Grafts is a tissue. It is extracted by nerve and vessel connections to be transplanted from an area to another. Grafts means each part of the hair follicle is extracted with very small part of skin.
A graft contains of 2-4 pieces of hair within the tissue comes with it and it varies from a person to another. I graft and pieces of hair are separate concepts. Therefore, the number of hair follicles and grafts in the hair transplantation process are not the same.
What is follicular unit in Hair Transplant Grafts?
Is a natural hair with multiple hair roots. Follicular units, can be seen with special magnification devices or three-dimensional microscopes in the Clinique, are very important for hair transplantation.
Is a group of micro-hair follicles that are found as double or triple in the scalp.
The difference between the number of hair follicles and grafts As the numbers vary according to various factors, hair transplantation Clinics and doctors may give different numbers of grafts to be transplanted to the hair.
For example, a doctor may recommend that the same patient need 3000 grafts of hair transplanted in accordance with a clinical need, while a different centre or doctor may indicate that 9000 hair follicles should be planted. Because they expect an average of 3 pieces of hair from a graft taken from the patient. In fact, the same amount is mentioned in both cases.
How Many Grafts Can Be Transplanted?
Now that you know what is the difference of roots and grafts is, you should trust your own experienced doctor to decide.
What you need to pay attention to here is that you now know the difference between hair follicle and graft.
We do not make graft calculations for our patients as ClinMedica. Each of our patients get their hair transplant with the maximum graft that can be taken from him. So there is no doubt on your mind about the number of grafts.