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Repair Hair Transplant in Turkey

Updated on Thursday 29th October 2020

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Improperly effectuated hair transplants may lead to unnatural looks. Excessive extraction of grafts with FUE, visible scars caused by FUT, traditional methods utilized for hair restoration like mini grafts and plugs, scalp reductions, poorly designed hairlines, irregular distribution of grafts, too much hair on the forehead and improper hair density could be some of the issues that need to be corrected with a repair hair transplant in Turkey.

If you are searching for the best hair transplant clinic in Turkey for this procedure, you should know that  in our clinic you can benefit from hair transplant repair procedures performed by qualified hair transplant doctors no matter the affection you suffer from.
 

What are some examples of unsuccessful hair transplants? 


Hair restoration poses a series of challenges and the doctor’s experience and technique are essential for the success of the procedure. When the results are not as expected, the patient is understandably discontent and angered. This is why the task of the new surgeon who will repair the hair transplant is even more important.
 
Patients who have been subject to unsuccessful hair transplants may report the following:
 
  • Hairline problems: the hairline is too broad or positioned improperly; 
  • Scarring: one or more scars of various sizes are left visible in the recipient area and/or the donor area;
  • Wring placement: in some cases, the hair could be placed in the wrong direction; this, combined with unrealistic area coverage leads to an unnatural look, the opposite of what the patient was expecting;
  • Others: ridging, hair waste, and an improper graft size (too large) may be reported by patients.
 
If you are a patient who was subject to a failed procedure, you may have observed one or more of these issues. It is common for many of these issues to be interrelated.
 
Hair loss following a poor FUE or FUT technique is common and it is a clear indicator that the initial procedure was unsuccessful. While it is common for the initially transplanted hair to fall off and new, stronger hair to grow in its place (patients are instructed that this will happen), when the technique is poorly executed the hair falls because the follicles did not have a chance to survive.
 
The specialists at our Turkey hair transplant clinic perform a successful procedure for first-time patients and are also able to repair that which other surgeons have failed to provide. We understand that the health and appearance of one’s hair is an important element for self-esteem and we take our time to find the right solution for our patients.
 
If you have had a previous unfavorable hair transplant experience, this does not mean that you do not stand another chance at regaining beautiful hair. Our experienced hair transplant doctors are able to intervene and deliver the results you have been hoping for. 


Who is a good candidate for hair transplant repair procedures?


In our clinic in Turkey, we welcome all patients, including those in need of repair hair transplants. Among the patients who usually require such interventions, are those who have suffered various accidents such as burns and other injuries that have affected their scalp, persons who suffer from various diseases, including alopecia, but also those who have undergone hair transplants with unfortunate results.

Hair loss is also a common cause that requires hair transplant repairs because in many cases the loss is uneven. This is mostly the case of female patients. So, it is safe to say that all types of patients can be subject to hair transplants through reparatory procedures.

We invite you to our hair transplant clinic in Istanbul to discover the procedure which suits you the most.
 

Repair hair transplant procedure – where can they be used?


One of the most frequent questions our patients ask us if they can benefit from hair transplant repairs on other areas, such as the eyebrows, the beard and mustacheand even the sideburns. The answer to this question is yes, a patient can benefit from various types of hair transplant repair procedures on various areas of the face or the scalp, including the hairline.

The face is a business card for most people, which is why our hair transplant surgeons in Turkey are specialized in offering various types of solutions, no matter how serious a patient’s problem is. You can be confident that in our clinic you will find a personalized solution.
 

 Hair transplant repair techniques in our clinic in Turkey


The methods used for repairing the cosmetic issues resulted from outdated hair transplant techniques have improved greatly over the last ten years. The surgeries for repairing hair transplants in Turkey include the following:
 
  1. camouflage which helps improve the looks of patients through the implant of new hair grafts;
  2. graft removal which refers to the removal and replacement of hair grafts for a more natural look;
  3. combined repair hair transplants which refer to the implantation and the replacement of hair follicles
  4. scar fixing for patients who have suffered from accidents or who have undergone other hair transplants through old techniques;
  5. laser hair removal which is usually used in patients who have undergone other hair transplants which did not succeed as expected.

In our hair transplant clinic in Istanbul, all patients are treated based on personalized treatment schemes, including persons in need of repair hair transplants.
 

Camouflage


It is a technique in which small follicular units are implanted exactly in front of the larger grafts to hide them, or to improve their form by rendering a softer and more natural-looking hairline

Our Turkey hair transplant experts can recommend this technique to those patients who require the correction of the hairline as this can easily improve the overall appearance. A natural result is the most important advantage for this procedure and, as the name suggests, it “hides” any mistakes or unnatural areas that might have been created during the initial transplant. For some patients, one session may not be enough to correct all of the issues. In this case, our specialists can recommend a second session and this will take place eight to twelve months after the first one, once the hair from the first procedure has grown in.
 

Graft Removal


It is a more aggressive method of extracting and re-allocating the anomalous grafts to make the consequent camouflage more effective. In graft removal, also called graft excision, the problematic grafts are extracted with care, divided into individual follicular units, and after that, they are implanted again in the correct location and direction. The places where the bigger grafts had been extracted are after that sutured closed. In addition to making it possible to use again the same follicular units, another advantage of this method is that, while the grafts are extracted, the scarred tissue is also eliminated, leading to an overall improvement of the appearance of the skin in that particular area. Our Turkish hair transplant surgeons can provide you more details on this technique and can send you details about the hair transplant cost in Turkey.
 
