Frequently Asked Questions on Hair Transplantation
No, we are not a partner of any health insurance company.
At Dr.Serkan Aygın Clinic, we offer our patients Hair Treatments and Hair Transplantation operations for scalp and facial hair.
Yes, women also suffer from hair loss caused by androgenetic alopecia or they might need to strengthen their existing hair.
Hair transplantation or hair treatment services are also provided for our women patients.
In the first instance, you can contact us and schedule your appointment for consultation.
If you are living in another city or country you can send your photos for online consultation. After online consultation, our patient coordinators will get in touch with you and inform you about the next steps. You may learn more about the following steps on our hair transplantation services page.
Yes, we provide a warranty document after the operation. We confirm that the newly transplanted hair follicles will bound with your skin and once they are healed, they will not fall out or be damaged. Transplanted hair will grow as your natural hair, and as a result you will obtain a natural look.
The warranty will be valid unless you are exposed to any cancer therapies such as chemotherapy, radiotherapy or any other diseases and treatments that will cause damage to your body hair.
Yes, we provide hair transplantation services including; airport pick-up and drop-off services, hotel accommodation, hotel-clinic transportation, and translators for our international patients.
It takes nearly 6 hours depending on the operation plan.
Hair transplantation operations are done under local anesthesia, after checking if the patient has any allergy condition.
No, since hair transplant operations are performed under local anesthesia, you don’t feel any pain.
The doctor decides on the suitability of the patients for hair transplantation after the medical examination. Hair transplantation is recommended according to patients’ hair condition and hair loss phase. Besides that, there is no particular age for having a hair transplantation procedure.
We recommend a 6-month waiting period for the area where hair transplantation has not been performed, and a 1-year waiting period for the area where hair transplantation has been done.
During the operation, we protect the grafts, which are taken from the donor area with ideal conditions by preserving them in a particular solution and cooling process that provides ideal conditions.
Micro FUE method is the process of extracting follicular hair units from the donor area by using micro punch tips of 0,6 or 0,8 diameters, without any incision marks or stitches, and implanting these follicles one by one into the recipient area.
It is a stitch-free, painless and minimally invasive surgical procedure that does not leave any marks or scars on the skin.
We use micro grafting FUE method at Dr.Serkan Aygın Clinic. We are very experienced in this technique, and we are proud of providing our patients from all around the world with natural looking and dense hair.
It is not recommended to shave your hair before consultation since the doctor would first want to see your current hair condition.
No problem, you can take them before the operation.
The doctor would advise you medications or treatments that will help to strengthen and protect your existing hair during the consultation.
Smoking causes constriction on your vessels and this may affect your hair growth. We advise you to stop smoking 24 hours prior to the operations and 1 week after the operation.
Three days before the operation you should stop taking medications that might thin your blood like aspirin. But please get approval from your primary doctor for this and before the procedure, let us know about your health problems and the medications you take.
FUE hair transplant is a minimally invasive operation, and post-operational recovery is very fast. You will only have small scabs on transplanted area and tiny red dots at donor area. 15 days after the operation, donor & transplanted area’s appearance will be normal.
After two months your transplanted hair starts to grow. In 6 months you see half of the result. In 12-18 months you may see the final result. For more information you can visit our page via this link.
Within the first weeks after your operation, your transplanted hair will fall-out. We call this period ‘shock loss’. It is a normal process so you don’t have to worry about anything and following this phase your permanent hair will start growing again.
You can visit our After Hair Transplantation page for detailed explanation.
Right after the operation, you may feel swelling and a little pain.
You should wash your hair according to hair wash instructions for 15 days.
In 6 months you begin to see your hair re-growth progress. 12-18 months after the operation, you will have intensive, natural looking hair and see your final hair transplantation result.
You can return your daily routine and work 2-3 days after the operation. About appearance, keep in mind that you will have scabs on your transplanted area for 12-15 days.
Please read our post operational instructions carefully. Briefly, avoid bodybuilding or any other sweating workouts for 15 days. Wait for one month for swimming or playing basketball, football, tennis, etc.
The doctor advises you medications or treatments you would need after the operation.
If the doctor advises you to take minoxidil, you should start applying it to your transplanted and donor area after recovery time.
After one month you can shorten your hair. Wait for six months to shave your hair with a razor blade.
You can use antihistamines, which doctor advice for itching.
You can reduce pain by using mild painkillers that the doctor shall advice.
You may see some small lesions like pimples in 2-3 months after the operation.
They usually disappear in a few months without any treatment. Do not squeeze them. If they bother you, please contact us.
There is no constant medication in scalp MESOTHERAPY.
According to the pathology existing in each patient, treatments with different mechanisms of action, alone or in combination are chosen.
General principal is to avoid using many agents in a combination and to use minimum number of agents that will be sufficient for patient pathology.
Vascular effects ingredients, Anti androgenic effects, Anti seborrheic, anti inflammatory effects, Creatine biosynthesis effects, Local Anesthetic
Cocktails made with these ingredients, acts at the level of the dermal papilla. Mesotherapy Treatment regulates hair growth and stimulates the production of keratin.
The cocktail of vasodilator agents increase blood supply to the hair follicles by providing a functional microcirculation. In this way hair is revealed and getting thicker and sleek.
Vitamins and trace elements in cocktail prevent hair loss, regulate oil secretion and reduce dandruff formation. They also contribute with their antioxidant properties.
The hair washing process will start on the 3rd day following surgery until the 15th day, by applying the lotions and shampoos recommended by us.
For further information you can visit our Washing Hair After Transplant page.