures maximum graft transplantation in a single operation time.

Planting Area

The DHI technique is mostly preferred for regional hair loss and for tightening sparse hair. The FUE technique can be applied to any area. Sapphire FUE & DHI combined hair transplant Thanks to the DHI technique, it is possible to apply the DHI technique to the thinned areas and to plant the bald areas with the Sapphire FUE technique.


Recovery time in the DHI technique is shorter than in the Sapphire FUE technique, bleeding is less. With the application of the techniques together, the recovery time has been made faster.

Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplant Technique Results:

According to the Istanbul Vita clinic, the results of this technique will be impressive and attractive. Our expert surgeons will apply the method with full concentration and the results will be seen after a few days. Before and after photos are taken to show the satisfaction of the results. Results may vary from person to person, but good results are obtained by applying the two techniques together.

After Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplantation:

Post-operative care has an important place in the success of hair transplantation. Particular attention should be paid to:

  • In order not to damage the grafts in the hair transplant area, be careful not to bump your head or rub it anywhere.
  • Do not scratch the transplanted area after the operation.
  • Avoid the direct effect of sun rays.
  • Since the body will retain water after the operation, stop smoking and alcohol consumption for 1-2 months.

Sapphire FUE & DHI Combined Hair Transplant Cost

You can contact us for your questions about prices and the operation process, and you can get detailed information from the expert staff of Istanbul Vita.