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Department of hair transplant

Dr. Mehmet Erdogan
aesthetic medicine, hair transplantation

About the department

The hair transplant department at Smile Hair Clinic Istanbul provides various types of hair transplantation. A highly qualified and friendly team of medical staff has a wealth of experience restoring hair's health and beauty. Doctors supervise all clinic procedures, and each team member involved in the operation has a medical education. To date, thousands of patients from other countries have undergone successful hair transplant surgery in the department. The department accepts patients from 18 to 65 years old. Hair transplantation is possible not only on the head but also on the eyebrows, beard and body. Doctors of the department are responsible for the aesthetic appearance, so before hair transplantation, individual consultations are held in which the desired result of treatment is discussed and planned.

The hair transplant methods offered in the department include Micro Sapphire FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction), the most advanced and latest hair transplant method. Direct Hair Implantation (DHI) is also available for less coverage or hairline correction. All procedures are performed under local anaesthesia. In addition to transplantation, the department offers skin mesotherapy that prevents hair loss and stimulates their growth.

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Treatment and diagnostic focus of the department

Causes of the hair loss: 

  • Iron deficiency
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Thyroid diseases
  • Vitamin deficiency
  • Genetic predisposition
  • Malignant tumours, cancer
  • Taking medication
  • Dermatological diseases
  • Improper nutrition
  • Helminthiases
  • Inflammatory processes in the intestines
  • Chronic stress
  • Diabetes mellitus

Diagnostic: 

  • Anamnesis 
  • Physical examination 
  • Laboratory and biochemical tests 
  • Hormone panel 
  • Ultrasound scanning 
  • Dermatoscopy (using skin surface microscopy)
  • Trichoscopy (dermoscopic imaging of the scalp and hair)
  • Scalp biopsy (scrapes samples from the skin)
  • Pull test (gently pulls several dozen hairs to see how many come out)
  • Light microscopy (to examine hairs trimmed at their bases)

Treatment:

  • Drug therapy 
  • Micro FUE hair transplantation
  • DHI hair transplantation
  • Scalp mesotherapy
  • Hair transplantation from the body to the head
  • Beard and moustache transplantation
  • Eyebrow transplantation
  • Unshaven hair transplant 
  • Sideburn restoration 
  • Other treatment services
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Doctor profile

Education

  • 2017 Certificate of Competence in Mesotherapy
  • 2017 Certificate of Competence in Phytotherapy
  • 2013 Medical Aesthetician Course in Hair Transplantation
  • 2011 Anadolu University, Hospital Management
  • 2011 Faculty of Medicine, Yeditepe University, Istanbul

Experience

  • 2016 - 2018 International Relations and Marketing Director, Medicana Health Group
  • 2014 Medical Doctor, Kadikoy Hospital, Istanbul.
  • 2013 - 2016 Deputy Medical Director, Medicana Çamlıca Hospital
  • 2013 Hair transplant surgeon
  • 2013 Medical Doctor, Acıbadem Health Group
  • 2011 - 2013 Medical Doctor, Beykoz State Hospital, Istanbul

Awards, memberships, publications

  • Istanbul Medical Chamber
  • Board Of Directors, Turkish Healthcare Travel Council
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