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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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Hair Shedding after a Hair Transplant in Turkey

Hair Shedding after a Hair Transplant in Turkey image November 5, 2016

It is not uncommon for patients to experience a certain degree of hair shedding after a hair transplant in Turkey. This side effect is due to the fact that the transplanted grafts can be temporarily blocked from the blood supply.

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Hair Transplant for Asian Patients

Hair Transplant for Asian Patients image November 2, 2016

The main concepts of hair transplants for Asian patients are pretty much the same: the hair follicles are extracted from the donor areas, respectively the back and the sides of the scalp, and then they are transplanted on the bald scalp sites. However, hair transplants for Asian individuals do present certain particularities, as explained below.

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Visit Grand Bazaar in Istanbul

Visit Grand Bazaar in Istanbul image October 26, 2016

Upon arriving in Turkey for a hair transplant, how about enjoying one of city’s main attractions and visit the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul? It is one of the largest covered market in Turkey which offers fantastic shopping options: glazed pottery and tiles, marvelous Turkish carpets, apparel made of leather and many more.

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Hair Styling after a Hair Transplant

Hair Styling after a Hair Transplant image October 26, 2016

As soon as the Turkey hair transplant outcomes are beginning to show, patients want to know what their haircut and hair styling options after the hair transplant can consist of. Knowing how they can groom their hair after a hair transplant helps patients add more volume, personality and improvement to their new hair.

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The Importance of Hair Characteristics in Hair Transplants

The Importance of Hair Characteristics in Hair Transplants image October 24, 2016

Even though all scalps are different, hair types are defined by three main classifications based on race: Asian, Afro and Caucasian hair. There are, obviously, small regional variations, however generally there are defined common traits among every ethnic class.

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Visit Topkapi Palace in Istanbul

Visit Topkapi Palace in Istanbul image October 23, 2016

Situated on the area where the foundations of Istanbul were first established in the 7th century BC, the Topkapi Palace has some of the most beautiful views of Istanbul, including the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn, the two coasts of the sea of Marmara.

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Hair Transplants for Scarred Scalps

Hair Transplants for Scarred Scalps image October 21, 2016

Fixing scars with a hair transplant in Turkey represents a procedure undertaken by a small percentage of our patients who suffer from scarring alopecia. Scarring alopecia is alopecia (baldness) consequent to a certain type of dermatological disease or scalp injury.

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