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Hair Transplant

A full head of hair signifies youth and vitality, and it also protects the scalp. However, not everyone is fortunate enough to have fully functioning hair follicles in all areas of their scalp or face. For patients who want to correct hair loss or thinning hair, Dr. Agullo offers hair transplantation. Dr. Agullo understands the science of hair loss and uses his expertise to perform hair transplant procedures with results that imitate natural hair growth. Hair transplantation can restore a more youthful, attractive appearance that can improve your confidence and overall quality of life.

Do you...

  • Have a receding hairline
  • Suffer from bald patches
  • Have thinning hair

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Female Hair Transplantation

Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)

  • A strip of tissue is removed from the donor site with a single, long incision. The tissue is dissected into follicular units of one to four hairs
  • The follicles are implanted one hair at a time in the recipient site via tiny incisions.
  • May leave some linear scarring at the donor site that can be concealed by the surrounding hair.
  • Most commonly used procedure for hair transplantation.
  • Best for larger transplants

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)

  • The donor area is shaved.
  • A tiny, round incision is made around each hair follicle in the donor site.
  • The follicles are removed one at a time and prepared for transplantation.
  • Extremely low risk of scarring at the donor site.
  • Minimally invasive technique for removing follicles from the donor area.
  • Best for smaller grafting quantities.
  • Longer procedure.
  • Higher cost.

The Benefits of a Hair Transplant

A receding hairline can significantly age your appearance. By restoring a youthful hairline with a natural shape, you can rejuvenate your appearance.

The eyebrows are often taken for granted, but without them, the face can look undefined. Restoring your eyebrows can give you a more balanced facial appearance and help convey your expressions.

Few things symbolize masculinity like a full beard. Hair transplantation can correct patchy or thin facial hair to finally give you the thick beard or scruff you desire.

Existing scars in balding areas will be camouflaged once they are covered with hair. Scars from previous cosmetic surgery can also be concealed by hair transplanted around them. In addition, the resulting scar in the donor area will be hidden by the existing surrounding hair.

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Hair Transplantation FAQ

What type of anesthesia is used for the hair transplant procedure?

Intravenous (IV) sedation or local anesthesia in both the donor and the recipient areas may be used for hair transplantation.

Is hair transplantation painful?

Sedation or anesthesia will keep the patient comfortable during the procedure. After treatment, any discomfort can be alleviated with over-the-counter pain medication.

How long does the procedure take?

The length of the procedure will depend on the technique used, the area being treated, and the size of the treatment area. FUE is a longer procedure because several thousand small incisions are made for the hair removal from the donor site, while FUT uses a single, long incision to remove a strip of hair.

How long does it take to heal after treatment?

Healing time with FUE is generally five to seven days. FUT recovery is usually longer because the long, thin incision takes more time to heal.

Are the results of hair transplantation permanent?

After treatment, the hairs transplanted into the treatment area will permanently grow just like your natural hair.

How Much Does Hair Transplant Cost?

Pricing varies depending on the extent of the treatment or surgery. You can see a list of the approximate prices of each procedure on our current fee schedule. Dr. Agullo charges a consultation fee of $100, which is applied to the cost of your treatment. Generally speaking, cosmetic plastic surgery is considered “elective” and is not covered by most insurance plans. The prices listed on our fee schedule represent the minimum cost of the procedures, including anesthesia and surgical facility fees, medical tests, garments, and recovery products. The cost of prescription medications, however, is not included. The exact price of each procedure can only be determined after a thorough consultation. All fees must be paid in full prior to the scheduled treatment.

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