You may already know you’re a perfect candidate for a hair transplant and may even have your
surgery date scheduled. But, most patients are still curious about what happens during a
transplant procedure and what hair transplant techniques are used to achieve best
Hair transplant techniques can be very effective for hair loss patients and are a one day
out-patient process which requires only local anesthesia.
See a video that illustrates Hair Transplant Stages: "What
Happens During and After a
Hair Transplant". This timeline goes from 0-2 years later:
The patient is prepared for the hair transplant with the
hair transplant specialist locating the hair follicles from the head which are genetically
to going bald. These are the same follicles which are to be transplanted into balding areas. The
donor area of hair is trimmed and prepared for surgery. The donor area of hair is then injected
02. Donor Tissue Removed
Next, the donor tissue which has the bald resistant
follicles is surgically removed and sutured. Using a special MaxHarvest™ hair transplant
the maximum amount of donor tissue is harvested which yeilds the maximum amount of hair for the
patient. Hair is combed over the donor area so the sutures aren’t visible to anyone.
seven to ten days after the hair transplant, these sutures are removed.
03. Donor Tissue Trimmed
At this point during the hair transplant, the donor tissue
is trimmed and made into micrografts (single
grafts), follicular unit grafts
containing 2-4 hairs) and multiple
follicular unit grafts or Bolton Bundles™(grafts that contain more
one multiple follicular unit - up to 8 hairs) by surgical technicians.
04. Paper cut-Sized Slits are Made
Very small slits are made in the balding area
during the hair transplant. These slits are created in irregular patterns, which is what makes
hair transplant so effective and the results so natural.
05. Grafts Placed
At this point, the follicular unit grafts are placed into the
tiny slits. These grafts are placed in varying densities, with the smallest one and two hair
in the front of the hairline and three or four placed behind them. Multiple follicular unit
are placed behind the hairline to give more density.
06. After the hair transplant
After the hair transplant is complete, the patient is fully awake and ready to leave the hair
transplant facility. There will be short hair stubble showing from the new grafts and there will
be hundreds of tiny slits somewhat visible on the scalp. These slits are typically completely
gone within one week, as they heal very quickly
Must see videos for those interested in Hair Transplants!
It's been one year since my HT surgery with Dr.Bolton.The result has exceeded my expectations.My hair looks great.I haven't met one person who would think that I ever had anything done with my hair,and actually I have gotten some compliments from different guys whenever
we had conversations about hair in gym and other places.Guys usually would... view more
I started loosing my hair about 5 years ago and I had to do something about it. FUE was the method that I thought would be the best(so called scarless.not true,you get a lot of small scars).To be fair the doctor I picked did as good job as FUE could offer but the method does not give you enough hair,one year later I have had another FUE procedure... view more
Very personable and professional. My discussion with Dr. Brett Bolton was both friendly and informative and through my research and experience believe him to be the best in his field. His staff was also very professional and friendly and I would highly recommend him to anyone considering a hair transplant!
Expectations were well communicated. Premeeting was truly consultative. All my questions were answered. From there they were a class act. Highly recommend going with Josh's lodging arrangement. I give them five stars.
I had a H.T. with Dr. Brett Bolton about 18 mths ago and had a really great experience there- very happy with the results, especially with his ability to help conceal/blend a terrible, previous HT surgery I had with another doctor 20 years ago. It was such a difference, just wish I had gone to him the first time around. I'm getting ready to... view more
I visited dr. Bolton like many about my concerns about my thinning hair. I visited other hair restoration, but felt the most comfortable with Dr. Brett Bolton, josh and his professional staff. He was honest, didn't sugar coat anything which I appreciated. I had surgery in August of 2015. Couldn't be happier with my results. Best decision I ever... view more
I had been experiencing hair loss for the past 10 years, my mid Twenties. I had been in denial of this fact, and family and friends, trying to be nice I guess, would confirm I was "crazy, you're not going bald!". I had researched hair transplants for years, and even had consultations with local hair doctors in my area.; Including the doctor who... view more
It was an amazing experience From the time I got there to the time I left they made me feel very comfortable. The staff was very knowledgeable and Dr Bolton was extremely professional in his work. Mike the hair consultant was amazing and the results I have with my hair exceeded all my expectations
You guys are champions!!!!!!!
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From the moment I walked into Dr. Brett Bolton's office, I had a good feeling. Meeting with Josh and Dr. Brett Bolton for the first time only reinforced this feeling. They both gave me their undivided attention and answered all my questions. I was at a low point in my life as far as self-confidence due to my hair loss (which had seemingly sped up... view more
Procedure Went well! Doctor Brett is a great guy all around. Everyone deserves 5 stars...Dr.B and staff! Everything has turned out better than I had expected. I feel like a million bucks. What a major confidence booster.
With so much success with my first mini procedure, I decided to go for a second procedure with Doctor Bolton. My personal experience with Doctor Bolton at Great hair transplants was great! The staff was very nice and polite. The procedure was painless. I highly recommend anyone who wants to get get a hair transplant with Doctor Bolton
Dr Bolton was fantastic when doing my hair transplant I have already recommended him to my friends, you tell he loves and is enthusiastic about his job, this is a good quality to have as he strives to do his best for you, and give you the best possible result. I would recommend him to anyone.
At just 4 months after the procedure that I had with Bolton I have noticed a significant change in my hairline. I'm eager to see the finalized result in about 8 more months. I'm beyond satisfied with the quality of care that was administered during the procedure. Thanks Team
The MaxHarvest procedure has changed my life. Quite skeptical in the beginning Ill admit, but I'm walking proof that just one MaxHarvest procedure with Dr. Brett Bolton can give you the same result that I have. I figured that if I was going to have to procedure I may as well go ahead and double the density! My hairline and crown area are both... view more
Yesterday I went to cut my hair and I will even just five months of the operation can not imagine the happiness I felt after looking in the mirror and realize that my density is back .
I was beginning to forget as I was when I did not suffer from baldness , I am extremely happy with the results so far despite the short time and I know... view more
Very glad to have traveled in for Dr. Brett Bolton. The results are starting to come and am happy so far but looking forward to the final result! Great experience. Skyped Josh from Sweden on a Saturday, signed up for the procedure and found the process to be very easy.
I live in South Florida and actually noticed Dr.Bolton's office driving by. I had a previous procedure with a different doctor and wasn't completely satisfied. I have a lot of hair on the sides and back I expected more.rnrnI met the consultant Josh and liked his approach of showing my Dr.Bolton's videos, photos and explaining his technique and... view more
My hair loss always bothered me it was always in the back of my mind. I started searching for information on hair transplants and came across Dr. Brett Bolton's YouTube videos. The videos were amazing! Video after video showing patient results and no donor scars really made it an easy choice for me. I am anxiously waiting my final results!
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Dr. Brett Bolton is the founder of Great Hair Transplants, a hair restoration clinic specializing in
hair implants for both men and women. Our organization is internationally known and serves patients
with genetic hair loss from all over the United States and the world.
Most of our hair loss patients travel from outside our Great Hair Transplants local area. In fact,
we have treated patients from all parts of the world. We feel that you shouldn’t be penalized for
having to travel to find the best hair transplant doctor. That’s why we offer a hair replacement
travel incentive of up to $1,000 for our patients. For additional information on this topic please
visit our travel incentive page.
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