Hair Transplant in Turkey

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formedi clinic Turkey

From 7 verified reviews

Alfie D, 04 November 2020

I am only just under 2 wks since my surgery and my breathing has improved tenfold. Before I was always run down with infections, sore heads and vertigo but apart from some surgical pain all the symptoms that blighted me for 12 years have gone completely and my sleep pattern has improved massively. When I got off the plane I was met and from there I was taken to my hotel and picked up and taken for all my tests then allowed to carry on my stay, the nurses, surgeons were 1st class throughout, so professional. I got a fantastic 9 days of sun and my surgery done for at least 1k cheaper than in UK and was given notice of every pending appointment I had at the hospital and although there was communication I put that down to the fact I'm from Scotland but it was never an issue. The hotel was fine overlooking the beach and transport to and from hospital was there for every appointment on time. Covid precautions were taken with tests and wearing of masks by all the locals a common theme more so than in the UK. Doctors where fantastic and very friendly explaining all stages of my procedure, cleanliness, and modern consultation rooms a feature as can be seen in this picture. I recommend to a friend definitely even though I was there for surgery I still had time to enjoy the sun and certainly given my experiences in the UK I can't thank Formedi and its employees enough for firstly giving me my life back, my health and for an experience I'll never forget.

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Turkeyana Clinic

Turkeyana Clinic, located in Gaziosmanpasa, Istanbul, Turkey offers patients Hair Transplant procedures among its total of 10 available procedures, across 4 different specialties. The cost of a Hair Transplant procedure ranges from $1,190 to $2,300, whilst the national average price is approximately $1,970. There are many specialists available at the Clinic, with 7 in total, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: ISO 9001:2008ISO Certification - International Organization for Standardization

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Vita Estetic

From 11 verified reviews

Claudio Hogrefe, 06 November 2021

I was interested in a hair transplant. I contacted Vita Estetic for a consultation and spoke to their medical consultant that helped me decide on completing this transplant. I had great service from the time I arrived in Istanbul to the time I left the clinic. Everything was great and I enjoyed the stay there.

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SALUSS Medical Center

From 28 verified reviews

İsa Sari, 18 December 2020

I came from England. I had treatment with SALUSS . They are very professional and experienced. I sugget you as well.

$1,000 Beard Transplant View details & Read reviews CALL NOW

From 6 verified reviews

Gulnar F., 08 July 2021

I went for a teeth whitening procedure in Antalya with the help of guys from Cosmetocity. I am an avid brusher and Listerine user, but i drink coffee every morning, which has its impact on the colour of my teeth. The whole session was painless and I was made feel comfortable. Cihan and his colleagues made sure all my questions were answered and all my needs were taken care of. Now its been a week since whitening my teeth and I have had many people compliment me about my smile. I highly recommend Cosmetocity for dental procedures to everyone i know.

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Istanbul Aesthetic Center

From 7 verified reviews

Scott Williamson, 10 September 2020

I underwent rhinoplasty in June 2019. My coordinator was Yasin, and my doctor was Gürhan Özcan, both were excellent from start to finish. My nose was very bad, it was incredibly squint, with a peak in the middle. While it is not perfect now, which would have been impossible, its much better than I could have expected. Im very happy with the result. I would definitely recommend the people and the hospital.

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Medhair Hair Transplant Clinic

Medhair Hair Transplant Clinic, located in Levent Mahallesi, Istanbul, Turkey offers patients Hair Transplant procedures among its total of 1 available procedures, across 1 different specialties. The cost of a Hair Transplant procedure ranges from €1,800 to €2,200, whilst the national average price is approximately €1,761. There are many specialists available at the Hospital, with 6 in total, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: JCI AccreditedISO 9001:2008ISO Certification - International Organization for StandardizationTTB - Turkish Medical Association

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Dr. Oyku Celen - Skin Health Turkey

From 5 verified reviews

Rob Sheedy, 27 February 2020

I had my hair transplant about 1 year ago now. The results are about 90% what I was hoping for. I'm really happy with my results, and they were friendly and helpful during the process.

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Asya Hospital

From 2 verified reviews

Orhan Birinci, 11 July 2020

Thanks to Dietician Ferdi Bey, I dropped from 82 kilos to 66 kilos. Although the prices are slightly expensive, it is a place that deserves it.

$1,500 Hair Transplant View details & Read reviews

From 12 verified reviews

yasar Apaydın, 22 August 2019

God willing, very good

$55,700 Hair Transplant View details & Read reviews CALL NOW


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What is a Hair Transplant?

Hair transplant is a surgical procedure done to move hair you already have to fill an area on your head that may be thinning or balding. It involves taking your hair from thicker parts of the scalp, or other areas of the body (donor area), then grafting it to the balding or thinning section of your scalp (recipient area). It is usually done for people with permanent baldness, lost hair due to an injury, and other types of hair loss. However, today, hair transplant is also popular among those who want to acquire an attractive mane or alter their hairlines.

Hair transplant can be done on men and women of all races, but there are certain qualifications that make you a good candidate for a hair transplant. You need to have healthy hair growth at the sides or the back of your head to serve as donor areas. Realistic expectations and a good understanding of the hair transplant process is important as well.

