FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) hair transplantation is currently the most modern and effective method. Both men and women with different hair types can undergo this procedure. This also applies to people after scalp transplants, with surgical scars or after radiotherapy. FUE hair transplant also make up for hair loss in the area of the eyelashes, eyebrows, moustache and chin and mask the scars in this area.
When other methods, such as dietary changes, hair loss supplements or anti-hair loss medication, become ineffective, FUE (Follicular Units Extraction) hair transplantation may be the solution.
Hair transplantation is the replacement of weakened hair follicles with healthy ones taken from another, invisible part of the head. The procedure is particularly applicable in cases of androgenetic alopecia and is very effective when other measures, such as medication or hair rubs, do not help.
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Before the Procedure
The FUE hair transplant procedure is preceded by a thorough consultation with a doctor and qualification for the procedure. Prior to the hair transplant procedure, you should have tests prescribed by your doctor.
Do not take aspirin or medicines containing acetylsalicylic acid for a fortnight before the procedure.
Do not drink strong coffee or alcohol the day before the procedure.
During the Procedure
The procedure is performed under local anaesthetic. In the first stage of the procedure, the surgeon uses a special tool, a metal barb, to remove individual hair follicles from the hair area. The second stage of the procedure is the implantation of the extracted material into the target area. Before implantation – the material is examined and analysed, and is only implanted if it is suitable for transplantation (e.g. it was not damaged during collection).
One of the most important aspects of hair transplantation, in addition to safety, is the correct placement and design of the hairline, which will create a natural facial framework and balance the proportions between the face and forehead.
After the Procedure
Healing after the procedure takes 7 to 14 days. During this period, special care must be taken to avoid damaging the delicate graft area. You should also avoid physical activity and activities that can contaminate and infect the treated areas, as well as wearing tight headgear (avoid chafing). You can return to sports after three weeks.
Partial hair loss may occur immediately after the procedure, but this is a normal phenomenon associated with reimplantation.
Satisfactory results can be observed after a few months, when the hair has reached the desired length.
- Long-lasting and quickly visible treatment effect
- Reproduction of the natural hairline and uniform hair distribution
- No sutures or scars after treatment
- no changes in sensation in the neck area
- high safety of the treatment
- the possibility of wearing short hair – no permanent marks after the treatment
- natural effect and quick return to daily activities