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FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction)
FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) is much advance technique of hair transplant. FUE is a method of extracting follicle from donor hair area. In FUE doctor extract follicle from donor area with an instrument used to make small hole on skin around the follicle and then extract directly from scalp, this process is repeated until surgeon extract enough follicle require to cover respective bald area.
At recipient site surgeon makes tiny hole using very fine needle-point instrument, then follicular units are placed into recipient site where these hair will grow. The way of implanting hair into recipient area is the same in both FUE and FUT procedures. The only difference in both techniques is procedure of extraction of grafts (Follicles) from donor area.
Advantages of FUE
As FUE is much advance it doesn’t leave a linear scar, also it is appropriate for patients who want to wear their hair very short.
FUE is also much beneficial for that person who involved in activities, such as professional athletes.FUE is also allows to extract follicle parts of body other then the donor scalp, such as beard, trunk and chest area.
Some patient desire FUE because they heard this technique is less invasive then FUT or it is not surgical. But the reality is that both procedures are involved surgery.