Grafts Placement in Hair Transplantation

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A hair transplant is all about removing hair graft from one area and placing it to another area. What is the art of grafts placement in hair transplantation?

The art of grafts placement plays an important role in all hair transplant procedures. This blog post explains how this important task is performed. Continue reading to know more.

Grafts Placement in Hair Transplantation

Grafts or hair grafts are tissues that bear 2 to 5 hairs. Every hair transplant procedure revolves around hair grafts. In the first place, hair grafts are removed from the donor area followed by their placement at the recipient area. In general, hair grafts are taken from the backside of the scalp.

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How Hair Grafts Are Placed In Hair Transplants?

First of all, it is not individual hairs that are not shifted from one area of the scalp to another. Surgeons remove hair grafts from the donor site surgically and place them to the destination area surgically.

Let’s see how surgeons perform the whole hair transplantation process:

Once hair grafts have been removed from the donor site, they are prepared to be used for the recipient area. After that, the donor area is prepared so that it can receive hair grafts.

Making room for hair grafts is one of the most important steps that can make or break the results that a person is going to get.

The surgeon has to take care of the width, accuracy, depth, and distance in incisions to perform the procedure appropriately.

Some parts of the procedure might be performed by a technician and some parts are performed by a hair restoration surgeon.

Actually, some hair grafts are not found to be suitable for placement and therefore such hair grafts do not qualify for the placement.

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Last Word About the Art of Grafts Placement

You have read above how important graft placement is in hair transplant. A surgeon who can do it well can perform hair transplant properly.

Ask our experts if you have any questions about the art of graft placement. You can contact us by calling our number or filling our online form.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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