How Many Grafts Are Needed for Hair Transplantation Operation?
One of the most important questions about hair transplantation operation is that how many follicles will be planted. Prepared table in accordance with Norwood scale can help you to have an estimate on the amount prior to hair consultation.
I. 500FU-800FU Hair Transplantation Operation
Hair transplantation can be applied for mostly singular hair follicles in 2-2.5 hours by using FUE method. Haircut is not mandatory.
II. 800FU-1500FU Hair Transplantation Operation
Hair transplantation can be applied for mostly singular hair follicles in 3-4 hours by using FUE method. Haircut is not mandatory.
III. 1500FU-2500FU Hair Transplantation Operation
It is aimed to relocate frontal hairline and cover bald area on back of the head. It can be completed in 4-6 hours by FUE method.
IV. 2500FU-3000FU Hair Transplantation Operation
The necessary time for relocating frontal hairline and covering wide bald area on back of the head is 5-6 hours.
V. 3000FU-4000FU Hair Transplantation Operation
Frontal, top and back areas can be covered in 6-7 hours by using FUE hair transplantation method.
VI. 4000FU-6000FU Hair Transplantation Operation
It is also called Mega FUE session, this operation takes around 8 hours by using FUE method. It can also be combined with FUT method in regard of efficiency of patient’s donor site.
VII. 6000-7000 Hair Transplantation Operation
Usually applied as two sessions, this operation is performed as two 6 hours sessions by using FUE method.