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If you search online for the "best country for hair transplant", there's a good chance you'll see dozen of results pop up from Turkish hair clinics. WaveMedica Hair Transplants is among the 'best hair transplant in Turkey' clinics, offering quality treatments at fantastic prices.

A sapphire FUE hair transplant in Turkey uses the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) technique at its core, in order to open up 'microchannels' in the bald spots of your scalp. The specialised sapphire-tipped blade helps to reduce the size of the wounds and significantly speeds up the recovery process as well. Sapphire FUE hair transplants in Turkey are unique in the sense that the results are permanent.

What is a Sapphire Fue Hair Transplant in Turkey?

Whereas in the traditional FUE hair transplant procedure, the surgeon makes use of a steel blade featuring a U-shaped tip to create incisions in the target sites, in Sapphire FUE hair transplants, the surgical blade is made from a synthetic sapphire V-shaped tip.

The sharp and smoother edges of the blade allow hair transplant surgeons to make smaller, more precise incisions, which reduces bleeding. More importantly, it allows them to open a larger number of microchannels in the scalp, as opposed to the traditional FUE method. The end result is a much higher density of hair follicles in the target site, giving you a more natural appearance.

What are the steps involved in a Sapphire FUE hair transplant in Turkey?

Step 1
Local Anaesthesia

If you're flying in from the UK and looking for the 'best hair transplant Turkey' experience, it's important to work with a professional hair transplant clinic such as WaveMedica Hair Transplants. Your surgeon will first administer local anaesthesia to minimise discomfort and any potential for pain as much as possible.

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Step 2

He/she will then proceed to make micro-incisions in the donor area to extract hair grafts - this is done using a medical-grade motorised punch tool. Due to the use of this tool, a sapphire FUE hair transplant in Turkey is also known as a 'sapphire micro-FUE hair transplant'.

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Step 3

Once the extraction is complete, your surgeon will use the sapphire-tipped blades to make micro-incisions again, but this time in the target sites, in order to effortlessly insert the extracted hair grafts. 

As mentioned earlier, the sapphire hair transplant method is quite similar to the FUE method with mainly one underlying difference: the surgical tool. The V-shaped sapphire-tipped blades are ideal for opening microchannels in the target sites. The surgical blade is available in sizes ranging between 0.8mm and 1.5mm, where the size is chosen according to the hair type and thickness of the graft. Smaller incisions are often made to hold the transplanted hair together more tightly. Not only that, but this also results in faster recover, as the wounds are smaller.

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Step 4
Sapphire hair transplants lead to high-density outcomes because more incisions for inserting the grafts can be made per square centimetre of every bald spot - and this can be done without any damage to the transplanted hair. The entire procedure is completed typically within 6 to 8 hours.

Who is a 'suitable candidate' for Sapphire FUE hair transplant in Turkey?

A Sapphire FUE hair transplant in Turkey is ideal for those who have genetic pattern baldness. The method can be used to extract a relatively large number of grafts, making it perfect for men and women who are suffering from extensive baldness. Due to the sapphire blade alone, it's possible to pack the grafts more tightly and densely (60-75 per sq. cm.) than the traditional FUE method (55-65 sq. cm.). Therefore, if you want to achieve higher hair implant density per sq. cm., this hair restoration surgery is perfect for you, although it is important to get it done from the best Turkish hair transplant clinic for optimal results.

Additionally, the procedure is also suitable for those experiencing permanent hair loss due to alopecia (natural or chemotherapy-induced), scalp infection, and physical trauma. However, you need to have sufficient hair density in the donor area - usually the back of the head - in order to ensure natural hair implant coverage and density. Unfortunately, those with thin and wispy hair in the donor area are typically not good candidates.

What are the benefits of this procedure?

Less tissue damage in the scalp due to the sapphire blades, resulting in faster recovery.
The V-shaped sapphire blades allow more natural results.
Ideal for those with metal allergies, as some patients are allergic to metal parts used in surgical tools.
Any potential risk of infection is reduced dramatically due to the smooth-edged sapphire blades.
The procedure allows for an even depth and width with the incisions, which means a higher success rate of hair transplantation.
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FAQs about Sapphire FUE hair transplant in Turkey

How much is hair transplant in Turkey?
For sapphire hair transplants, it's difficult to provide an average cost of hair transplant in Turkey due to so many variables involved (number of sessions, hotel accommodation, medication, surgery-related expenses, etc.) but it is definitely cheaper and more cost-effective than getting a hair transplant done from the UK, EU or US, for instance.
How long do hair transplants take to grow?
You should see results in 3-4 months, although optimal results can take up to 12-18 months.
Which is the best Turkey hair transplant clinic?

Pay us a visit at WaveMedica - you won't be disappointed and it'll be well worth your time!

Is Sapphire FUE hair transplant better than a traditional FUE hair transplant?
It is most certainly better than a traditional FUE procedure in almost every way.