Hair Transplantation

How is Hair Transplantation Done?

Hair transplantation is a cosmetic procedure that aims to restore the hair of the patient through moving healthy hair follicles, also known as grafts, to the thinning or bald areas of the head. This procedure is used to treat genetic, hormonal hair loss or hair loss due to an injury or any other condition. Hair transplantation can also be utilized to restore eyelashes or the beard. If the patient does not have a sufficient amount of healthy hair on the back of the head, the arms or the chest may be used as the donor area.

Hair transfer is able to restore the hair, therefore creating a youthful appearance and boosting self-confidence.

Hair Transplantation by Fue Method

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a method of Hair Transplantation that has recently become popular over the Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) method. The FUE method starts by the healthy hair follicles being extracted through small punch incisions one by one from the donor area, which is usually the back and the sides of the head but can be arms or the chest as well.

The follicles are then implanted into the target area, where the hair is thinning or balding, through small holes. The transferred grafts continue growing in the target area, creating new hair. It is expected that 10% - 80% of the transplanted hair follicles will grow back.

The FUE method, unlike the FUT method, doesn’t utilize sutures, doesn’t leave scars, has less risks, has a shorter healing period, and has minimal side effects.

The FUE method is recommended to patients that have thinning hair or are balding, but still have sufficient healthy hair follicles to be transferred. A Hair Transplantation is not recommended to patients who suffer from AIDS or from chronic health conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, or high cholesterol.

Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) involves the removal of a linear strip of hair from the donor area including the scalp, and then implementing it into the recipient area. The FUT method results in scarring and numbness of the implemented area, as well as a slower recovery time.

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Hair Transplant Process

Patients are greeted by the Booking Surgery staff right after leaving the airport and are brought to the hospital by Booking Surgery’s transport team. After the patient is checked in, their pre-op testing, including the necessary blood work, are performed. The patient is supervised during the day of the arrival and the hair transplantation procedure is performed the next day, the morning after the arrival. The procedure, in total, may take up to 9 hours. There are breaks in between the procedures. After the procedure, the patient will be supplied with a special lotion and shampoo as well as postoperative prescription medicine, and will be instructed regarding the recommended post operative care.

On the last day of the stay, the first hair wash after the surgery is performed and additional supporting treatments are provided.

The patient is then driven to the airport after their attending doctor clears them to fly.

The Basic Stages of Hair Transplantation

Before the Hair Transplant procedure the attending doctor does a consultation with the patient. The patient’s donor and the target areas are evaluated and the most viable hairline as well as grafts to be transplanted are determined. Pre-op tests are performed and evaluated to determine the eligibility for the surgery. The patient’s hair is then shaved.

Local anesthesia is administered and the Hair Transplant Specialist then uses a special tool to remove the grafts from the donor area. Once a sufficient number of grafts are extracted, they're placed in a plasma solution for temporary storage.

The Hair Transplant Specialist makes incisions on the target area, and the hair grafts are then transplanted to the target area. After the Hair Transplant is finished, both the donor and the target areas are cleaned and bandaged.

Patients will be prescribed medication, and will be supplied with a special lotion and shampoo. It is important to take care of the donor and target areas after the operation for a speedy recovery.

Why Have Your Hair Transplant in Turkey

Turkey is a popular destination for tourism thanks to its natural, cultural, and historical attractions. Turkey is also famous for its quality health care which comes at an affordable price. A Hair Transplant in Turkey is cheaper than most countries and has the benefit of being a vacation as well.

Hair transplantation is a surgical aesthetic procedure and should be performed in a hospital to minimize potential complications. Best results are often achieved when the procedure is performed by an experienced specialist.

What Does Booking Surgery Offer You?

Booking Surgery, unlike other clinics, performs all of their surgeries on full-fledged hospitals and offers full hospital stays to patients. As a result, in the case of an emergency the patient is able to get immediate attention, lowering the likelihood of potential complications.

Every surgery with Booking Surgery includes the stay of a companion as well as 3 meals a day for both the patient and the companion.

Hair Transplant Turkey Packages

DHI and FUE Hair Transplant Packages with Booking Surgery include:

  • Pick-up from and drop off at the airport
  • Translation services at the hospital.
  • Pre-op tests including blood work and additional tests if needed.
  • 2 nights FULL hospital stay.
  • Doctor consultation before and follow up after the procedure.
  • Post-op Medication, special shampoo, and lotion.
  • First hair wash.

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