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Hair Transplant in Cancun

The Ultimate Guide to Hair Transplant in Cancun

Find out the benefits of having your hair transplant in Cancun with Medical Departures. We offer quality-checked clinics and surgeons as prices considerably less than you’d pay at home – and you get the chance to enjoy some rest and recuperation in one of Mexico’s most popular tourist destinations.

If hair loss is affecting your self-confidence there are now plenty of techniques to help restore your crowning glory. Of course, hair loss can be a problem on other parts of the body – including eyebrows, eyelashes, thinning beards and moustaches so don’t suffer in silence and discover whether modern hair restoration services can help you.

Why have hair transplants in Cancun?

Medical tourism is a growing industry in Mexico and as Cancun has been a favorite holiday destination for some time, it stands to reason that medical tourists are choosing to come here too. Renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches and surrounded by crystal-clear aqua water it is the perfect vacation getaway. Cancun has all the everyday services and amenities you would expect – and a whole lot more including nightlife, cuisine, shopping and, of course, the weather.

While hair transplantation is a surgical technique, it is not performed under a general anesthetic, and so there isn’t the associated downtime, i.e. grogginess, afterwards that accompanies general anesthetics. However, that isn’t to say you won’t feel any side-effects as the areas treated will be sore and tender for a few days after the treatment. Full sun to the treated areas will probably not be a good idea, but the cooling sea breezes after the sun goes down will provide a welcome respite.

There are several different technique for hair transplantation these days, and a good hair transplant specialist will be able to advise you on what is the right one for you. This is a skilled area of surgery, and Cancun has its fair share of expertise in the field with surgeons who are members of international professional organizations such as the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.

Choosing your specialist through Medical Departures gives you access to quality-checked clinics and surgeons, whose credentials have been verified by us. This entails site visits, verifying qualifications, checking legal and criminal records and collecting patient testimonials. You won’t find a listing on our site that we wouldn’t be happy to go to for treatment ourselves.

What is involved in the procedure for a hair transplant?

As there are several different techniques, the time required may vary. Large transplants can take the best part of a day – up to around 8 hours – so be prepared to spend a long time sitting or lying down. A local anesthetic is administered by the treated areas will feel tender once this has worn off. The donor areas where the hair was taken from will feel sore and will eventually form scabs.

After a few days the areas will probably look worse than they feel and many people who have the procedure done at home are back at work within a few days.

The newly transplanted hair will drop out, which your surgeon will more than likely warn you about, but after a few months it will start to grow back.

What is the cost of a hair transplant in Cancun compared to the United States or Canada?

The average cost for hair transplants in Cancun is US $2,400 (GBP £1,700; AUD $3,400; €9,000) compared to $10,000 in the US (UK £7,000; AUS $14,000, EUR €9,700)

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