Best hair transplant doctors in Turkey
Hair transplant surgery came into practice in 1939 in Japan. A dermatologist known as Dr Okuda managed to develop a hair restoring practice in injured and burnt parts of the scalp. Dr Okuda used a punch technique, which included removing small parts of the skin that contained hairs and implanting them into tiny holes located in the affected skin. Following the graft’s recovery, the affected skin successfully generated other hairs and in the specific regions from where they were extracted. Dr Okuda’s technique was then developed further by a Japanese dermatologist, Dr Tamura. Dr Tamura successfully minimised the graft’s size to between one and three hairs. He opted to base his work on the restoration of women’s hair in the pubic region. Tamura’s surgery technique is almost similar to those performed today.
The first major hair transplantation in history was done back in 1822 by Diegonbach. Throughout the entire existence of hair transplantation going back to 1822, numerous ineffective techniques have been attempted. However, with the most recent innovation, every disappointment has been covered in the dusty pages of history.
After Diegonbach’s first hair transplantation, in 1926, Hunt Kelligen, in principle, referenced that hair growth could be accomplished in bare territories. FUT and FUE procedures have been created and simple, effortless, victories have been won. On account of the most recent innovation, there is no unnatural appearance and torment.
Turkey is recognised as being one of the best countries in the world, offering hair transplantation services. This recognition has been majorly contributed by the best hair transplant doctors the country has in offering such services. The following are the top-ranked hair transplant doctors in Turkey; Dr Oguz Kayiran, Dr Muttalip Keser and Dr Koray Erdogan.
“The typical charge for performing hair transplant procedure in Turkey ranges between $1,700 and $2,000. The same operation in Britain or the US could cost up to $25,000” – Nicole Crowder, The Washington Post
For starters, the cost-efficient procedures are not of poor quality; on the contrary, the standard of medical care in Turkey clashes with its low prices. From a Turkish citizen’s point of view, the prices we see as affordable are out of reach. For a person earning their money in Dollars, Pounds and Euros, the costs of hair transplants are cheap.
Being the centre of attention is never easy. High demand, the pressure to excel and effort to maintain the achievements all come into the equation. In other words, hair transplant centres have popped up like mushrooms across the country to meet the increasing number of medical tourists flocking to the country for hair restoration. While hundreds of clinics serve thousands of patients monthly, it also creates a competitive environment. Every hair transplant centre wants to stand out. The result is more innovations, better services and happier patients.
Turkey retains various hair transplant techniques such as sapphire FUE that make the process all the more efficient and successful.
Hair transplant centres in Turkey offer outstanding services for medical tourists to facilitate their stay away from home. The services include airport pick up, a private car and a driver, interpreters to break the language barriers and occasionally a complimentary PRP treatment.
The Turkish government does not take regulations lightly, particularly with the medical field. It runs frequent spontaneous inspections to ensure that every medical facility in the country meets the international standards of medical care. In addition to government accreditation, Turkey retains the highest number of JCI-approved hospitals.
Medical tourism is a growing trend
Medical tourism has become the trend of our era, thousands seek medical care abroad and prices are not the only contributing factors. In reality, medical tourism offers much more than money saving. The thrill that comes with discovering a new country while simultaneously receiving a life-changing makeover is unprecedented.
Turkey’s climate, culture, architecture, geography and most importantly, the cuisine has helped the country leap to the first rank as the world’s first choice for hair transplantation.
