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How much does Hair Transplant Surgery Cost and How Many Procedures Will I Need to Meet My Restoration Goals?

4/30/2008 11:37:00 AM

Question:

I have a hair loss problem and want a hair transplant. Can you tell me what would be the total expense? How many times do I have to get treated?

Answer:

Unfortunately, the answer isn't as cut and dry as you would like it to be. Below I will try to explain the variables that have to be considered in order to determine your cost and number of required procedures.

The cost of a hair transplant will depend on a number of things.

The number of grafts/hairs needed to cover your scalp will depend on your degree of hair loss and your hair characteristics.  The number of sessions you will need will depend on the total number of grafts/hairs you will need, your scalp elasticity (strip surgery only), your donor hair density, and the experience/skill/philosophy of the physician.

Variations exist between each clinic however, on the average; you'll probably be paying between $4 to $8 for follicular unit transplantation and $6-$10 for follicular unit excision.

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Bill is the managing publisher of the Hair Transplant Network and The Hair Loss Learning Center. He is 4 time hair transplant patient and has over 15,000 helpful posts on our hair restoration discussion forum. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a Master’s in Christian Counseling. In addition to his work in helping hair loss experiencing men and women finding the best hair transplant surgeons, he helps people with various addiction and mental health related issues in his free time. He enjoys weight lifting, kickboxing, movies, researching conspiracy related topics and spending time with his family.