The more traditional method of surgical hair restoration is called follicular unit transplantation (FUT) follicular unit hair transplantation is a hair restoration technique also knows as strip procedure where a patients hair is transplanted in naturally occurring groups called follicular units. This procedure involves removing an entire strip of hair from donor area after administering local anesthesia, the strip containing the hair follicles is divided into grafts consisting of one or two follicles. These follicular unit grafts are placed into tiny incisions made on the bald areas of the patient’s scalp known as the “recipient areas”. The hair growth from these grafts follows a very natural growth pattern.
- An enhanced natural looking cosmetic effect once the hair grows.
- Provides better yield of hair compared to other hair procedures.
- Large number of follicles that can be transplanted.
- More affordable than other hair procedures.