Hair Transplant

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Hair transplant (also called hair restoration or hair implantation) is the process of permanently restoring hair by transplanting new follicles into balding or thinning areas. Healthy follicles are taken from other areas of the body, most often the back or the sides of the head. This can be done by taking a single strip of hair or removing follicles individually. The number of grafts needed depends on the patient and the size of the area being treated. Anywhere from 1,000 to 3,000 grafts is average for a day of surgery. LEARN MORE ›

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When I started looking into Hair Transplant Surgery, I had consultations with the firms that have the most exposure through advertising: Hair Club For Men and Bosley. I even met with a well known Beverly Hills Bosley surgeon who had performed transplants on two friends of mine. Although both... READ MORE

As a kind of 40th birthday present to myself, after much AGONIZING over the decision, I went ahead and booked myself a hair transplant with Welfareabroad. I have written a very detailed blog about my experience, before, during, and after my surgery in Istanbul. I wrote it so that others might... READ MORE

I'd been contemplating a hair transplant for many years. After using rogaine for 5+ years and trying various other methods of hair growth/maintenance, I decided to have a hair transplant procedure. After a significant amount of research, I decided to meet Dr. John Frank who is conveniently... READ MORE

First of all, I decided to visit Dr.?lhan Serdaro?lu as a result of extended research, I realized that I made a good choice because of his good-humoured, attitude and sincerity. About 7 months ago, I had hair transplantation and after the operation I was quite satisfied. He constantly... READ MORE

I had a previous hair transplant, done by Dr John Cole in Atlanta, and it is a master piece what he has done to me. I let my self convince that Dr Bauman in Fort Lauderdale, Florida was as good as Dr Cole. I am still paying for my mistake. The only things he does, and it is the most important... READ MORE

I don't know that I consider myself vain.. I just want to look as best as I can. I have had a very high forehead since I was a kid. When my hair started to recede unevenly in my 20s I felt a big lack of confidence because of it. In my 30s I emptied my savings account and did two hair... READ MORE

I am having my hair transplant tomorrow with Dr Maral Clinic in Istanbul, so far it seems ok in terms of his response time and professionalism but obviously the main thing is how the transplant procedure goes. Does anyone know if I should put any sort of ointment on my head after the surgery and... READ MORE

I started to experience hair loss at the age of 22, as a senior in college. I remember my best friend taking me to the side during one of our cultural show performances that I was running - “Hey uhh so not to be mean but we need to talk about your hair loss. What in the world have you been d... READ MORE

I remember when I started to losing my hair at my early 26 and how self-conscious it made me and stressful as well...when I was 34 I have decided to make a hair transplant surgery. The surgery itself was not painful at all, Dr Suneet Soni help me to get out of my problem. When I started to take... READ MORE

First met Dr. Paul Cotterill in 1991. After 20 years of transplants and a scalp reduction, I KNOW this was/is the best doctor and greatest results I could have ever wanted. To simplify my journey, I have made a blog. Hair transplants for some are not a one time surgery. For me I would be with... READ MORE

I went to Dr. Dauer in June of 2014. I had two previous transplants by another doctor and decided to change to Dr. Dauer. My front hairline had some "pitting" and it looked like I had a transplant done. After Dr. Dauer, my hairline looked natural and he thickened other areas that needed it. I... READ MORE

I am a private person but because I had a such a life changing experience I thought this is something important for me to share this for anyone is questioniong this procedure. I was 17 years old when I was introduced to hair extensions. First I started with the bonding glue and then went to... READ MORE

Hi !! Okay so I've been suffering from what I belive traction alopecia or in the urban community "no edges". Finally, I decided to do something about it. I got tired of wearing weaves and done some online searching. I found Dr. Frank (NYC) and said to myself, it won't hurt for a consultation. I... READ MORE

I went to Dr. Diep of the MHTA Clinic in Los Gatos, CA. He had good reviews and seem to be a successful surgeon. I regretted it immediately after. 1. He focused on puttin implants where I had hair already, because he felt I would lose my hair but hair loss is not a problem for me I have a lot of... READ MORE

Dr. Arika Bansal and Dr. Pradeep Sethi are very professional,diligent, artisits, skillful, kind and well versed with their field. I underwent HT of more than 9000 grafts (scalp and beard) over a period of 4 days 3 weeks apart. The procedure went very well, I am very happy with the treaement and... READ MORE

If you are considering getting hair transplant surgery DO NOT look any further than Dr.Suneet Soni in Jaipur India. Dr.Suneet and his staff are simply the BEST. I travelled all the way from U.S for my hair transplant surgery and I feel that I have made one of my wisest decisions of my life by... READ MORE

This was a hairline lowering; I have naturally high hairline. I also did my eyebrows; very asymmetric as well as my hairline. Communication was great before the surgery.... Afterwards, I was ignored. I emailed him about the asymmetry and he said wait six months.... Six months will not grow graph... READ MORE

For several years I've been contemplating a hair transplant because of my rapidly diminishing hair line. In July/August 2014 I decided it was time to do something about it. I had several consultations with FUT & FUE doctors all over Las Vegas. I decided on a FUT procedure and to use Joseph L... READ MORE

By age 27 in the year 2012, I found myself no longer able to gel my hair upwards in the front, the deterioration of the hairline was too prominent. And the sides of the hairline went really far back. If I used the hair from the front to cover the sides, the front was exposed. If I used the hair... READ MORE

Since being younger I was self conscious of the size of my forehead. Later in my adult life I realized I was wrong...its no so much the size of my forehead its just that my temple areas went back way further than where my hairline started on my forehead. As I got older and from wearing braids I... READ MORE

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How much does a Hair Transplant cost?

The typical cost for a Hair Transplant ranges from $2,200-$12,500 with an average cost of $8,275. Costs will vary by surgeon, geographic region and the complexity of the procedure. Cost estimates are based on 527 patient reviews submitted on RealSelf. Learn more