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Beard Transplant in Turkey

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A beard transplant, also known as facial hair transplant or a full beard transplant is a hair restoration cosmetic procedure in which the appearance of a patient’s facial hair is restored. The procedure gained much popularity in recent years as it’s an easy and reliable way to achieve the desired look. Some men may want to restore their facial hair following burns or trauma in the area while others had a genetic predisposition not to grow a full beard. Patients from the Middle East and other parts of the world may also turn to a beard transplant procedure for religious reasons, apart from the cosmetic ones.

The Follicular Unit Extraction technique is usually used for beard transplant procedures, as this technique can ensure great results with minimum risks and side effects.

Beard Transplant Candidates

A beard transplant procedure, also known as a facial hair transplant procedure is recommended for patients who have lost parts of their beards or moustaches due to burns, trauma or hormonal abnormalities. A beard transplant is also recommended for patients with very thin beards or with little or no hair growth in certain parts of the face.

Am I Suitable for Beard Transplant?

A beard transplant or a facial hair transplant procedure is not recommended for patients suffering from spot baldness or diffuse pattern balding, as these conditions affect the donor area. The back of the head is usually used as a donor area for a beard transplant procedure.

Preparing for Beard Transplant

At least a week before the beard transplant is set to begin, patients must stop the intake of any aspirin, anti inflammatory medicine, vitamins or herbal teas. If you have been taking any of these medicines, please inform your beard transplant doctor.

How is Beard Transplant Performed?

Local anaesthesia or a mild sedative is usually used for a beard transplant procedure. The patient’s donor area is then shaved to about 2 mm. This is done in order to improve visibility in the area and allow the doctor to pick the best possible hair follicles. With the FUE technique, a micro motor and a micro punch are used to harvest hair follicles from the back of the head. Tiny incisions are then created in the receiving area, whilst keeping in mind the beard natural’s growth direction. Most incisions are half a millimetre in width. The hair follicles are then placed into the incisions. The donor area is then wrapped in bandages and the recovery period can begin.

Beard Transplant Summary

Anesthesia

Local anesthetic

Duration of Operation

4 to 8 hours

Beard Transplant Recovery

Patients will be required to follow a set of instructions provided to them by the doctor. Antibiotics, painkillers and sleeping pills need to be taken as instructed. Patients should also refrain from rubbing, touching or scratching their beard for a week – the implanted hair follicles require ample time to heal properly. Tiny scabs may also form around the donor area, where the hair follicles were harvested – patients need to refrain from scratching or breaking them off. It’s best to leave them to heal on their own.

Beard Transplant Risks and Complications

There is a risk of infection after a beard transplant procedure, but it’s highly unlikely. Antibiotics are administered to treat it, if it occurs. Some patients may require more than one beard transplant, until the desired result is achieved.

Beard Transplant Side Effects

A beard transplant procedure may have a few unwanted side effects, including:

● Itchiness around the beard for around a week
● Swelling and tenderness
● Redness around the face
● Pain and discomfort

Beard Transplant Success Rates

Beard transplant reviews set the success rate at around 90%, at least 6 months after the beard transplant procedure is performed.

Before and After Beard Transplant

The implanted hair follicles will first fall off, 2-3 weeks after the beard transplant, before they will begin regrowing naturally over the course of a few months. Full beard transplant patients enjoy a boost in confidence, as they feel more masculine with their full set of beards. The new beard will need to be trimmed though, as the implanted hair follicles tend to grow continuously throughout the patient’s life.

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Beard Transplant Cost in Turkey

Cheapest Beard Transplant price in Turkey is € 1,500. Average Beard Transplant cost in Turkey is € 2,033 where prices can go as high as € 2,300.

With FlyMedi, you can connect with 6 Hair Transplant centers in Turkey that are offering Beard Transplant procedures. These Hair Transplant centers are accredited by international standard-setting bodies including JCI and CIBMTR. Popular Beard Transplant destinations in Turkey include Istanbul and Antalya.

Prices listed on this page are the average price for Beard Transplant. Clinics may require more details regarding your medical condition in order to provide you with a personalized Beard Transplant quote. For a more accurate Beard Transplant price quote, please click HERE.

Turkey

Turkey is a treasure trove of traditions, spices, street food delights and destinations for any intrepid tourist. It’s a mix between the familiar and the exotic, ranging from the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene and relaxed Roman ruins spread around Turkey’s Western and Southern coast. Turkey is a fairly large country with 75 million inhabitants. The country spreads between Europe and Asia, with 97% of the country on the Asian side – Asian Turkey. Turkey is encircled and enjoys access to three different seas: The Black Sea, The Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and the largest city in Europe, regarding population – It has over 14 million people.

