Even with the high degree of male pattern alopecia(VII degree), there are 10 to 12 thousand follicular units left on the back of the head and behind the ears. Out of the 6000 to 8000 thousand units can be taken for transplantation during one or several procedures.
This amount of follicular units is sufficient for coverage of blad area of any size. Amount needed for the achievement of certain cosmetic effect in an individual patient is being determined during face to face consultation.
The result depends on the structure of hair(diameter, straightness, colour etc) and a number of follicular units. The patient can determine the approximate number of grafts they need to achieve good result according to the scheme given below.
You can send your picture by email and we will provide you with more precise information about the number of follicular units to be transplanted.