Arrival at İstanbul Airport (IST) or Sabiha Gökcen Airport (SAW)
Transfer to the hotel
Day 2 - Treatment
Pick-up from your hotel to the clinic
Pre-op consultation and blood tests
Hair transplant surgery
Drop-off at your hotel
Day 3 - Post-op check and departure
Pick-up from the hotel to the clinic
Transfer to the airport for departure flight after 2 PM
If staying for 3 nights, post-op and departure is on Day 4
Don't drink alcohol for 5 days before the operation.
Do not smoke for 2 to 3 days before the operation.
If you are taking blood thinners, stop taking 3 to 5 days before your operation (consult your doctor first).
If you are allergic to any drugs, please inform your doctor during the consultation.
If you're taking medications for chronic illnesses or if you have any other health conditions, inform the clinic beforehand (diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, tuberculosis, HIV, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C).
Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully.
Avoid drinking alcohol for the first 5 days following the operation.
Wear the provided headband for at least 3 days and nights to help minimise the swelling and prevent it from moving towards your face and eyes.
To also help cool and minimise the swelling, apply an ice pack to your forehead and temples for 10 minutes once an hour.
On the night of the operation and for a few nights after, sleep with your head elevated by 2 pillows.
Restrict spicy and salty food during the healing period.
You are free to comb your hair after the operation but be gentle to avoid any damage to the transplanted grafts.
Do not use a trimmer/shaver/clippers for the first 6 months.
Do not engage in any physical activity, i.e. sports or lifting anything heavy, for at least 2 weeks.
Avoid going into a steam bath or sauna for 1 month.
Avoid sun exposure on your head for 1 month.
Avoid wearing a motorcycle or tight-fitting helmet for 1 month.
Refrain from excessively touching the transplanted area to check growth as this can cause pimples and lead to infection.