December 2012

Hormones Hair Effect

Hormones Hair Effect, a woman showing her brush with a lot of a fallen hair wearing a red blouse on a white background.

Hormones Hair Effect How to stop hair loss caused by hormone imbalance? Hormones Hair Effect - Hormones are essential to the male and female body. However, the concentration of these substances is different and is specific to each sex. Sometimes there is a balance disorder, and there is an increase in the level of androgens. Hormones and hair loss have a very close connection, particularly with regard to the negative impact of male sex hormones on the follicle. However, there are other reasons for hair loss. It is best to diagnose hormonal and hair loss problems in time if you would rather not visit the hair...

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Baldness Genes

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Baldness Genes Where Do Baldness Genes Come From? Baldness Genes - Where Do Baldness Genes Come From? In a world that is increasingly preoccupied with physical beauty, baldness can feel like one of the biggest cosmetic problems. When one starts balding, he or she looks for treatment methods such as a hair transplant in Turkey as well as excuses for baldness, such as genetic factors. Most people understand that baldness can be a hereditary problem which can be passed down from the mother or the father's side. Studies show that up to 80% of cases of hair loss arise as a result of...

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Hair Transplant Side Effects

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Hair Transplant Side Effects What Are Some Common Hair Transplant Side Effects? Hair Transplant Side Effects - At one time, hair loss marked the end of the full-crown days and the start of the balding, old times. With techniques such as hair transplantation now being available, it is possible for hair loss and hair thinning patients to reverse the problem. Transplanting hair is a permanent and effective process. However, there are quite a few side effects that you should be aware of before you opt for a hair transplant in Turkey. [caption id="attachment_27441" align="alignright" width="300"] When someone focuses only on their negative aspects, it...

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Women Stress Hair Loss

Women Stress Hair Loss, a female with her face covered with her red hair wearing a black sunglasses in front of a store.

Women Stress Hair Loss Women, Stress and Hair Loss - Up to 30 per cent of women are likely to experience some form of hair thinning. This phenomenon is normally first noted with age as a thin ponytail or a slightly more visible scalp glancing out. As thick hair is associated with youth, hair thinning can be a difficult pill to swallow. There are several way of slowing down thinning and hair loss. These include everything from eating the right foods to limiting stress and even styling the hair strategically. Although our hair is so important to us, it is interesting to note that...

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Hair Transplant Preventions

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Hair Transplant Preventions Top Methods for Hair Transplant Preventions Hair Transplant Preventions - The best way to prevent hair transplantation is to prevent hair loss in the first place. Even when you have undergone a transplant, you will be keen to avoid further loss. Preventing hair loss is more simple than treating it. With the right hair care, you can help to prevent hair fall and avoid a hair transplant in Turkey. Here is how to do it. Hair Transplant Preventions Keep hair clean Dirty hair tends to get infected and then fall out more easily. You should therefore look after your hair and keep...

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Hair Prosthesis

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Hair Prosthesis What are the Advantages of Hair Prosthesis? Hair Prosthesis is a versatile hair loss solution that is known to offer aesthetically pleasing and natural-looking results for men and women. It is similar to installing a denture in the sense that it involves constructing a mould. Experts use a customised, specially prepared skin mould to replace the damaged area. They can prepare this special artificial skin in a couple of months, and this skin allows for the passage of water and air. The hair then grows in the same direction as normal, natural hair. Find out more about some of the top...

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Body Hair Transplant

Body Hair Transplant, a hairy man's chest on a black background.

Body Hair Transplant What Are The Advantages? Body Hair Transplant - It is never easy to cope with the loss of hair. Medication can fail to yield results for many people, which means that they need to find other ways of restoring hair. A proper recipient area is important for carrying out a successful hair transplant process, and so is a suitable donor area. However, in many cases the donor area lacks sufficient hair. Body hair transplant is the best option for people in this situation. Find out more about the top advantages of body hair transplant in Turkey. A solution to limited donor...

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Choosing Hair Transplant Technique

Choosing Best Hair Transplant Technique, a happy black male after finding the idea on a white background.

