Affordable FUE Hair Transplant in Mexico


Multiple studies have linked hair loss to lowered self-esteem and decreased confidence. However, there is a simple, affordable and painless solution, FUE hair transplant.

FUE hair transplant has more than a 90% success rate, making it one of the most effective options for patients with Alopecia.

The affordable cost of the procedure in Mexico, is an option for many patients looking to restore their hair. An FUE hair transplant will help you gain back your confidence and feel like yourself again.

Hair loss, also known as Alopecia occurs when new hair doesn’t replace the hair that has fallen out. Its main cause is genetics. However, it can sometimes appear due to stress or hormonal disorders. A common cause of hair loss is nutritional deficiencies.

There are many different solutions depending on the amount of hair loss. The most common solution is the FUE hair transplant.

The International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) reports that 95.2% of patients that underwent FUE hair transplant had a positive emotional impact.


The Follicular Unit Extraction

The FUE Method (FUE hair transplant) involves extracting individual hair grafts from the donor area (usually the back and side of the scalp where there is abundant hair) and placing them into the receiving area.

Each follicle unit is removed with a surgical instrument (punch) that is designed to incise the skin around the follicular unit. The small marks it leaves are practically invisible. This technique works flawlessly with a minimum risk of infection or secondary symptoms.

During the procedure

FUE hair transplant is a very straightforward procedure, if uses local anesthesia and the surgery can take from 4 to 7 hours depending on the amount of hair needed for each patient.

These steps will help visualize what would happen during the procedure.


The surgeon will shave down the donor area, as well as around the transplant area.


The hair follicles will be removed from the skin by using an FUE instrument such as a manual punch tool.


The surgeon will make small incisions where the extracted follicles will be inserted and insert the follicles into these incisions.


The doctor will clean and bandage the area for recovery.

After the Hair Transplant

After the procedure the transplanted hair follicles will start growing naturally just as one’s natural hair. However, the transplanted hair will fall out a couple of weeks after the procedure, this is a normal process called shedding, this doesn’t mean that the procedure failed, it's just a natural reaction of the scalp, hair will grow back after the first months.

After 6 months the patient will observe a significant amount of hair growth, and full results of the hair transplant will be achieved 12 months after the surgery.

Post-operative care is extremely important for the procedure to be permanent and to get the best results possible. Your surgeon will provide and explain the instructions for an easy and successful recovery.

Here’s a small list of what to avoid:

  • Don’t wear hats, beanies or anything that covers your hair until your doctor says it’s OK.
  • Don’t do strenuous physical activity for at least a week.
  • Don’t wash your hair until instructed by your surgeon.

Anti-inflammatory and pain medication will be prescribed by your doctor, it’s very important that you take it so that your recovery will go as planned and with no difficulties.

Online consultations are provided by the Doctor to check the progress of the hair transplant and to avoid frequent travel to Mexico for each consultation. You will need to send your hair specialist images of your head so that they can track and evaluate the healing process.

Cost of FUE hair transplant in Mexico


The average price of a hair transplant in the United States is anywhere from $4,000 to $15,000 while the average cost in Mexico is between $2,990 to $6,990. In other words, hair transplant in Mexico is very affordable and boasts of a high success rate.

Many hair restoration clinics in Mexico, include some of the following:

  • The FUE transplant procedure
  • A 2 night hotel stay
  • Ground transportation is provided
  • Pre and post operation consultations
# Grafts Mexico United States
1,000 $2,300 $5,750
2,000 $4,600 $11,500
3,000 $6,900 $17,250

Travel Itinerary

To give you an idea of how many days you will need to stay in Mexico, an average procedure takes three days, these days are as follows:

Day 1:

Arrival at the destination of surgery and hotel

Day 2:

he hair follicles will be removed from the skin by using an FUE instrument such as a manual punch tool.

Day 3:

The surgeon will make small incisions where the extracted follicles will be inserted and insert the follicles into these incisions.

What are our clients saying?

"The whole thing was 7am-3pm. It went a little faster because Dr Jorge helped with implantation on top. I'm very happy with procedure, it was very professional and painless.. I was worried about pain..."


  • How to find a good hair transplant surgeon in Mexico?

    It’s important to check reviews and get an online consultation. Dr. Cortez is a top surgeon in Mexico with more than 10 years of experience under his belt. Additionally, he was trained in Mexico and the United States.

  • Is it common to have multiple procedures done?

    Most people only require one procedure. However, some cases require a second one. It all depends on the level of Alopecia in the patient

  • Is anesthesia used during the procedure?

    Yes, local anesthesia is applied to the head.

  • How old do I need to be?

    Although hair transplants can be carried out on anyone above the age of 18, it’s advisable to have a transplant until the age of 25 or more since hair loss patterns may not be fully determined in younger men.

  • Do I need to shave my own head before the treatment?

    No, patients are shaved at the clinic. There’s no need for you to do it yourself.

  • Are there any possible risks?

    In rare cases patients may develop folliculitis on the site of the new graft. Folliculitis is a common skin condition in which hair follicles become inflamed.Nonetheless, It is NOT a medical emergency.

  • What side-effects might I experience?

    It’s normal for patients to experience the following:
    • Bleeding: you might experience some bleeding on the transplanted area, up to 7 days after the transplant.
    • Itching: it’s normal to experience itching. Avoid scratching.
    • Hair Falling-out: hair shedding is a normal stage of the transplant. The roots will still be there and will continue to grow
    • Numbness: You might experience some numbness in the donor and graft area. It can continue from 8-12 weeks but sensitivity will come back.
    • Scabs on the head: Some patients get some scabs on the transplanted area which will fall out with time.
    • Headaches: you might experience light headaches after the procedure.

  • How many hairs or follicles will be transplanted?

    Each patient is different and has different needs. It’ll depend on the surgeon's suggestions and what the patient wants.