- by Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu
FUE is the most preferred technique in terms of ease of operation and post-treatment comfort. FUE has always been the most preferred technique by patients for the last 5 years.
When people decide to take a hair transplant procedure for their hair loss, they would have to choose FUT or FUE method. Many people wonder which hair transplant technique is best for them. FUE, however, become the most popular procedure to take for these last five years. Most people prefer to take FUE procedure due to the less invasive procedure and a comfortable recovery.
Hair Transplant FUE Technique
The surgeon in FUE hair transplant procedure will individually harvest the hair follicles one by one using micro punches from the back or side of your head. These areas are usually called permanent area which becomes the donor area which supplies the hair grafts. This area genetically resistant to balding or androgenetic alopecia for the rest of your life. That’s why hair follicles in this area are eligible for transplantation. Once harvested, the surgeon then replants the hair grafts to the balding area.
As the harvesting is conducted through extraction, there will be no staples or stitches involved like the FUT. There will be also no linear scarring due to the striped skin in harvesting. Even though FUE may leave hundreds of red dots in the donor area, they will be blurred as they’re healed. Besides, it will be less noticeable than the linear scarring, thus, you can have a short haircut without exposing any scarring in the future.
Some people may take several session of FUE hair transplant procedure due to the detail and lengthy procedure. However, FUE hair transplant has been developed utilizing advanced technologies including the semi-automated grafting tool (NeoGraft) and robotic system (ARTAS). These technologies allow the procedure quicker to finish. Of course, an automated procedure may double the cost. In fact, any technologies used in the hair transplant, only licensed surgeons can conduct the procedure.
FUE Hair Transplant
The success of FUE hair transplant procedure is determined by the survival rate of the hair follicles. The way of the surgeon handling the hair grafts is the key to high survival rate. A higher survival rate of hair grafts means more hair growth, density, and thickness in the transplanted area. The FUE method is also eligible to fix former procedure mistakes and promote new hair growth in the scarring area with some conditions.
The FUE hair transplant also allows you to have a more comfortable and quicker recovery time. Within a week, you can go back to your work and daily activities without any painful experience. FUE is which hair transplant technique is best for you. You can contact us page for more information. Before and after photos you can see the following page.