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Hair Transplant Market Projected To Be Worth Over $31 Billion But BE CAREFUL

According to Global Market Insights, Inc, the hair transplant market is expected to be worth over $31 billion by the year 2025. This news comes from a new research report conducted by Global Market Insights, Inc. For comparison, the breast implants market is projected to reach $4.6 billion by 2025, according to Global Market Insights, Inc. That means the hair transplant industry is worth eight times more than the breast implant industry. Are you wondering how that's possible? Keep reading.

Hair Transplants Are The Best Solution To Hair Loss

To date, surgical hair restoration is the most effective solution for treating male and female pattern hair loss. The demand for quality hair transplantation continues to rise each year. According to statistics published by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS), the hair transplant market has grown by 70% since 2007. 

Be Careful Not All Cheap Surgery is Good Surgery!

Medical tourism has played a vital role in growing the industry, but that isn't necessarily a good thing. There is a phenomenon occurring in popular travel destinations like Turkey and India, which is the rise of 'black market FUE' clinics. These black market FUE clinics are purely profit-driven and focus on maximizing the number of patients they operate on a day, as opposed to the quality of their work. 

Moreover, unlicensed technicians are performing the entire surgical procedure without doctor supervision. The low-cost and marketing is fooling thousands of unsuspecting hair loss sufferers, and once they've spent thousands of dollars and received little to no hair-growth, they have no recourse. 

Robotic FUE Is Not Worth The Hype

A more in-depth look into the research report shows that the big players capitalizing on the market's growth are the clinics that market robotic FUE. Recently, a court ruled that Restoration Robotics, Inc may have misled their investors. According to the court, the so-called superior 'extraction and scoring' that was being hyped and marketed by the company was not an accurate statement. Unfortunately, these devices are being marketed and sold to cosmetic surgeons with no skill or experience in performing state-of-the-art hair restoration. 

How Do You Research Surgeons? 

For the past twenty years, thousands of patients have posted their genuine reviews on the popular hair loss forum called the hair restoration network. Hair loss forums began to become popular in the early 2000s. Real patients are now able to exchange their reviews, thoughts, and honest opinions with one another, and this has led to accountability. 

Conclusion

Research, research, research is an essential task before electing any hair transplant surgeon. In the age of social media, it is difficult to know which surgeon/clinic is performing high-quality surgery and which surgeons are paying a lot of money for commercial hype. Speaking with real-verified hair transplant patients is vital to research any surgeon anywhere in the world, and there is no better place to talk with real patients than an ethical hair loss forum with a strong reputation.