A hair transplant session can take four hours or more. Your stitches will be removed about 10 days after surgery. You may require up to three or four sessions to achieve the full head of hair you desire. Sessions occur several months apart to allow each transplant to fully heal.
How many hair transplants do you need?
In most cases, only one session is needed but some patients could benefit from a second hair transplant to improve density, definition and the overall look.
Do you have to get multiple hair transplants?
In certain unique cases, more than one operation or touch up may be needed. When it comes to hair graft procedures, the real question isn’t how many procedures, instead, how many grafts are possible in total. Over a person’s life, it is possible to implant a maximum of about 6,000 to 7,000 grafts.
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.
How many hair transplants are successful?
For a Follicular Unit Transplant, the doctor should be able to transplant the follicular grafts to the recipient site. A success rate of a hair transplant is somewhere between 95 and 98 percent and in some cases even a 100 percent success rate.
How much does 2000 hair grafts cost?
This number could be anywhere from 500-2000 grafts, depending on your degree of hair loss, making the procedure price between $2000 and $4000. This cost will vary based on the surgeon you choose.
Do hair transplants last forever?
In a nutshell, yes, an FUE hair transplant can last a lifetime. The key to thing to remember with hair transplants, whether that’s an FUE or FUT, is the donor hair follicles preserve the characteristics, enabling healthy growth.
Can you still go bald after a hair transplant?
Healing can take somewhere between 6 to 12 months. But once the healing process is complete, the transplanted follicles begin to grow hair that will fill out the bald patches on your scalp. This is hair that will continue to grow naturally as you get older.
How soon can I get a second hair transplant?
When it comes to having a second, third, fourth, etc. hair transplant done, we recommend waiting at least 6-12 months from the date of the previous procedure. It is important to allow enough time to pass so that the procedure sites can completely heal.
How long should you 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.