Istanbul, Turkey’s largest city, is welcoming many people from foreign countries for receiving treatments. Becoming the most popular medical tourism center of the region lastly, the city also welcomes many people from different parts of Turkey coming for receiving treatments.
Receiving esthetic surgery demands from all over the country shows the increase on the numbers of esthetic surgery in Turkey.
Ankara, İzmir, Bursa, Adana, Erzurum, Gaziantep and Samsun are the cities those sent the most visitors to Istanbul for medical reasons.
During these visits, hair transplant was on top of the list and followed by other esthetic operations in the order of; liposuction, Rhinoplasty, and breast augmentation.
Hair transplant patients from these cities are usually spends 2 or 3 days in Istanbul and then return back to their home city or to a holiday resort for resting. There are also some people who visit foreign countries for vacation in order stay away from wondering eyes after hair transplant.
Most women coming for breast augmentation and breast lift surgery stay for a week of shopping in Istanbul, and then return back to their own cities after having their last controls.
People coming for Rhinoplasty usually spend 4 to 7 days in Istanbul, and they return back to their own cities after their last controls.
Most of the liposuction patients can return back to their own cities after having their last controls very next day of the operation. It is preferred to stay longer in case of having multiple liposuction operation.