Choosing Hair Transplant Technique How to select the most appropriate hair transplant technique Choosing Best Hair Transplant Technique - There are two main hair transplant methods which are globally sought-after these days. These methods are DHI and FUE. Both DHI and FUE have their advantages and drawbacks. However, when you face the dilemma of choosing between the two options, it is your hair transplant expert’s advice that will help you the most. The decision will depend on several factors: Choosing Best Hair Transplant Technique The patient's requirement for dense or natural-looking hair. The patient's thoughts about scarring after the treatment. The condition of the hair. ...

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Turkey Hair Transplant

Turkey Hair Transplant, birds flying over Hagia Sofia museum in Istanbul.

Turkey Hair Transplant The Hair Transplant Scene in Istanbul Turkey Hair Transplant - Did you know that Istanbul alone has over 300 hair transplant clinics? Hair transplantation is one of Turkey’s biggest industries. An average of 5,000 patients visit the country every month, boosting the Turkish economy by US$1 billion a year. With hair transplant becoming even more high-profile, Istanbul is well on its way to becoming the global hair transplant capital. But what draws patients to Turkey’s hair transplant industry? What makes Turkey a leader in this field? [caption id="attachment_27468" align="alignright" width="300"] Though the country offers affordable hair transplants, the final results are marvellous.[/caption] A Deciding...

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Stem Cell Therapy

Stem Cell Therapy, a sleepy woman getting a hair injection on a white background.

Stem Cell Therapy All About Stem Cell Therapy Stem Cell Therapy - Damaged hair and hair loss can be truly demoralising and can haunt both men and women. If you are looking for a hair loss solution, SHIFT Hair Transplant could be your answer. Many hair transplant technologies have emerged in recent years. In addition to natural cures, hair transplant routines can be both reliable and effective. What Is Stem Cell Therapy? Stem cell therapy plays an important role in hair transplantation and is one of the industry’s most powerful treatments. Hair treatments using stem cells are a very different procedure. Stem cell therapy is...

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Your relationship with SHIFT Hair Transplant is governed by the following Terms and Conditions. Our office is located at Gayrettepe Mah. Yıldız Posta Cad. No: 6 Beşiktaş 34349, Istanbul, Turkey with Registration Number: 77990-5. These Terms and Conditions are applicable to all our Treatment Packages. Please take your time to read through it before accepting because there are legal implications associated with it.


The use of the information and services offered by this website ( depends on your acceptance of its terms without any modification. SHIFT has the sole right to permanently or temporarily make changes to these terms and conditions, and cannot be held responsible for any damage that may be caused by such modifications, suspension or discontinuation to any third party or user.


“Agreement” – This Agreement.

“Terms and Conditions” – These Terms and Conditions.

“Schedule” – A document that gives a detailed description of the particular Treatment Package you intend to buy.

“We” – SHIFT Hair Transplant, incorporated as a medical tourism company at Gayrettepe Mah. Yıldız Posta Cad. No: 6/20 Beşiktaş 34349, Istanbul, Turkey (Registration Number: 77990-5).

“Trading Name” – SHIFT.

“Service Provider” – The medical expert that provides consultation, examination, medical procedure as well as care and aftercare.

“Destination” – Istanbul – Turkey.

“Treatment Package” – The list of all services including operation, private transfers, accommodation, host and pre-operative tests (if needed) that you have chosen to buy from SHIFT.

“Procedure” – The medical surgery or treatment you have decided to undertake.


1.1. Based on your service preferences, the cost of your Treatment Package will include the costs of one or more of the services given below:

a) Operation.

b) Private transfers.

c) Accommodation.

d) Any pre-operative tests recommended for you.

e) Host.


2.1. The information (I.e. test results, pictures, prescriptions, etc.) provided by you through email exchanges, video consultations or telephone conversations will be reviewed by the service provider (SHIFT) before treatment plans are offered. Thus, changes may be made to your treatment plan after you have been examined by the Service Provider before your Procedure.

2.2. You are at liberty to choose whether to go ahead if such changes occur. In cases like this, you are entitled to get a refund for tests, consultations and other services for which payment has been made. However, we are not responsible for refunding your travel, accommodation and transfer costs as such services are handled by third party providers who are not under the control of SHIFT.


