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Grace Diamond, United Kingdom
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Affordable and professional treatment

Fantastic!! Definitely recommend booking via flymedi, prices are affordable which isn’t the case where I live. So far everything’s running smoothly and any questions I’ve had have been answered honestly and promptly. very caring and professional towards your needs and no judgments

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Angela went above and beyond my expectations. She is very friendly and you can always feel at ease contacting her. She made sure I was comfortable with our choice of surgeon Dr. Can Karaca and set up a video call for me. Always ready to help and answer any questions (she would always be available despite the 7 hour time difference)! I wasn’t really sure about traveling to Istanbul, Turkey for my procedure until I met Angela and she explained everything from start to finish and stood behind her words to always be of assistance. Mind you I have been researching for months now for a good doctor and went back and forth between waiting 2 years to get my surgery done in Canada or even traveling to Mexico for it! I was thinking Turkey would be a difficult route due to time difference and the distance but I’m very happy I chose to go to Turkey with Flymedi and I’m glad my agent was Angela Sabou! Do not hesitate to work with Flymedi and especially request Angela if you can!!! - a very satisfied client

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Excellent service. I was really hesitant at first, because I’ve never done anything like this before, but Kirstie did a great job of answering all my questions & concerns, in a timely manner. I would highly recommend using this service.

Omar Hansen, United States
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At the beginning, I was very hesitant about having my surgeries, especially the idea of having them in Turkey, which is a country located across the ocean of where I come from, the United States of America. When I initially started my research, I came across Flymedi, and I strongly believe that connecting with them was the best decision I have made in regards of having my desired surgeries. After entering my contact information, I was contacted from Flymedi by an agent named Abud. On one hand, Abud has been a great assist and support to my journey, as he was involved in every step throughout the process. He was very responsive to all my concerns and inquiries before and after the operations. On the other hand, everyone at the clinic that I was referred to (EstEthica) was very nice and welcoming. The in-person consultant on site (Lamia) was extremely helpful and kind. She, along with the whole clinic staff, made me feel so comfortable and made the whole trip seem as smooth as possible, despite the discomfort after the surgeries. In terms of the results, I can not speak of this just yet as it has only been a week since I have had my operations. However, I will definitely come back within a couple of months to update my review and speak about the results and any other additional notes along the way. In a nutshell, all I can say that I am grateful for everything so far, and I truly appreciate everyone that was involved in this process! P.S. as a word of advice, if you are having a hair transplant operation, I highly recommend having it at least 3 - 4 days before your departure flight back home, as the post operation instructions are a bit intense and not being in a rush would significantly help with the recovery process.

Recommended For Mustache Transplant

Until recently, facial hair transplants, and especially mustache transplant, were performed in order to help patients who due to medical condition or accident (severe burns, etc.) were deprived of natural facial hair. However, in recent years, many patients complaining about the lack or low density of hair are deciding for mustache hair transplant. Therefore, if you are not happy with your mustache’s look, you may think about visiting hair specialist in order to get a mustache transplant. 

A mustache transplant procedure can be performed on patients older than 20-23 years old, in order to leave time for the hormones to reach basal levels. Most mustache hair transplant patients usually have irregular or patchy mustaches. 

Not Recommended For Mustache Transplant

As long as you don’t suffer from spot baldness or diffuse pattern alopecia, you are free to decide to undergo mustache transplant treatment. 

Number Of Trips Abroad

1

Discharge From Hospital

Hospital stay is not required

Duration Of Operation

2 to 5 hours

Overview

Mustache transplant is a popular hair loss treatment for men. It may be performed as a single procedure; however, hair specialists often conduct mustache transplant treatment together with other facial hair transplants such as beard transplant or even eyebrow transplant. In Europe, mustache transplant procedure gained popularity in recent years along with a growing trend for maintaining facial hair rather than shaving it. It’s also worthy to note that the average mustache hair transplant cost is more affordable in certain countries than in others. Patients usually opt for a mustache transplant in Turkey due to overall costs and the fact that it’s a touristic destination.

