Hair Transplant Psychological Effects

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Hair Transplant Psychological Effects Psychological Effects of Hair Transplant - Even non-psychologists can easily recognise the negative impact that thinning hair and balding can have on the psyche, with lack of self-esteem, social anxiety and depression being some of the most common consequences of hair loss. Hair transplantation is a powerful technique that can effectively and naturally treat hair loss. Learn more about the psychological benefits of hair transplant at the SHIFT Hair Transplant centre, and discover how hair transplantation can have a positive impact on human psychology. Hair Transplant Psychological Effects [caption id="attachment_18129" align="alignright" width="300"] A successful hair transplant can lead to a real boost to self-confidence.[/caption] Improved self-confidence A successful hair transplant in Turkey can really enhance a person's self-esteem, and this renewed confidence will have a positive impact on everything that person does, in both their personal and professional life. A full head of hair restores a youthful appearance and improves the outlook for the future as...

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Postoperative Anxiety

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Postoperative Anxiety Postoperative Anxiety - Hair transplant surgery can be a lengthy process. However, you are likely to be pleased with your new hair and appearance. One of the first hair transplant facilities originated in Turkey, and now over a hundred thousand patients come to Turkey every year. This number has been increasing on an annual basis, and SHIFT Hair Transplant centre is considered to be among the best hair transplant clinics in the country. What is the most common hair transplant technique? Regardless of the type of surgery, taking proper care of the hair and scalp is essential as this will ensure that the process is successful. Different clinics perform a wide range of surgical hair transplantation methods. The best and most successful of these is widely considered to be the FUE or 'Follicular Unit Extraction' method. FUE is a relatively painless and non-invasive hair transplant procedure. It involves extracting individual follicular units from...

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Hair Transplant Booking

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Hair Transplant Booking What To Do Before Booking Your Hair Transplant Hair Transplant Booking - It could be that you are experiencing hair loss and feel that a wig or hairpiece is not your style. Perhaps you have considered undergoing the latest hair transplant treatment? If so, then you should take several aspects into consideration in order to find the best hair transplant specialist in the region. [embed][/embed] [caption id="attachment_18141" align="alignright" width="300"] Make sure to have a valid passport before booking your hair transplant in Turkey.[/caption] Some important tips to follow to get the very best hair transplant treatment Identify a good medical professional: The hair transplant trichologist needs to be well-trained and experienced in this particular domain. They should have extensive knowledge about hair transplantation in addition to a long list of satisfied clients. They also should provide you with every single benefit available for such treatments. Hair Transplant Booking [caption id="attachment_18143" align="alignleft" width="300"]...

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Hair Transplant Aftercare

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Hair Transplant Aftercare Solutions to Follow Hair Transplant Aftercare - Many people seek hair transplant surgery to improve their looks. Head hair has a striking effect on the appearance and can help a person to look young. Moreover, this form of surgery is not only safe and cost-effective. It also provides long-term, goal-oriented, reliable results to treat baldness. Hair Transplant Aftercare Some things to do after the surgery Essential Hair Transplant Aftercare Kit: After surgery, it is important to have an aftercare kit ready to take care of the new hair. This kit ensures that hair remains intact and appears beautiful and renewed. The following items form a key part of the hair transplant aftercare kit: • Antibiotic 500mg. • Painkiller 500mg. • Cleansing foam. • Anti-swelling agent. • Medical shampoo. • Hat. • Neck pillow. • Earplugs. • Eye mask. • Headband. • Patient’s file: instructions, guarantee, invoice etc. During the procedure, you should cover your eyes and ears to keep these organs safe. Taking proper...

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Hair Transplant Result Factors

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Hair Transplant Result Factors Which factors determine a good hair transplant result? Hair Transplant Result Factors - Hair loss is a common problem in many men and women. Nowadays, increasing numbers of people are deciding to undergo a hair transplant. However, although these procedures have excellent potential, their success depends on several important factors. [caption id="attachment_17980" align="alignright" width="300"] Older hair transplant techniques can cause a lot of pain, unlike their more modern equivalents.[/caption] Before setting high expectations for your hair transplant treatment, be aware of factors to keep in mind when considering the success rate. Hair Transplant Result Factors Transplant Techniques Different techniques can play a role in hair transplant procedures. These techniques include DHI and FUE, involving selective follicular extraction, then there is the strip method/FUT and so on. Your medical expert will consider your hair condition, skin type and other factors when deciding on the best treatment for you. [caption id="attachment_17981" align="alignleft" width="300"] Following the...

