Hair Loss can also be described as the regeneration of hair itself. Normal hair loss is daily around 80-100 strands. The loss exceeding this amount is not normal and needs to be treated. Our specialists provide excellent care in Istanbul at very low prices compared to the US, England and Germany.
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Hair Transplant in Turkey
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Why Get Hair Transplantation in Turkey?
The main reason to travel for hair transplant in Turkey is the price. Patients can save 50 -70% on prices comparing to your home country. Of course, the more extensive and costly the treatment, the more you stand to save – and that’s why Turkey hair treatment and transplantation are particularly popular.
Turkey is convenient to reach for hair transplant patients from all over Europe with less than four flying hours.
Turkey has a lot to offer in terms of history, culture, shopping and beaches, so many patients choose to extend their trip into a holiday and make the most of their time in the country. Many of the best hair transplant clinics in Turkey are located in Istanbul, which is a popular tourist destination in its own right.
You’ll also find that waiting times are next to none. You should be able to schedule an appointment very quickly with your doctor.
Popular Hair Transplantation Turkey
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method is the transportation of hair roots individually taken strands from various parts of body or neck by fine-lead needles to the loose or totally bold areas. Since there are not any stitches there are not stitch scars. There are no differences between properly applied FUT or FUE methods in terms of results. If the hair line is prepared properly and the directionality is conducted properly, results of both methods seem natural.
Our package covers;
Hair transplantation procedure
Hotel accommodation for 2 nights in 5 star hotel
Transportation services between airport-hotel-hospital
Post-operative shower at our clinics
Turkey Hair Transplantation Prices
The table below gives an idea of what some common treatment cost in Turkey. These prices are just approximate – you’ll need to request a quotation from us you’re interested in – but they show just how low prices in Turkey can be. Even once you pay for flights and accommodation, you could still save significantly on your treatment.
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Standards, Qualifications and Regulation
Turkeys Ministry of Health regulates all the clinics and hospitals in Turkey, and each must meet the ministry’s high standards and requirements.
Not anyone can practice, before becoming a certified surgeon in Turkey, there is a lot of training which needs to completed, this is a long process. Once a student has graduated from medical school students must take various exams in order to become a surgeon and qualify for admittance to the General Surgery Specialist Program, this process takes up to six and a half years, after which students are given the title of Certified General Surgeon, MD.
Turkey is investing heavily in its private health care sector. With this thriving industry and more advanced procedures becoming common practice, Turkey is a strong contender to rival any leading medical tourism destinations.
Preparing for hair transplant surgery:
Precautions and instructions to follow 1-2 weeks before surgery:
The use of blood thinners and anti-inflammatory drugs should be abandoned a fortnight before the surgery.
Vitamin supplements are not be consumed 14 days before surgery.
Smoking and alcohol consumption are to be ceased a week before surgery as they can alter healing time.
Massaging the scalp for 10-30 minutes per day is highly recommended to improve blood circulation in the area a week prior to the surgery.
Precautions to consider 24 hours before surgery:
Hair should be thoroughly washed using regular hair shampoo.
Patients are not to go for a haircut.
Resting before the surgery and getting adequate sleep is advisable.
Preparations to take on the day of the surgery:
Have a light breakfast.
Avoid consumption of coffee or caffeinated beverages as they can increase the risk of bleeding.
Do not apply hair products. The scalp should be thoroughly cleansed.
Wear clothing items with wide collars to easily put them on before and after surgery to avoid irritating the scalp.
Instructions for a smooth recovery from a hair transplant surgery:
Instructions for the first week after surgery:
Immediately after a hair transplant surgery, patients will first notice the newly defined shape of their hairline. The area on the scalp might not look very appealing due to some Scabbing around the follicles and swelling. But given the micro size of the incisions, both the swelling and scabbing will heal rapidly and diminish within a week. The patients will be provided with aftercare instructions from their surgeon, which if abided by will reduce pain and swelling to a zero in the first week and ensure a smooth recovery. Patients are expected to able to resume normal daily activity right after the surgery.
Refrain from drinking alcohol, smoking, consuming caffeinated beverages, or using anti-inflammatory medicines for the first 7 days of the surgery.
To reduce the risk of swelling, patients are advised to sleep at an inclined angle of 45 degrees for a week after surgery.
Patients are to abstain from showering during the first 2 days after an implant.
Showering is to be kept to a minimum after the first 2 days, however, while showering; patients are advised to avoid applying pressure or using fingernails while washing the scalp. Water should not be applied directly on the scalp with force. It is recommended for patients recovering to gently pour water from a cup on the scalp to prevent damaging the implanted follicles.
Patients should request sterile saline spray to apply daily on the scalp using gauze for around 3-4 days.
The use of a blow drier or application of heat on the scalp should be completely ceased.
Direct sun rays should be avoided for a week after, it is advised to protect the scalp with a cap or a light cloth against the sun.
Instructions for the second and fourth weeks after surgery
During this period, shedding of the transplanted hairs is to be anticipated. However, it should not be a cause for alarm to patients. This is in fact part of the procedure. Patients need to remember that what is shedding is just the hair and not the unit. The unit is still entrenched in the scalp and thus viable to regenerate new hair.
During this period patients are expected to continue protecting their scalp from direct sun rays.
It is safe for patients to have their hair trimmed or cut during this period.
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