Choi Implanter pen is not a hair transplantation technique, it is a device using during the hair transplantation operations. Choi Implanter device looks like a pen and because of this we are calling it “Choi pen”. The procedure using choi pen during the implantation phase calls Direct Hair Implantation (DHI) or Implanter Pen FUE. Choi pen eliminates channel incision phase. It enables us to implant the folicules directly into the recipient areas without the need to create channel incisions first.
Choi pen has a 0.5-1.5mm hollow needle on its end and follicles extracted from the donor area loading into this hollow needle by using forceps. After that surgeon inserts the needle at an accurate angle of 40-45 degrees into the scalp and implants the follicles one by one. The same process is repeated over and over until every single follicles implanted. During the procedure we are using 2-6 Choi implanter pens concurrently to optimize the implantation time.
DHI Transplant and The Choi Implanter Pen
Dhi choi implanter pen is the primary tool needed to complete optimally impacting DHI hair transplantation procedures. In the beginning, there were many concerns about the technique. However nowadays, lots of people began to use of Choi implanter pen according to their purposes. Also, we can say that this technique is very popular at this time owing to long-term solutions. During a DHI hair transplant, you will notice that the stain on your head will be at the minimum level. You see less red spots on the transplanted area with this method.
Our surgeons are extracting the hair grafts from the donor area one by one. And then they are implanting them to the hairless areas one by one again. This process` name is FUE. Thanks to FUE, any aggravation on your scalp is at the minimum level. Choi Implanter Pen works best especially at the hands of an experienced surgeon. The healing period for our DHI hair transplant is significantly shorter than traditional FUT procedures. Faster healing process also leads itself to reduce scarring. So the results will appear far more natural. There are several benefits of this technique:
- Thanks to the thin tip of the hair transplantation pen, the hair density is higher. And results of hair transplantation looks more natural.
- Since it is not necessary to open slit holes, possibility of the existing healthy hair damage during transplantation is lower.
- We do not cut the donor area to remove a strip. And we do not open slit channels with blade on the hairless area. As a result, the bleeding is at the minimum level. As a result, the healing process after the hair transplantation surgery is faster.
Choi Implanter Pen: What is it?
The Choi Implanter Pen was invented in 1992 at Kyungpook National University in South Corea. The Choi pen is a precise and effective tool, and it is used to perform excellent hair transplantation that gives a more natural appearance.
It is a surgical tool resembling the shape of a pen, it has a 0.5 mm–1.5 mm hollow needle located at its tip and a micro motor that enables the graft extraction very easily.
Benefits of hair transplant with Choi Implanter Pen
- Prevents the need of channel incisions
- Reduced time of grafts remaining outside the body
- Increases the survival rate of hair follicles
- Decreases blood loss during the transplant
- Decreases trauma during hair follicle handling
- Faster healing and recovery process.
Side Effects of DHI Choi Pen Technique
Choi implanter pens technique for hair transplant does not cause serious complications, as it is safe and does not need to cut a large strip of skin from the scalp, but the patient may show a reaction like any surgery that the patient may undergo with local anesthesia.
In addition, partial or complete hair loss may occur after two months of the pen choi surgery, with the follicles remaining in place, to return producing completely new hair after that. In general, it is considered a safe procedure that does not cause any kind of serious side effects that are rumored about, and this surgery may take up to 12 months to give the required results.