It is not uncommon for people to ask whether they should go to Turkey for their hair replacement procedures. This question usually comes up the first time someone hears of hair replacement surgery but has never considered it before.
On the face of it, Turkey can seem like an affordable option for your hair replacement procedure, especially when you factor in the competition and high costs of going through a local clinic as well. But before you make your decision, it’s crucial to weigh the options and consider all aspects of your situation.
To help you out with an answer, I’m going to approach the question from two alternate perspectives.
As A ConsumerIf you are looking to bring down the cost of your hair replacement procedure, Turkey is a great place to get it done. Of course, the price of your treatment will depend on the type of treatment you want, how much hair implant you require, and a few other factors. In the end, however, you’ll be spending much less than you would anywhere else overall. Medical tourists can get hair transplantations for as low as a dollar per graft, making for significant savings when you think of how expensive transplants can get in other parts of the world. At the same time, you’ll need to factor in additional costs of travel, lodging, and returning for follow-up procedures, so that’s something you’ll need to be aware of as a part of the overall cost involved.
As A ProfessionalCost is an important consideration when considering where to go for your hair transplant procedure. However, while highly unlikely, things can still go wrong with a hair transplant procedure, such as an infection. An ugly infection, if left untreated, can wipe out all your drafts in as short as just a few days. And when you consider that you can’t get these drafts back the moment they’re removed from your scalp, it’s even more essential to ensure you pay as much attention to your post-procedural treatment as neccessary. As a hair transplant specialist myself, my biggest worry about anyone going to Turkey from the United States is the quality of continued care you have with your doctor after your procedure. In addition, getting your procedure done overseas could mean you’re risking the ability to access immediate and efficient service if something happens with your hair that you need help correcting.
Final ThoughtsIn the end, it all comes down to price versus reliability. Turkey may seem like the perfect place to find quality hair replacement procedures at the best prices, but is the potential cost savings a good enough reason to take your business overseas? I’m not convinced that it is. However, I hope this article has provided you with everything you need to know about getting a hair transplant treatment in Turkey and helping you decide if this is right for you.
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