Plastic Surgery


Plastic Surgery Procedures

Hair transplant, by definition, is transferring healthy hair follicles from your donor area to another place on your scalp. Today, millions of patients who want to regain their hair undergo this operation. Some do this to look younger, while others do to look more attractive. In any case, a hair transplant is the most convenient solution for hair loss.

What is Plastic Surgery?

By definition, we can say that plastic surgery is a surgical specialty that deals with improving a person’s appearance. But it’s not limited to that. It also deals with the reconstruction of defective tissues on the face and other parts of the body. These defective tissues can be caused by various diseases, traumas, or hereditary complications. In short, plastic surgery is the functional and aesthetic structural restoration of all kinds of defects and deformities in the body.

In these operations, surgeons use healthy tissues similar in terms of tissue and other features to correct deformities. However, it’s not as easy as it seems. These operations require state-of-the-art tools and expertise from the surgeon’s perspective. Touching the donor tissue without damaging it and aligning the tissues precisely can only be managed with experience.

Many people believe that the word plastic comes from the commonly used synthetic material “plastic” in plastic surgery. However, it derives from the Greek word plastikos, which means forming or molding. Plastic, which we use widely in all kinds of products in the modern world, is also named after this Greek word.

History of Plastic Surgery

Aesthetic surgeries are very old. Archaeological findings and ancient texts show us that practitioners carried out these operations around 600 BC. These findings also reveal that the techniques used by these practitioners are quite advanced. They managed to reconstruct the cut noses by using the tissues transplanted from the patient’s cheek.

The techniques practitioners used in these operations were taken to the next level in the Renaissance. Practitioners in this era can recreate more complex wounds using advanced tools and applying new techniques.

In this context, the term plastic was first used in the 19th century by a German surgeon named Karl Ferdinand von Gräfe. He laid the foundations of modern plastic surgery in some way. Being a surgeon during the Napoleonic Wars allowed him to perfect his methods, making him one of the best plastic surgeons of his time.

Types of Plastic Surgery Procedures

As we mentioned earlier, patients turn to plastic surgeons for two main reasons: to improve their appearance or to improve their ability to function.

Cosmetic Surgeries

Cosmetic surgeries focus on enhancing the patient’s appearance. They allow patients to improve their aesthetic appeal. Thanks to the advanced laser technologies, some of these operations, such as hair removal treatments, don’t even require cutting and stitching. Here is a list of various cosmetic surgeries:

  • Rhinoplasty, which is the technical term for nose reshaping surgeries
  • Chin Enhancement
  • Facelift
  • Eyelid Lift
  • Neck Lift
  • Botox
  • Fillers
  • Breast Augmentation
  • Breast Reduction
  • Tummy Tuck, which firms and flattens the belly
  • Breast Lift
  • Liposuction
  • Gynecomastia Treatment (male breast reduction).

In order to obtain proper information about these operations, you can get in touch with our clinic.

Reconstructive Surgery

Reconstructive procedures focus on removing imperfections on the patient’s face or body. These defects can be caused by birth defects, traumas, burns, tumors, infections, and diseases. Here is a list of various reconstructive procedures:

  • Hand Surgeries
  • Scar Revision Surgeries
  • Burn Repair Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction (usually for women who have had breast cancer)
  • Limb Defect Repair
  • Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate Surgery
  • Birth Defect Repairs

Although experts classify Plastic Surgeries under two types, they are actually the same operations for different purposes. Contact us if you want to find out which procedures will help you reach your goals. We offer our patients a consultation to help them better understand what to expect.

Plastic Surgery in Turkey

If you intend to have cosmetic surgery, you may have heard of Turkey’s popularity in this field. Turkey attracts the world’s many medical tourists from all over herself. Each year about one million tourists coming to Turkey for medical purposes, and this number is growing every year.

Plastic surgery prices are an important factor in many people come to Turkey. Compared to the USA and the EU, the cost of these operations is almost very low. But why are the costs so low? So, labor costs in Turkey due to significantly lower the value of the Turkish Lira. Tourists who pay in dollars or euros benefit a lot from this.

Therefore prices are not lower due to “low quality”. Turkey, which has the most JCI-approved health institution in the world is the second country after the United States. These institutions are equipped with state-of-the-art devices that enable surgeons to achieve better results.

Speaking of surgeons, our plastic surgeons hold internationally recognized prestigious medical certificates. You’ll be in good hands with them, that’s for sure.

To summarize, if you plan to have surgery Turkey is a sensible option for you. Plastic Surgery in Turkey is very economical and gives great results. You can make your operation, you can visit the beautiful natural and historical sites of Turkey from each other, but also can save money.

