Hair transplant has seen considerable improvement over the last few decades. From scalp flap surgeries to hair plugs and from plugs to follicular units, a hair transplant is now a minimally invasive hair restoration technique that produces excellent results ever.
For many, Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) may be a new procedure, but it is not that new. It has been around since the early 2000 and passed the test of time. However, it is still regarded as latest hair transplant method. The first question that comes to mind when someone thinks of FUE procedure is that what differentiates it from the traditional Strip Method Transplant.
To understand the difference between FUE and strip removal method, you must have a basic understanding of hair transplant procedure. A hair transplant procedure is divided into two phases: the extraction phase and the plantation phase. In the extraction phase, the surgeon extracts or harvests the donor hair. The area, from where the hairs are extracted is called donor area. When the extraction phase completes, the plantation phase starts. In plantation phase, tiny incisions are made in the balding area, also known as recipient area. Harvested hairs are then carefully placed in these incisions, and the transplant completes.
Now comes the basic question, the difference between FUE and FUT. As far as the plantation phase is concerned, there is no difference between FUE and strip removal. It does not make a difference whether the hairs were extracted through FUE or strip removal.
However, it is the extraction phase where the difference lies. In strip removal method, a linear strip of hair bearing skin is removed from the donor area. This strip contains thousands of hair follicles which are used for plantation. The strip is carefully excised under a powerful microscope to separate hair follicles for plantation.
On the other hand, FUE does not remove a strip from the scalp. It extracts individual hair follicles one by one. It uses a small tool to pluck each hair along with its root. When the required number of hairs has been extracted, the doctor proceeds to the plantation phase.
FUE hair transplant method offers some advantages over strip removal method. Here is a list of most important advantages of FUE hair transplant.
If you are looking for excellent results in a minimally invasive way, FUE is certainly the right procedure for you. Just make sure that your chosen surgeon is expert in performing FUE hair transplants.
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