Medical Tourism Statistics for Turkey
Statistics from the Turkish Health Ministry reported that in 2016, more than 152,000 people came to Turkey for medical tourism.
Consultant for the Health Tourism Association in Turkey, Emre Ali Kodan, reported that 5,000 patients per month received hair transplants in 2016 and by the end of this year a projected 80,000 patients are expected to choose Turkey as their hair tourism destination, making hair tourism one of the fastest growing industries in the country.
Advantages of medical and hair tourism in Turkey
High-quality service, affordable prices, leading-edge medical technology, and cultural proximity to the Middle East make hair tourism in Turkey the first choice destination for hair tourism.
Turkey offers highly competitive advantages in terms of costs and doctors are highly expert within their respective fields of surgery.
The top medical procedures that drew tourists to Turkey in 2016 were for procedures in obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, and orthopedic surgery, though the chairman of the Middle East Tourism and Travel Agencies Association, Huyesin Kirk, estimates that there are between 150-500 hair transplant surgeries performed every week in Turkey.
Hair Tourism in Turkey
The procedure for Follicular Unit Extraction for Hair transplant patients is an exacting and expensive operation.
During the procedure, a hair transplant specialist makes thousands of small incisions in the area of hair loss in preparation for the transplant.
Next, hair follicles are taken from the back and sides of the scalp and inserted into the region of hair loss.
The result is new natural hair growth and is one of the only modern methods available today to combat baldness permanently.
Turkey boasts more than 50 medical clinics that are accredited by the Joint Commission International (An American accreditation system).
Clinics catering to medical tourism in Turkey are equipped with the latest medical technologies and have board-certified staff, with over 35% of physicians trained in the Western countries.
Hair Transplant Costs for Hair Tourism
While a hair transplant can cost up to $25,000 in the US and Europe, in Turkey,1 graft extraction in the highest quality clinics cost about 3 USD by manual and about 1 USD by automatic extraction, compared to costs in the USA off approximately 8 USD per graft extraction.
Turkey has become one of the most popular medical tourism destinations in the world and with easy access to a medical visa, tourists find traveling to Turkey easily accessible.
BestFue Hair Transplant Clinic in Turkey
A hair transplant operation at BestFue clinics in Turkey is not just a medical procedure, patients are welcomed with first class service.
Upon arrival, patients are picked up from the airport and driven to their hotel by a private driver supplied by the clinic.
Hotel accommodation and transportation to the clinic on the day of the procedure is all part of our service.
BestFue clinics in Istanbul, Antalya, and Ankara offer top-tier medical facilities, well-trained doctors, and inexpensive costs. If you’re looking for high-quality treatment with cost effective services, Turkey is the first choice hair transplant destination.