Hair Transplant Cost Procedures And FactsJuly 31, 2018
One of the most common health issues we all face in our lives is hair loss and other problems related to hair. Baldness, thinning, patches are such consequences a person of any age can encounter. Medicine and technology have reached its gigantic level, also making an impact on hair transplantation techniques and robotics.
Hair transplant is performed using different procedures and includes a specific procedure and recovery time so it’s important for a victim of hair loss that before taking any decision, instantly, for transplantation ‘he should consider proper consultation from a doctor’.
Hair Transplant- An Overview
Hair Transplant is technically a surgical procedure where lost hairs are restored by shifting hairs roots from hairy part of the head(donor area) to the bald part(recipient area). There are specifically two hair restoration procedures are used by surgeons today, one is FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation) and second is FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction).
Follicular Unit Transplantation
It is also called strip method, through an incision, the skin containing hair follicles is removed from the donor part. It is then dissected into small grafts grouping in 1, 2 or 3 hairs each and finally transplanted into recipient part (hairless).
Both of these procedures are carried out under local anesthesia which makes them painless and comfortable. In year and a half when hairs start growing, are permanent and never fall.
Some Relevant Facts About Hair Transplant-
- Local Anesthesia makes the process of surgery painless.
- Hair transplant Doesn’t mean giving you a scalp of luxurious hair. Results of treatment depend on person to person.
- Hair Transplant and non-surgical hair restoration are different things. In hair restoration, the pre-chosen base is fixed on the scalp with dexterity.
- Cost of the surgery depends on the number of hair grafts, more you require, more the cost would be.
- For the better results treatment of the issue is important at the early stages of hair-fall.
- After surgery washing hair and using ointment/shampoos can affect hair growth, could be harmful too.
Costing Of Hair Transplant
People often ask the question that what should be the cost/price of hair transplant? Answer could be contrasting because costing in hair transplant is affected by many factors. These factors are the determinants of hair transplant costing.
Factors Affecting Hair Transplant Costing-
Requirement Of Hair Grafts-
In hair transplant procedures hairs are moved in grafts. Each graft can contain 2-4 hairs follicles. Price range of the transplant is based on numbers of grafts required to cover the bald area. The more grafts number you decide to be planted, more the price would be.
In India, the cost of FUT and FUE method should be 35-50 rs per graft/follicles. To cover any bald area, a person may need 2000-3000 hair grafts/follicles and total costing can reach up 7000-100000 (for 2000 units). If your hair loss is at an extreme level then requirement would be more.
The Place of Hair Transplant-
This is also an important factor affecting the cost of hair transplant. It is often found that in metro cities costing of hair transplant is more than non-metro cities. It can be due to higher competition in the big cities.
Like if the cost of per hair graft in Indore is around 30-40 per hair graft, then in Mumbai costing could be 40-50 rs per hair graft.
However, the cost may vary from clinic to clinic. It’s not definite the costing would be higher at every clinic located in a metro city.
The Procedure, you Choose
There are two different procedures for hair transplant FUT and FUE. the cost of both of the procedures as per the surgeon. If any surgeon is good an FUE the probably he would charge more for it.
Also, surgeons who are not good at any one of the surgical procedure can keep the price higher of the other so patients choose the low-cost surgery process.
Who is your Hair Surgeon
A good hair surgeon charges higher than normal surgeons, Why? Definitely, for greater successful results. Experienced & certified surgeons provide satisfactory results to their patients. Their expert hands execute the surgery, carefully and later it provides amazing results.
Hair transplant is a complex process and if you choose an inexperienced hair surgeon then results can be worst.
So, What should be Cost Now?
After reading how many factors do affect hair transplant cost you have already understood that a face to face meeting with hair transplant surgeon is necessary where he would properly examine hair loss condition and compete for the scalp. After that decide a suitable hair transplant procedure which would provide expected results as per your need.