Hair transplantation is a surgical technique that involves moving skin containing hair follicles from one part of the body (the donor site) to bald or balding parts (the recipient site). It is primarily used to treat male pattern baldness, whereby grafts containing hair follicles that are genetically resistant to balding are transplanted to bald scalp. However, it is also used to restore eyebrows, and beard hair, and to fill in scars caused by accidents or surgery such as face-lifts and previous hair transplants. Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Hair Transplant Follicular unit extraction or FUE is a hair transplant technique in which a small round punch is used to extract follicular units from a patient's bald resistant donor areas. These 1, 2, 3 and 4 hair follicular unit grafts are then transplanted into a patient's balding areas. Given the time consuming and tedious nature of this procedure a physician is often limited to transplanting 600 to 1000 follicular unit grafts in one day. The cost per graft of FUE is also typically twice the cost of the standard follicular unit hair transplant procedure in which a strip of donor tissue is removed from the back of the head and trimmed under magnification into individual follicular unit grafts. How a FUE Hair Transplant is performed? FUE hair transplant is a surgical procedure in which skin containing hair follicular unit (each unit has 1-5 hairs) are extracted from one part of the body (the donor side) to implant to bald area (the recipient side). The hair plantation here is done under local anesthesia; the patient remains conscious during the period of surgical procedure of hair transplantation. Hair transplant by FUE is done in sessions in one session patient can have 2-4 sittings in which he can get about 2000-3000 follicular grafts combined from scalp and body and even more if the patient desire so. FUE is today's most advance technique of hair transplant, which gives permanent and natural appearance to the person who undergoes hair transplant here from India as well as abroad. A person after transplantation can go back to his work within 24 hours and later on use any kind of shampoo & oil. Next session transplant surgery can be done after a period of 6-8 months. Primarily this technique was used to restore male pattern baldness only but now days this technique is used to restore moustache, beard, eyebrow hair plantation and restoration of hair in women as well. Hair of any part of the body can become donor and can be transplant to any part of the body.
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