FUT – Follicular Unit Transplant

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FUT – Refined Hair Restoration

FUT hair transplant or Follicular Unit Transplant. Commonly referred to as the strip technique. Because the donor hair is taken in a single strip. FUT requires surgical expertise. As a result, can only performed by the Doctor. This ensures the safe removal of the hair follicles. FUT is a versatile technique. Hence can treat minor to advanced hair loss stages. There are a number of graft care stages. Therefore requires a large technician team. Each technician has specific duties. For instance cutting or slithering the hair follicles. Consequently this ensures efficiency. In qualified hands FUT can achieve natural results. Undetectable from natural hair growth. The Hair Dr´s skilled surgeons are highly experienced in FUT hair transplant.

How FUT Works:

FUT moves genetically strong hair follicles. Removed from an isolated safe zone. Located around the back and sides of the head. The size of the strip can change. For instance, depending on the number of grafts required. Also the the hair density and the skin laxity. This allows hair growth through the suture line. As a result the line becomes better camouflaged. Reducing the appearance of the line. With the strip removed the hair follicles are separated. Into natural groups of one to four hairs accordingly.

After, the follicular units are carefully checked. Then, cleaned and trimmed. Performed under magnification by hair technicians. Subsequently they are stored in a bespoke holding solution. Resulting in the highest quality of hair growth. Performed under local anaesthetic. FUT is a one-day procedure.



The donor zone is measured and shaved. Only within rea of the strip.

Local anaesthetic and sedative is administered. Allowing for stress free experience.

Hair Dr surgeons perform the FUT hair removal from the donor and suture.

The hair follicles are divided into groups. 1-4 hairs per group. The trimmed, cleaned and stored in a holding solution.

Hair Dr surgeons create the custom-made recipient sites. Slits within the areas of hair loss to be treated.

The technician team place the hair units into the recipient sites.

FUT post-op medications and instructions provided.


FUT only removes hair from a small isolated area. Resulting in an easily hidden linear scar. Even with short hairstyles

Closure techniques allow hair to grow through the suture line. As a result camouflaging the line further.

Ideal for minimal hair loss as well as advanced hair loss stages.

Refined follicluar unit grafting allows for the natural distribution of hair with high density results.

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Pricing Guide

The Hair Dr is dedicated to providing the best quality advice, care and hair transplants to each of our clients. everyone receives a personalised care plan. Tailored to their needs and requirements. As a result for a personal assessment and quote for your hair restoration we advise an on-line and or personal consultation. Contact us today for more information. FUT hair grafts start at £3.00 per graft.




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Healing starts immediately. The donor suture is removed 10-14 days post FUT. Avoid excessive exercise for one month. After initial healing the transplanted hair follicles start to grow 3 months later. Over a period of 12-18 months the transplanted hair matures. Resulting in permanent and completely natural hair growth.

The Hair Dr uses specialised FUT instruments. All hair transplants at the Hair Dr are performed by our surgeons. This includes the FUT hair transplant technique. As a result the highest standards are maintained. For example, the use stereo microscopes to protect and preserve the quality of the hair units.


What is FUT?

FUT is an established hair transplant technique. FUT efficiently removes the maximum number of hair follicles in one session. The follicular unit are separated from the into natural groups. Consisting of 1-4 hairs per group. Refined surgical techniques allow hair growth through the suture line. As a result, camouflaging the line and allowing for shorter hairstyles.

How long does it take?

An FUT hair transplant typically takes around eight hours to perform. The time depends on the number of grafts required. FUT is a single day procedure.

Is there any scarring from FUT?

The Hair Dr is committed to advancing the practice of FUT transplants. The Hair Dr surgeons have a refined surgical background in reconstructive surgery. Refined closure techniques allow hair growth through the linear scar. As a result the line is harder to see and allows for even shorter hair styles.

Is the FUT procedure painful?

No Hair Dr hair transplant should be painful. As a result, a FUT hair transplant should not be a painful procedure. Some minor discomfort while the local anaesthesia is administered. Thereafter there should be no feeling of discomfort during your procedure.

Will the results be natural?

A natural FUT result relies on a number of factors. The quality, standards and experience of your FUT Doctor and the technical team. The understanding of facial bone structure and hairline design. The correct use of hair angles and hair distribution.

What can I expect after Hair Transplant surgery?

Each patient will heal differently. As a result, aftercare is created for each patient specifically. Follow the instructions given by the Clinic. This is to achieve the best healing and result. Healing starts immediately. The first days require the greatest care. for example, when sleeping and washing. Unsightly scabbing is removed with washing. The transplant hairs fall out around 30 days after for the hair follicle to rest. The follicles start to regrow 3-4 months later.

How much does the FUT Procedure Cost?

The cost of a FUE hair transplant is personal. It depends on a number of factors. For example, the size of the area to treat, the number of grafts required. An FUE hair transplant with the Hair Dr includes post-operative medications. Including regular check-ups. FUE repair surgery carries demanding challenges. As a result, every case is judged on individual merits before providing a cost estimate. A full assessment will provide a personalised quote for your hair restoration.

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