The FUE hair
transplant is an innovative and advanced way of performing a hair transplant to
provide natural looking results with a high success rate. It was formally
introduced to the West only a few years ago and has since grown in popularity,
with numbers of patients growing. Hair loss for men is a problem for a lot of
people and can occur at different stages of life. While it is more common in
older men, some may suffer from premature hair loss, even in teenage years.
However, there are steps that can be taken in order to slow the process down
and maybe even prevent it.
transplants have a huge success rate and the process, although long, is
relatively simple when carried out by a professional. The revised procedure
leaves the patient with better results as the hair that flows in the right
direction at the right angle, making it look as natural as possible. Previous
hair transplant methods include Strip hair transplants, however wasn’t widely
popular due to the invasive procedure that often left scars after the incision
was made. It is unlikely that the FUE transplant will leave scars and is a lot
less painful, with people complaining of discomfort rather than pain.
certain preparations that should be carried out when it comes to having the
surgery. The graft area should be fully exposed in order to allow the procedure
to be carried out. This is also known as the donor area and hair follicles will
be directly extracted from the scalp. Although this means the procedure is very
long winded and monotonous, the individually sourced units provide a better
quality hair transplant compared to other methods.
procedure requires only a few technicians along with a specialist to carry out
the procedure. Light anaesthetic will be administered to the bald patch before
the follicles are extracted. There are two alternative ways of extracting the
follicles, depending on the preference of the surgeon. After being examined,
the follicles will be inserted into the recipient area of the scalp, preferably
where hair once grew, in order to create a natural result.
doesn’t take long to heal, with the average being between four or five days.
Many procedures take up to eight hours, sometimes more due to the intricacy
that is required of the surgeon. Post operative instructions will be given to
the patient, so proper care is taken to ensure the best results from the