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3000 Graft Hair Transplant: Coverage, Results, Costs

A 3000 graft hair transplant is usually offered to people with extensive hair loss across the temples and/or crown, giving them coverage across all their balding areas. Most male patients requiring 3000 hair grafts are at stage 5-6 of the Norwood scale:

norwood scale

Find out how much coverage you’ll get with a 3000 graft hair transplant, how long it takes, and how much it’s likely to cost.

How much coverage will 3000 hair grafts give you?

3000 hair grafts can cover a large portion of the scalp. Here are the before and after hair transplant photos of 3 patients who had 3000 hair grafts, showing the coverage potential:

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Results shown 12 months after procedure

3000 graft hair transplant before 3000 graft hair transplant after

Before and after results shown 15 months after §

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Results shown 18 months after procedure

Not sure if you’ll need this many grafts? See examples of real patients who have had a 500 graft hair transplant, 1000 graft hair transplant, 1500 graft hair transplant, 2000 graft hair transplant, 4000 graft hair transplant, and 5000 graft hair transplant.

Hair graft coverage depends on your hair density and the extent of your thinning. People with naturally thick hair usually need fewer grafts than those with thin hair, as the individual hair thickness can create the illusion of more coverage.

Your facial hair can also benefit from a 3000 graft beard transplant:

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Results shown 18 months after procedure

How many hairs are in 3000 hair grafts?

There are usually 1-4 hairs in each hair graft (also known as a follicular unit). That means there are roughly 6000-9000 hairs used in a 3000 graft hair transplant.

While this sounds like a lot, studies show that it’s safe to remove up to 6000 hair grafts without creating any visible thinness or balding in the donor area [1]. That means approximately 18,000 individual hairs could be removed without a problem in some patients.

How long does a 3000 graft hair transplant take?

It takes around 6-7 hours to complete a 3000 graft hair transplant [2]. This is usually completed within one day. You’ll have a few breaks during the procedure.

How much does a 3000 graft hair transplant cost?

The average cost per hair graft in the UK is £3.25. So you can expect to pay around £9,750 for a 3000 graft hair transplant.

Some clinics offer much cheaper hair transplants, while others are far more expensive. Our UK hair transplant cost analysis shows the huge range of quotes available for the same procedure. To make sure you’re getting a fair price, make sure you consult with more than one clinic. This will also help you get a feel for the clinic and ask any hair transplant consultation questions you have.

Find out more about the Wimpole Clinic’s hair transplant pricing.

Celebrity hair transplant results

Premier League player Rob Holding’s hair transplant clocked in at 2600 hair grafts — just shy of 3000. These photos show the extent of his hair loss prior to his hair transplant, and the fantastic results he achieved at the Wimpole Clinic:

Rob Holding Before & After

“I struggled so much with my hair and self-confidence. I have had so many messages about where I had my procedure. The Wimpole Clinic in London treated me so well and I am so happy with the results.

“I’ve had so many messages from other people affected by mental health issues and self confidence issues, I couldn’t recommend this place enough!” — Rob Holding

Read our hair transplant reviews to see how we’ve helped dozens of other hair transplant patients restore their hair.

Get a hair graft quote at the Wimpole Clinic

Our hair loss specialists are ready to diagnose and treat your hair loss. We’ll examine your hair and scalp to make sure you’re a good candidate for a hair transplant, then give you an accurate graft quote.

Book a free consultation with our consultants to get your hair graft quote.

3000 Graft Hair Transplant: Coverage, Results, Costs, Wimpole Clinic

Sources:

  1. Clinical experience on follicular unit extraction megasession for severe androgenetic alopecia
  2. Evolution of hair transplantation
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