Eliminating the scars after a FUT hair transplant


Are you planning to undergo a hair transplant but worried about the scars and bald spots it leaves on the donor area? Don’t worry- there are ways through which you can get rid of them.

A Follicular Unit Transplant is a speedy hair transplantation procedure that enables the hair transplant surgeon to extract more grafts in one session than Follicular extraction method that includes the singular follicular unit extraction.

During the FUT hair transplant procedure, a selected area from the donor parts of the scalp is removed to obtain the grafts. This strip is then placed into a microscope to dissect the grafts and make them ready for harvesting in accordance with your natural hair texture. These hair follicles are then placed at the bald or thinning parts of the scalp, usually top or front of the head.

Scars from FUT

Since the FUT or strip method hair transplantation involves the removal of a piece of flesh from the scalp to obtain grafts, it leaves a linear scar at the donor part of the head.

Most of the people who are planning to undergo a FUT hair transplant surgeon may fear from such scars. However, you don’t need to worry as there are plenty of ways you can get rid of these scars. Here are some most effective ways of doing so.

Excision of the scar

One of the most traditional ways to deal with the scars after a FUT hair transplant is to excise them in a W shape. In this ways, the edges of the wound are appropriately mobilized and the wound is stitched, layer by layer from the deepest layer to the outer most layer of the skin.

This method is used to get rid of the medium to large scars. However, it may not work on every skin type and you need to consult with a specialist before undergoing that.

Doing FUE hair transplant to repair scars

Many trichologists around the world use the combination of both Follicular Unit Transplant and Follicular Unit Extraction procedures in order to deal with the baldness.

Since FUE technique is minimally invasive have plenty of other benefits, it can be used as a scar repairing procedure along with a FUT transplant. In this way, FUT hair transplant speeds up the process and FUE fills up the scars generated by FUT extraction, making the surgical hair restoration more effective.

FUT implants the hair follicles one by one into the scar itself. If there is a good blood supply to the portion of a scar, denser will be the outcomes.

At hair transplant Dubai clinic, we are specialized in providing the hair transplant procedures with minimal scarring. Our surgeons have years of experience and have expert hands-on performing each and every method of hair transplantation procedure. If you are willing to get one for your hair thinning and baldness problems, don’t delay and book your free consultation session by just filling in the form below.


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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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