FUT Hair Transplantation Technique

Nowadays, hair transplant surgery is gaining popularity, as it is a solution to hair loss problems, treating thinning hair or baldness, effectively. It is a way to treat various hair problems that provide clear results in a short time. This is different from conventional hair treatment that cannot solve the hair problem to become thick, shiny and regenerating hair. At the present, there are new innovations in hair transplant surgery. Today, we will introduce a new innovation of special hair transplantation. What is FUT hair transplant technique and how is it done? Who is it suitable for? So that you can prepare before hair transplantation.

Get to know the FUT hair transplantation technique

FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation) or Strip Harvesting is a permanent hair transplantation technique that is internationally standard that solves various hair problems such as hair loss, thinning hair and baldness. It is one of the hair transplant methods that will be surgically performed by making a superficial incision at the occipital area, which is the area where the hair roots are strong and there is minimal hair loss. Then, only the hair follicle cells are isolated under microscopes to get the smallest hair root unit that can be planted. It is considered a standard way to obtain hair follicle cells that are less prone to damage.

Who is suitable for FUT hair transplantation technique?

  • Suitable for people with severe thinning hair or baldness
  • Suitable for those who do not want to shave their hair at the occipital area where hair follicle cells must be extracted
  • Suitable for those who have time to recover their surgical wound

Pros of FUT hair transplantation technique

FUT hair transplantation is a surgical hair transplantation technique that performs the superficial incision on the scalp, so no systemic anesthesia is required. The doctor will inject a local anesthetic only at the hair follicle transplantation area. The duration of FUT hair transplantation depends on the number of hair follicles of each individual, but it takes a shorter time to perform when compared to the FUE hair transplant technique. In addition, the FUT hair transplant has other advantages as follows:

  • Hair grafts are sorted under a microscope. Doing this will result in complete graft and less traumatized tissue
  • Get a lot of grafts at a time, with the average of more than 3,000 grafts without decreasing the density of the hair at the back of the head
  • As it is a closed wound thus reducing the risk of infection

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