Types of surgery
- FUT or follicle unit extraction
- FUE or follicle unit extraction
- Combined FUT & FUE
Follicular Unit Extraction , FUE hair transplant
FUE is the latest method of hair transplantation without any scar, incision*. It has quick recovery with permanent results. In FUE individual hair follicles or grafts are taken from donor area with help of special instruments. And then these are transplanted to recipient area.
FUE Hair Transplant donor site*
FUE transplant Benefits *
- No scar
- No incision
- Very quick recovery
- less pain
- Quick wound healing
- Can be done in patient in which previously strip has been taken
- Multiple donor sites like scalp, chest, axilla , pubic, back hair can be harvested with this technique.
Disadvantages of FUE
- FUE is time consuming surgery with average duration lasting from 6 to 10 hours.
- It is a tedious surgery
- It is more costly than strip method
*J Cutan Aesthet Surg. 2010 May-Aug; 3(2): 76–81
Follicular Unit Transplant, FUT hair transplant
FUT hair transplant is also called strip method of transplantation. In FUT surgery, a strip of scalp hair bearing skin is taken. Then individual hair follicles are separated & transplanted in recipient site. Donor site wound is closed & stitches are applied. Stitches are removed after 2 weeks.
FUT Transplant in Pakistan *
FUT surgery advantages *
- This technique takes less time.
- Less damage to hair follicles
- more number of grafts harvested.
- It is less costly
FUT Surgery Disadvantages
- It creates scar on back of head
- longer recovery time
- it is more painful
- It can lead to transient numbness of scalp
*recent scientific survey suggestions about FUT
Common sites of Alopecia/Baldness
1. Scalp most common site
Best hair transplant surgeon
Dr saleem is best hair transplant surgeon in Pakistan, lahore. He is experienced & qualified in Plastic surgery with special emphasis on this surgery. Economical packages are offered. And best hair restoration is done.
Transplant surgery videos
FUE transplant by dr Saleem
Side effects depends upon type of surgical techniques for treatment of alopecia.
Pain & swelling can occur for few days after surgery which can easily be controlled with painkillers for few days
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