A full head of hair can represent attractiveness and desirability, but around 50 million men and 30 million women suffer from baldness or thinning hair. Hair restoration technology can restore confidence back into your life. At his Houston office, triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Henry Mentz uses the NeoGraft system, a minimally invasive hair transplant method which will produce natural and long lasting results. The FDA-cleared system includes the removal, collection, and placement of individual hair follicles, eliminating the need for doctors to remove a large strip from the back of the scalp (a procedure known as Follicular Unit Transplant or STRIP FUT). The removal of each hair follicle is known as “Follicular-Unit Extraction” or FUE, a procedure that has been on the market for several years but has been perfected to make it affordable and less time consuming for patients. In addition, NeoGraft can be performed on both men and women. The ideal candidate will have adequate hair counts in the donor site and realistic expectations of what the results will be.
"Second to none! Dr. Mentz is an artist and sought after. Do yourself a favor and read about his experience, expertise and accolades!"- T.W. / Facebook / May 18, 2017
"I had a double chin that bothered me for years. Dr Mentz performed liposuction under my chin, it was such an easy procedure... and I can't believe I didn't do it years ago! No scars, the recovery is about one week. And I look younger! Thank you Dr. Mentz!!! Best plastic surgeon ever."- D.P. / Facebook / Apr 21, 2017
"Continuing New Years Resolution - Currently a post-op patient. After weight loss had a buttock lift performed by Cortez in Houston and after healing top buttock hip crease was lumpy, sagging and also there was still a lot of fat still needing lipo per flank area. Went for consultation afterwards did not feel comfortable with second assessement. Overheard ladies talking about Dr. Mentz at a park and decided to give him a try.... - - Currently a post-op patient. After weight loss had a buttock lift performed by Cortez in Houston and after healing top buttock hip crease was lumpy, sagging and also there was still a lot of fat still needing lipo per flank area. Went for consultation afterwards did not feel comfortable with second assessement. Overheard ladies talking about Dr. Mentz at a park and decided to give him a try. Not to discount previous services but Mentz services and results are on a much different level in comparison. Trust me! An extremely picky, private athlete and not one to display personal information such as this to the world. From the office visit to the actual place of surgery... Impeccable. So far I'm more than happy!"- H. / RealSelf / Mar 24, 2017
"I have been a patient of Dr. MENTZ for more than 15 years. He is an artist...very gifted. He is extremely kind and thoughtful. His staff is conscientious, diligent and very responsive. Choose Dr Mentz and you will be ecstatic with the quality and aesthetics. Also HIGHLY recommend Renee at the spa for fillers, Botox excetera. She is just the best."- L.F. / Yelp / Mar 01, 2017
"Dr. Mentz is incredibly talented. I was so comfortable with him and his vision for my "mommy makeover". He has such a calm and kind nature and he was exactly the surgeon I was looking for. "- N. / Demandforce / Feb 23, 2017
- Donor Hair Removal
The NeoGraft transplantation process begins with hair being removed from the donor area in the back of the head, an area where your hair is genetically resistant to thinning.
- Dissection of the Follicular Units
Each graft is taken out with the same speed, diameter and length, resulting in a dramatically increased extraction rate.
- Creation of the Recipient Sites
The hair transplant surgeon or technician creates recipient sites in the proper angle, direction, and orientation.
- Placement of the Hair Graft
The hair follicle units are carefully separated by size. The grafts are inserted into the balding and thinning areas of your scalp.
Once the hair follicle has been implanted into the balding area, the grafted hair will stay in place for about two to three weeks before shedding. After shedding, the process of new growth will begin in 3 to 4 months. After that time period, the hair will grow normally, with natural looking results.
Plan Your Procedure
- Recovery Time
- 2-3 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 1 Hour
- Procedure Recovery Location
Hair Transplant FAQs
Hair loss will not stop after the procedure, some individuals may need continuous treatment with preventative hair loss drugs and/or multiple hair restoration sessions, particularly if you’re balding patterns continue with age. An estimate of balding patterns and the number of procedures will be discussed in consultation.
The price will be $8 – $8.50/graft. For cases needing 2000+ grafts and up, the price will be dropped to $8/graft and for cases of 1999 grafts and lower, the price will go up to $8.50/graft.
In addition to the top of the head, the NeoGraft system can perform non-scalp procedures such as eyebrow transplant for individuals with thinning or fading eyebrows.