Plastic Surgery Costs

Giving exact prices in such operations are quite difficult since they change depending on the patient. There are many factors that affect your Plastic Surgery costs, and meanwhile, our surgeons will identify these factors after a consultation.

Factors that Affect the Costs of Plastic Surgeries

The most influential factor for the prices is the number of procedures. Some patients may want to have multiple operations to achieve their desired looks.

For example:

  • Patients who want breast augmentation usually also get a breast lift procedure as well. This way, they increase the size of their breasts and at the same time, improve their profile.
  • Mini facelift and neck lift procedures combined are very effective against early signs of aging. Patients prefer to have both of these procedures.
  • Tummy tuck with liposuction also provides outstanding results. Together, they help patients to achieve firm and refined body lines.
  • Patients also prefer to have eyelid surgeries and brow lift procedures together. This helps them get better results in their upper facial region.

Let’s take a look at other factors as well:

  • Which technologies surgeons use during the operation can influence the prices. The more advanced technologies mean higher prices for the operations.
  • Your surgeon of choice is another factor that could significantly change prices. More experienced, better educated and more skilled surgeon will definitely charge for more.
  • It might seem obvious, but which procedure(s) you want affects the prices too. Some procedures can be significantly more expensive than others.
  • The clinic where you have your surgery is another important factor.

Consult us if you want more information about Plastic Surgery costs for your specific case. We are confident that our fare-price policy and high-quality service will satisfy you and make you leave our clinic with a huge smile on your face.

We talked earlier about the importance of the surgeon’s skill in the results. However, there are many factors affecting the results of Plastic Surgery. One of these factors is whether you are a good candidate for plastic surgery?

This question can be difficult to answer, as every procedure is different and every patient is different. Therefore, we will try to answer this question by giving examples of various procedures and cases.

  • Rhytidectomy (face/neck lift): Patients with sagging skin and soft tissue on their face get better results in these operations. If you have deep wrinkles, jowl, and double chin then you are a good candidate.
  • Blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery): Patients with bags or swelling around the eyes, droopy eyelids can get better results in eyelid surgeries.
  • Rhinoplasty (nose shaping surgery): You will get better results if you have thin skin, a wide nose, and an adult.
  • Lip enhancement: If you are younger and want bigger lips then you will get better results. The same is true for the opposite, that is, older patients will get better results if they want their lips to be thinner.
  • Chin implant: Having a wide chin will negatively affect your results. If you have a weak chin then you are in luck.
  • Cheek implant: If you have severe sagging in your cheeks, you will get worse results. But if you have straight cheekbones and don’t have a lot of sagging, that means you’ll probably get the look you want.
  • Forehead/eyebrow lift: You will most likely see good results when you have a healthy hairline, thick skin, heavy eyebrows, and some wrinkle on your forehead.

It is important to remember that, no matter how good it is at first, your Plastic Surgery results will not be permanent. As you get older, your appearance returns to what it was before surgery. At best, you can consider having additional procedures 10 years after your first surgery.

Plastic Surgery Risks

We should also inform you that there are some risks that come with these surgeries. You should be aware of the Plastic Surgery risks before heading for one of these procedures. We will try to explain some of these risks in order for you to have a better understanding of them.

1- Risk of Catching Infection

Our doctor will prescribe you the necessary medications and inform you about the post-operative care methods after your operation. You can significantly reduce the risk of infection by regularly taking your medications and strictly following your doctor’s bits of advice. However, there is still a slight risk of catching it. Studies suggest that 2.5% of the patients do experience infection after their operation.

2- Nerve Damage

Some patients may experience numbness and tingle in the area of operation. It is often temporary, but it can be permanent in some cases. This happens more commonly in breast augmentation surgeries. 15% of the women who underwent this operation report that they have experienced permanent changes in nipple sensation.

3- Organ Damage

More “surgical” operations such as liposuction could cause organ damage. Although it is very rare, these damages can be fatal.


Scarring can be a bit problematic since you already undergo these operations to improve your appearance. Studies show that 3.7% of the patients who had tummy tucks experience permanent keloid scars. Do extensive research prior to your operation. Both the institution and the surgeon you pick play a big part in this. Also, another piece of information that we should share is that smokers, older adults, and obese people are more likely to experience complications. However, in general, Plastic Surgery risks have a low chance of occurring.

Plastic Surgery FAQ

You’ll have to consult with our plastic surgeon. Thanks to the advanced test and analysis methods, surgeons can determine whether you are a good candidate. If you visit our clinics, we can provide you with everything you must know about your situation.

Recovery time from a mini facelift procedure usually lasts about two weeks.

Some patients may experience a change in their voice after nose surgery.