Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
Hans Wiemann’s Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT) is an outpatient procedure in which donor hairs are removed from a strip of tissue and transplanted into thinning areas. It is one of two hair transplant procedures used by our physicians to ensure a natural and consistent solution to hair loss.
The FUT procedure is commonly referred to as the ’traditional strip method’ and is one of the most popular hair transplantation procedures used today.
How does the FUT work?
The FUT procedure involves the physician numbing the scalp and removing a strip of tissue, which contains multiple follicular units. The traditional strip method uses donor areas from the back and/or side of the scalp. Next, the strip of tissue is dissected into individual units of 1-4 hairs for transplantation to thinning areas. Once inserted, the transplanted hairs do not need suturing, heal quickly, and soon become undetectable once the new hair begins to grow. This is done by our specially trained nurses, under the supervision of the physician.