FUE Hair Transplant

FUE Hair Transplant

Hair transplantation with FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) is one of the most commonly used methods. The FUE hair transplant technique is easier and less painful compared with the other methods: For this reason, people who want to undergo a hair transplant operation prefer this method.

Hair transplantation with the FUE technique is a method of extracting the hair follicles from the donor area such as the arms, legs and chest, and usually the back of the head.

How To Apply FUE Hair Transplant?

In this method, the doctor determines the hair density and the amount of hair that will be planted during the examination of the patient.
The selection of the region to use as a donor area.
During the application, the opening of channels where the hair follicles will be placed.
The grafts obtained from the donor area are placed individually in the channels.

The grafts are the hair follicles received from the donor area. The number of hair follicles in grafts varies, but the high density is an important factor for a successful treatment.

How Long Does FUE Hair Transplant Take?

The FUE hair transplant varies between 4 and 8 hours. It is a time-consuming method because the hair follicles are placed one by one.

After the surgery, the patient leaves the hospital the same day of the operation. The doctor determines when the patient can wash his head.

When performing hair transplantation by FUE, the hair follicles are placed one by one in the scalp so that the grafts are placed in the proper direction for the result to be natural. One of the main reasons for the success of the FUE hair transplant is its natural appearance.

During FUE hair transplant, hair follicles are implanted one by one. Thus, the appropriate orientation of the grafts is determined for a natural result. One of the main reasons for the success of hair transplantation FUE is its natural appearance.

The Recovery Period Of FUE Hair Transplant

The FUE hair transplant process is an easy method of healing.

  • The examination and bandage are done the next day.
  • During the first week, the dressing can be repeated depending on the condition of the patient.
  • In a few weeks, we observe the growth and loss of hair, which are temporary.
  • Then the hair regrowth, this hair is now permanent.
  • The treatment process varies from person to person; the natural look of hair and healthy growth is from 6 to 18 months.

Differences Between Hair Transplantation By FUE And DHI

FUE and DHI hair transplantation methods are not very different. In both methods, the hair follicles are planted one by one in the scalp. In the FUE method, the channels are open before the hair transplant this step is not carried out in the DHI method.

The procedure of hair transplantation by DHI is performed with a device in the form of a pen (Choi Implanter). In this apparatus with a very fine end canal, the hair follicles are placed one by one at a time at the channels, the channels are opened and the hair follicles are planted in the same time. As in the FUE method, the opening of channels and the hair transplant are done at the same time.

Thanks to very fine end canal, hair transplantation can be performed more frequently, with less bleeding and fewer scars. The advantage of a more frequent hair transplant is that the number of hair follicles is increased. During FUE hair transplantation, The graft has more risk of loss because it expects more than in the DHI method; There will be less loss of grafts in the DHI method.

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