Hair Transplant in Turkey

hair transplant in turkey

Turkey is not only a desirable location for a holiday, it is also an up and coming preferred destination for hair restoration procedures. Hair transplant Turkey has a lot to offer, especially with the rise in hair transplants using the FUE technique.


Established on seven hills and geographically located on two continents, Istanbul is the only city of its kind. Hair transplant in Istanbul can be cost-effective just like in other cities of Turkey. At the crossroads between Europe and Asia, traveling for a hair transplant Turkey is convenient and affordable. Turkey is located in one of the richest regions of the world historically and geographically and is rated a top touristic destination for foreign visitors both during the hot summer and temperate winter months. For this reason, hair transplant Turkey is appealing to everyone, especially for visiting patients, as recuperation time is minimal allowing opportunities for sightseeing.

Aside from its historical and cultural riches, Turkey's level of development in the field of healthcare presently ranks among the ten most favored countries across the globe with health indicators reaching levels that compare to high income group countries despite its general position as an upper middle income country. When patients choose hair transplant Turkey, especially our Asmed Surgical Center, they will witness that health and sanitary regulations are comparable to clinics and hospitals in European countries and America.

Health or medical tourism, the variety of tourism that enables healthcare establishments to grow either with the purpose of advancing the physical health of people who travel to hot springs or other health centers for treatment, or through the use of the international patient potential with those in need of cosmetic surgery operations such as hair transplants, organ transplants, physical therapy, rehabilitation etc. has grown tremendously in Turkey. It is as a result of trends such as this, that hair transplant Turkey has increased over the last ten years. Private and public hospitals have been built with cutting-edge facilities and technical equipment that by no means lag behind hospitals in western countries. As a result, hair transplant Turkey offers European-standard services with modern structures, a trained and well-educated labor force, doctors who are experts in their fields, a technological infrastructure and an accumulation of experience that is unmatched both from a price/value perspective as well as a quality perspective. When it comes to FUE hair transplant Turkey, lower cost, coupled with short two-day stays allow patients to easily partake in tourist activities.

Choosing hair transplant Turkey as a foreigner pose concerns and questions. With many clinics to choose from, as a patient, there are many factors to consider. Common concerns patients may have when deciding upon hair transplant Turkey could be: communication (not knowing the native language of the country), sanitation of the clinic (especially if the patient has not traveled abroad before), the medical team (the doctor and his assistants along with their results), and hair transplant costs.At ASMED, a preferred destination for hair transplant Turkey, we offer the assistance of native speakers from many countries including the United States, Spain, France, Germany, Sweden and Italy, but of course, not limited to these. Our medical director, Dr. Koray Erdogan and the majority of his staff also speak and understand English. From the moment our patients exit the baggage claims area of the airport, they are met and accompanied by one of our drivers, who will transfer them to the Asmed Surgical Center. Prior to their arrival, photos of the driver assigned to them will also be sent to the patient for easy recognition. Once the patient and driver rendezvous at the airport, the patient coordinator at Asmed will be notified by phone, and any questions or concerns the patient might have will be addressed by the coordinator.

Patients not having traveled to Turkey prior to booking hair transplant Turkey, may be concerned about the sanitary conditions of clinics outside their countries. At Asmed, the sanitary standards of hair transplant Turkey are above and beyond what is expected from the National Ministry of Health. Asmed's self-imposed sanitary criteria is equal to that of the top hospitals and clinics in America and Europe and a special team is assigned to guaranteeing the cleanliness and sterilization of not only the operating rooms, but also the entire surgical center.When exploring amongst the variety of hair transplant Turkey physicians and clinics, it is vital to evaluate the doctor for experience, reputation, results and knowledge in the hair transplant sector. Asmed's Dr. Koray Erdogan is world renowned for hair transplant Turkey and for his results and the care that he provides to his patients. Using his refined artistic ability to contour facial features and bone structure, Dr. Erdogan also considers the donor capacity and future potential for loss of hair that was discussed during a live consultation. Dr. Koray Erdogan also determines if the patient is a suitable or non-suitable candidate for a hair transplant surgery during his live consultation.

At ASMED hair transplant Turkey, hair transplant costs are not a set price. It is not Asmed's intention to charge a patient with a 1000-graft implantation the same price as a patient with a 6000-graft implantation. Prices at ASMED hair transplant Turkey are based on individual graft counts. In addition to the cost of the surgery based on graft count, there is a mandatory medical package that must be purchased by patients that includes laboratory testing and medication. Airport transfers between the airport, hotel and surgical center are at an additional cost and are optional. ASMED patients are offered an optional special reduced cost stay at the five-star Radisson Blu Istanbul Asia Hotel or in a luxury suite at the surgical center (depending on vacancy), as well as optional PRP treatment. Detailed information concerning this subject can be found under hair transplant costs on the following page.At Asmed hair transplant Turkey, we use state-of-the-art equipment. Dr. Koray Erdogan and his assistants have years of experience and an anesthesiologist is present in the operating room throughout the entire process. From the consultation to the post-operative wash (both done on the surgical center premises), every detail and concern is taken into consideration and each and every precaution is implemented.

