Hair Transplant / Are you a Candidate

Are You a Good Candidate for Hair Transplant?

Who are the Suitable Candidates for Hair Transplant Surgery?

The realistic expectations about the hair transplant results depends on the eligibility of the candidate; that whether he qualifies for the hair restoration surgery or not. If the person is an ideal/good candidate, then hair transplantation will definitely enhance his overall well-being and self-esteem. The outcomes of hair restoration might not meet the expectations if the person has any ineligibility. Thus it is very important to consider the candidacy before undergoing this surgical hair loss treatment.

Who are the Suitable Candidates for Hair Transplant Surgery

The hair restoration surgery is the last hope after all the unsuccessful attempts to stop the progression of hair loss problem. But there are certain factors involved that need to be checked and analyzed before the procedure. The physicians/surgeons look for certain traits in the patients; so that they can confidently recommend this surgical procedure to them.

Hair Transplant Candidate

Following are different factors that are considered to determine the patient’s candidacy for hair transplantation:


The patients below 18 should not go for this surgery because of having immature hair loss or baldness pattern. It becomes difficult for them to maintain the natural looking results for a longer period of time. The candidates above 25 are considered to be the best ones.


For the purpose of extraction, it is required to have sufficient amount of healthy and active hair follicles on the patient’s donor area i.e. either on back of the head or on other body parts like beard, chest, thighs, arms etc.


The candidate must be healthy enough to undergo the hair transplant surgical procedure. Along with having good immune system, they should not have any serious illnesses such as thyroid, diabetes, blood pressure.


The patient must have controlled hair loss pattern; he should not have hair loss due to Alopecia Areata. The candidates seeking for scar revision can also opt for this treatment; in case they have the potential.

You can definitely plan your hair transplantation if you qualify all the above given parameters. The NHT counselors and hair transplant surgeons will diagnose your condition in the consultation phase and guide you properly about planning your hair restoration surgery. They will take care of every minute detail and assure you to provide positive/successful results.