Israeli men come to Turkey to have hair transplant operations despite strained political relations between Israel and Turkey.

Nearly 200,000 Israelis visited Turkey in 2014 but the figure exceeded 500,000 in 2019, according to the Turkish Statistical Institute.

The majority of Israeli tourists come for good medical service, especially plastic surgery and hair transplants.

Health tourism is growing in daily in Turkey and advertisements related to hair transplantation in Turkey are seen everywhere in Israel, including on YouTube.

A lot of people who had a hair transplant might get attention from outgoing air passengers who go to Israel from

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