The David Silva Hair Transplant is not a secret anymore, despite Silva’s attempts to silence it. Yet many football fans stared at their screens in awe when they saw the Spanish footballer’s first performance with a fully-shaved head in 2017.
Wasn’t that unexpected? ‘El Mago’ (‘the magician’) dared to dramatically change his looks, only to grow a thicker head of hair than before. No wonder Man City supporters consider his football skills a kind of witchcraft… the question is: Hocus Pocus… or surgery?
David Silva’s Hair Transplant Journey
Besides hiding the ball from his opponents, Silva also did a great job hiding his receding hairline before his operation. He wore his hair long and combed it to the side for years on end, covering his thinning areas. No one seemed to notice while he was performing yet another trick on the grass pitch. However, as time went by, his male pattern baldness became more and more apparent. Or so it was until he decided to fully shave his head and undergo a transplant treatment.
Before and After
The footballer trimmed his hair very short and then waited for his scars to disappear before exposing himself to public scrutiny. After a few months, El Mago then let his hair grow longer and settled for a shorter (and thicker) hairstyle than what he had in his younger years – a more sporty, somewhat conventional look… that gives him a more intimidating presence on the field.
Unlike Rooney, who publicly admitted on Twitter having foregone a transplant treatment (not like he could hide it, though…), Silva chose to remain silent about his operation. Of course, a great magician never reveals his tricks!
Why Did David Silva Keep His Hair Surgery As a Secret?
As a football superstar, like any other celebrity, David Silva could expect cameras to be on top of him day in and day out. Especially after such a radical change in his appearance. Hiding such a visible operation is practically impossible. From our MCAN tower, eyes are always watching!
Silva is not the first, nor will be the last football player to undergo a hair transplant operation (remember David Beckham?). So, why was David Silva’s hair transplant a secret?
It might have been due to Silva’s taste for mystery and deception, as his football style. Or simply because of an appreciation of intimacy, a distaste for confession, or public give-aways.
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FUE Hair Transplant: The Best Option for David Silva
FUE operations permit the extraction and transplantation of a maximum number of grafts in one session, which is why they are the most recommended method.
But a hair transplant operation is not only about transferring hairs from one area of the head to another. The individual patient’s characteristics are determined by the trichologist during consultation. The cause of hair loss, type of hair loss, the likelihood of hair loss progression over future years, hair type (thick or thin), the patient’s expectation, age, gender, and medical history are all considered beforehand.
During the consultation, the hairline is drawn based on the natural hairline and each patient’s wishes. Then, the recipient parts are determined and how many grafts are needed in each area (as well as how many grafts can be collected from the donor site.)
FUE Hair Transplant Technique
FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) is one of the most performed hair transplantation techniques. It does not require a donor tissue strip. Each follicular unit is extracted with a micro-punch and then moved to the hair loss or recipient area.
Based on research by ISHRS, over 90% of hair transplant surgeons worldwide prefer FUE because it does not involve stitches and does not leave a linear scar.
Am I Eligible for a Hair Transplant Like David Silva?
To determine whether you are an eligible candidate for a Hair Transplant Operation, all you have to do is ask for a free consultation via our website. Then, one of our Case Managers will immediately contact you, we will study your pictures and help you during the whole process.
Hair Transplant in Turkey: Get Back Your Hair Like David Silva
Ever dreamed of getting back your hair while visiting and enjoying one of the most cosmopolitan and culturally rich cities in the world? Yes, we are talking about Istanbul, where our clinic is located.
At MCAN Health, our aim is to make this dream come true for a lesser price than what David Silva paid – and the same results.
You can make the most out of your journey to Istanbul by getting a hair transplant like David Silva did while discovering a unique city in the world. In MCAN Health we offer all the best procedures, excellent patient host service and treatments with top-notch doctors . For us, Beauty is for Everyone!