follicular unit extraction


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follicular unit extraction

An advanced method of transplanting hair follicles which is performed without scalpel or stitches. The transplant takes place under strong magnification, using special microsurgical instruments to ensure no visible scarring occurs. Because it is less traumatic than other hair transplant techniques, several procedures can be carried out on the same patient within a short period of time.
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This cutting-edge technology using follicular unit extraction is performed under anesthesia and without surgery or stitches and gives patients the exact results they seek.
With surgical options such as follicular unit extraction (FUE) and follicular unit transplantation (FUT), as well as non-surgical hair loss restoration options like platelet rich plasma therapy, we're confident that you'll be happy with the outcome.
Boyd, 31, followed in the bootsteps of former Scotland star James McFadden by having the Follicular Unit Extraction treatment at the Glasgow Clinic.
Key words: Hair transplamnt, follicular unit extraction
He added: "Over the last 10 years, HENrklinikken has also developed unique hair transplantation techniques using the principles of Follicular Unit Extraction carried out by Dr George Zontos (chief surgeon at HENrklinikken Copenhagen) who has done more than 2,700 procedures.
There are two basic donor harvesting techniques: the strip level harvest technique and the follicular unit extraction technique.
It is the introduction of minimal invasive procedures like the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) method, which requires no tissue removal from the scalp that has probably made hair transplant treatments increasingly popular, informed Anisa Vrabac, Operations Manager of the Dubai Cosmetic Surgery Clinic.
Dubai Cosmetic Surgery Clinic uses the latest, state of the art method for hair transplant, the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) method.
"I know people will say: 'oh, just shave it all off ' but it's not as easy as that; not all men suit a shaven head," explains James, who is a dentist as well as an expert in cosmetic treatments, including follicular unit extraction - the treatment chosen by Wayne Rooney.
But after undergoing a procedure called follicular unit extraction at the clinic in Harley Street, London - estimated to cost EUR13,500 - he cannot wait to show off the results.

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