Best doctors in Turkey
Dr Oguz Kayiran
Dr. Oguz is a plastic surgeon who obtained his diploma in 2001 at the University of Ankara in the School of Medicine. He then began practicing at the Northern General Hospital in Sheffield and later finalised his training as a plastic surgeon in the Ankara hospital. He has over nine years of practice in the aesthetic, plastic surgery field. In 2008, he experienced not only plastic and reconstructive surgery, but also aesthetic and overall surgery. He has worked in clinics at the University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine. The following is his work experience over the years:
Tekirdag Corlu State Hospital, plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery clinic –Tekirdag (2009-2012)
İzmir Ekol KBB Hospital, plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery clinic-Izmir (2012-2014)
Izmir University, plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery clinic (2014-2015)
Istanbul Kolan International Hospital, plastic, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery clinic (2015)
MS Baltalimani practice and search hospital, plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery clinic (2015-2018)
SBU Sultan Abdulhamid practice and search hospital, practice and search hospital, plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgery clinic (2018-2018)
Private practice (2018)
MooemClinic is managed by Dr Oguz Kayiran, an international leader in aesthetic surgery, with over ten years of experience performing operations. His patients come from all over the world. They have the most qualified professionals and the best facilities to perform cosmetic surgery. Plastic Surgeon Oguz Kayiran, after completing his studies at the prestigious Faculty of Medicine of Ankara, an internship at the Ministry of Health and work experience at the largest hospital in Sheffield under his belt, specialises in cosmetic and plastic surgery. Over the years, he has earned a reputation as one of the foremost experts in cosmetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery.
In parallel to his work as a surgeon, he actively participates in searching for new scientific techniques. They always use the latest techniques and advances in the sector.
As an Associate Professor, Oguz Kayiran, European and Turkish-Board-certified plastic surgeon, is interested in almost every surgical procedure about plastic surgery. However, he is mainly focused on aesthetic surgery. Examples include rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty, face and neck lifts, otoplasty, breast augmentation and reduction and post-bariatric surgery. Moreover, he is very keen on reconstructive microsurgery. At this clinic, he performs various cosmetic applications such as toxin, fillers, mesotherapy, body lifting, regional slimming, skincare and face rejuvenation.
Dr Muttalip Keser
Dr Muttalip Keser is an expert in aesthetic, plastic and reconstructive surgery. He also studied and graduated from Ankara University in 1991 and studied plastic surgery at the Ankara Numune Education and Research facility between 1992 and 1997. Dr Keser set up the Derma-Past aesthetic surgery centre in 1998. Having been the root doctor in performing the FUE method in Turkey, he has more than ten years’ experience at hair transplantation. He owns a clinic known as Dr Keser’s Hair Transplantation Clinic located in Cankaya Cd, Turkey.
Dr Keser has, for a long time, been among the foremost FUE surgeons in the universe. He has been carrying out FUE effectively for more than ten years and has an exceptional familiarity with FUE. Dr Keser has handled more than one thousand patients with satisfaction. Thus, the world’s hair transplantation authorities view him as one of the most accomplished FUE surgeons in the world. He has an extensive contented patient portfolio and most of Dr Keser’s patients have requested for second-time appointments, while others even a third surgery for either addition of density or lowering the hairline some more. Dr Keser’s popularity can be attributed to the quality of his work, confidentiality and the medical team’s personal approach to his clients and patients. The generosity offered to his patients enables them to feel secure, comfortable and pleased throughout the procedure. Further to note, there are other reasons, which include practical and procedure-related specifics for choosing Dr Keser for a hygienic and pleasing result.
Dr Keser performs the entire technique in person. He ensures that grafts are picked and fixed by his hands and but not an operator, nurse or another doctor.
Dr Keser executes FUE using a physical punch, which is considered the most effective technique of FUE. With this method and performed by an experienced and skilled surgeon, the patient is guaranteed a high probability of a satisfactory result. Dr Keser is an exceptional surgeon who uses his self-designed needles in his surgical procedure. By using his own needles, he can harvest quality grafts and not damage any follicle.
Dr Keser does not perform super sessions. He divides a hair transplantation operation into a few days, usually dependent on the number of grafts to be harvested. He does so to protect the patient from possible resistance. The surgery for 2000 grafts, for example, will last for either three or four days, since 500-700 grafts are the optimal option per day from Dr Keser’s experience. Also, the patient will have time to relax and recover between the sessions.
Dr Keser’s patients and the hair transplant authorities regard him as one of the best surgeons when it comes to hairline design and dense packing. His results show that a natural hairline design requires both skill and artistry. His works on dense packing have also attracted many hair loss sufferers who wish to have a complete head of hair. He can insert about 75 grafts per cm2.
