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The amount of grafts needed in hair transplantation varies from person to person, depends on your hair loss density, your bone structure and the amount of hair already present on donor area. In order to get the most accurate answer to this question, dermatologist examination is necessary.
It can be said that the percentage of unsuccessful hair transplants is very low, provided that the candidate is in good health, the most ideal hair transplant method is selected for the candidate, and the pre and post-operative instructions determined by the doctor are followed
Some of the reasons that cause hair transplantation to fail can be summarized as follows:
- Doctor’s inexperience
The correct number of grafts is one of the most important stages of hair transplantation and plays a very important role in the natural appearance of the candidates’ hair after the hair transplant operation.
- Not being the right candidate for hair transplantation
During the medical examination, the dermatologist will perform various tests to analyze your suitability for hair transplantation; These are the adequacy of the donor hair, the type of hair loss expected in the future, the classification of hair loss and the diagnosis of the patient’s hair loss. These analyzes before hair transplantation determine whether the person is the right candidate to perform the procedure.
- Inadequate postoperative care
After the hair transplant procedure, doctors provide the patient with aftercare instructions as well as information about the postoperative care that should be done in the following days and weeks. It can be observed that some patients experience intense crusting around their hair. Scratching this area or improper hair washing can adversely affect graft survival and the final result.
- Unrealistic expectations
Your unrealistic expectations about your hair transplant operation may disappoint you. This may be because you think you need a certain procedure to achieve your dream result; However, in reality, this procedure may not be suitable for you or it may not be the right procedure for your hair. A dermatologist doctor should be consulted to get the desired result and to avoid unsatisfactory results.