Get Free Consultation for Hair Transplant Surgery

To request a free consultation online please complete the form below and one of our patient advisors will contact you directly.

Please upload photos of your hair loss. Front, top and back are best for evaluation. You will receive a response with Dr. Brett Bolton's evaluation within 24 hours. Please make sure to include you phone number for us to personally contact you. Thank you for inquiring and we look forward to helping you throughout this process.

Our Location
Dr. Brett Bolton
Great Hair Transplants, Hair Restoration Clinic
2715 East Oakland Park Blvd, Suite 200
Fort LauderdaleFlorida, United States of America33306
 954.567.5868  |   drbolton@live.com

Best Hair Transplant Hospital For Men And Women In Joplin, Missouri

A Cheap Hair Transplant Will Cost You More Than Just Money

Hair implant surgery dates back to the 1950's. From 1950 to about 1985, the surgery produced limited results. Since the small bundles of hair moved from the donor were grouped too large, the result coined the phrase, “plugs.” Usually this appearance occurred when the patient lost their existing hair a few years following the procedure when it produced a "corn row" or "dolls head" look. These “plugs” were unsightly and highly noticeable.

The industry has come a long way since then. The surgery has been refined into what is referred to as a follicular unit implant. (FUT) A strip of tissue is removed from the donor safe zone. Today, high magnification is used to dissect the tissue into follicular units. Follicular units can contain one, two, three, or four hairs. Sites are created in the thinning area and are tiny holes the doctor makes using a very fine instrument. The doctor will use the proper angles and spacing in order for the new hair to grow natural and as close together as possible.

This is an outpatient procedure and takes from four to six hours depending on different variables. Local anesthesia is used with minimal discomfort. If the procedure is done properly it is quite a rewarding experience. If done improperly, it can become a patient's worst nightmare. This is where in most cases you cannot afford to buy a cheap hair implant.

Some of these hair implants are being offered cheap! The hair implant is the number one cosmetic procedure chosen by men. If you make the mistake of choosing the wrong clinic, based on price alone it could end up costing you plenty! Hair loss affects about 60 million men and women. By age 50, 50% of all men will be experiencing some stage of hair loss. The hair loss industry is loaded with companies selling potions, lotions, shampoos, herbs, pills, laser lights, and many other unproven remedies to stop, slow, or even grow back one's hair.

There has been a very limited amount of success with any of the above. However, it seems every few months a new miracle cure is hitting the late night home shopping channel. The only real proven solution that can grow hair in a thinning or bald area is known as a hair implant surgical procedure. Most hair loss in the 60 million men and women is genetic. It is for this reason the hair, when moved from the donor area will not fall out. It is genetically programmed not to fall out and this is the primary reason why a hair implant procedure works.

Since the procedure is extremely labor intensive it requires skilled staff. A skilled staff requires an above average wage per hour. The doctor surrounds himself with experienced staff. Would you rather pay less and get less experienced staff? Less experienced staff will not prepare the tissue as well. Some of the hair grafts will not survive. Less experienced staff will not place the tissue as well. Misplaced tissue will create an environment where the hair will not grow. You cannot afford to have the hair not grow.
Another way companies will try to lower your price is to have you agree to have your surgery along with three, four, or maybe even five other patients on the same day. That means more revenue for the practice. An example would be comparing one patient paying $12,000 for a procedure and being the only patient of the day or five different patients having surgery at the same time and paying $6,000 each. Which is better for the practice, $12,000 or $30,000? I think we know the answer to that. But let's get back to staff. If there are five patients and each patient will need at least three staff for proper service, that's fifteen staff members.

Let's say three surgeries start at 8AM and 2 start at 1PM. If that is the case, let's reduce the staff down to ten. How do you feel if you are the 1PM patient and your staff members are getting tired? Remember, this is a very labor intensive procedure. Cutting tissue under a microscope is not easy. How about the fact that there is an inexperienced staff working on you. You cannot afford a cheap hair implant.

The reason you cannot afford to buy a cheap hair implant is your result may be set up for failure. If that is the case and hair does not grow, you have wasted your money and will need to do it all over again, most likely pay more, and have less donor area to work with. That is the best-case scenario. The worst-case scenario is what normally walks through the door of most hair specialists on a daily basis. This is where the patient is scarred in one or both areas of the procedure. Usually there is an excessively wide scar. And the recipient area where the hair was placed has a cobblestone look or is pitted. Now, the specialist is limited and need to perform corrective work.

That will result in at least another procedure if not two more. Now you know why you cannot afford to purchase a cheap hair implant. The following are some helpful hints when it comes to pricing a hair implant procedure. Make sure the doctor you choose is a specialist meaning all he does is hair surgery. DO NOT choose a plastic surgeon that does hair surgery a few times each week. Choose a practice where you will be the only patient or no more than one of two on any given day. Try to find a practice that prices in cost per hair, NOT cost per graft or follicular unit.

