Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) is a hair restoration technique. FUT is a new and one of the latest surgical procedures of hair transplantation. It is also known as the strip procedure.
The FUT technique is characterized in that donor’s hair is taken in elliptical hair strips on the back of the patient. FUT had been a common procedure for hair transplantation.
PROCESS OF FUT
In this process, the hair of the patient is transplanted in follicle units, which are naturally occurring groups. Actually, Scalp hair naturally grows in little groups of 1-4 hairs. Each of these groups is known as follicle units.
In the FUT procedure, first of all, treatment areas (Donor and Recipient) are numbed, and then with the help of thin strip follicle units, are taken from the donor area and then inserted in the recipient area.