Last Updated on February 18, 2021 by Dr Sanusi Umar MD

This patient felt very insecure about his thinning hair in both his crown and frontal areas. After discovering Dr. Umar and his Dr.UGraft method in Los Angeles he decided to have his thinning corrected. Using his advanced FUE method, he used a hair transplantation less is more approach using Dr.UGraft to even out the patient’s hairline and create symmetry along the head. Less is more is a term coined to connote a minimalist approach whereby a few umber of grafts (relative to area of baldness) is used in judicious manner so as to give the appearance of having used more hair for the transplant. Less is more in the parlance of hair transplantation is typically done to save on number of grafts and cost of the surgery.

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Hair Transplantation Less is More Approach Using Dr.UGraft – Before Photos:

This patient wanted to gain the comfort and confidence to wear his hair short without worrying about thinning and hairline recession. As the photos show below, he had thinning along the temples and along the uneven areas of hair loss along the head.

The photos below show his hair loss prior to surgery.

This patient's thinning hair is uneven. By using grafts from other areas of the head, Dr. Umar aimed to even out the patient's hair along the scalp.

Patient wanted to know how to reduce hair transplant cost by less is more approach

 

Patient wanted to know how to reduce hair transplant cost by less is more approach

Dr. Umar used a combination of hair types to smooth out the thin and recessed areas with the less is more approach

 

The Solution – The Less is More Approach Using Dr.UGraft – Before and After Photos:

Dr. Umar used only around 3000 Dr.UGrafts from the nape and head to create symmetry along the patient’s head and hairline. By using grafts from other areas of the head, Dr. Umar aimed to even out the patient’s hair along the scalp. He also wanted to create a smooth hairline with a combination of hair types from the donor areas. Dr. Umar decided that nape hair would best restore the temples.

Dr. Umar concealed patches of hair loss with grafts taken from richer areas of the head. He also improved the patient’s natural whirl to simulate a natural head of hair.

The photo below shows the appearance of the back of the head:

Dr. Umar matched the swirl pattern here while simultaneously improving the density of the hair already present. These DrUGrafts came from other areas of the head.

Results of treatment using Dr.UGraft*

How to Reduce Hair Transplant Cost by Less is More Approach – Patient Results Photos:

Ten months after surgery, the patient has his confidence restored! The landscape of his hairline and scalp have changed significantly after his FUE surgery, without a significant amount of grafts used in the procedure.

The patient's hair was evened out to create a more even distribution along the scalp. Note the areas of thinning along the temples have been improved dramatically.

Before and after transplant Using the Dr.UGraft procedure*

 

This photo shows how the changes have improved the recession of his hairline and given him definition.

What is the best haircut after a less is more hair transplant?: This patient along with many others decided to sport a short buzz cut.

The patient’s hairline before and after hair transplant: Frontal and Crown Hair Thinning Corrected*

This patient is very happy with his transplant and healing process after hair transplant cost by less is more approach using Dr.UGraft

The happy patient after treatment with the Dr.UGraft*

This patient is very happy with his transplant and healing process.

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Less is More Approach Using Dr.UGraft – Frequently Asked Questions:

Does Dr. Umar know how to reduce hair transplant cost by less is more approach? What is the best haircut after a less is more hair transplant?

Yes! Pricing of treatment with the Dr.UGraft depends on the number of grafts used in surgery. Dr. Umar can design a treatment plan that will minimize your hair transplant cost and provide the best coverage. Hair styles come down to a matter of personal preference. Discussing a desired look with Dr. Umar prior to surgery can help ensure a patient gets the best look possible. For patients undergoing the less is more approach, Dr. Umar generally recommends a buzz cut look.

Is less is more hair transplantation beneficial in young patients? 

Yes! Hair transplants can offer many benefits, including increased confidence, at any age. However, for individuals at the age of 24 and under, it is likely that hair loss will continue to progress even after a transplant. For this reason a less is more approach can be very beneficial in creating a more smooth transition for future balding while helping patients save on expenses (patients will likely need multiple transplants as hair continues to recede).

 

The less is more approach makes FUE hair transplant accessible to anybody, regardless of financial restrictions. If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out to the doctor himself using the button below:

 

 

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