At the Harley Street Hair Clinic we’re experts in hair restoration. We specialise in the revolutionary FUE hair transplant procedure that works towards getting the best, and most natural hair restoration results possible.
Getting a hair transplant is a big decision and we know that our clients, and potential clients will have a lot of questions about the procedure. One of the most commonly asked questions is, ‘how much does a hair transplant cost?’
There isn’t one single answer to determine the cost of a hair transplant, as it will differ for everyone, as many different factors have to be taken into account. But, just remember, you don’t have to be on a footballer’s salary to afford one.
For this reason, those enquiring about hair transplantation prices and procedure are invited to our clinic for a one-to-one consultation with one of our hair loss specialists who will look at your individual hair loss case and work out the best plan for you. Today we’re looking at the cost benefits of a hair transplant.
At the Harley Street Hair Clinic, we know that there is a lot more to the real issue of costs than just the price of a hair transplant. Finding out the actual cost of you hair transplant is only the first stage of trying to assess all of the cost, factors and values involved.
The fact is that the real costs are a balance of many factors. There are costs in not having a transplant. Additionally, there are often certain bonuses beyond just appearance alone in getting a transplant that affects the ‘cost’. Let us discuss some of those factors.
As a leading Harley Street practice we deal with some high profile clients – including leaders in industry, actors, footballers, comedians, TV presenters and more. They can all gain a direct benefit in income from looking younger and having more appeal.
Such stars can have a significant proportion of their income from sponsorships, endorsements, ads, etc, and such sponsors all want someone who will appeal to a wide audience. A hair transplant can have significant financial benefits to those contracts and earnings.
Many people find that having more confidence, and being seen as more “youthfully dynamic” by others, has a direct effect on their work performance – and salaries. Executives, managers and salesmen have all reported that they have a new lease of confidence, or that others perceive them as more youthful or vigorous after a hair transplant.
These positive factors can have a direct effect on the individual and increase not only their personal well-being but also negotiating power, their promotion prospects, and their income.
But, even without those sorts of direct financial benefits, there is more to the costs of a hair transplant than just the cost of the procedure.
When looking at the cost of something, we also need to look at the cost of the alternatives. For example when buying a meal at a restaurant, that’s one less meal you are paying for eating at home, and also one less load of washing up to do.
Well, there are similar cost balances when looking at hair restoration too.
By the time most people even think about hair replacement or hair transplants, they have already been spending money on more expensive shampoos and conditioners for some time. They tend to purchase the premium hair products that promise thicker hair, but at a price. You may have tried a few even more specialist products or treatments, and found those to have an even bigger premium price. These costs are just maintenance, and not a cure or a solution, just an on-going treatment and expense.
High quality wigs are expensive and need maintaining and replacing. Potions and lotions cost enough that you know that over 5 years they cost an absolute fortune. Unlike a one-time hair transplant, those costs just keep going, month after month, year after year.
Many people who lose their hair whilst still young feel quite miserable about it, but this means that they often end up spending a lot more on things to “cheer themselves up” and compensate.
The classic example is men who buy those expensive and sporty cars to re-affirm the youthful aspect their hair is now denying.
It is not at all unusual for men with balding or receding hairlines to spend between £20,000 and £30,000 more than they would on a car to compensate.
That is already a cost equal to a fairly extensive hair transplant procedure, and possibly more than you’d ever need to spend to have your hair loss permanently restored.
But often the costs are in holidays or more expensive clothes to help make the best overall impression possible and perhaps divert attention from any loss of hair.
Over the course of a few years, these simple costs all add up to quite a sum. The additional cost could be many magnitudes higher than the cost of a hair transplant, and indeed quite easily so when looking at a period of 5 to 10 years.
Most clients have only 2 procedures in a lifetime, and the second is generally to graft hair follicles in areas that the hairline receded to later, after the initial transplant. The hallmark of our work at the Harley Street Hair Clinic is providing a bespoke individualised treatment to ensure the procedure gives natural undetectable results that last a lifetime.
The most significant gains patients experience is a boost to self-confidence and freedom from the anxiety of hair loss, which our patient’s feedback surveys agree is priceless.
If you would like more information on how we can help you achieve the hair you’ve always wanted please contact us for a no obligation consultation.