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 dream team have exceeded my expectations as a patient. From my first consultation, my pre-op appointment, to the actual surgery and every post op appointment after I felt so well taken care of. Dr. Morales and his staff are all so caring, involved and amazing at what they do! I have been recommending him to everyone I know who is considering any type of elective surgery. When I did have any questions Claudia was very quick to get back to me and for that I am so appreciative. Never once did I feel uncomfortable with any part of my journey. I am beyond satisfied & in love with my results even though I am only 8 weeks post op from my tummy tuck, lipo and fat transfer! I truly believe Dr. Morales has magic hands because as far as pain, I hardly had any! It was definitely not as excruciating as some people describe. The whole recovery for me has been so smooth and I would do it all over again with Dr. Morales in a heartbeat. He truly is the best!"- C.H. / Google / Sep 10, 2021
"Dr Morales is awesome! So down to earth and a great surgeon. So happy with my results! Only thing is that there’s always pictures of some of his patients getting flowers and a get well soon card. I never got that so I recommend doing it fir all of your surgeries. Overall amazing experience though!!!"- L.B. / Google / Sep 01, 2021
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
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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.