Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE hair transplant in Lahore is an advance method of hair restoration in which the follicles of an individual are moved from the back and side of the head to the recipient area. It is predominately used to treat male pattern baldness. It is a monotonous procedure that normally takes 5 to 6 hours of the surgeon. It may take more than one session depending on the patient’s baldness pattern. It can also be used to extract chest ,abdomen and beard hair. It can treat eyebrows and eyelashes and even to fill in scars caused by any accident or previous strip fue hair transplant in Lahore or anywhere else.
Follicular Unit Extraction Technique
An instrument is used to make a small spherical hole in the skin around a follicular unit, splitting it from the surrounding skin by pulling it straight from the scalp, leaving a small open hole. The donor area wounds are maximum 0.7-mm in size and gets completely heal over with the passage of 7 to 10 days, leaving small white dots repressed in the back side of the scalp. After the grafts are harvested, surgeons use a fine needle-point instrument to make a small “recipient sites”in the bald area of the scalp.In the recipient sites the follicular units are then placed, where they grow into healthy hair-producing follicles.
Benefits of FUE procedure
Following are the benefits of follicular unit extraction or Fue procedure :
• It is suitable for the patients who want to have their hair very short.
• Maximum number of grafts can be transplanted in one or two day procedure. Dr.Ahmad Chaudhry has skill and expertise to extract 3000 to 4000 grafts by Fue method.
• There is no more interval or waiting period between sessions.
• Appropriate for professional athletes, who want to resume their strenuous activities after their procedure.
• No more numbness after this procedure as no scalpel or blade used for incision and as a result no damage to nerves and blood vessels.
• It offers ideal, natural and permanent results.
• It is useful for those who have a very tight scalp.
• It is less invasive.
• It gives minimal head trauma.
• It has a quick healing process.
• The scars are non noticeable.
• Afterward care is not required.
• Due to the local anesthesia the procedure has become comfortable for the patients.
Fue hair transplant side effects:
Every technology has some positive impacts associated with it and the negative ones too. Same goes for FUE technique, there are some complications related to this technology like:
• It discomforts the patient at the time of procedure.
• Patients may complain about having headache, itching, slight burning sensation, hiccoughs etc.
• At times bleeding starts from the scars and can control by applying firm pressure with guaze .
• Cysts may form in some cases.
• Swelling around eyes and forehead may occur temporarily.
Fue hair transplant post op care
• The patient needs to avoid using alcohol and even some medications that limit the flow of blood.
• Surgeons advise not to take some vitamin supplements and medicines for almost 2-3 weeks before and after the surgery because it may cause abnormal bleeding from the operated area of the head.
• For one day after the Follicular unit extraction the head of the patient will be covered from bandage.
• The patient needs to wash hair carefully and properly.
• After 3 weeks of the surgery, it is advisable to avoid exposure to sun and stop smoking.
Fue hair transplant recovery time
• You get a natural looking hairline without visible scars.
• The results are long lasting.
• It’s going to difficult for people to figure out that your hair are transplanted.
• It will boost your self-confidence as you will no longer hide your bald head.
• You will not need further help for almost 15-20 years.
Best fue hair transplant surgeon in Lahore
Dr.Ahmad Chaudhry is an Associate Professor in France , having 16 years experience and Certified French Board of Hair Restoration Surgery. He is also member of international Society of Hair Restoration Surgery and attended /participated many international conferences. He offers cheap, affordable Fue hair transplant in Lahore without compromising quality of procedure.