How Many Hair Grafts Do I Need? - Istanbul Care


How Many Hair Grafts Do I Need?

How Many Hair Grafts Do I Need?

When you plant to have a hair transplant surgery in Turkey there is very big question that wait you. “How many graft do I need?” Yes, we know you asked that question many times and we want to give that questions answer. Also we will give you some more information. Let’s start reading our article now.

What is a Hair Graft?

Hair Graft is a very small tissue of hair tat contains 1 to 4 hairs, hair bulbs or follicles. In hair transplant operation we remove healthy hair follicles from your donor area and we transplant them to your bald areas. This is the main procedure of hair transplant. We transfer hair grafts from your donor area (back of your head) to your bald or weak area. Sound so easy we know but hair transplant is very serious surgery which must be done with talented hands.

How Are Hair Grafts Transplanted?

There is 3 main hair transplant method:

  • Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT): FUT hair transplant method a strip of your donor tissue is removed and all hair will transplant. FUT is the oldest hair transplant method and it leaves a big scar.

  • Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE): FUE is the most popular hair transplant method of all. All graft is collected with micro motor device and all grafts is transplant one by one. FUE gives a very natural result.

  • Direct Hair Implant (DHI): In DHI method hair is collected with micro motor machine like FUE method. After collecting stage hair grafts puts is in pen named choi pen. Canal opening and transplantation is done with pen. DHI also gives very natural results with high density.

We use donor area and sides of your head because these hair is not affect by hair loss. After hair transplant all new hair is permanent and they will not fall anymore. Hair transplant has very high success rate (More then %95.) We use very small micro motor and very small blades (under 1mm.) Hair transplant surgery does not damage hair follicles. FUE and DHI method does not leave any visible scar.

How Many Hair Grafts Do I Need?

Now it is time to answer the biggest question about hair transplant surgery. Your grafts need depends on your size of bald area. Number is starts with nearly 600 grafts (for minimal hair loss to 5.000 or 6.000 hair grafts (Norwood 5 or 6. As Istanbul Care we transplant maximum graft in one session. Maximum graft number is depends on the number of your collectable grafts in your donor area (back of your head, sides of your head and if necessary body hair can be used.) If you are wondering how much graft you need check Norwood hair loss scale or send us your hair photos our expert doctors will plan you’re your hair transplant. If you have a big bald area you need more graft. Talking with us help you to understand how much graft you need for hair transplantation. You can check our Norwood scale here.

How much graft do i need for hair transplantation

How Much Do Hair Transplant Cost?

Istanbul Care is gives the best price of hair transplant in Turkey. Hair transplant cost depends of operation method. We offer our patients fixed hair transplant price with all inclusive hair transplant package in Turkey so the graft number does not have any affect on hair transplant price. We also offer our patients best hair transplant operation with best hotels and best hospitals in Turkey.


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