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Combined repair


In some cases, if the grafts are distributed correctly and they are forming the right direction, supplementary follicular units might just be transplanted around them to render a more natural look. In other cases, if there are numerous grafts that need to be extracted, the graft extraction process and re-transplantation could necessitate several sessions. This method in which graft excision and camouflage are used is called combined repair.

As previously mentioned, waiting a certain amount of time is essential before procedures and this is also the case in a combined repair. The patient will need to wait for the graft excision to heal before the FUE/FUT technique is used for the camouflage. The doctor will decide which of the two techniques is better in the patient’s case. Often, follicular unit transplantation is chosen because this allows for maximum precision.
 

Fixing scars


It is a more recent technique in repair hair transplants in Turkey, consisting of utilizing the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) to camouflage an enlarged scar on the donor area. The hair is taken out from around the tissue of the scar and then implanted directly on it.
 

Laser hair removal


The laser hair removal is used when the transplanted grafts are small, however, they had been located wrongly or have the incorrect direction, for example too near to the forehead. In order for this technique to be effective, the underlying tissue has to be approximately normal, so that after the hair is eliminated there should be no signs that a prior surgery took place. 

Other repair hair transplant techniques in Turkey could consist of laser resurfacing (used to repair scars and level the skin), scalp micropigmentation (a permanent enhancing “tattoo” that imitates the extremely short hairs on a shaved scalp) and depleted supply (an appropriate donor hair supply). Our hair transplant physicians in Turkey can provide you more details on these techniques. 
 

The most common techniques used in hair transplant repairs 


Our hair transplant surgeons in Turkey use the latest techniques no matter the intervention a patient needs. Among these, Follicular Unit Extraction and Follicular Unit Transplantation, or FUE and FUT, are currently the most employed because they offer what all patients need: less to no visible scars and natural-looking results. Our doctors can perform these techniques for a wide range of patients, so if you are an Asian man or an afro american man who needs a hair transplant in Turkey, our surgeons are at your disposal.

While FUE implies the harvesting of individual follicles which are then transplanted by making small punches onto the recipient site, FUT implies the collection of hair strips and their implantation on a larger area of the recipient site. No matter the technique used, a hair transplant repair requires a lot of attention and patience, our doctors have the skills to complete such delicate interventions.

In our clinic in Turkey, our surgeons can also use various innovative tools, such as the NeoGraft technique which implies the use of a special collector tool that aspires the hair follicles. Approved by the US Food and Drug Administration, this technique is one of the most popular in the world and it is also used in our hair transplant clinic in Istanbul.

Before deciding on the technique for a hair transplant repair procedure, the patient will first need to undergo an evaluation with one of our doctors and discuss the method and the results to be expected.

We invite you to watch a video that summarizes the main hair transplant repair procedures: 

Hair transplant repair issues

The experts at our Turkey hair transplant clinic will always strive to provide you with satisfactory results related to the repair of a previously unsuccessful procedure. During the initial consultation, one of our doctors will assess your case and will discuss the prospects and the limitations of the new procedure. This is not to say that results cannot be achieved. We encourage open communication between the surgeon and the client who will receive information about what is achievable, and what is to be expected after the repair procedure. The surgeon will also discuss the repair plan, especially in those cases in which a combined procedure is needed or when subsequent interventions are required.

 
Some of the issues that are taken into consideration are the following:
 
  1. the limitations of the donor supply area: our surgeons will attempt to make the most of out the donor supply area and ideally the hair available on the scalp in other areas will be healthy enough to allow for the supply; our team will evaluate and propose suitable solutions such as body hair transplant;
  2. personal particularities: each patient has a unique genetic makeup and this determines the hairline design, growth angle and others; moreover, the hair density can also be determined genetically; this is why at our hair transplant clinic in Istanbul our doctors pay great attention to symmetry or asymmetry as well as the growth angle;
  3. skin health: the health and structure of the skin, as well as any existing skin conditions (if any), need to be carefully assessed; our team takes great care in assessing the health of the skin especially after a previously unsuccessful hair transplant. 


Other hair transplant repair options in Turkey


Some patients do not know that a hair transplant repair procedure can be completed by other additional treatments, such as low-level laser therapy and micropigmentation. Combined with the FUE transplant, micropigmentation is one of the best solutions for those in need of repair hair transplants.

Here are a few interesting facts about the most causes of hair loss which can determine patients ask for hair transplants in our clinic in Turkey:
 
  • out of all men on the globe, between 50% and 70% are likely to develop androgenetic alopecia;
  • women are also prone to temporary hair loss problems, however, normal hair growth is expected within 3 or 4 months after treatment;
  • stress can also be a cause of hair loss, however, the hair can grow back to normal within 6 to 12 months;
  • approximately 5% of Afro-American patients can develop systemic lupus because of scars on the scalp.

Please contact us if you need a repair hair transplant procedure in Turkey and is you wish to know what would be the hair transplant cost in Turkey for this type of procedure.