What is the benefit of a hair transplant?

Hair transplant is becoming more and more popular each year among those who want to have their full head of hair back because it offers numerous benefits. These include:

  • More successful than other types of hair loss treatment – hair transplant is by far the most effective hair restoration procedure. It offers better and quicker results than over-the-counter hair loss treatment. Around 10% to 80% of the transplanted hair will fully grow back within three to four months.
  • Permanent results – while topical and oral treatments may help with thinning hair issues, the result may not be permanent, and you need to keep taking them in order to maintain the result. Hair transplants, on the other hand, offer permanent results. More often than not, you only need to do it once.
  • Natural hair – the results of hair transplant today are very natural thanks to the advancement of medical technology and techniques. Nobody should be able to tell that you had a hair transplant unless you tell them yourself.
  • Improved appearance and a huge self-esteem boost – if you don't like the way you look due to thinning and balding hair, undergoing a hair transplant may be the best answer for you. After the procedure, you can have a full head of hair, which may make you feel more attractive and younger. This can boost your self-esteem and improve your quality of life.

Why have a hair transplant in Turkey?

Turkey is the most popular destination in the world for high-quality hair transplants. During its peek, it sees some 5,000 medical tourists arriving each month for hair transplant procedures.

High-quality hair transplant centers with advanced technology

One of the main factors that attract medical tourists to have their hair transplants in this country is its vast selection of hospitals and clinics offering world-class services. In fact, the country holds the most number of Joint Commission International (JCI) accredited hair transplant centers in the world. The most popular city for hair transplant in Turkey is Istanbul, and the city boasts more than 350 hair transplant centers. The high number of hair transplant centers in the country motivates them to develop and improve their quality and service in order to stand out among competitors. These hospitals and clinics offer a wide range of excellent services for their patients, such as interpreter services, airport pickup, hotel booking, and family accommodation, to make patients' hair transplant process easy and enjoyable.

Besides high-quality services, these hair transplant centers are also equipped with the latest medical equipment and hair transplant technology. In the past decade, Turkey has experienced a significant increase in local medical equipment manufacturing. This means that hair transplant centers in the country have easy access to obtain the latest, most advanced medical equipment for hair transplant.

Well-trained surgeons with decades of experience

Selecting the right surgeon is one of the most crucial parts of a hair transplant. You want to choose a surgeon who has a deep understanding of hair loss and regularly performs hair transplants. Fortunately, you can find many of them in Turkey.

Hair transplant surgeons in Turkey are known for their professionalism and high qualifications. Many of them have been practicing hair transplants for decades and perform hundreds of hair transplant procedures monthly. With their decades of experience, they are practically very skilled at hair transplant and able to give satisfying results. In addition to technical skills, they also boast the artistic skills needed to make the result of hair transplant look aesthetically pleasing and natural. The hair transplant surgeons in this Eurasian country also have extensive knowledge of the procedure and its techniques and stay up-to-date with the latest hair transplant advancement. Patients are sure to receive the safest and most advanced hair transplant performed by well-trained surgeons who knows all the techniques.

While many hair transplant surgeons in Turkey have the highest qualifications and perform the procedure on a regular basis, it is important to remember that not all of them can offer what you are looking for. Therefore, while looking for a hair transplant surgeon in Turkey, ask for before and after pictures to ensure that their work matches your expectation.

More affordable hair transplant

Hair transplant in Turkey costs lower than anywhere else globally, especially compared to the United Kingdom and the United States. For many people who live in the US, getting a hair transplant seems impossible due to the high price tag. Hair Transplant in Turkey costs only a fraction of the prices in other Western countries. This makes the country the perfect destination for those who are on a budget.

So, how much does a hair transplant in Turkey cost in 2020? If you take a look at the hair transplant in Turkey price list, you will find that it is very affordable, with all-inclusive packages. Of course, the prices vary depending on the hair transplant center you choose. You can find several hair transplant centers offering the procedure as low as 1,220 USD – 1,498 USD for a maximum of 4,000 – 4,500 grafts, and this price may include shampoo, lotion, medicines, and PRP, as well as a 2-night stay at a local hotel.

5,000 grafts hair transplant costs lower in Turkey as well. The price typically starts from 1,540 USD for up to 6,000 grafts using FUE methods. Most of the time, this price is all-inclusive with post-operative consultation services, translator, online support after the operation, medication, lotion, care shampoo, 2 to 4 nights stay at 4- or 5-star hotel, and VIP airport and hotel transfer. In the United States, the cost of a hair transplant typically ranges from 4,000 USD to 15,000 USD, and the price is usually not all-inclusive. This means you may need to add in additional costs like consultation and recovery costs to the price.

How is hair transplanted?

Simply put, a hair transplant involves taking hair that you already have and transferring it to an area where you do not have hair. The hair is usually taken from the back of your head but may also be taken from other parts of the body.

A hair transplant is performed under local anesthesia, which means that you are awake but will not feel anything throughout the procedure. However, you can request sedation to help you relax and asleep for the procedure.