They can manipulate grafts and follicular units. No one can manipulate hairs. Make sure to ask questions regarding how many hairs it will take to fill in an area and get a good idea of the density in that area. Here is a clue. In an area that is completely skin bald, you will most likely need a second procedure for that area. However, this will be solely based on your own personal expectations.
A cheap implant will cost you more than just money as most cheap implants will not yield the results you desire and therefore you will spend more than you intend on two or more procedures all in an effort to gain density. Also, with a cheap implant you have a high risk of something going wrong and having a botched surgery, requiring more money to correct it. Spending more in the beginning will save you more in the end.


Free Hair Transplant Consultation    Get Financing for Hair Transplant

Click on Image
Below to see Video

Misc Videos

Patient Recommendations

Misc Videos

Thank you Dr. Bolton


  •  Review
    Jun 22, 2022
    Capttj Reviews
    Capttj
    Florida
     google Review
    I have had two procedures over The last decade, both came out with great results, Dr Bolton and Staff with Josh are very professional
  •  Review
    Jun 9, 2022
    Texas Reviews
    Texas
    Florida
     google Review
    I saw Dr Bolton for hair loss. I have done 2 procedures and the results has been amazing. I have a previous surgery before at a location in Texas, which did not give me good results, I end up with a bad scar and very few good grafts. When I consult Dr. Bolton I knew my case was gonna be difficult and I did no have any big expectations as far of...
  •  Review
    Jun 1, 2022
    J Reviews
    J
    Florida
     google Review
    I had a max harvest plus procedure with Dr. Bolton about 10 months ago and my results are already amazing! (Still have 8 months to go!) I elected to try to get as much hair as possible that he felt safely pulling from my scalp was told about 13,000 hairs. It’s a huge difference then before I was balding very lil hair now I have a lot of curly hair...
  •  Review
    May 26, 2022
    James Reviews
    James
    Florida
     google Review
    I went to Dr Bolton for a great hair transplant! I wanted to get the most hair I could in one procedure. I had a procedure years ago and now at Bosley they could not do as much coverage I needed. It would cost a lot more for multiple procedures which is hard on your hair and your life. I wanted to do just one!. Josh the hair specialist gave me...
  •  Review
    Apr 21, 2022
    Chris Reviews
    Chris
    Florida
     google Review
    I was apprehensive going into this but I’m glad I did it! I live in CT near New York City and there are a few places in NYC with good reputations that I had looked into for hair restoration but in the end it was Dr. Bolton that I chose. I had to travel to get the procedure done but I’m completely thrilled with results. Dr. Bolton is great! He...
  •  Review
    Apr 8, 2022
    Nick Reviews
    Nick
    Florida
     google Review
    Great experience and results! Dr. Bolton and staff are amazing! If you are thinking about getting a hair transplant don’t go anywhere else. Dr. Bolton will give honest expectations and outstanding results. His whole team is great and I couldn’t be happier with my results. I have had a procedure with Bosley and Dr. Bolton blew them away with the...
  •  Review
    Mar 30, 2022
    Dan Reviews
    Dan
    Florida
     google Review
    My experience with Dr. Bolton and his staff was excellent. I initially had contact with Mike Anticoli who answered many questions I had about my condition and the possible treatment options. Mike was great from start to even today, months after treatment. They both did follow up calls to me after the procedure. Mike was in contact with me daily for...
  •  Review
    Mar 23, 2022
    More Reviews
    More
    Florida
     google Review
    So far, so good! Had my hair transplant last October. Been in contact with Josh, Dr. Bolton’s correspondent, since day 1. Can’t recommend either of them highly enough. I’m currently only at 5 months but my hairline has already dramatically improved and I’m seeing lots of new hairs popping up. I’ll keep everyone updated as the months progress. I’...
  •  Review
    Mar 23, 2022
    AJ Reviews
    AJ
    Florida
     google Review
    I had a Max harvest plus procedure with Dr Bolton in October 2020. I had anxiety about the strip being taken out before the procedure, but I can confirm that it does not hurt whatsoever. Dr. B is highly skilled with the scalpel and uses a perfect amount of local anesthetic so there is no discomfort at all when the strip is being taken out. Dr B...
  •  Review
    Mar 21, 2022
    Dio Reviews
    Dio
    Florida
     google Review
    First let me start off by saying getting a hair transplant is not something anyone should be ashamed of male or female. This like any cosmetic surgery is to help with your self esteem and at the end of the day that's all that matters not someone else's opinion. When you do decide to go on that adventure, please do your research and consider Dr....
previous review
next  review

25 YEARS EXCLUSIVELY DEDICATED TO HAIR TRANSPLANTS WITH UNSURPASSED RESULTS

Excellent  Great hair transplant  Review

Based on 643 Verified Patient Testimonials / Reviews from

   google Review   trustpilot Review       hairtransplantsociety Review   Vitals Review   Healthgrades Review