Israeli males proceed to reach in Turkey to have hair transplant operations, regardless of strained political relations between Israel and Turkey.
Almost 200,000 Israelis visited Turkey in 2014, however the determine exceeded 500,000 in 2019, in accordance with the Turkish Statistical Institute(TurkStat).
The vast majority of Israeli vacationers come for good medical companies, particularly cosmetic surgery and hair transplants.
Well being tourism is rising each day in Turkey, with ads associated to hair transplants Turkey seen in all places in Israel, together with on YouTube.
Many corporations in Israel manage hair transplantation excursions to Turkey. Entrepreneur Aviad Bitton, 34, runs a tour firm and mentioned he takes roughly 100 folks to Turkey for hair transplant operations each month. He mentioned his purchasers desire Turkey due to its cheap however high quality medical companies. “Turkey has a number of the greatest and most skilled medical doctors. Its hospitals and medical doctors are professionally and so my purchasers select Turkey,” he mentioned.
Social media knowledgeable Noam Goren, 43, who got here to Turkey for a hair transplant operation, mentioned the process was cheaper in Turkey than Israel. “I used to be very glad once I went to Turkey for hair transplantation. Folks have been very form. They made me really feel at dwelling,” he mentioned. Requested why Israelis most well-liked Turkey, he mentioned Turkey is so near Israel and Turkish individuals are very well mannered. “Earlier than coming to Istanbul I made a journey plan to see the town. It’s a actually lovely metropolis,” he mentioned.
Robin Elgad, 28, a physician who prefers Turkey for hair transplant operations, mentioned the standard of the medical sector in Turkey was very excessive. Stressing the professionalism of Turkish well being professionals, he mentioned he really useful Turkey to everybody for the nice occasions and high quality well being service on provide.
Igal Fridman, 32, mentioned Turkey was: “a dependable and cheap nation; subsequently, I like to recommend it to everybody who wants a hair transplant operation.”
Itamar Torris, 45, a lawyer who plans to go to Turkey for a hair transplant mentioned it price roughly 8,000 euros ($8,678) in Israel however simply 2,500 euros ($2,711) in Turkey.
“You’ll be able to mix hair transplantation with a tour and discover Istanbul. My hair transplantation operation will take about three days, however I need to keep 10 days to see the nation,” he mentioned.