FUE hair transplant Turkey

FUE hair transplantation is often the first choice of surgeons in the treatment of hair loss, and now it’s making successful progress in Turkey. Experts who perform FUE hair transplant in Turkey use micro medical devices. With the help of these devices, Turkish surgeons aim to:

  • minimal scalp tissue damage,
  • maximum success within the operation process [98% success rate].


If you dream of having thick and dense hair, you can have a successful hair transplant surgery in Turkish clinics that have adopted budget-friendly and sophisticated methods. The FUE technique can be a great way to achieve natural-looking results. Don’t let hair loss get in the way of your self-confidence. Book an appointment for a FUE hair transplant in Turkey today!

Before and After Results of FUE Hair Transplant

You will begin to see your newly transplanted hair within about one month on average. When reviewing FUE hair transplant before and after photos in Turkey, keep in mind that there is typically at least a one-year gap between the two photos. In the first few months, your hair will be very short and may be difficult to notice. However, as it grows longer, you will gradually regain thicker and healthier-looking hair.

FUE Hair Transplant Technology


Follicular Unit Extraction Hair Transplant, also known as FOX procedure. It stands out as one of the most modern hair transplant techniques. Since the follicular unit is narrowest on the surface, it is necessary to use small micro punches of 0.6-0.8 mm in size and is therefore a minimally invasive technique [1].


The difference of this method is the process of preparing the recipient area. Unlike other hair transplantation methods, surgeons open channels in the scalp with medical blades with micro-tips. In these channels, they transplant the hair collected from the donor area in the following process.


Today, when applying the FUE method, hair transplant specialists commonly use two types of medical blades, and the name of the technique also changes according to them. These blades are sapphire and metal slit blades.


Methods Used under FUE Hair Transplant

There are three techniques under the title of FUE hair transplantation in Turkey. Here are them:


  • U-FUE (Unshaven) Hair Transplant in Turkey

U-FUE or unshaven FUE hair transplant in Turkey is specially designed for patients who do not want to shave all of their hair. Because of the better appearance of the scalp after the operation, it’s favored by more and more patients every day.


  • Ice (Frozen) FUE Hair Transplant in Turkey

It is the process of using cold equipment to collect hair follicles from the donor area. It is a variation of the standard FUE technique in which individual hair follicles are extracted from the donor site.


  • NeoGraft Hair Transplant in Turkey

It is a semi-automated FUE hair transplant in Turkey. It is a scarless hair treatment as it provides the least invasive approach. This new technique is not only suitable for hairline restoration and hair transplantation for the vertex but also suitable for eyebrow and beard transplantation [2].

Learn your eligibility for FUE hair transplant

FUE hair transplantation, due to the absence of a specific age limit, is more inclusive than other techniques. If you;


  • suffer from Androgenetic Alopecia (male pattern baldness),
  • are a healthy individual, typically over the age of 25,


you may be a suitable candidate for FUE hair transplant in Turkey. However, you may not be a good candidate if you have serious health issues, allergies or reactions to anesthesia, or if you have AIDS. Additionally, individuals who suffer from complete baldness or have had no hair since birth may not be suitable candidates.


FUE Hair Transplant for Men

On average, 4000 grafts of hair are transplanted with FUE hair transplant in Turkey. This is sufficient for most men suffering from male pattern baldness. For example, Turkish surgeons can safely use FUE hair transplantation to treat a patient at stage 5 on the Norwood Hair Loss Scale.

FUE Hair Transplant for Women

FUE hair transplant in Turkey gives successful results in patients with Androgenetic Alopecia. Although this condition is most common in men (50% in society), 20% to 25% of women also suffer from it. Women prefer the FUE technique because it is a more controlled operation in the hair harvesting and transplanting steps, less damaging to the hair follicles and minimally invasive.

Cost of FUE Hair Transplant in Turkey

FUE hair transplant cost Turkey

The cost of an FUE hair transplant can range from $1,800 to $2,600 on average. However, it is important to note that these prices are estimates and can vary for each individual and clinic.


In general, overall hair transplant cost in Turkey can vary depending on these factors:

  • the type of surgery,
  • the chosen clinic,
  • the reputation of the surgeon,
  • the complexity of the case,
  • the number of hair grafts needed.


You can contact us to learn about the FUE hair transplant packages of Vantage Clinic working with the best hair transplant surgeons in Turkey.


