Hair loss is difficult for any person to deal with. Despite age, gender, or race, for many people, hair loss can be devastating. Instead of accepting the fact that hairs have ceased to grow, many patients research the benefits offered through a Hair Transplant in NJ. With two main procedures to choose from, patients can determine which option will work best for their specific situations.
Follicular Unit Excision or FUE
This type of Hair Transplant in NJ involves cutting around individual follicles found at the back of the scalp and relocating them to the bald and thinning regions. Because hair loss at the top of the head or at the front of the head is most noticeable, this procedure can decrease the thinning and create the look of a healthy head of hair. Patients do not need to be placed under general anesthesia to have the procedure done and the incisions in the back of the scalp are rarely noticeable once healed. This means that the potential for scarring is minimal.
Follicular Unit Transplantation or FUT
Most doctors choose to remove a strip of hair from the donor region, dissect it down under microscopes into the individual follicles, and implant them in the same manner as FUE. The strip is removed from the same safe donor area, as this region yields the healthiest grafts. When done correctly, the scar should be a fine line which is covered by even short hair and difficult to appreciate. FUT is considered the industry’s “gold standard.”
The task of choosing which hair transplant option is ideal begins with a consultation with a surgeon skilled in this area. At Feller & Bloxham Medical, there are doctors available with knowledge and experience in this area of elective surgery that can answer questions, address concerns, and work with patients to determine the right course of action.
Not every person will be a candidate for both procedures. Both men and women need to talk with a professional to learn whether or not they can participate in one or both methods. From there, factors like cost, time, and the potential for scarring come into play before someone can make a final decision. To get started, please visit our website at www.fellermedical.com or call us at 516-487-3797.