Compare FUT and FUE



Harvesting Techniques - Dr Rassman



FUT and FUE Compare



Note : Here We Only Compare Our FUT & FUE -HD



We offer both FUT and FUE techniques, strongly believe that both have advantages and disadvantages. The expectation of the patients ss well as many factors should be taken into consideration when offering the choice.

Our Technique FUT FUE -HD
Good Candidate •   Most are good candidates
•   Not Want Shaving
•   Extensive Balding Areas
•   Minimal Downtime
•   Tight in Budget
•   Women
•   High donor density
•   Low hair-skin color contrast
•   Very tight scalp
•   Wants to keep hair very short
•   Do not Want Scar or keloid-prone
•   Young Men
Unit for Estimating Cost •   Per Graft •   Per Hair
Shaving •   No Need •   Recommended
Harvesting Technique •   A strip of hair-bearing skin is excised
•   Wound closed with clips or suture
•   Follicles are punched out one by one
•   0.8-1.2 mm diameter metal punch used
Area Covered •   Medium to large •   Small to medium
Size of Graft •   0.8 - 1.8 mm in diameter •   0.8 - 1.2 mm in diameter
Graft Per Session •   1,800 - 2,400 Grafts
•   ( 3,000 - 4,800 Hair )
•   1,800 - 2,400 Grafts
•   ( 3,000 - 4,800 Hair )
Our Top Number •   4,500 Grafts
•   ( 9,000 Hairs )
•   2,500 Grafts
•   ( 5,500 Hairs )
Quality of Grafts •   Good •   Good
Graft Transection •   1 - 2% •   3 - 5% ( Slightly High )
Pain •   No Pain during Procedure
Density •   High •   Higher than FUT
Removal of Stitches •   Yes, after 5-7 Days •   No Need
Scar •   Linear scar, covered with hair •   Numerous small white dots
Donor Thinning •   No •   After large amount extraction
Strenous Exercixe •   After 3 - 4 Weeks •   After 1 - 2 Weeks
Possible Complications •   Shock Loss •   Bleeding & Folliculitis
Recovery •   Tightness donor site 1st Week
•   Subsided after Stitches Removed
•   Numbness donor site for weeks
•   Slowly back to Normal

Patients always ask me, "Doc, should I have FUE or FUT ?"

One must remember that both FUT and FUE are surgical procedures. Those considering a hair transplant should consult a properly trained hair transplant surgeon. It is important to find one offering both FUE and FUT to have an unbias view regarding the advantages and disadvantages of the 2 techniques.