Frequently Asked Questions
What is FUE hair transplant method?
FUE – or Follicular Unit Extraction – is the process of replacing lost areas of hair by implanting healthy follicles from elsewhere on the head. A donor area of the scalp is selected, usually based upon the abundance of hair.
What is the difference between FUE and FUT hair transplant?
The main difference between FUT and FUE hair transplants is that in FUT the surgeon removes a strip of donor skin from which to extract individual follicular units to be transferred to the areas of hair loss, whereas in FUE individual follicular units are excised directly from the scalp.
What is the best age to get a hair transplant?
Generally Androgenetic hair loss can start from as early as 16 years to as late as 35. The most suitable age for a person to have a hair transplant is when their hair loss has stabilized; this is the age when you notice that you no longer have active hair loss, and that your balding pattern is evident.
Is hair transplant permanent?
Is a hair transplant permanent? Yes. ... During surgery, our physicians use your own healthy hair follicles to fill in your thinning or balding areas. These transplanted hairs are resistant to the hormone that causes hair loss — dihydrotestosterone (DHT) — and are considered permanent.
How painful is a hair transplant?
While the procedure is extremely convenient, it is a surgical procedure nevertheless and consequently some discomfort can be expected. Before the procedure takes place, the patient will receive a local anesthetic, and they may feel a slight pricking sensation (like the tip of a pen on the scalp).