3.1. Schedules containing relevant information will be provided to you as part of this contract. Information contained in these schedules are listed below:

a) Detailed information about the costs of your package

b) Detailed Information about your package

c) Information about health formalities required for the journey and the stay

d) Detailed information about visa and passport requirements which can also be obtained from

3.2. You will be provided with information about your journey before embarking on it. This information will be made available to you in good time and will include the following:

a) The name, address and telephone number of an agency in that locality that can provide assistance to you.

b) The times and places of intermediate stops and transport connections.

3.3 The Schedules containing the above information, which we will provide to you, form an important part of this contract, and as such, it should be read together with it.


Reading our literature

4.1. Before accepting this agreement, you will read the literature given to you, including information contained on our website in relation to matters highlighted in paragraph 3.1. By accepting this agreement, it means that you have read and understood the information provided to you.

Travel information, passports, Visas and documentation

4.2. It is your responsibility to make provision for the following:

a) A valid, acceptable passport.

b) A visa, if necessary.

c) Other documentation.

4.3. It is your responsibility to submit passenger information to your airline in advance of travel if required.

4.4. All entry requirements for both your final destinations and any stop-off point must be met by you.

4.5. By failing to satisfy the requirements stipulated in paragraphs 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3, or providing incorrect information or documents, you accept that you may be denied carriage and entry to the country you are visiting. In such cases, you accept and acknowledge that you will be solely responsible for all resultant losses, and SHIFT will accept no responsibility or liability thereof.

4.6. You are fully responsible for any fines or costs (including the costs of an immediate return flight) you accrue due to your failure to travel with the required passport, visa or other documentation. In such situations, SHIFT accepts no liability as no compensation, expenses, refund or other sum will be paid.

4.7. SHIFT bears no responsibility for you missing your flight, including your connections. It is your responsibility to provide all necessary documents, including passports and visas.

Health precautions

4.8. You will be given health advice about your specific needs, or any required or recommended vaccinations well enough before travel. This information can be obtained from many local websites.

4.9. You are also required to seek advice from your local GP.


4.10. You are required to take out insurance with an approved insurer before purchasing a Treatment Package from us. The essence of this is to indemnify you for any losses that you may suffer due to insolvency, travel problems or medical issues. By accepting these Terms and Conditions, it implies you have accepted this obligation.


5.1. Details of your medical history must be submitted to SHIFT before beginning your journey, so as to help determine your suitability for the planned surgery. Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions means that you agree that the details of your medical history, including your test results, pictures, prescriptions, will be shared with your Service Provider. We cannot be held responsible if the medical history form has not been thoroughly or honestly completed, or if any information is withheld.

5.2. Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions implies giving us permission to obtain your patient file (including your examination and treatment results, treatment plan as well as before and after pictures) for our records. Be rest assured that we shall not sell or otherwise transfer your personal information to any party other than to deliver the services requested by you.


6.1. You may decide to cancel your booking at any time by notifying us in writing. The cancellation takes effect from the day on which the written notification of cancellation gets to us. The time at which the notification of cancellation is received will determine the scale of charges payable. However, the cancellation charge is always confined to actual expenses incurred and disbursements made.


7.1. The confidentiality of your personal details is of utmost priority to us. We are not going to disclose your data, records or information without your consent and will only be shared with those involved with your treatment.


8.1 SHIFT maintains all patient information in accordance with Turkish laws pertaining to the release and disclosure of personal health information in order to ensure your privacy. The before and after pictures of patients might be used for illustrative purposes, especially to show possible results from various procedures. We hereby undertake that these pictures will not be edited or enhanced in any way to change the appearance of procedure or treatment. Your personal information will not be sold or rented to third parties. Your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions implies that you agree that SHIFT can use your before and after pictures in order to operate and enhance its website, to provide customer service, to process your transactions, to carry out research and analysis targeted at enhancing its products, services and technologies as well as to display personalised content to your interests and preferences.


9.1. This Agreement is under the law of the Republic of Turkey and is within the jurisdiction of the courts of Istanbul.

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