The hair transplantation procedure
“The hair transplantation procedure, your 2-day all-inclusive package.”
Hair Transplant Procedure, Your 2-Day All-Inclusive Package
At Mercure Istanbul, your well-being is our priority. We strive to make the communication and your hair transplant procedure and stay as pleasant as possible.
At Mercure, you can expect the following:
- At Mercure Istanbul, we work with qualified surgeons and always employ the latest technologies. Our highly experienced surgeons have been performing hair transplants since the inception of the technique.
- At Mercure, there are no surprises and no hidden or additional costs. We are transparent, clear, and straightforward.
- We are with you from start to finish in Dutch and have pre- and post-care facilities in Amersfoort. We also provide full Dutch assistance during your 2-day trip to Istanbul.
- If desired, we can arrange your flight ticket for you; inquire about the conditions.
- All necessary medications, shampoo, and lotions are provided to you free of charge.
- All transfers to and from the airport/hotel or clinic are handled by our own transfer service.
- You will stay in a 5-star hotel near our clinic, including breakfast and sea views.
- Excellent post-care is arranged from Amersfoort and 24/7 from Istanbul with consultants in direct contact with our surgeons.
BEFORE THE HAIR TRANSPLANTATION
- You contact us to inquire about the possibility of undergoing a hair transplant treatment.
- Our assistants guide you through the online hair analysis process, or you can do it yourself directly through our online hair analysis page or WhatsApp.
- Our experts review your situation; if everything is in order so far, we ask you to request a blood test. After a few days, you receive the results from your doctor and forward them to us. Our team assesses your health and blood values. If your blood values are good, and you do not have any contagious diseases, you are eligible for a hair transplant treatment.
- Afterward, we mutually schedule a date and assist you in finding the right flight ticket.
- Once you have booked your flight ticket, your hair transplant treatment is confirmed, and we arrange everything for you to ensure a pleasant journey, transfer, and treatment.
Day 1: Arrival in Istanbul
- You will land at Sabiha Gökçen Airport (SAW) in Istanbul. In advance, you will receive a message from one of our drivers about where to meet.
- You will be taken directly and comfortably to your hotel. The driver, who also speaks Dutch, will assist you with the check-in at the hotel if needed. You will receive a (WhatsApp) message from the clinic regarding the pick-up the next morning.
- In the evening, you can enjoy the beautiful city of Istanbul, and your contact person will surely provide you with some tips!
Day 2: The Treatment
- After breakfast/lunch, you will be picked up by your hostess and driver for the hair transplant. (Please wear clothing that does not need to be pulled over the head, such as a button-down shirt).
- Upon arrival at our clinic, another blood test will be conducted to check for infectious blood diseases. A blood sample will also be taken for the hair treatment, promoting faster wound healing.
- After a favorable result, your hair will be washed and shaved.
- An extensive consultation with the treating hair transplant surgeon follows, during which the new hairline and density will be determined in consultation with you. The Dutch hostess will be present during this process.
- For hygiene reasons, you will be provided with sterile clothing, and then you will be taken to the treatment room.
- In the first part of the hair transplant, under local anesthesia, grafts (hair follicles) are extracted from the donor area. (typically takes around 2.5 hours).
- After extracting the grafts, the channels where the grafts will be placed are opened by the hair transplant surgeon.
- You can have a meal break. A lunch break is scheduled at the clinic.
- In the second part of the treatment, under local anesthesia, the grafts are placed in the recipient area. (takes approximately 3-4 hours).
- After the treatment, you will receive sterile dressing and will be accompanied by the hostess back to the hotel with our driver.
- Our 24/7 WhatsApp line is available if needed.
Day 3: Check-up/Washing
- After breakfast, you will be picked up by our driver and taken to our clinic.
- You will have a follow-up appointment with the hair transplant surgeon, who will explain how to perform the aftercare for the next 7-10 days on your own.
- The surgeon will also check and assess his work, ensuring that the medication is effective.
- You will receive a bag containing medications, shampoo, lotion, and your lifetime growth guarantee certificate.
- Our work in Istanbul will be completed at this point. After bidding farewell, one of our drivers will take you from the clinic to the airport.
AFTER THE HAIR TRANSPLANTATION,
ONCE YOU ARE BACK HOME
- After the hair transplant, once you are back home, our aftercare team will take over. In the beginning, we will closely monitor your progress and provide guidance as needed. As your progress advances, the intensity of our contact will decrease; becoming weekly and eventually monthly.
- You will send us photos at months 1, 4, 8, and 12 for your guarantee file so that we can track the growth.
- Your new hairs will start to grow after a few months, and after a few more months, you will experience more hair growth, and your hair will also become thicker. After another few months, typically up to around 12 months, you will have achieved your final result.
- Of course, you can reach us 24/7 for all your questions, doubts, and uncertainties!