WHAT IS HAIR TRANSPLANT?
A hair transplant is a procedure in which a hair transplant surgeon moves hair to a bald area of the head. It is a permanent solution for baldness. The surgeon usually moves hair from the back or side of the head to the front or top of the head. The hairs on back of the head are resistant to fall out. Hair transplants typically occur in a hair transplantation clinic or hospital under local anesthesia.
WHAT IS FUE HAIR TRANSPLANTATION?
For those who want to have a hair transplant, the burning question is which hair transplantation procedure is the best technique. The FUE technique, which refers to “Follicular Unit Extraction” or “Individual Follicle Extraction”, is considered the most advanced hair transplant technique available.The FUE hair transplant technique is surgical variant of the follicular micro transplant technique and it is implemented by extracting the follicles of the donor site on an individual basis without the need of stitches and without leaving hair transplant scars. These follicular units in groups of 1, 2, 3 or 4 hair groups are extracted in its natural groupings and prepared carefully. As a matter of principle, there is no better technique than another since the form of extraction the follicles from the donor zone by keeping its natural form.
ADVANTAGES OF THE FUE TECHNIQUE
Extraction of follicles by the FUE technique is much more simple and painless in comparison with other hair transplantation techniques. Primarily, FUE is a minor surgery, classified as a simple medical act. As a heart of the matter, no damage occurs in any follicular unit during extraction. And there is no risk of sensivity loss in donor zone. The size of needles or punches is significant at this point. The success of FUE is derived from the accurate use of the smallest possible punch. Choosing the right size plays a decisive role and it depends on the experience of the implementer. In the meanwhile, the FUE technique is not an invasive surgery, since therefore the hair transplantation zone heals within a couple of days and there is no risk of nerve damage