Additionally, and most recently, the Turkish government has recognized the growth of the medical tourism sector by establishing regulations concerning legal remedies for foreign citizens in cases of malpractice. When considering hair restoration, hair transplant Turkey is deemed to be a safe and desirable destination.


How is Hair Transplant Applied in Turkey?

In Turkey, hair transplants are commonly performed using advanced techniques such as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Direct Hair Implantation (DHI). The process starts with a consultation to assess the patient’s hair loss and develop a tailored treatment plan. The donor and recipient areas are then prepared and numbed with local anesthesia. Hair follicles are carefully extracted from the donor area using specialized tools and then meticulously implanted into the thinning or balding areas. This procedure is carried out by skilled surgeons in state-of-the-art clinics, ensuring high precision and natural results

What are the Advantages of Hair Transplant in Turkey?

Turkey is a leading destination for hair transplants, offering several key advantages:

  • Location: Geographically situated at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Turkey is easily accessible for many people worldwide.
  • Advanced Techniques: Turkish specialists prefer the FUE hair transplant method, known for minimal pain, no visible scars, faster healing, and no need for surgical blades, staples, or stitches.
  • Cost Savings: Hair transplants in Turkey are much cheaper compared to other countries.
  • Tourist Attractions and Hospitality: Patients can enjoy Turkish hospitality and tourist attractions while recovering from their procedure.
  • Hair Transplant Specialists: Turkey boasts a large number of experienced specialists who use the latest technologies and techniques.
  • Free Perks: Many clinics offer free perks such as airport transfers, flight tickets, and accommodation in good hotels.

Additional hair transplant Turkey information for travel purposes:

  • Time Zone: GMT+3
  • International Telephone Country Code: +90

Mobile Communication

The major GSM operators in Turkey are Turkcell, Vodafone and Turk Telekom. You can use your mobile phone in Turkey if your provider has enabled international roaming.

Best Hair Transplant Clinic in Turkey

It depends on factors such as the surgeon’s expertise, clinic reputation, patient reviews, and success rates. Renowned clinics are known for their exceptional standards, use of the latest technology, and highly qualified medical teams. Researching and consulting with multiple clinics is advisable to find the one that best meets your needs.

Hair Transplant Results in Turkey

The hair transplant results in Turkey are typically impressive, with patients seeing significant improvements in hair density and natural-looking hairlines. Full results are generally visible within 12 to 18 months post-procedure. The success of the transplant largely depends on the skill of the surgeon and the quality of aftercare provided.

Hair Transplant Turkey Before and After

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Visa concerns for hair transplant Turkey travel:

While planning your trip to Turkey, do not forget to check your passport to be sure that it is valid for at least 90 days. Depending on your nationality, most probably your stay as a tourist will be limited to 3 months (for one entrance). There is no need to apply in advance or to fill-in any forms for passport holders of many countries.

Affairs website www.mfa.gov.tr for updated information on which passport holders may require a visa before leaving their country.

Hair Transplant Turkey Reviews

  • Adam K. "I traveled to Turkey for my hair transplant, and I couldn't be happier with the results. The surgeon was highly skilled, and the entire staff made me feel comfortable throughout the process. Plus, the cost savings compared to my home country were significant."
  • Sarah L. "My experience with a hair transplant in Turkey exceeded my expectations. The clinic was modern and well-equipped, and the staff were professional and attentive. The added perks, such as free airport transfers and accommodation, made the whole experience stress-free."

Hair Transplant Cost in Turkey

It is significantly lower than in many other countries, making it a popular destination for this procedure. Prices in Turkey generally range from £2,500 to £10,000 which is considerably more affordable than in Western countries where hair transplant costs can be much higher.

Hair Transplant Packages in Turkey

The packages often include a variety of services to ensure a hassle-free experience for international patients. These packages typically cover the cost of the procedure, accommodation in a hotel, airport transfers, and sometimes even meals and sightseeing tours.

ATMs, traveler’s check and credit cards for hair transplant Turkey travel:

Cash machines (ATM’s) are available throughout Turkey. When traveling for hair transplant Turkey, most clinics except only cash. However, throughout Turkey, major European and American credit and ATM cards with instructions on ATM machines are often available in English. It is advisable to inform your bank in advance that you will be traveling to Turkey as some banks will automatically put a stop on cards after the first use abroad in an attempt to combat fraud. International credit and debit cards are widely accepted in shops and restaurants throughout Turkey. However, it is advisable to also carry some cash for the smaller shops and cafes, particularly in more rural areas. Travelers Checks can be exchanged at banks, some large hotels and at bureaus of exchange.


The main voltage for electricity is 220V and 50Hz. Central European-type wall sockets (two-pin plugs) are standard in Turkey.

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