In Turkey, there are two main hair transplant methods used: Follicular Unit Transplantation (also known as FUT) and Follicular Unit Extraction (also known as FUE).

Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)

FUT, also referred to as Follicular Unit Strip Surgery (FUSS), is usually done on men with androgenic alopecia (male pattern baldness or Ludwig pattern baldness in women). It involves cutting a strip of skin extracting individual follicles. The follicles are then transferred into the balding parts of your scalp. Here's how the FUE procedure works:

  • Your surgeon will start by redrawing your hairline and marking the area of hair extraction. They may also take photographs for your medical record. Then, you will be given anesthesia and sedative.
  • The hair at the donor area (the site where your hair is removed) will be trimmed to around two millimeters.
  • A strip of skin with the hair follicles from the donor area will be cut out and then be used as a graft.
  • Individual hair follicles will be removed from the strip of skin and prepared for transplantation.
  • Your scalp will be closed with sutures.
  • Your surgeon inserts the hair follicles into the balding or thinning area of your scalp in a pattern that mimics your natural hair.
  • Bandages and an antibiotic will be applied to your scalp.

FUT leaves a scar at the site of the hair removal. While the scar will fade over time, it is permanent. However, the scar is generally hidden by your hair as long as you keep it at a certain length.

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)

FUE involves taking individual hair follicles directly from your skin and placing them in another part of your scalp where the hair is thinning or balding. Here are the steps of FUE:

  • Hair in the area where follicles will be removed, as well as hair in the area around the transplant site, will be shaved down.
  • Your surgeon will remove follicles individually, one by one, from your skin, using a micro punch tool.
  • Tiny incisions will be made using a needle in the area where the extracted follicles will be implanted.
  • The individual follicles will be inserted into the tiny incisions. Then, the area will be cleaned and bandaged.

FUE is more popular and preferred by patients because it does not leave a large scar on your skin, and it is less likely to lead to a "hair plug" look, so the result is much more natural than FUT. There will be lots of tiny scars, but they will not be very noticeable and will fade over time.

Some hair transplant centers in Turkey perform FUE hair transplants using the ARTAS robotic system instead of manually, which is known as robotic hair transplant. Robotic hair transplant is the most advanced hair transplant option available today. The ARTAS robot is a tool operated by a surgeon. It can perform a very precise and accurate surgery.

If a large area of your head is being treated, two or more sessions of a hair transplant may be needed. One session of hair transplant typically involves the extraction of around 3,000 to 4,000 grafts.

What happens after your hair transplant in Turkey?

Hair transplant surgery usually takes between 4 and 8 hours. FUT hair transplant is generally quicker than FUE surgery.

After hair transplant surgery, you will be taken to a recovery room. You will be allowed to leave the hospital on the same day, once the effect of anesthesia and sedation wears off. Plan to stay in Turkey for 2 to 3 more days following your hair transplant because you need to attend a follow-up appointment. During this appointment, your surgeon will remove the bandage and examines the affected areas. They will also teach you a special technique to wash your hair, give you a detailed recovery timeline, and provide aftercare instructions.

You should be able to combine your hair transplant with a fantastic holiday. For example, if you have a hair transplant in Istanbul, you can go sightseeing and visit the city's attractions, such as Aya Sofya, Topkapi Palace, Blue Mosque, Basilica Cistern, and Hippodrome. However, make sure to talk to your surgeon about your plans and follow all instructions.

You will likely feel soreness or pain at the transplant and the donor site during the first few days. Your surgeon may prescribe pain medications to help manage it. Other medications, such as antibiotics to prevent infections, anti-inflammatories, and medications to help stimulate hair growth (such as minoxidil and finasteride) may also be prescribed. Make sure to take them as directed.

Most people are able to return to work and most of their normal activities within 3 to 5 days following their hair transplant surgery. Strenuous activities, such as exercise and heavy lifting, need to be avoided for the first month to reduce scarring.

How long does it take until I can see the results of Hair Transplant in Turkey?

It typically takes around 6 to 9 months after your hair transplant surgery until you can see the results. Some people may have to wait a year to see their hair transplant in Turkey results. It is important to know that the transplanted hair will fall out in two to eight weeks following your surgery. This condition is normal and temporary. It is part of the process. Your hair may look thinner than before you undergo hair transplant in the third month following your surgery. Again, this is part of the process and not something to worry about.

What is the success rate of Hair Transplant in Turkey?

The success rate of hair transplant in Turkey is 98%. This number is very high and means that only 2 out of 100 transplantations in the country may fail. The success rate largely depends on the expertise of the surgeon and the medical staff. Although the success rate is high, and the procedure is considered safe, it is important to remember that all medical procedures carry some risks. Some of the risks of hair transplant in Turkey are bleeding, an allergic reaction to the anesthetic, infection, noticeable scar, scalp pain, swelling, itching, inflammation of hair follicles, pus drainage around the surgical sites, and visible areas of hair that do not match the surrounding hair.

The risks may seem scary, and you may have heard stories about hair transplant in Turkey gone wrong. However, there is nothing to worry about as long as you choose a qualified and well-trained surgeon in accredited hospitals.

Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 28/11/2020.

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