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How Much Do Hair Plugs Cost To Get Done

By Edited Mar 12, 2014 0 0

Are you seeing more skin on the top of your head than hair? Does your forehead appear to be getting longer and longer as time goes by? Are you finding so many hairs in your shower drain that the water is slow to drain? If you answered yes to these questions then you definitely will want to read this article. You don't have to spend the rest of your life being bald if you are willing to take the bull by the horns and get your hair growing again.

The best method for treating hair thinning caused by male pattern baldness is hair plugs therapy. Hair plugs is a surgical procedure in which healthy hair follicles and the hair shafts are removed from one area of the scalp and then implanted into the bald spot. This procedure is also known as hair transplantation and hair grafting. It is not cheap but it is effective. If you are wonder how much do hair plugs cost then the information I am going to share with you will be just what you are looking for.

It used to be that hair plug surgery involved the doctor removing strips or plugs of scalp with good hair growth from the back of the head and then implanting them into the balding sections of the scalp. With the advent of new techniques this is no longer the case. Now, the surgeon can use a recently designed medical instrument to remove the individual follicular units and then place them into the balding area one by one. This has made the procedure quicker and much less painful.

Generally speaking, each one of these individual plug grafts costs between $3 and $7 to transplant. This number is based on several factors including the geographical location of the clinic, the experience and notoriety of the doctor, and the overhead of the hair clinic. New doctors with small practices cost less but of course you do not get the advantage of years of experience.

There are usually around 1000 individual hairs which need to be transplanted but it is not uncommon to see 2000, 2500, even 3000 grafts if a man has an extensive case of male pattern baldness. These grafts can be used for the top of the head or as hair plugs for a receding hair line. They work very well for both. In fact, often times the results are so natural looking that the patient can even comb his hair straight back and no one will know the difference.

If you are tired of seeing that old guy looking back at you from the mirror then contact a hair clinic today about your needs.



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