FUE (Follicle Unit Extraction) Hair Restoration Technique

FUE – Follicle Unit Extraction Explained

FUE (Follicle Unit Extraction) is a hair transplant technique involving a minimally invasive procedure to move hair follicles from areas with denser hair growth to areas where hair growth is desired. This surgical procedure done by using a specialised punch to harvest hair follicles from donor the donor area, offering a minimally invasive solution for hair loss.

The grafts go through a preparation process before transplanted to the required recipient areas. The hair follicles will be transplanted by making tiny incisions in the recipient area, until the desired hair density is reached.

Dr. André Nel is a reputable hair restoration specialist, and has completed many successful hair transplants via the Follicle Unit Extraction method. A consultation with Dr. André Nel and his team will determine the patient’s individual hair transplant needs, to ensure the best results.

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Why is FUE – Follicle Unit Extraction ideal for hair loss?

If performed by an experienced and qualified surgeon, a Follicle Unit Extraction can offer the patient remarkable results with denser hair growth in the required areas. This procedure also offers patients a permanent solution to hair loss conditions, making in an increasingly popular hair loss treatment world-wide. Follicle Unit Extraction hair transplant procedures are suitable for both men and women, yet is more common amongst men resulting from male pattern baldness.

The advantages of Follicle Unit Extraction is summed up as follow:

  • It is a permanent solution to hair loss – once the hair starts to grow in the recipient area (three to five months after the procedure), hair growth will continue naturally.
  • The recovery period is relatively quick – the tiny dots caused by the small punch used for the Follicle Unit Extraction will heal within a week, leaving no visible scars.
  • When trusting an experienced Doctor like Dr. André Nel, results will look so natural, that even a barber won’t be able to tell that you’ve had the procedure done.
  • Local anaesthesia and other pain control measures will ensure that the procedure is painless and that you are comfortable during this time.

If you would like more information about this modern hair loss treatment, you are welcome to book an appointment at our hair restoration clinic in Dublin. Our friendly team will answer all your questions, and put your mind at ease. You will know exactly what to expect and have a clear idea of the results that can be achieved for your individual situation.

Book a consultation with Dr. André Nel

Enjoy a fuller head of hair and restore your self-confidence by choosing Dr. André Nel for your permanent hair loss treatment. Make an appointment today. A consultation will determine your personal hair transplantation needs.

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