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  • by Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu
  • 31 March 2018
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How Does FUE Hair Transplant Work?

Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE has gained the popularity as the leading method of hair transplant beating the former method Follicular Unit Transplantation or FUT. FUE hair transplant is now available in clinics and developed with the aid of technologies. How does fue hair transplant work ? In FUE, the surgeon will individually extract the follicular units from the donor area where the scalp shows high resistant to the baldness for the rest of your life. After the extractions, the hair grafts are placed into the special solutions to keep it reliable for transplantation. The surgeon transplant the hair follicular units to the balding area.

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In FUE hair transplant procedure, the donor area will be shaved. The extraction means the doctor manually harvest the hair follicles from the donor area one by one. Some clinics may utilize the motorized extraction machine called SAFE while some big hospitals also use ARTAS robotic system. The micro punches or needle are used to create incision for the hair grafts to enter. The FUE won’t require stitching, unlike the FUT. A session of FUE hair transplant may take 4-8 hours to complete.The FUE will generate less painful experience.

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After the procedure, the doctors may prescribe you the antibiotics or painkillers for several days. Commonly, you can get back to work 5 days after the procedure. The transplanted hair grafts will fall in two weeks. Most people will experience observable hair growth within six months. A medication may be prescribed to improve the hair growth in the transplanted are including Minoxidil or Propecia. In addition, you can take a Platelet Rich Plasma to enhance the result of hair transplant. However, FUE hair transplant result can solely reach its peak within a year after the surgical procedure.

You may get through some examinations and tests to determine what types and the severity of your hair loss problem. The bleeding and infection are two common risks in hair transplant procedure as well as scaring and a-doll-like appearance.

When the new hair is growing, you may experience inflammation or infection on the hair follicles. The doctor will prescribe antibiotics and you can relieve the swelling by compressing that area. The cost of hair transplant procedure mainly depends on how many grafts needed to be transplanted, the complexity, and so forth. An FUE hair transplant can cost you from US$ 3,000 up to US$ 15,000. It’s very important to use take the hair transplant procedure on credible, reputable, and certified clinics with professional surgeons as they know how does fue hair transplant work for sure. You can contact us page for more information. Before and after photos you can see the following page.

Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu


Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu

Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu is pioneer MD for Hair transplant procedures in Turkey. He is the one of the first doctor who established his own clinic and applied FUT Technique in 1996-1997. After a year in 1998, he practiced in and became a member of International Society5 of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).

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