Hair transplant, treatment for baldness

Follicular Unit Excision (FUE)

a specific hair transplant technique

For those who have baldness problems, hair restoration can be done with permanent hair transplant technique called “Follicular Unit Excision” which also known as “FUE”. This technique was invented since 1980s. It involves harvesting individual follicular units on the back of the head which is less affected by DHT hormone (DHT hormone is the major contributor of baldness and hair loss). The obtained follicular units are then implanted at the desired area. This method can be used in people of all ages.

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Follicular Unit Excision (FUE)

A hair transplant technique with less recovery period without affecting daily life

Hair transplantation is another treatment option for people with hair loss problems to regain their confidence. Currently, one of the permanent hair transplant techniques that has been developed and become widely accepted and popular is FUE. The process begins with harvesting and selecting only healthy hair follicles from occipital area which is less affected by DHT hormone. In this technique, the excision of long strip of scalp is not required unlike the traditional FUT hair transplant method.

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Advantages of FUE Hair Transplant

No large scarring

In FUE technique, a punch tool is used to excised hair grafts. With a very small tip of this tool, it leaves very small wounds which almost invisible distributed across the occipital area. These wounds can heal naturally within only 1-2 weeks.

No surgery

In FUE, the excision of long strip of scalp is not required for sorting hair follicles unlike the traditional FUT hair transplant method. The patient therefore experiences less pain without long scars at the back of the head.

Hair follicles can be transplanted at other areas

With FUE technique, small hair follicles can be excised from the occipital area and implanted in other areas such as eyebrows, mustaches, sideburns and beard. In addition, hair of other areas such as mustaches, beard and chest and legs can also be transplanted on scalp (it depends on the discretion of the doctor, as the case may be.

FUE hair transplant procedure

Step 1: Preparing for hair transplantation

New hairline is designed with consideration of the balance of the face shape, age, gender and personality as well as the needs of the patient. The recipient area is determined by considering the balance and hair restoration of the donor occipital area for natural and best-looking result. After the number of grafts are determined, the occipital hair will be shaved short to make it easier to extract healthy hair follicles from the back of the head to the recipient area.

Step 2: Excision of hair follicle cells

The surgeon will inject your scalp with local anesthesia. Then a punch tool with fine tip of 1 mm diameter is used to penetrate and remove hair grafts which requires precision and thoroughness in the selection of only hair grafts while being careful in order to avoid damage to hair follicles.

Step 3: Making incisions for hair transplant

Then the surgeon will inject the recipient area with local anesthesia and make minuscule incisions by a tiny needle. After that, the grafts are then inserted as deep as possible using the small pointed-tip forceps, like new hair follicle transplantation. This step requires the expertise and experience of the surgeon, since it requires meticulousness in arrangement of hairline in order to provide thicker hair as natural as original hair of patient, while the surgeon must work as fast as possible to maintain the quality of the hair follicles with less recovery period.

Step 4: Wound closure and self-care advice from doctors

After completion of the hair transplant process, which takes approximately 4-6 hours or more, depending on the amount of implanted hair grafts, the surgeon assistants will clean and close the wounds and put on a hat for the patient to protect the implanted hair grafts on first day. Patient must visit the doctor again the next day for wound cleaning and the treatment process is completed. Patient must visit the doctor by appointment for follow up during the first year.

Who’s A Good Candidate for FUE Hair Transplant

People with baldness problems due to pattern hair loss and want to solve their problems with hair transplantation without large scarring.

 

People who do not respond positively to medications and products for hair loss.

People who suffer from hair loss due to trauma such as burns or lacerations. This hair transplant technique also helps conceal scars on the head.

 

People who want to live a normal routine after hair transplant with little recovery period.

If you wish to solve your problems, you can visit our clinic to get the advice and initial assessment by a doctor in order to find the solution and method that is suitable for each individual’s problems.

Designing and drawing hairline

Lack of understanding in the nature of hair loss may result in poor hair restoration. With fine arts and experiences, I, “Dr. Danai Thampibal” can design your hair style for actual hair restoration.

“Dr. Danai Thampibal” is a pioneer in finding ways to understand and classify hair styles into 2 or 3 categories and specializes in designing your hair style to make you look good in your own way. Both science and art are used in designing hair style by considering physiognomy and spontaneity. The hairstyle is designed according to age, gender, hair loss phases, race, face and head shape.

Safety

It is a close hair transplant technique, in which grafts are carefully extracted as individual follicular units while avoiding nerve and blood vessel damage with the goal to harvest the grafts as much as possible. This is done by considering the balance and hair restoration of the donor area. With special characteristics of techniques and technologies used in our clinic, your scalp will heal faster and return to its original state as if it had never been excised before.

We never outsourced for hair transplant which means that you have a group of people who have specialized knowledge, thoroughness and attention in the hair transplantation to provide you the services without any pain and disappointment. You will get a modern hairstyle that meets your needs. This can minimize the possibility of the worst results of the hair transplantation.

Take good care of every step

The perfect angle and direction of the hairstyle including proper graft excision are the key to obtain natural results of hair transplantation as much as possible. This means that we must perfectly perform and put our heart into the hair transplantation at all recipient sites.

Too deep graft insertion causes the holes on the scalp and too shallow graft insertion can cause stone-like lumps or resulting in ingrown hairs or hairs may not grow at all. Our team has experience and expertise in this area, thus ensuring that these terrible events will not occur.

Technology for the best results

All these steps of the hair transplant process will give you only great results. We believe that we can provide you the better results which can be demonstrated by the close-up videos taken by small video camera lens. In addition, we also comb your hairs to show you that the transplanted hairs can move naturally and our technique can provide you the satisfyingre sults immediately after hair transplant.

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