Forget about him growing out a beard; now he can get a transplant. 

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In some cultures, beards are a sign of wisdom, prestige, masculinity and respect. Today we define beards as sexy and stylish: The cutting-edge man wears a well-made suit paired with a well-grown beard, whether it’s the pepper and salt look or a sophisticated moustache. But some men can't grow out their facial hair evenly—a source of annoyance that limits their ability to wear their beards in a way they love most.  Fast forward to the technology of hair transplants and this problem can easily be solved.  Although hair transplants are commonly performed on men (and women) who are losing hair on their head, in recent years with the rise in the beard trend  (think George Clooney at the Oscars or Hugh Jackman who fluctuates between clean-shaven and full-on beard often), the number of beard transplants has increased by 9.5 per cent internationally

How it works: Healthy hairs are individually harvested from another part of the body and then transplanted onto the face, after which they grow immediately.  The number of hair grafts can range from a few hundred to 2,000, depending on if it’s a full beard transplant or just to fill patchy areas or reconstruct a moustache. Most men can begin shaving within two weeks.

Downtime: Swelling can last up to one week. Depending on the patient, they may not feel comfortable returning to work during this time.

Side Effects: Chance of in-grown hairs, possible rejection of the transplanted hairs (up to 10 per cent) and up to one per cent chance of infection of the hair follicle, known as folliculitis.

COST:  $5,000 to  $15,000, depending on how many hairs are transplanted.