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Difference between FUT vs FUE vs DHI

Three most popular hair transplant techniques are Direct Hair Implantation (DHI), Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT). One of the key differences among these techniques is how the hair follicles are extracted from the donor area and then how they are implanted in the receptor area.

Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT)

FUT is the oldest hair transplant technique in which a thin strip of skin is removed from the back of the head surgically. The hair follicles are then divided into individuals units by the doctor’s assistants. The donor area is then stitched together.

FUT technique leaves a noticeable scar on the donor area. Hair follicles are implanted by creating reception incisions or holes in the treatment area and placing hair follicles with forceps. This gives little or no control over depth, angle, and direction. Thus, results are not natural.

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Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)

FUE is one of the most prevalent hair transplant techniques in which a hair follicle or group of hair follicles is removed by making a circular cut in the skin around it using a punch. This technique leaves small open holes in the scalp that turn into tiny white scars.

FUE scars are less visible than FUT scars.

Hair follicles are implanted the same way as in the FUT technique. Reception holes are made in the treatment area and hair follicles are placed with forceps. This gives little or no control over depth, angle, and direction. And, thus, results are not natural.

Direct Hair Implantation (DHI)

Direct Hair Implantation (DHI) is the most advanced hair transplantation technique. In DHI, hair follicles are removed from the donor area one after one using a very fine extractor with a diameter of 1mm or less. DHI procedure is always performed by certified surgeons, unlike FUE and FUT procedures that are mostly done by technicians.

The hair are then placed using a single-use implanter directly on the treatment area. DHI’s implanter give a surgeon full control over depth, angle, and direction ensuring natural results.

The transplanted hair grow naturally just like facial hair with the same texture and characteristics. Besides, you can shave newly implanted facial hair and even style them like you want.

DHITM uses direct hair implantation (DHI) technique to give you natural results and density. We use single-use patented instruments for the procedures that allow us to achieve perfect angle, depth, and direction.

The facial hair transplant procedures are performed under local anaesthesia. They are painless and last for an hour or two. There is no recovery time as such. Patients can resume their daily routine from the next day.

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Benefits of Direct Hair Implantation (DHI):

  • 100% natural results.
  • No reception incisions.
  • No stitches.
  • No scarring.
  • Pain-free.
  • Maximum survival rate of hair follicles (more than 90%).
  • Short recovery time
  • Less donor hair requirement

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