Journey Process for FUE Hair Transplant in Turkey

If you’re considering an FUE hair transplant in Turkey, here’s how the process typically works with Vantage Clinic in Istanbul:


  • Online Consultation: Contact us for an initial online consultation to discuss your needs and assess your eligibility for the procedure.


  • Planning and Package Selection: After the consultation, if you decide to proceed, we’ll help you choose the right package for your needs. Nearly all packages include accommodation, transportation, and interpretation services.


  • Arrival in Istanbul: Upon your arrival at Sabiha Gökçen Airport or İstanbul Airport, we’ll pick you up and transfer you to a 5-star hotel specified in your package.


  • Rest and Preparation: Take some time to rest in your hotel room. Once you’re ready, we’ll bring you to the clinic to meet our medical team and discuss the surgery process.


  • Clinic Visit: At the clinic, our English-speaking staff will guide you through the surgical process and handle any concerns or questions you may have.


  • FUE Hair Transplant: The surgery itself typically takes 3 to 8 hours, depending on factors like the size of the recipient area and the number of grafts needed. Our medical team may take breaks as needed.


  • Post-Surgery Care: After the surgery, if recommended by your surgeon, you can stay in a special room at the clinic for a day or so for observation. You’ll receive instructions on post-operative care and activities to avoid.


  • Recovery and Enjoying Istanbul: Take a few days to rest and recover, following the provided guidelines. You can also explore Istanbul, visit historical sites, and savor Turkish cuisine.


  • Departure: When you’re ready to return home, we’ll ensure your safe transfer to the airport and see you off.


Steps of FUE hair transplant surgery in Turkey

The FUE method in hair transplantation generally includes the following stages:


  1. The medical team analyzes your hair.
  2. If there is no problem for transplantation, they will then shave your hair, if you didn’t choose U-FUE.
  3. After shaving, they determine the hair transplantation boundaries and the front hairline.
  4. They apply local anesthesia to the areas where the procedure will be performed.
  5. They collect hair strands as grafts from the back area of the shaved hair.
  6. Afterwards, these graft hair strands are kept in a solution.
  7. While the graft hair strands are kept waiting, the specialist opens channels in the area where the hair transplantation will be performed with the help of a metal knife or sapphire knife with micro-tips.
  8. After opening the channels, he transplants the collected hair follicles into this area. Thus, the surgeon completes the operation process [3].

FAQs about FUE Hair Transplant

How many days should I stay in Turkey for a FUE hair transplant?

Generally, hair transplant surgery takes a few hours and is completed on the same day. However, depending on the size of the procedure and the patient’s specific condition, the procedure may continue the next day or for a few more days. After the procedure, the medical team advises patients to rest for at least 2-3 days and avoid certain activities during the recovery period.

What equipment is required after a FUE hair transplant procedure in Turkey?

A bandage may be needed for a few days after the procedure and some medication may need to be taken. It is recommended to avoid clothing that will come into direct contact with the hair, such as hats. You should also avoid sunlight and touching the scalp.

How many months after FUE hair transplant in Turkey will my hair grow?

After a FUE hair transplant surgery, it may take approximately 3-6 months for the hair to heal and grow. Follow-up visits after the procedure can be planned between the patient and the surgeon.

How many months after FUE hair transplant in Turkey will my hair grow?

After a FUE hair transplant surgery, it may take approximately 3-6 months for the hair to heal and grow. Follow-up visits after the procedure can be planned between the patient and the surgeon.

Why Turkey?

Hair transplant clinics in Turkey usually offer high-quality services and provide all the necessary medical support to help patients recover quickly. They are also very budget-friendly.

Do I need to use finasteride after an FUE hair transplant surgery?

It is up to you whether or not to use this FDA-approved medication after the surgery. Hair transplant specialists advise patients to continue using it because Finasteride prevents existing hair from falling out.


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  2. ‌FUE Hair Transplant Turkey – Process & Cost in 2024. Heva Clinic. Accessed May 15, 2024. https://www.dentalhairclinicturkey.com/fue-hair-transplant-turkey/
  3. ‌Jiménez-Acosta F, Ponce-Rodríguez I. Follicular Unit Extraction for Hair Transplantation: An Update. Actas Dermo-Sifiliográficas (English Edition). 2017;108(6):532-537. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adengl.2017.05.018

Article Review By: Dr. Jyothi Shenoy V
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