Hair Transplant

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A hair transplant is a minimally invasive procedure which takes individual hair follicles from one part of the body (the donor area) and moved to a new area (the recipient area). It is most commonly used to treat male pattern baldness, but can also be used to restore eyelashes, chest hair, beard hair, or any other part of the body. Hair transplants can be used to fill in areas left bald by scarring, even surgical scars such as those left by face lifts. It is also possible to graft body hair to the scalp, but this will give noticeably different results.

Modern hair transplants achieve a natural appearance by mimicking the natural pattern for hair. Hair is harvested using strip harvesting or Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). Strip harvesting involves the surgeon removing a small strip of hair and skin from a healthy donor site.

How much does a hair transplant cost?

The average price of a hair transplant in the United States will be in the range of $4,000 to $15,000, but the cost of a hair transplant varies hugely from country to country. For example, hair transplants in Turkey start at $1,599. The final price depends on the amount of hair being transplanted.

Where can I find hair transplant clinics abroad?

Hair transplant clinics in Thailand are known the world over for their specialty surgeons. Clinics in Thailand have a reputation for providing high-quality care at lower prices. Clinics in Thailand are a popular choice for patients from Australia for a wide number of medical treatments. Hair transplant clinics in Turkey are known for using cutting-edge technology and techniques. Turkey is a popular destination for many patients from Western Europe. Hair transplant clinics in the United Arab Emirates are a popular destination for many patients who want the latest technology and luxurious accommodations. Dubai is quickly becoming a major destination for aesthetic and plastic surgery.,

Cost of Hair Transplant around world

# Country Average Cost Starting Cost Highest Cost
1 India $1560 $1560 $1560

What affects the final cost of Hair Transplant?

There are many factors that can affect the costs

  • Types of Surgery performed
  • Experience of the surgeon
  • Choice of hospital & Technology
  • Rehabilitation cost after surgery
  • Insurance Coverage can affect a person's out of pocket expenses
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About Hair Transplant

A hair transplant is a surgical procedure which transplants hair from one area of the body to another. Hair transplantation is sought after by patients who are looking for a permanent, natural-looking solution to partial baldness. Hair loss, also known as alopecia, can be caused by a number of factors such as male-pattern baldness, medication, radiation therapy, chemotherapy, and trauma to the hair. Hair loss can occur in both men and women and is not limited to age. Hair transplantation can be used for various areas of the body such as the scalp, eyelashes, eyebrows, or chest hair.

The most common area for hair transplantation is the scalp, which is popular among men with receding hairlines. The procedure involves hair being taken from a donor site on the body, either follicle by follicle (FUE) or in skin strips (FUT strip harvesting), and these are carefully placed into the bald patch. Recommended for Male pattern baldness Alopecia Receding hairlines Traction alopecia Trauma to the hair Time requirements Number of days in hospital 1 . Overnight stay not required. Average length of stay abroad 3 days. Patients can usually fly afterwards, however the procedure may require several sessions. Hair transplantation is commonly performed on patients suffering with male-pattern baldness. .,

Before Procedure / Treatment

The patient will have a consultation with the surgeon ahead of the procedure, to establish an appropriate donor site and discuss the procedure.,

How it Performed?

The scalp is first cleaned and the donor site where the hair is being harvested from, will be injected with an anesthetic to numb the area before the extraction. There are 2 different techniques which can be used for the extraction of the donor hair. The hair can be taken in strips, and this technique is known as strip harvesting, which is also known as FUT harvesting (follicle unit transplantation), or it can be taken follicle by follicle, which is known as FUE (follicle unit extraction), both of which involve using a hollow needle. The donor site is often at the back of the head, and any scarring from the incision can be concealed with hair. These hairs are usually clipped to 1 to 2 mm in length, and implanted into the recipient site.

Once the transplantation is complete, the area may be dressed with a surgical dressing which will need to be kept in place for 1-2 days. At the recipient site it can sometimes take 4 to 6 months for the hairs to come through, and patients may have to wait up to one year to see the full effects of the transplant. Anesthesia Local anesthetic. Procedure duration The Hair Transplant takes 4 to 12 hours. The procedure is time consuming, and a large number of transplants may take 8 hours or more. Sometimes, an extra appointment will be necessary. The hair is harvested from a donor site either in strips or by follicle unit extraction (as shown here).,


Post procedure care Patients will normally go back to their hotel after the transplant, and should rest with the head slightly raised. The doctor may recommend special shampoo to clean the head. Patients may experience itching.

The first transplanted hairs may fall out gradually over the first few weeks, and this shouldn't be a cause for concern. Over time, new hairs should grow from the transplanted follicles.

Possible discomfort There is only minor discomfort associated with this procedure. Most patients are comfortable with over-the-counter painkillers for the first day after surgery.,

Top 10 Hospitals for Hair Transplant

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Hair Transplant in the world:

# Hospital Country City Price
1 BLK-MAX Super Specialty Hospital India New Delhi ---    
2 Chiangmai Ram Hospital Thailand Chiang Mai ---    
3 Medipol Mega University Hospital Turkey Istanbul ---    
4 Rockland Hospital, Manesar, Gurgaon India Gurgaon ---    
5 Columbia Asia Referral Hospital Yeshwant... India Bangalore ---    
6 HELIOS Hospital Munich-West Germany Munich ---    
7 RAK Hospital United Arab Emirates Ras Al Khaimah ---    
8 NMC Specialty Hospital Dubai United Arab Emirates Dubai ---    
9 Hanyang University Medical Center South Korea Seoul ---    
10 NMC Healthcare - BR Medical Suites United Arab Emirates Dubai ---    

Best doctors for Hair Transplant

Following are the best doctors for Hair Transplant in the world:

1 Dr. (Maj Gen) Avtar Singh Bath Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon BLK-MAX Super Specialty H...
2 Dr. Vipul Nanda Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Artemis Hospital
3 Dr. Manik Sharma Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Artemis Hospital
4 Dr. Hemant Sharma Dermatologist BLK-MAX Super Specialty H...
5 Dr. Mandeep Singh Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Paras Hospitals
6 Dr. Ashish Rai Aesthetics and Plastic Surgeon Jaypee Hospital
7 Dr. Raghav Mantri Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Max Super Specialty Hospi...
8 Dr. Charu Sharma Cosmetic and Plastic Surgeon Fortis Memorial Research...

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The information on this page was reviewed and approved by Mozocare team. This page was updated on 16 Jun, 2020.

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