Hair transplantation with manual FUE

Hair transplant clinic Rubenhair Latvia hair transplantation, eyebrow transplantation, beard and moustache corrections. This is done using the manual FUE method (follicular unit extraction, translated as "removal of hair follicles one by one"). This method is used by practically all professional hair transplant clinics in the world. The grafts (a set of hair follicles) are removed from the donor area in the lower back of the patient using a special micro-instrument. These grafts are then transplanted into the areas where they are needed, i.e. the transplant area. Usually, one graft contains 2 or 3 hair follicles, less often 1 or 4. hair transplant clinic Rubenhair Latvia grafts are not divided, but transplanted intact as they are in the patient's donor area. This ensures the natural thickness and density of the hair.

What is the FUE method of hair transplantation?

Hair transplantation FUE follicular unit extraction, sometimes called follicular unit transplantation, is a hair transplantation technique in which individual hair follicles are extracted from a part of the donor's body, usually from the sides and back of the head. These individual follicles are then implanted in the desired locations. Men are characterised by missing hair on the front of the head, which looks like a classic horseshoe shape.

What is a hair graft in a hair transplant?

A hair graft is a hair transplant unit. It contains the hair follicle, which after transplantation produces hair. The graft is made up of follicles - usually between 1 and 4 hairs. It is also taken into account to estimate the total cost of a hair transplant operation.

How does the FUE method of hair transplantation work?

During the procedure, individual follicles, usually 1 to 4 hairs, are removed under local anaesthetic. The extraction procedure uses a microsurgical extraction instrument with a diameter of between 0.8 mm and 1.0 mm to remove the follicles. The surgeon then transplants the follicles into the desired locations using specialised microfibre needles. Our surgeons are experts blending the hair, placing it at the right angle and density to match the original layout of the hair, so it resembles a natural and natural hair type.

How long is the hair transplant procedure?

FUE methods hair transplantation in one session, on one day. It does not leave the obvious and typical scars that usually remain after surgery. The length of the FUE procedure can vary, but it usually depends on how many grafts need to be transplanted. A smaller procedure, which only requires about 500 grafts, can be completed in a few hours. However, a larger procedure with 3000 grafts will require a session lasting one working day. Only local anaesthesia is used during the hair transplant procedure and the patient feels no pain during the procedure. During this time, the patient is in a sitting position and is able to watch TV, use the phone, laptop or read a book.

How long does it take to recover from the procedure?

Hair transplantation with FUE no scalp wiping is required. There are also no cuts on the back of the head and it leaves no scars. When the individual follicles are removed, only small puncture scars remain, which are practically invisible to the naked eye. There is no major pain or discomfort after the procedure and the average recovery period is usually up to seven days. During these days, the transplanted hair must not be touched as there is a risk of it being pulled out unintentionally. Particular care must be taken during the first four days after the procedure.

How long do the results of a hair transplant last?

When you have had an FUE hair transplant, results are permanent and the transplanted hair doesn't fall out. The original transplanted hair will appear a few weeks after treatment. It takes time for them to grow in and start forming a new hair shaft. Usually, the first noticeable results are around 3 to 4 months after transplantation. By this time, approximately 15% of all transplanted follicles should have grown. After 6 months, approximately 55 to 60% and only after a year the result is considered complete. It is considered a very good result if between 90 and 95% of all transplanted hair has grown. It will grow and become natural, strong and healthy.

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Rubenhair Latvia hair transplant clinic performs high-quality hair transplantation, eyebrow transplantation with manual FUE and seamless methods, as well as hair treatment procedures. All services offered at Rubenhair Latvia are certified, safe and recognised in the Republic of Latvia and the European Union. The services are performed by diploma and certified doctors as well as medical staff with appropriate professional education and professional skills. Certified, modern equipment and only tested and certified preparations are used for the procedures. Rubenhair Latvia is a fully certified and licensed medical clinic in Latvia and the European Union and is registered in the Register of Medical Institutions of the Health Inspectorate of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia with registration number 010001474.