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FUT vs. FUE – Which Method is Better?

Do you have a hair loss or baldness problem and are you searching for a solution to this particular problem? Actually, hair loss and baldness are ones of the major problem to reduce our mood and self-confidence.

However, you can get rid of these problems with undergo hair transplants. There are two main procedures in a hair transplant. One of them is FUT—Follicular Unit Transplant, the other one is FUE—Follicular Unit Extraction. These two major procedures basically have the same logic, but there are differences in their implementations. There is a method that extracting healthy and strong hair follicles from the donor area and planting them in the recipient area. So, let’s look at the differences between two significant procedures follicular unit transplant—FUT and follicular unit extraction—FUE.

FUT – Follicular Unit TransplantFUEFollicular Unit Exrtaction
FUT method is good for patients who need a huge amount of grafts FUE method is good for patients who need small transplants such as younger patients. Because FUE works with individual hair follicular bases.
Patients can cover their scar in the donor area with existing hair. So, there is no need to shave the whole head. Patients need to shave the whole head. But there is a technique called U-FUE which means unshaven so, you don’t need to shave the whole head in U-FUE.
Scar can occurs after the FUT procedure. Stitch marks may remain in the donor area.There is no linear scar on the donor area that means the back or side of the head caused by taking grafts.
FUT is usually cheaper when we compare with the FUE.FUE treatment is more expensive than FUT. Because it’s a more technological method than FUT.
Differences between FUT and FUE.

To sum up, FUT and FUE are the most common techniques used in hair transplants. Although they have the same logic on the base, they have differences in implementation. So you need to consider these differences before getting a hair transplant.

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