After a successful hair transplant procedure, a new hairstyle or look will probably be at the top of your to-do list. Even though this is a standard reaction, surgeons recommend that you wait a couple of weeks before you use any kind of styling products for the sake of your hair and scalp. Give the worked on area some time to heal before exposing it to heat and hair cosmetics. Continue reading
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How to Style After Your Hair Transplant
What is Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)? And Why is it Right for You?
FUE stands for Follicular Unit Extraction, which is kind of hair transplant procedure that harvests hair grafts from the donor site to the balding area located on the face or scalp. FUE is performed using a 0.8 to 1mm punch instrument. As opposed to cutting a strip of hair from the scalp, the hair is extracted one by one using the rather small punch. This surgical tool is placed in the skin around the upper region of the follicular unit, creating a small circular incision in order for the hair grafts to be extracted directly from the scalp. An FUE surgical hair plant procedure does not leave a linear scar. However, you will be left with a tiny circular scar, roughly the size of 0.8 to 1mm scattered in the donor area. Continue reading