Even after the operation, Dr Keser’s communication with his clients does not end. Patients can contact the doctor or his medical team for further assistance, information concerning hair growth or any other related issues. Patients are encouraged to update Dr Keser about their hair’s development and state and ask for help.
Dr Keser designed the needles that he has been using to extract follicular units and the Turkish Patent Institute accepted them on September 16, 2003. A PCT request has been filed for the international patenting. With these needles, removing the hair with the neighbouring tiny tissue from the donor spot without damaging the hair root is accomplished. The needles have an individual design tip with a diameter of 0.7-0.9 mm and they are in a tube form. Almost 6-8 mm distal portion of the needle is injected into the skin and withdrawn. The process is similar to uprooting a plant from the soil. Both the hair and hair roots are extracted from the scalp.
The grafts (FU) collected using this procedure are then relocated into the bald area. During implantation, injection needles having a 0.6 to 0.8 mm diameter range are used. The grafts are inserted through tiny holes imposed by these needles. Because both the graft and implantation holes are small, the result is denser transplantation (60-80 cm2) without scars.
Dr Koray Erdogan
Dr Koray Erdogan, a Turkish surgeon, is the Vice-President, World FUE Institute. He founded his hair transplant clinic in 2001. By 2004, Dr Koray had established his FUE system, referred to as the “Sequential Technique”. His FUE has been demonstrated in forums and international publications. He performs hair transplants at his clinic, the ASMED Surgical Center, with six other physicians who are experts in their particular fields.
He was born in 1968 in Bursa-Gemlik, Turkey. He joined Bursa Anatolian High School, where he qualified to join Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, for his undergraduate degree in the medical field. On completion of his compulsory military service, Koray started his medical practice as a sub at Marmara University’s Unit of Thoracic Surgery. Even with his clinic, he participates in various conferences and seminars, not only in Europe but also in the US. Additionally, he validated and proved his system in various universal assemblies and workshops, such as in Spain, Italy, Malaysia and India. It is worth noting that in 2016, Koray started World FUE Institute, collaborating with several authorities in the international hair transplant society. They include Dr Ron Shapiro, Dr Jose Lorenzo, Dr Jerry Wong, Dr Hussain Rahal and Dr Bijan Feriduni. Dr Koray. He 2018 he became the Vice President and President of the World FUE Institute.
Dr Koray Erdogan’s FUE innovations have gained the attention of FUE surgeons throughout the world. His surgical planning is unparalleled with a system that allows for real-time surgical adjustments that deliver a homogenised and natural appearance.
The K.E.E.P. (Koray Erdogan Embedding Placer) was established as a reaction to the placing of grafts without causing damage using pre-made slits. Made from medical steel type 304 that is 50 microns in thickness, the placer is designed for long-term use. It is available in various sizes, which are appropriate to the graft size and graft condition. There are two adaptable types for both left and right-hand use. The gadget can go through standard sterilisation procedures and is obtainable for both left and right-hand use.
He has won himself the following awards:
ESHRS European Socıety of Haır Restoration Surgery
ISHR Italian Society of Hair Restoration participant
IAHRS International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons
WFI World FUE Institute (Vice President 2016-2018)
Italian Society of Hair Restoration
Excellence in Hair Restoration Award 2014
He developed the Sequential Technique in FUE, graft calculator, coverage value, KE-BOT, K.E.E.P. (Koray Erdogan Embedding Placer), KE-HEAD, finally KE-REST.
Dr Koray Erdogan’s memberships:
(2005) has membership in the European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery ESHRS.
(2010) Participant of the Italian Association of Hair Restoration ISHR.
(2013) became a member of the International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons IAHRS.
(2018) became President of the World FUE.
Since 2005, Dr Koray Erdogan has been involved in international and local conferences and hair transplantation workshops. He has had a significant impact on these conferences and always seeks to develop his expertise and capabilities. He has achieved great fame in the Western world more than his fame currently.
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