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5 Things Everyone Should Know Before Going to Turkey for a Hair Transplant

Turkey is the top destination of hair transplantation worldwide, thanks to the excellent patient results.  Before making any decision, you should have all the objective information about the procedure. In this article, you will find some general information that you have to keep in mind if you want to recover your hair in Turkey with great success.

Why Are So Many People Having Hair Transplants in Turkey?

For years, people from different countries have been traveling to Turkey to have a hair transplant. There are some reasons why this treatment has become so famous: the good results, the affordable prices and the doctors’ experience are some of them. As the number of surgeries has increased, more and more doctors in Turkey focus on hair transplantation and have experience in this field. Moreover, the increasing number of cases brought more experience for the medical team to carry out hair transplantation with extreme precision and excellent results.

Nowadays in Turkey, there are more than 500 clinics offering hair transplantation and other cosmetic surgeries. Most of them are located in Istanbul, one of the world’s most beautiful and magical cities. While in some countries hair transplant is not affordable for everyone, Turkey is becoming the most preferred location due to high success rate and affordable treatment prices.

 

5 Things You Should Know Before Going to Turkey for a Hair Transplant

Of course, having plastic or cosmetic treatment is something that every person needs to think about before making the right decision. Every man or woman who wants to have hair transplantation in Turkey has to check the options and not rush on the decisions.

We want you to be prepared before you travel to Istanbul for your hair transplantation. For this, you should know some essential things before choosing the best clinic for the treatment.

 

1.      Make Sure You Are a Suitable Patient for a Hair Transplant

Hair loss can occur because of many factors: stress, hormonal disorders, diets or intake of certain medicines. But the most common reason for hair loss is genetic. Suppose your hair loss happens because of male pattern baldness. In that case, you are a great candidate for hair transplant in Turkey. If you are not sure if you will get the results you expect with a hair transplant, you should ask different specialists’ opinions.

Some clinics may say they can provide excellent results and give you thousands of follicles, while others may tell you there is not enough hair in the donor area. We would recommend trusting the ones that give you a “realistic” approach. Do not go with the clinics that tell you 5,000 grafts for every case.

Hair transplant is an aesthetic balance between your donor area and your balding and receding parts. Do not forget, the grafts collected from your donor area will not grow anymore. If the graft extraction from your donor area will be aggressive, you will have clear and visible spots in your donor area for the sake of the balding and receding parts. So, the surgeon should make a good balance between the extracted grafts from the donor and implanted grafts to recipient areas.

Something to keep in mind before deciding to have a hair transplant: check how fast you are losing your hair. Specialists recommend waiting until the hair loss has slowed down to get the best results after the transplantation.

 

2.      Research and Get Information from Different Clinics and Medical Travel Agents

In Turkey, the competition is fierce regarding hair transplantation procedures. Just in Istanbul, there are about 400 clinics that offer the treatment. To find the most suitable option for yourself, first of all, you should research and check the different available options and get information from them.

You will need to feel comfortable from the very beginning as you travel far from home to get an aesthetic procedure.

In Turkey, the competition is fierce regarding hair transplantation procedures. Just in Istanbul, there are about 400 clinics that offer the treatment. To find the most suitable option for yourself, first of all, you should research and check the different available options and get information from them.

Be sure that;

  • The hair transplant procedure conducted by an experienced medical team consists of a Surgeon, trichologists and nurses.
  • The clinic has an accreditation from the Ministry of Health Turkey and the medical travel agency is also a member of Association of Turkish Travel Agencies. It would be also good to see some International Accreditations such as TEMOS.
  • The clinic has real reviews on trustable review platforms and specialized forums on hair transplant.

You will need to feel comfortable from the very beginning as you travel far from home to get an aesthetic procedure.

 

3.      Get Information About the Different Treatments

There are different techniques for hair transplantation. The most famous and common is FUE Hair Transplant. The results with this technique are very natural, and the healing process is pretty straightforward.

But if you do not want to shave your hair and need a frontline hair transplant, maybe the most suitable option would be a DHI hair transplant. Inform yourself about the different techniques and what you should expect from each one. Also, ask the specialist all the questions you have before booking the treatment, don’t be shy!

4.      Check What the Price Includes

Some clinics offer a complete travel package for hair transplantation treatment. Others, just charge the surgery price, and then you will need to add the cost of the accommodation, transportation, and medicines.

Make sure you know all the details upfront, so you don’t get any nasty surprise that can spoil your journey. Also, knowing what the expenses in Turkey will be helpful to design the travel budget upfront, which is helpful to travel comfortably.

 

5.      Get All the Details About the Medical Team

Any clinic or medical travel agency should have available all the details about the medical team: doctors, trichologists, and nurses. If the information is not on the website, you should ask for it, and if the clinic refuses to give the details… Better to skip it and check other options.

The most transparent medical travel company will be the best decision for your journey of hair transplant in Turkey.