Men and women of all races can be good candidates for a hair transplant. To be considered for a hair transplant, you need two things: Enough healthy hair on your scalp that can be transplanted to the area that needs hair. The ability to grow hair on the thinning area of your scalp.
What makes you eligible for a hair transplant?
Typically, men whose hair loss has progressed beyond class 3 or above on the Norwood Scale are good candidates for hair transplant surgery, as long as their pattern has stabilised. If your hair loss has been progressing for five years, you are probably also a good candidate.
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.
Why is hair transplant bad?
Side effects: Swelling of scalp and face may happen. In some cases, temporary thinning also known as “shock loss” may happen. Itching, pain and numbness are some other side effects that may occur post a hair transplant procedure.
How much does 2000 grafts cost?
Doctors often price their procedures by the number of grafts transplanted to a part of the head that has permanently lost hair. Each graft costs somewhere between $3 & $7 per graft. The average procedure involves around 2000 grafts, so at $5/graft, on average, the typical case costs $10,000.
How do I know if I am a candidate for hair transplant?
Two of the most important factors for determining whether you’re a good hair transplant candidate are the amount of hair you’ve already lost and the amount of donor hair you have available to transplant to the thinning areas of your head. This is usually determined based on your specific hair loss classification.