Price Comparison for Hair Transplant: Turkey vs. Malaysia

Updated on Friday 12th July 2019

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A lot of men experience hair loss, with 50% of them having this issue by the time they turn 50 years old. In many cases, it can occur even at younger ages, like in the 30s, 20s or even during late teens. Hair loss problems can affect an individual’s life negatively, having a great psychological impact on the patients who suffer from it.

A great solution for these individuals is represented by hair transplant procedures in Turkey, which are more cost-effective and safer than in Malaysia. Here is a brief comparison for hair transplant prices between Turkey and Malaysia to portray just that. 

If you need a hair transplant and you are thinking about Turkey, you can find all top-class services in our hair transplant clinic in Istanbul.

Hair transplants in Turkey compared to Malaysia

A hair transplant is not a very complicated procedure, which is why individuals considering undergoing such an operation can choose the country they think is best in terms of costs. According to various studies, Asian persons are among those with high risk or developing baldness which is why Malaysia has become a sought hair transplant destination on the map of cosmetic surgery. However, as seen above, Malaysia is not the cheapest country for such a procedure and as a result, Turkey is a much more sought country compared to Malaysia. Here is why:
  1. Turkey is close to Asia which makes it a cheap destination to travel to when considering transportation costs;
  2. accommodation in Turkey can be cheaper when reserving a hotel room a few months prior to the operation;
  3. Turkey is a renowned hair transplant destination compared to Malaysia which is less known for such surgeries;
  4. Turkey is much more advanced from a technological point of view when it comes to the procedures involved compared to Malaysia;
  5. the whole cost of a hair transplant can be cheaper in Turkey compared to Malaysia, even if the latter is a cheaper tourism destination;
  6. Istanbul is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and many hair transplant patients also like to visit it during their stay in Turkey.

In our hair transplant clinic in Istanbul, you can obtain the desired look at very affordable rates. If you still have doubts about whether to choose between Turkey and Malaysia for a hair transplant, we invite you to call our doctors and discuss your options with them.

Prices of hair restorations in Malaysia and Turkey

When it comes to the prices of hair restorations in Malaysia and Turkey, those for the most recent FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) method in Malaysia are set at around EUR 2.13 per graft, totaling at approximately EUR 2,113 for a procedure necessitating the transplant of 1.000 grafts. In the meantime, in Turkey, the price of an FUE hair restoration is around EUR 1.5 per graft, resulting in an overall cost of EUR 1,500 for a 1,000 graft procedure of this type. Check out our article if you want to know more about the hair transplant cost in Turkey for FUE and FUT.

Therefore, by choosing Turkey instead of Malaysia for their hair transplantation procedures, patients can save approximately 30% on their hard earned money, not to mention that the costs of traveling to Turkey are much lower compared to Malaysia

FUE and FUT hair transplants in Turkey vs. Malaysia

Many individuals have a lot of questions when it comes to hair transplants, which is natural. When having to choose between two countries in which the accommodation and travel expenses are quite similar, such as the case of Turkey and Malaysia, the number of questions raises. This is why the best way to choose between Turkey and Malaysia for a hair transplant is the procedure and its costs.

The two most important procedures available in Turkey are the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and the Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT), with the mention that FUE is usually a little more expensive than the FUT procedure. Compared to Turkey, both procedures are even more expensive in Malaysia, which is why they could be the determining factor in choosing Turkey over Malaysia.

Before choosing one of the procedures, patients should know that an initial consult is required. Only after that, the future patient will know what procedure is best for him/her and if he or she can choose between the FUE and FUT procedures in our hair transplant clinic in Turkey.

Hair transplants for men and women in Turkey vs. Malaysia

According to our hair transplant surgeons in Turkey, men are more prone to develop hair loss and even baldness problem. This is why the number of male patients is significantly higher than that of women. However, we can also treat female patients for various hair loss and even baldness problems. In Malaysia, on the other hand, the treatment of female patients is somewhat limited to the fact that the hair transplant sector is not that developed at this point.

Brief description of the hair transplant procedures in Turkey

Hair restoration is a surgical operation in which the hairs are transplanted from one area of the body to another. It is a procedure which renders natural looking and permanent outcomes, being a viable solution for partial baldness.

A Turkey hair transplant can be effectuated on different areas of the body, like the head, eyebrows or beard. However, it is effectuated mainly on the scalp, being extremely popular especially for men with receding hairlines.

The operation basically consists of harvesting hair from a donor site, either follicle by follicle in the FUE method or in skin strips in the FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation) one and then attentively transplanting them on the bald areas.

Why choose Turkey over Malaysia for a hair transplant?

Both Turkey and Malaysia are renowned touristic destinations, however, Turkey has managed to successfully transform cosmetic surgery into one of the most appreciated branches of tourism. Also, when considering Turkey is much larger country compared to Malaysia which is why its infrastructure is more developed and can accommodate a higher number of tourists.

In numbers, the medical, including hair transplant branch looks much better in the case Turkey compared to Malaysia. Here is why:
  • Turkey welcomes more than 5,000 candidates for hair transplant procedures per month;
  • compared to Turkey, Malaysia welcomes around 1,000 patients per month (in 2017, almost 1,2 million persons entered Malaysia for such a procedure);
  • the cost of a hair transplant in Turkey is 30% lower than the price of a hair transplant in Malaysia;
  • the travel expenses in Turkey can also be decreased by 20% if flight and accommodation are booked 3 months earlier;
  • in terms of success rate, both Turkey and Malaysia have good results with a rate of 98%.

 For further details on the hair transplant cost in Turkey, or for an exact quote for such a procedure with us, please contact our hair transplant clinic in Istanbul. You can also rely on our doctors in Istanbul for various hair loss treatments at affordable prices in our modern hair transplant clinic in Istanbul.