How many hair transplants can you get?

Do you have to get multiple hair transplants?

Naturally, how many hair grafts are needed depends on the state of your hair loss. If your hair loss is in its beginning stages and you only have a slightly receding hairline, you will need fewer grafts than someone who has a beginning bald spot on the crown of his head.

How many hair transplants do I need?

Because hair restoration goals are different for each patient, the number of grafts needed will vary from person to person. In general, however, it’s usually anywhere from 600 grafts (for minimal hair loss) to 3,000 or more grafts (for more extensive hair loss).

Can you have 2 hair transplants?

A second hair transplant can be a viable option for some patients, especially those who are experiencing continuous hair loss even after the first transplant. However, a span of 3-10 years should pass before a second one becomes necessary. In extreme cases, a second one may be needed sooner.

Can you get unlimited hair transplants?

No hair transplant patient can have unlimited grafts because quite simply, most patients have only 5000-7000 grafts in total that can be transplanted. Remove any more than that and the patient donor area will start looking sparse, depleted, moth eaten etc. This sort of donor damage cannot be repaired.

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How many grafts are needed for a full head?

Typically, we recommend between 800 -1500 grafts for the crown.

Which age is best for hair transplant?

The grafting process depends on the severity of the hair loss and the patient’s facial characters, to ensure it looks natural. For younger patients, nothing is fully determined yet, be it the hair loss pattern, or its severity. Thus, the best advisable age for a hair transplant is 25+.

How much does 1500 hair grafts cost?

Calculating Hair Transplant Cost per Graft

One provider might quote you $9,225 for 1,500 grafts – approximately the national average for a NeoGraft hair transplant – and another might quote you $5,925 for the same number of grafts.

How long should I wait between hair transplants?

Answer: Most hair restoration physicians would agree that the final results of any hair restoration procedure takes between 12 and 15 months. I generally recommend for patients who are considering a second procedure to wait at least one year before receiving transplants to the same area as the first procedure.

Does transplanted hair thin over time?

The main advantage of a hair transplant is that it is a permanent procedure. … The transplanted hair may also thin over time, just like the normal hair. You will need a surgical “touch-up” after the transplant procedure to create more natural-looking results.