How Many Grafts Do I need for a Good looking Hair Transplant?

How Many Grafts Do I need for a Good looking Hair Transplant?

If you are planning to undergo a hair transplant to overcome the baldness, the most important thing you need to determine if the number of hair grafts that can fill up your bald areas.

The availability of donor grafts depends on the intensity of your hair loss and what kind of outlook you are expecting. Before progressing towards a hair transplant, your surgeon will first examine your scalp for the availability of grafts.

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Pre-hair transplant Examination

In this meeting, your surgeon will thoroughly examine your scalp to identify the hair loss condition and availability of potential hair grafts.

If your hair loss has not affected the crown of your scalp, it means you have a good amount of hair grafts available to fill up the bald patches. The density of your hair has also a bearing on how much hair grafts are required. If you have thick and dense hair, there will be a lesser number of hair grafts required, however, if you have thin and light hair, the surgeon may need to extract more grafts for you.

The good news is that the Hair Transplant Dubai Clinic provides you with a calculator to identify the number of required hair grafts. The graft calculator will ask you to enter certain parameters about your hair loss and scalp to tell you the number of grafts required to overcome your baldness.

The ideal number of grafts

To overcome the baldness and achieve a natural look, you should have enough amount of grafts that are used to fill the bald areas on your scalp. The ideal number of grafts depends upon the following factors.

Your desired look

To have thick and dense hair on the scalp, you need to have sufficient amount of donor hair available.


The desired appearance vary from a person to person. Some people may settle to have an appearance that can hide their baldness while others may need to have long and dense hair back on their head.

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FUE and grafts Consideration

Follicular unit extraction is a surgical procedure that uses a punching tool to extract hair follicles from the donor area. Since there and no incisions in this method, the skin laxity does not affect them when you want to acquire a number of grafts to fill the bald patches.

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FUE is the first choice of most surgeons. It is a comparatively easier procedure. It provides completely natural and long lasting results with minimal discomfort.

To give you best experience of FUE hair transplant, Hair Transplant Dubai clinic offers a Free Consultation for all its valuable clients. All you need to do is to fill the form below and one of our representatives will hear you back soon.


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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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