Moustache transplants, as well as beard transplant or eyebrow transplants, are usually performed by using the DHI (Direct Hair Implantation) or the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) techniques. Both of these procedures offer great precision in the implantation process, which, in turn, allows the mustache transplant technician to be able to carefully design the new facial hair according to the patient's wishes. Both of these techniques also offer one additional bonus, and that is the lack of visible scars in the donor area, which is not the case with other techniques, namely Follicular Unit Extraction.

Preparation

Similarly, with other hair transplant procedures, patients should avoid using any blood thinners such as aspirin for around a week before the procedure. This is done in order to avoid any potential complications such as excessive bleeding during or after the procedure is performed. The newly transplanted hair follicles have a better survival rate if all necessary precautions are taken before the mustache hair transplant takes place. Herbal teas, any intake of vitamins or anti inflammatory medicine also needs to be avoided for a week before the mustache transplant.

How It Is Performed

Mustache transplant procedures can be performed by using different techniques, the most popular of which are Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE and Direct Hair Implantation or DHI.

As with most hair transplant techniques, the patient’s back of the head is used as the donor area for the mustache transplant. With the FUE procedure, the hair transplant specialist will use a small punch to harvest grafts from the donor area. Between one and four hair follicles are harvested in every graft. The grafts are then further divided into smaller units containing 1-2 hair follicles by the hair transplant technician. Once that part of the procedure is done, reception holes can be created in the mustache area, with the hair transplant specialist carefully following the natural hair growth of the patient. Follicular Unit Extraction provides some of the best results nowadays with very little to no scarring in the donor area. The only downside of this procedure is the fact that it takes longer than other techniques, and it can only be performed by a highly trained hair transplant specialist, making it a bit more expensive.

Direct Hair Implantation is quite similar to Follicular Unit Extraction with the only difference being that a micro-punch is used to harvest the hair grafts from the donor area. This micro punch is only a couple of millimeters in width, making donor scars practically invisible once the recovery period is over.

Recovery

Mustache transplant recovery is quite quick. After the hair growth, treatment patient is free to go. On the second day, he can resume his normal activities, including working. However, more strenuous activities should remain limited for some time. One of the key advice regarding mustache transplant recovery period is keeping the mustache area dry in order to provide good conditions for the development of new hair. 

Risks

While hair grafting through follicular unit extraction leaves only tiny incisions, still there is a small possibility of a minor infection, easily suppressed with antibiotics. Apart from this, abnormal swelling and bruising may appear after mustache transplant. In this case, it is recommended to contact your hair specialist. 

Side Effects

Mustache transplant side effects can include swelling in the donor area as well as in the transplant area, but this is a normal reaction after any hair transplant procedure. Patients experiencing extensive swelling will be administered antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medicine for a few weeks after the procedure. It’s important to note that the newly transplanted mustache hair will fall off in around two weeks after the hair transplant is performed but they will re-grow in around two to three months after the recovery period is complete. 

Success Rates

It is estimated that in the hands of skilled hair specialist, 90% of hair grafted in a mustache transplant procedure will survive. The most important factor for the survival of grafts is the experience and skills of your doctor, so choose wisely.  

Before And After

Naturally, patients want to experience a significant change before and after the mustache transplant. In the hands of skilled hair specialist, mustache hair transplant should finish with dramatic change. New hair will start to grow naturally after two-three months from this facial hair transplant procedure, and you will be happy to see a fully-grown mustache in the place where there was no hair before.

Faq

Is Mustache Transplant Procedure Safe? 
Yes, in comparison to other cosmetic medicine procedures, mustache hair transplant is relatively safe, the only (and rare) risk being a minor infection. Therefore, there is nothing to be worried about. 

Will I Be Happy from my Mustache Transplant Results? 
Assuming that you choose a good hair specialist (for example from the list above union you will be pretty much satisfied with your new look after mustache transplant. In the hands of a professional, 90% of hair grafts should survive. 

Why Follicular Unit Extraction for Mustache Transplant? 
While it is a somewhat longer procedure, FUE treatment guarantees no permanent scarring as well as allows for free shaping of the new mustache. Therefore, most of the mustache transplants are performed with follicular unit extraction technique.

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This content is written and reviewed by our medical content teamin July, 2019.