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Hair Loss: What to Expect at Your First Consultation

Hair Loss: What to Expect at Your First Consultation image May 25, 2017

If you have decided to undergo a hair transplant in Turkey and you are wondering how it all starts, your physician will first effectuate an initial consultation when he or she will diagnose the degree of hair loss and present you with the options available in order to render the desired results.

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Instruments Used for FUE

Instruments Used for FUE image May 12, 2017

As the hair transplant methods have developed in time, so did the instruments used for effectuating them. At the present, the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) hair transplant method is the most advanced procedure in the hair restoration field. It requires the use of specific instruments to render the safest and natural looking results.

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Hair Transplants for East Asians

Hair Transplants for East Asians image April 25, 2017

Turkey hair transplants for patients of East Asian origin – namely, of Korean, Chinese and Japanese origins – present numerous similarities with hair restorations for Caucasian patients. However, there are certain aspects which differ in hair transplants for East Asians, such as the ones explained below.

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Hair Transplantation for Young Adults

Hair Transplantation for Young Adults image April 23, 2017

Hair loss does not only happen to older men,  but to young adults, as well. And the psychological impact of hair loss for young adults is much more traumatic. And that is why a Turkey hair transplant can be effectuated on them, too, helping these young patients to regain their confidence and self-esteem and lead normal, successful lives.

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Most Common Afro Hair Problems

Most Common Afro Hair Problems image March 14, 2017

When a patient of such ethnicity experiences hair loss and wants to permanently resolve the problem by undergoing a hair transplant in Turkey in our clinic, our surgeons know there are special issues though which need to be addressed and which are characteristic for this ethnic group.

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How does Chemotherapy Affect the Hair?

How does Chemotherapy Affect the Hair? image March 9, 2017

Hair loss represents one of the most common side effects of chemotherapy and cancer drugs in general. In this article, our hair transplant specialists in Turkey analyze how chemotherapy affects the hair and what it can be done to eliminate this unpleasant side-effect.

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Causes and Treatments for Dandruff

Causes and Treatments for Dandruff image February 27, 2017

Dandruff is a common condition met by our hair transplant specialists in Turkey which represents the shedding of dead skin from the head. This disorder affects nearly 50% of the world’s population. It important to note that a certain amount of dead skin flaking is normal, however, some patients may experience a heavier flaking.

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How Scalp Massage Can Prevent Hair Loss

How Scalp Massage Can Prevent Hair Loss image February 1, 2017

Sometimes, our patients ask whether there are more non-invasive, natural prevention treatments for hair loss. Our hair transplant specialists in Turkey can recommend, besides using the right hair care products, having a balanced diet and styling the hair in the right way, a scalp massage which can prevent hair loss if effectuated regularly.

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Visit the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art

Visit the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art image January 6, 2017

Resuming more than a century of Turkish modern art, the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, shortly known as Istanbul Modern, is the first private museum in the city which displays the vivacious modern and contemporary art world in Turkey.

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Scalp Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment

Scalp Psoriasis: Symptoms and Treatment image January 6, 2017

When psoriasis occurs on the head, it is called scalp psoriasis. It may lead to hair loss if not treated appropriately. In some cases, the hair loss can be permanent.

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Visit Chora Church

Visit Chora Church image January 5, 2017

When in Turkey for a hair transplant in our clinic, you will also have the chance to see one of the most attractive tourist destinations in the world, which is the beautiful city of Istanbul.

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Folliculitis: Causes and Treatment

Folliculitis: Causes and Treatment image December 21, 2016

Before undergoing a hair transplant in Turkey, our physicians recommend to make sure you have a healthy scalp. A common condition of the scalp is called folliculitis, in which the hair follicles become inflamed.

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The Evolution of Hair Transplants

The Evolution of Hair Transplants image December 19, 2016

Hair transplants have evolved greatly since their inception in the ‘50s, with initially having a fake, doll-like appearance, to an entirely natural outcome which cannot be identified as a hair restoration even by hair stylists, when performed appropriately.

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Visit Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul

Visit Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul image December 18, 2016

When you visit the Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul after undergoing a hair transplant in Turkey, you have the chance to admire one of the most beautiful palaces worldwide. It was built in the 19th century and is located on the European shore of the Bosphorus in Istanbul, in the district named Besiktas.

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Scalp Anatomy

Scalp Anatomy image December 16, 2016

The scalp represents the skin layers and the subcutaneous tissue (also called hypodermis, the innermost layer of the skin) which cover the cranial vault bones. In this article, our hair transplant experts in Turkey explain the scalp anatomy.

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Reasons Why You should Have a Hair Transplant

Reasons Why You should Have a Hair Transplant image December 15, 2016

With today’s advanced procedures, hair transplant procedures in Turkey are easy and safe, rendering natural looking results. As men age, they tend to be affected by hair loss in various ways.

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Hair Growth Cycle

Hair Growth Cycle image December 14, 2016

The hair on our heads grows at a rate of 0.3 to 0.4 mm each day, or with around 15.24 cm yearly. The hair in humans grows and sheds randomly, not seasonally or in cycles like in other mammals. The hair growth cycle in us, humans, has three stages, and the hair can be in any of these at any time.

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Why does my Hair Turn Gray?

Why does my Hair Turn Gray? image December 13, 2016

Even though gray hair is part of some people’s charm, others go to great lengths to conceal it. Most people start to find gray hairs at the age of 30, with half of the population losing the color of their hair with 50% by the time they turn 50. 

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Visit Galata Tower in Istanbul

Visit Galata Tower in Istanbul image November 28, 2016

If you decide to spend a bit more time in the city after your hair transplant in Turkey with our clinic, the Galata Tower in Istanbul is one of the most attractive visitor spots that should not be missed. 

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Conditions of the Scalp Skin

Conditions of the Scalp Skin image November 27, 2016

A lot of men and women are affected by different conditions of the scalp skin. The hair may be thinning or it may fall, the scalp can itch or peel. While these conditions may be embarrassing, they usually do not signal serious diseases.

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5 Celebrities who Got Hair Transplants

5 Celebrities who Got Hair Transplants image November 25, 2016

hair transplant in Turkey represents a valid solution for all those men who feel their confidence is affected by hair loss that comes with a certain age. If you are among them, it is always good to know you are not the only one dealing with this problem. And there is nothing wrong with searching for a solution.

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Anesthesia in Hair Transplants

Anesthesia in Hair Transplants image November 21, 2016

Does a hair transplant in Turkey hurt? It is a question our specialists often get from patients who are interested in such a procedure in our clinic. The brief answer is that a Turkey hair transplant is effectuated generally under local anesthesia, which means the patient will not experience pain during the procedure.

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Visit Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul

Visit Sultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul image November 17, 2016

When coming to Turkey for a hair transplantSultan Ahmet Mosque in Istanbul is a must see, being the only six minarets in Turkey. The mosque is located in the center of Old Istanbul, facing the Hippodrome.

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Information on the Recipient Site

Information on the Recipient Site image November 15, 2016

The recipient site in hair transplants represents the sites where the hair grafts are implanted. The creation of quality and natural looking recipient sites is compulsory in order to attain the optimal outcomes.

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Information on the Donor Site

Information on the Donor Site image November 9, 2016

When performing a hair transplant in Turkey, it is useful to know a few basic information about the donor site, which represents an important aspect when undertaking such a procedure.

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