Healthcare

Turkey’s medical infrastructure has improved greatly beginning with the early 2000s and now is one of the biggest medical tourism hubs in Europe and Asia. Turkey has the largest number of JCI-accredited hospitals, second only to the USA and hospitals are more often than not part of international healthcare groups, following strict European protocols and regulations. Turkey has 28.000 medical institutions spread across the European and Asian side but some of the biggest private hospitals and medical centres are in Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and Bodrum – these also happen to be some of the best tourist destinations in Turkey.

Sights to See

Bodrum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, with its sandy beaches and small streets littered with traditional shops and elegant restaurants. The town used to be called Halicarnassus, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is one of the World’s Seven Ancient Wonders. Bodrum also features a castle built by the crusaders in the 15th century.

Istanbul is the home of several architectural treasures, including the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque was built on the orders of Sultan Ahmed between 1609 and 1616 and the Sultan’s body still resides within the mosque. The high ceiling is lined with more than 20000 handmade ceramic tiles, hence the name – The Blue Mosque.

Pamukkale, meaning “The Cotton Castle” in Turkish is a surreal destination in the country’s western region of Denizli, world renowned for its white terraces with warm spring water. The ancient Greek city of Hierapolis was built over the springs and Pamukkale was a renowned destination in antiquity as well. Tourists can visit the ancient Roman and Greek ruins of the baths, temples and theatres dating to the second century BC.

Things to Know

● If you don’t feel like waiting in a queue, you can get a VISA for Turkey online. The VISA usually costs around $20 for US travellers.

● Turkey’s population is predominantly Islamic so it’s a good idea to wear a headscarf while visiting mosques. Shorts or any other garments that fit under the knee are not prohibited by law but it’s considered good etiquette not to wear shorts for men or short skirts for women.

● You can change any sort of currency into the Turkish Lira – the Turkish currency just about everywhere. Most supermarkets and shops also accept credit cards.

● Roaming fees in Turkey can be somewhat expensive, so it’s a good idea to simply buy a new Turkish SIM card and use it while staying in Turkey.

● Turkey’s international calling code is +90.

● Electrical installations usually operate on 220 volts, 50 Hz and use European style plugs and European style sockets. Four and Five star hotels usually provide North American - 120 volts, 60 Hz sockets as well.

● Driving in Turkey can be a hassle sometimes, but very pleasurable at other times. Roads are usually in good shape and some roads actually lack traffic, so it can be a relaxing experience. In Turkey, people drive on the right, so that’s a detail you will need to keep in mind. In some areas, villagers made cardboard and marker pen signs in order to help lost tourist on their way.

● Renting a car in Turkey is quite simple and cheap. If you have the budget for a full insurance, you should definitely take it – if anything happens, at least you won’t have to worry about money.

● The Turkish Airlines Company, THY offers destinations to just about anywhere in the world with a total of 261 destinations. The company was founded in 1933 and features 285 passenger and cargo planes.

● Turkey uses the metric system which is easy enough to understand – 1 Km = 1000 meters, 1 Kg = 1000 grams, and so on. One mile equals 1.60 Km.

● Turkish people are warm and very hospitable - It is customary for people to hug and kiss both cheeks regardless of their gender.

● Turkish street food is very diverse, from the simple bagel-type snack Simit to the familiar pizza-type Lahmacun, there are tons of variants to just about anything. 



● Turkish coffee is world renowned, but it’s also a bit different than say, its American counterpart -  It is usually a strong coffee with a rich aroma, served very hot from a small traditional cup. Be careful not to drink any of the coffee grounds still in the cup.

● Turkish delight, as the name suggests, can be a really sweet delight for tourists. It is made from sugar, starch and just about any fruit or aroma imaginable, including walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, dates, lemon, orange, rosewater and many others. Turkish delight is usually served with coffee and it became popular all around the world, including in the Balkans region and as far as Brazil and North America.

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Beard Transplant FAQ

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Can I shave properly or try different styles after a full beard transplant?

Definitely – patients can shave in around 3-4 months after the beard transplant procedure. After that, the beard can be maintained just like natural facial hair.

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How long will the results last?

The results are permanent.

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Will I have a bald spot at the back of my head after the procedure?

No, the doctor will select a few hair follicles from each area, as not to leave any bald spots in the donor area.