FUE Hair Transplantation

FUE Hair Transplantation

Hair transplantation can be defined as the solution of hair loss problem. It is a microsurgery procedure performed with less intervention than normal surgery. Nevertheless it still is a permanent solution for those who suffer from androgenetic alopecia, medically known as male hair loss , it can also easily be applied to those who have lost their hair to various other reasons including hair diseases and those who have scars.

Collection of Hair Follicles

The most obvious feature of FUE is aesthetic success in the collection of hair follicles; this innovation has caused FUT to disappear completely. In FUT, hair follicles are sliced from the piece of skin cut from the back of the head, while in FUE technique, the hair is collected individually with cylindrical needles, thus reducing the destruction. It is important to use needles of 0.7mm to 0.9mm depending on the size of the hair follicles or 1.0mm for someone whose hair follicles consist of 3-4-5 strands of hair. The sharpness and one-time use of needles is an important feature that affects the success of the application in terms of material. It ensures that the hair follicles are removed according to their angles, preventing damage to the roots. So much so that there are even needles that take excessively curly hair without damaging its curvy shape when taking the root, which is defined as u-graft. These are planned by the doctor before the operation according to the patient’s condition.

Opening Channels

Metal, steel slits are used in FUE technique to open the canals and an incision is created in accordance with the natural direction of the hair. Hair transplanted in this case grows according to natural aspects. When opening the canal in the direction of the hair, the angle of the hair relative to the skin is an important matter to be considered during transplantation. Since sapphire FUE ends are smoother and sharper, such a problem is not seen, it is enough to use several different tips depending on the thickness of the hair follicles for each patient. However, care should be taken to use each tip for a patient.

Sowing Hair

During the transplantation phase of the roots, the hair should be placed individually at angles of 40-45 degrees in the channels opened in the right directions. Although all three stages have their own subtleties, it is also an indisputable fact that the most important delicacy is experience. FUE is the hair transplantation technique that takes place without scarring and without stitches!


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