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2018 Hair Transplant Latest Developments

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2018 Hair Transplant Latest Developments What are the latest hair transplant developments in 2018? Latest Developments in Hair Transplants in 2018 - Hair transplants have continued to evolve even in recent years. This ongoing process comes as a result of constant research into improving hair transplantation. It also benefits from the use of newer tools and technology in transplant procedures.   Discover more about the latest developments in hair transplantation, as shared by surgeons and cosmetic physicians at top clinics such as SHIFT Hair Transplant. AI and Robotics The use of robotic technology is still in its infancy. However, it looks set to expand greatly in years to come. AI-led tools can help to create a 3D simulation of potential hair transplant results. This can then help patients to understand their chances of success after an operation. Robotic technology also minimises the room for errors. 2018 Hair Transplant Latest Developments 720p Digital Consultations Planning a treatment programme...

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Hair Transplant Facts

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Hair Transplant Facts 10 Facts You Should Know Hair Transplant Facts - Hair transplantation is a surgical process which involves removing hair follicles from the healthy "donor area" of a patient and implanting them onto the balding area of the scalp (the “recipient area”). [caption id="attachment_18043" align="alignright" width="300"] Many celebrities such as Mel Gibson have had hair transplantation.[/caption] 10 hair transplant facts to keep in mind: 1- Hair washing after a transplant is not an issue Washing does not intervene with the development of the newly-grafted hair. In fact, you should try to keep the area as clean as possible in order to keep infection at bay. There are special products and techniques for washing this area, and famous clinics like SHIFT Hair Transplant offer these products and instructions to every individual. Hair Transplant Facts 2- Hair transplant can be slightly uncomfortable Hair transplantation is not a painful procedure but it can cause a little discomfort, which is...

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Hair Transplant Smoking Effects

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Hair Transplant Smoking Effects How Can Smoking Affect A Hair Transplant? Hair Transplant Smoking Effects - In reputable hair restoration centres such as SHIFT Hair Transplant, there are clear rules that patients should follow to ensure a successful hair transplant. [caption id="attachment_18062" align="alignright" width="300"] Smoking promotes androgenic alopecia.[/caption] One of the most important rules is not to smoke. Patients must stop smoking two weeks prior to the surgery and continue to abstain for at least two weeks afterwards. Discover the effects of smoking on a hair transplant procedure and learn why professionals forbid smoking during and after surgery. [caption id="attachment_18064" align="alignleft" width="300"] Nicotine constricts the blood vessels in the scalp.[/caption] Lack of oxygen Many studies have analysed the connection between hair loss and smoking. A 2007 study has shown that heavy smoking and smoking from one to twenty cigarettes a day can cause moderate to severe hair loss in men who are advancing in age. Although experts...

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Hair Growth Stages

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Hair Growth Stages What are the Hair Growth Stages? Hair Growth Stages - It is sad but true that most men and women only think about preventing hair loss once they have lost a considerable amount already. A hair transplant can be a natural and lasting treatment for a range of hair loss problems. In many ways, the stages of regrowth after a hair transplant are similar to the stages of general hair growth. This is mainly because the donor's hair is extracted from another spot on the scalp and then transplanted to the region where the hair loss is experienced. Patients will generally experience four hair growth stages after a successful hair transplant in Turkey. Telogen In the first stage patients can observe hair shed by the transplanted follicles. The shedding usually occurs during the first two weeks after the operation. It can mainly be attributed to the stress that is experienced by the follicles...

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Sex Side Effects

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Sex Side Effects What are the side effects of having sex after a hair transplant? Sex Side Effects - We all know that it's best to avoid intense physical activity after invasive treatments or surgical interventions. This rule includes hair transplantation. As a general rule, in the five to seven days prior to the surgery and even following it, patients should avoid activities that lead to shortness of breath. This includes most cardiovascular activity and/or sexual activity. Abstaining from these activities will prevent a tendency towards thinning-out of the blood. Find out about the effects of sexual activity on transplanted hair and learn what experts from top hair restoration clinics such as SHIFT Hair Transplant have to say about this. Sex Side Effects [caption id="attachment_18099" align="alignright" width="300"] The intense pressure of heavy sexual activity could cause a few grafts to pop out,[/caption] Avoid passionate sex for 7-10 days It may seem counterintuitive to avoid passionate sex. However,...

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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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