What is FUE Hair Transplant ?

A Follicular Unit Extraction, or FUE, hair transplant is a harvesting method of hair transplant surgery. Many consider FUE a minimally invasive method because a small “punch” is used to harvest single hair grafts one at a time. The result is hundreds or thousands of round “holes” where the donor hair follicles are taken.

FUE has been popular since 2002 when the technique was introduced to the world by Dr. William Rassman, a Los Angeles hair restoration surgeon. The pain and recovery of FUE harvesting is less than the traditional strip surgery.

Doctors use a tool to help the extraction process. There are many handheld devices including Neograft, Smartgraft, SAFE system, ARTAS, Ugraft, WAW FUE, FUE2 crown, manual punch, and crown punch, among others. When using these devices, the doctor manually harvests each graft of hair follicles. Neograft and Smartgraft devices use suction to remove the grafts from the scalp. SAFE, WAW, and Ugraft use a rotational or vibratory motion to remove the grafts. ARTAS uses a combination of methods using a robot. The speed of harvesting is dependent on the surgeon, not the machine.

The end result of the FUE harvesting method is single hair grafts taken one at a time. There is no single tool considered the best, according to Dr. Jae Pak, a Los Angeles hair restoration surgeon. 

Tools don’t make the surgery any better but it may make the doctor’s job a little easier. Just like a better oven will not make a meal taste any better. You still need a good cook (or a good doctor).

Hair Loss

At Cosmo Legacy Hair Clinic we provide a range of services to help people manage their hair loss. Our experienced consultants will meet with you for a consultation and discuss with you the possible methods of combating hair loss. Every single case that we see is different and we strive to ensure that the solutions that we offer suit your individual requirements. Our broad client base seeks our services for a vast range of different types of hair loss. We work with people that have experienced hair loss as a result of their age, because of illness, as a result of hormonal changes and because of nervous habits. We also work with people that have lost hair as a result of chemotherapy and other treatment induced hair loss. We work with both men and women and cater our services to meet the needs of each person we treat. So if you are experiencing any form of hair loss then please contact the Cosmo Legacy Clinic and arrange a consultation.

FUE at Cosmo Legacy

Cosmo Legacy Hair clinic boasts a wealth of expertise in offering FUE Hair Transplant surgery. Our surgeons have been trained worldwide and combine their extensive knowledge of this to remain at the forefront of the industry. Hair transplant techniques have developed immensely in the past 100 years and Cosmo Legacy hair clinic continue to improve upon and develop existing techniques. The Follicular Unit Extraction hair transplant technique is the least invasive form of hair transplant surgery and improves upon the now redundant strip method. With FUE hair transplant our surgeons are able to extract follicles individually from a donor area and replace them on balding areas of the scalp. It is an extremely efficient form of hair transplant as none of the hairs that are extracted are wasted and the patient benefits from a less invasive method of surgery. The results of FUE hair transplant are impressive and the skilled surgeons at Cosmo Legacy hair clinic are able to provide natural looking results for their patients.

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