FUT-FUE comparison
Monday, 30 March 2015 13:52

Type of surgery

FUT

FUE

Process

A strip of scalp of 1,5x15-20cm size is removed from the back of the head.

Hair grafts are received via milimetric punch needles. Not any visible signs remain. This is important for patients who prefer to have shortly cut hair

Donor source

Confine to mid-rear scalp, where hair is thickest

Any where on the head. For advanced practitioners: head, nape or body.

Length of surgery (depends on number of grafts)

5-6 hours

Longer times

Recovery

Stitching or other sutures used. Need to remove sutures or staples at 2 weeks

No stitches or sutures. Back to normal activities within 3-4 days

Scarring

Linear scar

Negligible

Cost

Lower

Higher

Number of grafts that could be transplanted in one session

About 1500

Over 4000 in proper candidates

Recipient look

Natural looking results, continous hair growth for a life time

Natural looking results, continous hair growth for a life time

Follicular unit survival

98 – 100%

98 – 100%

 

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