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FUE, Difference Between FUE and FUT; other techniques
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FUE is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed under local anaesthesia, so patients feel no pain or discomfort. It is the most popular traditional hair transplantation technique. The doctor utilises a special tool (micropunch) to extract individual hair follicles (grafts) containing several (1 to 4) hairs.

The FUE graft implantation process is also known as sequential because it consists of 2 stages.

At the first stage, the surgeon uses a microsurgical instrument (sapphiremedical blade) to make microscopic punctures.

FUE technique
At the second stage, the hair follicles are placed in a predetermined density and pattern, and the wounds are angled in a consistent fashion to achieve realistic hair coverage.

The FUE technique can be challenging for surgeons because they should have the skills of making punctures at the right angle and direction of hair growth.

The fair follicles are generally extracted from the back of the head which is generally not affected by dihydrotestosterone. The hair follicles can be also harvested from the sides of the head. The hair transplantation procedure is completely pain-free due to the effective numbing protocol. You will not feel any discomfort or pain during the transplantation session. You will stay awake, so you can browse your smartphone, watch TV or rest throughout the procedure.

The FUE technique produces no postoperative pain and discomfort, and rehabilitation will last up to 7—14 days. Complications are extremely rare. Grafts are extracted from selected sites meaning that there are no visible traces left in the donor area. FUE is widely recognized as the most advanced hair transplant option chosen by patients all around the world. After successful FUE treatment, the hair in the donor area will continue to grow as before transplantation, and the transplanted hair will fully take root. You will get permanent effect, because the transplanted hair follicles will not be affected by factors which destroy them.

There is something you should know when choosing a clinic: the number of donor grafts is limited, and if you make the wrong choice, it will be difficult to find new grafts to change the bad result, because fully extracted hair follicles won't grow back. The donor hair resources are limited.

If you decide to have hair transplantation in our clinic, we guarantee maximum efficiency of using your donor hair and the highest quality of the procedure.

We provide a written warranty stating that your treatment will be successful (!)

Difference between FUE and FUT; other techniques.

There are two main types of hair transplantation currently in use: follicular unit extraction (FUE) and follicular unit transplantation (FUT) utilising skin strips.

These are the two techniques officially recognised by the international surgical community, and the ones you can find out about from professional online resources.

For instance, DHI, HFE and micro FUE are the types of the traditional FUE technique and can be acceptable to nearly all patients. These types of the FUE technique utilise an Implanter Pen, a medical tool designed to implant the hair follicle in a single move: it is used to make microscopic incisions in the skin and implant hair at the same time.

It should be noted that, as with FUE, there is no need to shave the head to perform the DHI procedure. The Implanter Pen helps the surgeon transfer the hair follicles between the strands adding density to the hair, especially in a small recipient area.

The DHI procedure, however, takes much more time because of a very high level of precision, which means that this is quite expensive surgery.

FUE and DHI have their own advantages, and the surgeon will need to review your case to decide which of these techniques is best for you. No matter the choice, the DHI or FUE procedure performed by highly-qualified, experienced professionals will have similar results; the only difference is in the way hair is implanted.

FUT technique
The main difference between FUE and FUT is that when using the FUT technology the surgeon cuts a strip of skin from the donor site at the back of the head and extracts the hair follicles from the strip. This leaves a typical noticeable lateral scar along the back of the head. This method is also known as the strip harvesting technique. Even though it has the highest hair follicle survival rate, this procedure is the most traumatic of all hair transplantation options because a large strip of skin up to 25 cm is cut from the donor area, a suture is placed causing the skin and hair necrosis, extensive, noticeable scarring and postoperative pain.
We do not use the FUT hair transplantation technique and strongly discourage you from choosing clinics or specialists offering the strip harvesting technique because the FUT risks exceed its benefits.

The FUE hair transplantation result is much better than that of FUT, and your hair will look natural after FUE.

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Find out is FUЕ is good for you by requesting an online consultation now. We will be happy to answer any questions you may have and determine if the FUE hair transplantation technique is a good option for you.
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