Frequently Asked Questions

Is it possible to get remote consultancy?

Of course. You can direct your questions to us via WhatsApp, phone or email. Our representatives will then contact you and ask you to send your photos so that we can get advice from our doctors.

How long does hair transplant take?

The duration of the intervention usually takes around 6-8 hours depending on the amount of hair follicles to be transplanted.

What is the recovery time?

The first transplanted hair falls out significantly when the bulb remains in the groove and the hair starts to grow. However, the hair will start to grow again permanently after about 3 months. 6-8 months after the operation, your hair regains its natural appearance.

Can hair transplant be applied to female patients?

Of course. Hair transplantation has become the preference of women as well. Women usually apply for hair transplantation to reduce forehead or increase hair density. In hair transplantation applied to women, the entire hair does not need to be shaved. A small area is shaved so that it is not visible in the nape area where the hair follicles will be removed.In this case, it is not even understood that the operation was performed.

When and how can I cut my hair after a hair transplant operation?

You can cut your hair at least 1 month after the hair transplant operation. It is recommended to use scissors for cutting. To use Ustra min. We recommend that you wait 6 months.

What to do after the operation?

Instructions to be followed after the operation will be sent to you. In order for the result to be perfect, it is important that you fully comply with all necessary instructions such as products to be used after the transplant and activities to avoid, sports and physical exertion.

Who can have hair transplantation?

Hair transplantation can be men and women from the age of 18/20. Almost everyone can have a hair transplant, except for patients with immunosuppressive problems.

Will the follicles taken from the donor area grow back in hair transplantation?

The most used donor area in hair transplantation is the nape area. Since the hair is removed from the donor area proportionally, the absence of hair follicles in the neck is not noticeable from the outside.

What are the side effects of hair transplantation?

Infection can rarely be seen after hair transplantation. Apart from this, small crusting and occasional edema are common in the area where the hair is transplanted. A mild pain can be felt after the anesthetic effect has passed.

How many days should I stay for hair transplantation and what awaits me in this process?

First of all, when you reach the airport, they are met by our representative and left to the hotel. (https://www.istavitaclinic.com). You will be brought to our clinic, usually around 7.30-8.00 in the morning. Here, your blood will be taken for analysis and a meeting with our doctor will be made upon your expectations. Then the operation starts, you can take a break and eat something at any time during the operation. After the operation is over, you can go to your hotel to rest.

Is there any scar left after the operation?

No way. All scars disappear after 2-3 weeks in the donor area where the hair follicle is taken and in the areas where the hair is planted.

What is the risk of hair transplantation?

Since it is an operation performed in local anesthesia, such operations are low risk. Our patients often experience only itching, headache and mild swelling after the operation, but these also disappear within a few days.

Can I cut my hair before the hair transplant operation?

It is recommended that you come with long hair before your hair transplant operation so that your doctor can learn more about the condition of your hair.

How long should I wait when I want to have a hair transplant operation?

For the second planting process, it is necessary to look at the results of the previous one. The recommended period between 2 operations is 1 year.

How many days should I stay for hair transplantation and what awaits me in this process?

The next day, you will be brought back to our clinic for dressing. Throughout this whole process, from the beginning of the operation at Istavita Clinic, our translators will support you with the photos you send to your doctor, and your translators will support you, it will be enough to stay in Istanbul for 2 or 3 nights.

Does the hair transplant hurt?

Local anesthesia used in hair transplantation has a long-term analgesic effect, so the patient does not feel any pain. This effect passes within a few hours. After the operation, you may feel a slight pain in the areas where hair is transplanted and removed in the following days. You can use the pain relief tablets recommended by your doctor.

Will you notice gaps in the donor area?

No. Most of our patients worry about this issue the most. Especially in the FUE technique, there is no gap in the area where the hair is extracted, since it allows others to be found right next to the follicular unit.

Should I take a break from my regular medications before the hair transplant operation?

First of all, we would like you to inform us about the medications you use before the hair transplant operation. You should also inform your doctor that you will have a hair transplant operation and get approval to stop your medications. In addition, as a standard, blood thinners should not be used until 3 days before the operation.

Which method should I prefer for hair transplantation?

The technique to be applied in hair transplantation is decided as a result of the necessary examinations and tests. For example, if the area to be transplanted is large, the Fue technique, which allows more hair follicles to be collected in one session, is recommended.