What is Hair Restoration?
Although hair loss affects approximately 35 million men and 21 million women, it is something that many do not take lightly. Technological advancements in hair loss restoration has made it possible for men and women to restore their lost hair in a minimally invasive manner. NeoGraft is an FUE hair replacement system offered by Houston, TX board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Rolando Morales. It is a breakthrough technology in hair replacement that is noninvasive, and proven to be fast and effective in producing hair growth. In addition, it does not result in any scarring such as the traditional “hair strip” transplant approach.
"Two months ago I had a tummy tuck, lip and a breast augmentation with Dr. Morales. He is a phenomenal surgeon and his staff is amazing! I highly recommend him and there is no one else I would let do any future surgeries on me other than Dr. Morales!"- K.D. / Google / Aug 14, 2020
"I recently had a breast augmentation with Dr. Morales. I'm currently one month post op and I couldn't be happier with the results. Dr Morales is an amazing skilled surgeon! I personally appreciate that not only is his knowledge in the industry top notch to include his staff are most helpful the entire practice but that they really puts their patients first and go out of their way to make you comfortable. Dr. Morales takes his time with his patients, he is kind and soft spoken, and allows you the patient to be the ones to ask the questions you need answers too. I did a lot of research in the Houston, TX area for a plastic surgeon that I felt I could trust. I am very pleased to have him as a doctor. I would really recommend him to anyone seeking to have a procedure. Dr. Morales and his staff also conduct a you tube video blog on some of the procedures he does. Check them out. You'd be surprised at what you learn prior to having a procedure done. Thanks for the ultimate 43thd birthday gift! Dr. Morales and Staff! You all are amazing!"- B.C. / Google / Aug 13, 2020
"I recently had a tummy tuck with Dr. Morales and he is an outstanding surgeon, you can tell he loves what he does. He really puts every ounce into each procedure to ensure that all of your wants in the outcome are what you are looking for. He was extremely informative as well as understanding, and reassuring from my consultation all the way up to my 8 week post op visit. Not to mention that his bedside manner is impeccable. Linda is also extremely informative, patient, and is amazing about getting answers to your questions in a very timely manner. All of his assistants are super sweet, and listen to your concerns. I could not have chosen a better surgeon and team!!"- M.M. / Google / Jul 07, 2020
"Dr Morales and his staff were nothing short of amazing. Meeting Dr. Morales and his staff for the first time was a great experience. I felt so at ease and comfortable, all his staff was super friendly and accommodating. Dr. Morales was very clear on what procedures I was going to have and answered all my questions. My recovery has gone so well I am surprised at how fast and how well I have healed. If I had to do this over again I would pick Dr. Morales every time. For all your plastic surgery needs, Dr.Morales is your man."- H.M. / Google / Aug 06, 2022
"Quick and painless recovery - I am so happy with my results - I had an amazing experience with Dr. Morales and his friendly staff. During my initial consultation, Dr. Morales took his time in explaining the process and the procedures I was going to have. I was given all the necessary information for my post op recovery. Dr. Morales and his staff made me feel very comfortable and were very accommodating. My recovery has been amazing. My pain was minimal, the bruising was minimal and my scars are looking great. Dr. Morales has a great hand for what he does. He takes his time and utilizes the best techniques for a quick and painless recovery. I am so happy with my results. Dr. Morales will forever be my go to cosmetic surgery hands down."- L. / RealSelf / Aug 05, 2022
Who is a Candidate?
The best candidates for NeoGraft are those with only frontal or partial hair loss and with adequate donor hair in the back of the head. NeoGraft essentially takes small grafts of hair from the back of the head and transplants them to the front. Dr. Morales will conduct a thorough consultation and will first ensure that there is enough hair to transplant. Candidates for this approach typically where their hair short.
NeoGraft uses a special pneumatic technology that removes and slides hair out seamlessly and safely into very small sections. There is no yanking, pulling or twisting. The grafts are then implanted into the areas where the patient desires hair growth. This process takes place in an effective timeframe so that hair follicles do not risk becoming damaged in the transplant process. This increases the chance for follicle survival and long-term hair growth.
NeoGraft takes place inside Morales Surgery Center. Each session, depending on how many grafts will be used, can last up to six hours. After treatment, the patient’s head will be thoroughly rinsed and a protective medicated ointment will be applied to the scalp. It is very important that patients follow Dr. Morales’ postoperative guidelines so that the grafts can be properly cared for at home. It is normal to experience tenderness for the first few days following the procedure. Exercise and vigorous activities should be limited for the first couple of week so that the grafts can heal without additional swelling.
The reason why hair follicles are taken from the back of the head is because that area is genetically programmed to continue to grow. These follicles, once transplanted, will continue to grow as long as the follicle remains healthy. The NeoGraft system is engineered to ensure a safe and effective follicle transplant. Once the hair follicle has been implanted, patients will be informed that a “shedding” phase will occur. This should not cause any alarm. The grafted hair typically stays in place for about 2-3 weeks, and then sheds. The next growth phase of hair generally takes place within 2-4 moths. During this time, new hair growth will occur and the results will look normal and natural.
NeoGraft is priced per follicular graft. The price will vary, depending on the complexity of the case, the number of areas to be treated, and the number of sessions it takes to achieve the desired results. On average, the cost per follicular graft is $5 with total treatments ranging from $3,000 to $16,000 for all-inclusive packages.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $3,000 - $16,000
- Recovery Time
- 1 Week
- Average Procedure Time
- 2 – 6 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 8 Weeks
- Procedure Recovery Location
Hair restoration FAQs
What about traditional methods of hair loss?
Some people might try to treat hair loss using hair transplant surgery. While these methods might help in some cases, they may not work for everyone. A hair transplant may cause scarring that is noticeable to others. Instead, NeoGraft hair restoration in Houston, TX, is minimally invasive, offers natural-looking results, and does not lead to linear scarring.
Does NeoGraft require medications or chemicals?
Prescription medications, over-the-counter drugs, and chemicals are not necessary with the NeoGraft system. Instead, Morales Plastic Surgery uses your own natural hair follicles! Our team removes and places hair safely into small sections. Grafts are always implanted into areas that have the most potential to achieve natural-looking outcomes.
How much does NeoGraft cost?
Patients who seek hair restoration with Dr. Morales will have a personalized plan tailored just for their needs. Our team will assess your hair loss and scalp condition and then provide an estimate for your treatment. We work hard to make our services affordable and accept a variety of payment options — so the process is as seamless as possible.
Schedule A Consultation Today!
Dr. Morales looks forward to meeting with you to discuss your hair restoration goals. He will consult with you to see if you are a candidate for this procedure and then work with you to develop a treatment plan. Please call our Houston, TX plastic surgery office for more information.