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!
My experience with Dr. Bolton and his entire team was outstanding! From the moment I had made my initial consultation, to surgery day and post operative follow-up, Dr. Bolton, Josh and the team were on top of their game. I had previous hair transplant surgeries that were done locally prior to seeing Dr. Bolton and was hesitant to fly out to Ft....
Aug 26, 2019
I live in Norway, Europe. I have suffered from hair loss since 2004, in my early twenties. Now in my late thirties, i had a Norwood stage 3 hair loss, and I finally choose to do something about it. I did my research, read a lot about hair loss, watched tons of YouTube videos, and contacted some of the clinics online before making my decision. After...
Aug 25, 2019
I live in Norway, Europe. I have suffered from hair loss since 2004, in my early twenties. Now in my late thirties, i had a Norwood stage 3 hair loss, and I finally choose to do something about it.
I did my research, read a lot about hair loss, watched tons of YouTube videos, and contacted some of the clinics online before making my decision....
Aug 19, 2019
Truly recommend the amazing team in Fort Lauderdale . Dr. Brett Bolton, treated me like a prince for a day. Super professional and made my almost 10 hours procedure so pleasent and amazing. Didnt feel any pain all day and when I started to feel something they took care of it right away. They worked about 10 hours and I couldnt be more happy with...
Aug 19, 2019
I had a friend who referred me to Dr Bolton and gotten great results so I stopped in for a consultation. Josh and Dr Bolton were both very professional and the office is great. Very knowledgeable on all the options in the market now too. I did my research and saw a few odd posts from years ago. ( dont be put off by these), Dr Bolton is 100% on his...
Aug 19, 2019
I had an outstanding experience with Dr. Bolton and his staff. Honestly, I rediscovered the true meaning of the word Professionalism. Dr. Bolton is a real professional with a strong work ethic and positive attitude. Moreover, he is genuine, friendly, humble, and available. His team is amazing, exemplary, and courteous. The quality care at Great...
Aug 17, 2019
It's one thing for a guy to be bald, but for a female it's horrible. I went to Dr. Bolton the first time around four years ago. The results were amazing. I had hair!!! It was great going out in public and not be embarrassed. I feel and look so much better. But the doc can only do so much in one setting. I had so much confidence in Dr. Bolton after...
Aug 13, 2019
The staff is amazing. Very friendly, welcoming and down to earth. Dr Bolton and Josh made the decision easy. I never felt pressured, hurried and was given real, honest expectations. I was able to get the results I wanted in 1 visit. Dr. Bolton is the best. I recommend anyone interested to check out Dr. Boltons before and after pictures. That sold...
Aug 6, 2019
I had a great experience with Dr. Bolton and his team!!! He was able to get me the most he could and didn't charge for the extra. I had mine on April 10th, 2019. I had some swelling but I also didn't ice like I should have plus I drove myself home from FL to Oklahoma on my third day after the procedure. I'll post a before pic of when I arrived to...
Jul 30, 2019
I've looked every where for a good place and when i came across this doctor and saw how much experience he's had and all the videos to prove his work along with the pricing i went with them u won't find any better I've looked and experience the leval of care and there ability to move a lot of grafts in one sitting that would prob take other...
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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
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