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Follicular Unit Extraction

By Dr Raghu Reddy

FUE stands for Follicle Unit Extraction. In this process hair follicles are extracted from the back of the scalp individually from permanent zone. It has got numerous advantages over FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation).

FUE has undergone a huge transformation from the days it was first presented as a possible addition to strip surgery(FUT) almost ten years ago. Gone are the days when the procedure was deemed unpredictable and not cost effective as there was a lot of wastage of grafts and the outcomes were very poor.

Over the past 6-7 years, FUE has received more acceptance and in one of the recent ISHRS surveys, it was confirmed that the demand for FUE was far outstripping supply and that more and more surgeons and patients have accepted the fact that FUE, when performed by a reputable and experienced surgeon, can yield exceptional results with minimal discomfort and downtime.

Dr Reddy has added his own improvements to the technique and this has led to the evolution of the third generation FUE Hair Transplant ( 3G FUE). He is at the forefront of improving technology and is one of the few surgeons that has received glowing references and recommendations on some of the patient lead hair restoration forums including:

  1. Hair transplant network
  2. Bald truth
  3. American hair loss association
  4. Hair site
  5. Hair loss experiences and
  6. British Trichological society

 

Dr Reddy is renowned worldwide for his patient centred approach and he has trained a lot of doctors in his 3G FUE technique.

You can read more about the 3G FUE Hair Restoration technique and its benefits over traditional FUE and Strip surgery(FUT) HERE.

What our customers say

"Please pass my great thanks onto Umah; Marta, Shriva and David for taking such great care of me over the last 2 days. I was made to feel very special and very relaxed - 2 things I did not expect to feel during the procedure. The sense of humour, comradery and above all professionalism of your team shone through throughout the 2 days I had the pleasure of being in your company. If I was constructing a team, I couldn't hope to achieve a better dynamic than the one I saw between you all - I was almost sad to say goodbye! I'll pop in this side of Christmas to let you photograph the maturing results. It was a real pleasure to spend time with you all."

Patrick in UK

"Just a quick note to say thanks for the training. I have performed hair transplants for the past 8 years and now I understand why You are such a sought after surgeon. Your understanding of the science, attention to detail and the way your team handles the grafts is impeccable. I shall put all my new skills to practice. Looking forward to meet up at the next BAHRS."

Dr Ash Dutta, Newcastle in UK
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