What is a FUE hair transplant?

Follicular unit extraction FUE hair transplant is done by taking individual hair follicles out of your skin and implanting them elsewhere on your body. This will make the hair in the new area look thicker.

FUE was meant to replace the “classic” follicular unit transplantation (FUT) technique.

This procedure was done by taking an entire piece of skin on scalp along with the hair follicles then hair follicle units were separated by a technician and then implanted to the target area.

FUE hair transplant has become more popular than FUT hair transplant because it’s less likely to lead to a “hair plug” look, where sections of skin or hair don’t match the surrounding areas. It also won’t leave a large scar like FUT does.

The best candidate for a FUE is someone with thinning hair or balding who still has enough hair nearby to use for a transplant.

You may not be eligible for a FUE if you don’t have enough healthy or thick hair to transplant to the thinning or balding area.

Convenience:

FUE is often done in multiple 2 to 4 hour sessions over the course of several days. In rare cases, a “mega session” may last 10 to 12 hours.
FUE is an outpatient procedure, so you can typically go home after each procedure.
You don’t have to interrupt your daily routine too much after FUE. But don’t immerse the area in water or do any rigorous exercise for about a week.
Almost any type of surgeon is qualified to do a hair transplant surgery. You may want to consult with a dermatologist who specializes in hair loss or is certified in hair transplant surgery.
Procedure for FUE hair transplant

Here’s how the FUE procedure works:

Your surgeon will shave down the hair in the area where follicles will be removed as well as around the transplant area.
Using a micropunch tool, they will remove follicles from your skin.
Your surgeon will then make a series of tiny incisions with a needle or other small, sharp tool where the extracted follicles will be inserted.
They’ll insert the follicles into the incisions.
Your surgeon will clean and bandage the area for recovery.

Are there any risks or side effects?

You won’t experience any scars from a FUE hair transplant other than tiny white dots where follicles were taken out. These may fade over time.

See your doctor if you notice any of the following rare side effects:

  • Infection symptoms
  • Drainage or crust where the surgery was done
  • Pain or swelling around the surgery site
  • Follicle swelling (folliculitis)
  • Bleeding from the surgery site
  • Numbness or tingling near the surgery site
  • Transplanted hair that doesn’t look like the hair around it
  • Balding or thinning continues even after the transplant
  • Hair transplant

The hairline above the forehead is perhaps the most characteristic element in the human face, comparable to characteristic eyes or the prominent position of the nose, No wonder a receding hair line can negatively influence one’s appearance and self confidence.

Direct Pen Implanter is done using Pen Implanter with less Bleeding, Depth Control, Better Result & Quick Recovery. Direct Hair Transplant is a simple and feasible modification in the follicular unit extraction technique.

Instant FUE means, your Hair follicle units are extracted from the donor area and then immediately implanted in your bald area as a result out of scalp time for hair grafts is dramatically reduced, so that they get blood supply & oxygen immediately, hence better hair graft survival and growth.

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