How to Find the Right Surgeon for Your Hair Transplant

Hair transplant surgeon in Dubai

A hair transplant is a significant investment in terms of money, time, and effort. Nobody wants to waste their precious time and hard-earned money on a poor hair transplant. For getting the best hair restoration treatment, thorough and careful research is essential. Only by doing thorough research can we identify the best hair transplant doctors in Dubai or anywhere else in the world. A hair transplant is not a temporary treatment. So, it’s better to be safe now than being sorry later.

This article has shared everything you need to know for finding the right hair transplant surgeon for yourself. Keep reading to find out more!

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Finding the Right Surgeon for a Hair Transplant

An experienced surgeon is mandatory for a successful hair transplant. One of the best ways to choose a hair transplant surgeon is to consult an independent organization. Two prestigious organizations in the cosmetic industry are:

  1. International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS)
  2. International Alliance of Hair Restoration Surgeons (IAHRS)

These two organizations have most of the highly-acclaimed surgeons on board. So, when a patient asks for recommendations, they provide them with a relevant doctor’s name. If either of these two organizations endorses a surgeon, he/she is reliable. These organizations only endorse those surgeons who provide superior results and use ethical methods.

While being endorsed by one of the organizations mentioned above makes a surgeon reputable, it isn’t enough. Some other aspects also need to be looked into before making a final decision.

What to Look for in a Hair Transplant Surgeon?

Keep the following tips in mind while looking for the best hair transplant doctors in Dubai or anywhere else.

  • Qualification

Before going to any surgeon’s clinic for a hair transplant, research their educational background. You can go online and search for their medical background. Moreover, you can call the clinic where the surgeon serves to ask about their qualification. If you are still unsure, directly ask the surgeon during the consultation session. You can ask about any previous training that they had in hair restoration surgery. This way, you can be sure about the doctor’s education and his practical knowledge.

  • Certifications

The board must certify the best hair transplant doctors in Dubai or any other country. Usually, all the plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons, and hair transplant surgeons are licensed by the state authorities. Moreover, the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (ABHRS) also certifies hair transplant surgeons. Apart from ABHRS, the Fellowship of the International Society of Hair Restoration (FISHRS) also certifies surgeons.

  • Years of Practice

A hair transplant is a lifetime commitment. So, nobody would want to get it from an amateur or a shady practitioner performing it a dark alley. It may save a few bucks, but it is hazardous and will cost more in the long run. Only an expert professional can give you the desired results. However, experience doesn’t mean only the number of years they have been in the field of hair restoration. Experience also means how up-to-date technology they use, which hair transplant techniques do they use, etc. Moreover, experience also counts the number of hair transplant techniques the doctor knows. So, keep all these factors in mind while learning how experienced a particular doctor is.

  • Hair Transplant Techniques

Nowadays, more than one hair transplant technique is used for hair restoration. The most common hair transplant techniques are:

  • Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
  • Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT)
  • Hybrid Hair Transplant

While the doctor will decide the technique, you must ask questions during the consultation session. It will give you an idea about the surgeon’s level of practice in a particular technique.

  • Before and After Photos

The best way to analyze a surgeon’s expertise is to ask for before and after photos of their previous patients. By looking at previous patients’ pictures, you can get an idea about the transplant results. It will help you visualize how your head will appear after the transplant. Moreover, you get to see the doctor’s skill and precision. If the patients are from different cities or countries, it establishes a doctor’s popularity.

  • Honest Reviews

To get real reviews about a surgeon’s expertise, go online, and search reputable sources where people leave their reviews. While many people don’t like opening up about their hair transplant journey, some people share their entire experiences. So, search for different kinds of reviews and endorsements online. Moreover, if a friend or family member of yours has undergone a hair transplant, ask about their experience. They will give you the most honest review.

  • Consultation Session

The best hair transplant doctors in Dubai offer a free consultation session to each patient. It is essential for patients as well as doctors. Patients should come prepared for these sessions with questions. Moreover, they must answer to the doctor honestly about their medical history, lifestyle choices, and other relevant questions. In a consultation session, patients can ask any/all of the following questions:

  • Am I a candidate for a hair transplant?
  • Can I do anything to improve the transplant results?
  • Which hair transplant technique is the best for my hair?
  • How much does the procedure cost?
  • Will I require follow-up sessions?
  • How much time off do I need from work?
  • Will I need anesthesia?
  • Does it have any side-effects?

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Best Hair Transplant Doctors in Dubai

Several countries have top-notch hair transplant surgeons, but you can find some of the best hair transplant doctors in Dubai. Hair Transplant Dubai Clinic has a panel of board-certified hair transplant surgeons. They have years of experience and several positive reviews from patients. Schedule a FREE CONSULTATION SESSION with one of our board-certified hair transplant surgeons by filling out the form below. One of our staff representatives will guide you further.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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