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Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT)

Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT)

Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) services offered in Newport Beach and Glendale, CA

Follicular unit transplantation (FUT) is a minimally invasive hair transplant procedure. At Meshkin Medical in Newport Beach and Glendale, California, Michael Meshkin, MD, and Alister Meshkin, MD, use the most advanced techniques when performing FUT hair transplant procedures to maximize donor hair retrieval and minimize scarring. The team at Meshkin Medical features leaders in hair transplant procedures. Call the nearest office, or book an appointment online today.

What is a FUT hair transplant?

A FUT hair transplant is a surgical procedure that involves removing a strip of hair with tissue, harvesting the hair follicles from this tissue, and then surgically implanting the follicles into areas of hair thinning or balding.

Meshkin Medical specializes in hair restoration procedures and uses the latest tools and techniques for FUT hair transplant, including:

Trichophytic closure

The Trichophytic closure technique maximizes donor hair retrieval and minimizes scarring. Meshkin Medical finds this technique more efficient for patients who are young, have little hair, or have curly or densely packed hair. 

Microscopic follicular unit transplant (MFUT)

MFUT allows the team at Meshkin Medical to transplant thousands of hair follicles in one or two sessions using the lateral micro-slit grafting technique. 

Using a high-powered microscope, your hair transplant expert divides the donor strip into its natural follicular unit and then detects and removes excess tissue. The specialist then uses small, customized needles to implant hair follicles close together and in their natural orientation.

Can FUT hair transplant fix patterned baldness?

FUT hair transplant is one of the hair restoration treatments for male-pattern baldness, which tends to cause hair loss along the hairline at the forehead and temples. Female-pattern baldness, on the other hand, most often affects hair growth in the part or center of the scalp.

A FUT hair transplant works best in people with a loss of hair at the front of the head (receding hairline) and isn’t recommended if hair loss is in the center of the scalp.

The experts at Meshkin Medical conduct a thorough hair restoration evaluation before making any treatment recommendations. They’re the best in the field and highly skilled at performing the most advanced hair restoration procedures.

They can talk to you about your options and together decide how best to proceed.

What can I expect during a FUT hair transplant?

Your provider at Meshkin Medical customizes your FUT hair transplant plan so you get the best results. They review the details with you so you know what to expect.

A FUT hair transplant is an outpatient procedure. Your provider uses a local anesthetic to numb the area and can talk to you about other sedation options to help you relax. However, you remain awake for the procedure.

Your specialist removes the donor strip of hair, prepares the hair follicles, and places each follicle into the scalp. 

A FUT hair transplant requires expert surgical skills and attention to get the best results. Call Meshkin Medical to learn more about a FUT hair transplant or request a consultation online today.