Before The Operation.

All you need to know before hair transplantation in Turkey.

Hair transplantation in Turkey

Hair transplantation is a cosmetic procedure that move hair you already have to fill an area that’s thin or bald due to genetic or psychological factors. The process needs some preparations to ensure permanent and natural hair appearance.
We have prepared a pre-hair transplant guide for you to know all the details that you should consider when deciding to transplant hair.

Am I eligible for a hair transplant?

Before knowing the appropriate hair transplant method for your case, you must know whether you are qualified to do it or not. there are some important criteria for eligibility hair transplantation in Turkey, which are as follows:

1- Health status.

If you have diabetes, high blood pressure or metabolic syndromes and take medication, you may not be able to have the procedure, as some medications cause hair loss. If you suffer from hepatitis B, C, D or HIV, then you are not eligible for a hair transplant procedure in Turkey.

2- The age

Hair transplantation is not considered appropriate for patients younger than 23 years of age due to the ongoing developmental period.

3- Find out the cause of hair loss.

If your baldness is caused by burns or hair loss due to an immune disorder, complete androgen baldness, alopecia Universalis or alopecia totalis, you will not be eligible for hair transplantation.

4- The density of the donor area.

The hair of donor side must be strongest and healthy which is mostly refers to the region located at the back of the head. The quality of the donor area affects the results of the operation later on. If the hair density in your donor area is not enough, you will not be able to make the operation.

Consult a doctor before the transplant operation

Before making any decision regarding the operation, you should consult your doctor, to help you reveal your scalp and hair health and to know whether you are qualified for the operation or not. The hair transplant consultation will also be an opportunity to answer all your questions.

The doctor examines the density of your hair using a device called a “densimeter”, to make sure of your hair quality in the donor area, as the operation may not suit you if the hairs are small or shrunken due to genetic factors.

How do you prepare for a hair transplant?

Did you decide to get a hair transplant in Turkey? So, you have to be fully prepared for the operation to ensure the success of it, you should start your preparations two weeks before the operation and according to the doctor’s directions, here are some general guidelines:

  • Stop using blood thinners and anti-inflammatory medications. Your surgeon will provide you with a list of medications you can and cannot take beforehand.
  • Stop taking any vitamin/mineral or herbal supplement such as ginkgo Biloba.
  • Quit smoking a week before surgery. Smoking affects the healing time and wound healing.
  • Massage your scalp for 10-30 minutes daily a week before the hair transplant procedure, to improve blood circulation in the scalp, the massage works to soften the skin and improve its color. It also increases blood flow to that area.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol in the three days preceding the operation. It is preferable to have the last alcoholic drink a week before the surgery.

24 hours before hair transplant

  • Wash your hair with shampoo, because you will not be able to wash your hair after the procedure for at least a week.
  • Do not cut your hair before the operation, it is important to let the donor area grow. In addition, the long hair covers the stitches after surgery.
  • Get rest and sleep well.

The day of the hair transplant operation

  • Have a light breakfast.
  • Don’t eat foods and drinks that contain caffeine.
  • Do not use any hair products.

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