Hair Transplant in Turkey
Turkey has long been the centre for excellence in hair restoration, and in recent years it has drawn an increasing number of international visitors to Istanbul.
There are now more hair restoration options available than ever before, and SHIFT is proud to provide patients with high-quality results in a comfortable environment.
What is a Hair Transplant?
A hair transplant is transferring follicular units from a healthy donor area (mostly from the back of the head) to the area suffering from hair loss. The hair follicles at the back of the head are immune from Dihydrotestosterone DHT (the hormone that causes hair loss), thus, they are not subjected to fall off. We can say that the donor follicles are resistant to hair loss, meaning that in the vast majority of cases a hair transplant constitutes a permanent solution for hair loss.
What to Expect from a Hair Transplant?
A hair transplant is the only solution to get natural hair that grows and can be shaped or cut the way you want. However, many men think hair transplant restores their hair to where it was when they were kids. While it gives them the confidence and peace of mind of a 12-year-old boy, it might not restore the same density.
The Techniques of Hair Transplant
There are two main hair transplant techniques available today: DHI and FUE with its derivatives; Manual FUE, Sapphire FUE, Gold FUE, Micro FUE, Percutaneous (Perkutan), Hyper FUE, Soft FUE etc.
FUE is the common technique for hair transplant nowadays, as it allows for the transplantation of the maximum number of grafts. FUE is an excellent all-around technique as it is suitable for the majority of patients. FUE involves extracting individual grafts from the donor area before opening microchannels in the transplanted area and placing the grafts in these channels. The advantage of extracting the grafts individually is that this leaves minimal scarring and leads to a swift recovery time.
DHI is a good technique for creating density in smaller areas, such as the front hairline, and is particularly useful for those seeking a minimal or partial transplant. It involves using an implanter pen to open the channels and position the extracted grafts in one movement. DHI has a faster recovery time than ‘Classic’ FUE but it can only be used for smaller quantities of grafts as it is more time-consuming.
How do I Know the Best Hair Transplant Technique for me?
SHIFT provides all hair transplant techniques with high efficiency and experienced staff. We recommend the technique we see the best for your case depending on what will give you the best end result.
Some techniques are getting marketed as the best for everybody or the coolest technique to have, but the situation is different at SHIFT as we are result-oriented.
The best course of treatment will depend on you and some factors such as your age, the extent of your hair loss, the number of grafts to be transplanted, your hair and skin, etc. SHIFT always works with you to create the best results in the best conditions. Your experience in a wide range of techniques means that they are perfectly placed to offer each patient the course of treatment that is most suitable for them.
Hair Transplant in Turkey
Hair transplant is a huge thing in Turkey, and such procedures have been routinely performed since well before hair transplants became mainstream in the US and Europe. This means that the level of expertise is the highest. Investment in cutting-edge technology and excellent hospitals have also meant that Turkey is miles ahead of other countries in this area, as has Turkey’s focus on embracing innovation.
Hair Transplant at SHIFT
SHIFT is proud to adhere to the highest standards in the industry in terms of both clinical excellence and patient satisfaction. SHIFT has extensive experience in performing a wide variety of hair transplant techniques, and this versatile approach means that SHIFT is excellently equipped to create the very best results for every patient.
Hair Transplant Before and After
The Growth Timeline of Hair Transplant
Hair Transplant Packages
The price of the treatment only without the services is € 1199
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Hair Transplant in Turkey Frequently Asked Questions
Is hair transplant permanent?
The hair follicles at the back of the head are immune from Dihydrotestosterone DHT (the hormone that causes hair loss), thus, they are not subjected to falling off. We can say that the donor follicles are resistant to hair loss, meaning that in the vast majority of cases a hair transplant constitutes a permanent solution for hair loss.
Can I transplant hair from another person?
Although that sounds logical, it is impossible. Transferring somebody else’s hair follicles for your hair transplant is inconceivable. Your recipient area could reject somebody’s else grafts and cause serious infection. Hair restoration surgeons do not perform hair transplant operations using another person’s follicles.
Does a hair transplant leave scars?
FUE and DHI Hair Transplants do not leave visible scars. The FUT technique leaves a linear scar at the back of the head.
Can the transplanted hair grow long?
Will The Transplanted Hair Last Forever?
Most people who undergo hair transplantation processes have good things to say about the kind of results obtained.
Does Hair Transplant Look Natural?
With modern hair transplantation processes, it is now possible for hair loss or hair thinning patients to get a hairline that looks natural and is dense in appearance.
Does All Transplanted Hair Survive?
When performed in ideal circumstances, it has been found that a few doctors have managed to reach 99% graft survival.
Did Hair Transplant Change Your Life?
Many people who have undergone hair transplantation surgeries have responded with a resounding yes, for these reasons: Improved appearance Getting more confidence Improving their social media presence Advancement in the professional domain
Can I Do a Hair Transplant Twice?
There is no limitation on the number of sessions. If there is a limitation, it is actually on the total number of healthy grafts.
Is Hair Transplant Painful?
The injection of local anaesthesia can sting slightly, it can be avoided by applying an IV sedation to avoid any kind of pain during the operation.
Are Hair Transplants Covered by Insurance?
No! As a matter of fact, there is no such thing as hair loss insurance.
Are Hair Transplants Noticeable?
The micro, round marks from FUE Hair Transplants are scattered in the donor area, which makes them less likely to be noticed.
Can Hair Transplant Cause Cancer?
No! A hair transplant does not have any association with cancer.