FUE Hair Transplantation and Fut Hair Transplantation
Both hair transplantation methods differ especially on collecting techniques. Result of hair transplantation performed by plastic surgeon specialized on hair transplantation will be positive regardless of using FUE Hair Transplantion or FUT Hair Transplantion methods.
Usage of donor site
In FUE hair transplantation, hair follicles are collected one by one from donor site through millimetric punch. As a result, hair transplantation length might be 2-3 hours longer than Fut hair transplantation technique.
In Fut hair transplantation, follicles are collected from the area on back of the head and between ears as a thin line. These follicles, separated under microscope and prepared for transplantation, would be transplanted just as in FUE hair transplantation technique.
Scars after hair transplantation
There will be easily coverable scars after non-stitching required FUE hair transplantation process.
After Fut hair transplantation, there will be scar in shape of a 20-26 cm long thin straight line. Hair should be in certain length in order to cover scars occurred following Fut hair transplantation.
How is the physical recovery process after hair transplantation?
The person fully recovers physically in a few days after FUE hair transplantation. Even there are required precautions, healing process will convenient and easy.
Because of the sensitivity on stitch area physical movement will be limited on a certain level for 10 days after Fut hair transplantation.
Social life after hair transplantation
It is usually necessary to have a short haircut for FUE hair transplantation. Therefore, the period for hair to grow back after FUE hair transplantation might be a situation needed to be socially hidden. It will not be an issue for people with short haircut.
Since there is no need for a haircut at Fut hair transplantation, it is possible to involve social life right after hair transplantation by hiding stitching marks between hairs.
Since recipient area will recover in 10 days for both hair transplantation applications, wearing a hat would solve this appearance issue.
Maximum graft count in hair transplantation
Since FUE hair transplantation method does not have donor site limitations, number of collectible grafts can be increased if necessary.
Donor site’s elasticity is essential for Fut hair transplantation method. Collectible graft count will differ by the elasticity of donor site.