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Follicular Unit Extraction Q & As

What’s the difference between the Strip method and FUE (follicular unit extraction) for getting the donor hair?

I’ve been trying to research my hair transplant options and I’m starting to get really confused. According to what I read on the internet, FUE is the new state of the art hair transplant procedure to have. I read that it is noninvasive and leaves virtually no scar. Howe...

I had a hair transplant seven years ago and have never been happy with it. It is constantly on my mind and has destroyed my social life. The main concern I have with my hair transplant is the resulting cobblestone appearance, it looks shocking when exposed to light ie sunlight....

I had two hair transplants in the late 1990’s that were a complete disaster. Over the years my hair loss has gotten much worse and now the plugs look terrible. I want to get this repaired with today’s new technology but I have to admit that I am a litt...

How many hairs can be transplanted during one hair transplant session? Can a person just keep going back for more to fill in bald spots?

I would like to know, if it is possible to have a partial eyebrow reconstruction with artificial hair or from an transplant from a different person, in those cases were there is no available donor hair from the person.

I had a hair transplant over 5 years ago and was fully aware that I would need 3 to 4 more hair transplant procedures to cover a bald head. I thought this was the direction I wanted to go. I have very thin hair, and realize I am not the best candidate for...

What is the hair length needed to cover an average donor harvest scar on the back of the head? I currently keep my hair short on the sides (less than 1/2 inch) Also, where on the back of the head is hair strip collected from? Parallel to the ears? How long...

This might seem like a silly question, but can I keep my head shaved to a military cut if I have a hair transplant? I’d like to just lower my hairline to kind of make a shadow where there is currently no hair. I like to wear my hair ve...

My boyfriend has a form of CCCA (Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia) as well as mild Follicutis Keloidalis on the nape of his neck. I am looking to get him the FUE procedure done (Follicle unit extraction) and wanted to know if you guys can deal with or specialize in Afro-caribbean...

I know that during surgery the doctor removes a strip of hair from the donor area, but lately I have found a lot of doctors and clinics offering a different technique that does not require this to be done. I believe it is called FUE, and the advantage would be...

I am 22 years old and I have a receding hairline. My father started thinning in the front in his early 50′s and has a pretty decent head of hear. My mom’s father and brothers only experience a receding hairline and never had any hair loss in the crown area. I ha...

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