The procedure I went through took about 7 hours. The following steps breakdown were not timed. Just an estimated time breakdown.
Step 0: I had to change my dress to medical gowns like those blue plastic like paper gown. They shaved my hair and discussed the procedure for the last time. This preparation step took about half an hour.
Step 1: Anesthesia of the donor area. It took about three minutes. Went through a medium range of painful process when syringe was injected. But nowhere extremely unbearable. Took less than half an hour.
Step 2: Taking the draft. Took about three hours. I felt nothing.
Step 3: incisions for planting the grafts. Felton pain. Took about half an hour.
Step 4: I got a break for the lunch and toilet. They provided the lunch. Took about half an hour.
Step 5: Planting the draft. Took about two hours.
Step 6: Cleaning and putting bandage. They helped me change. I waited in the waiting lounge for about 10 minutes. One year came with four types of pills good for 10 to 30 days for different types, and to explained the medicines. There were three pages of instructions with medicine instructions, does and donts. They provided a certificate where they guaranteed their hair-plant and a free operation in case of failure. I was told they would unbandage me the next day when they will show me how to use the customized shampoo and conditioner. They called my hotel taxi and I left the clinic.