While more than half of the men worldwide experience hair loss in a certain period of their lives, the most common type is androgenic (male-pattern) hair loss from part of the head that is characterized with permanent loss of hair.
In females, visible loss of hair up to 40% occurs before 40 years of age.
In permanent hair loss cases, the only most effective and permanent solution is a hair transplant.
Hair transplant is a minimally invasive procedure where hair from the donor site is harvested and then implanted to the balding part of the scalp.
Hair transplant is a surgical intervention. The hair harvested from the back of head (nape area) is genetically resistant to balding. The hair transplanted from the donor site carries the characteristics of the person’s natural hair and will continue to grow throughout the life.
The research and development efforts in this field has now shortened the time required for hair transplants, along with decreased costs and natural appearance with almost undetectable scarring following the hair transplant surgery.
According to statistics, more than 397,000 hair transplants have been performed in the world in 2014 alone.
Turkey is the most popular destination visited by international patients for a hair transplant.
It is estimated that one out of every four patients visiting Turkey for health tourism is coming for a hair transplant.
Besides, the most striking fact is that the number of people receiving a hair transplant in the world increases by about 20% each year compared to the previous year.
More than 50% of the people getting a hair transplant are below the age of 50. Those who receive a hair transplant while in the age range of 30-39 constitutes the largest group, accounting for 31.7% of all patients.
According to the data on realself.com, the most popular cosmetic surgery website in the world featuring objective reviews about various cosmetic treatments, the satisfaction rate of FUE hair transplant is 97% based on the independent individual scores of patients.
In other words, 97 out of every 100 people who have received FUE hair transplant report that they are satisfied with the results.
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