FUT with his along name, Follicular Unit Transplantation, is a technique that emerged in the 90s. In the 90s, the FUT method was very popular because the technology of today did not exist, although often it does not given satisfaction, but was talked as if it was an effective method.
The FUT Applications was very done in our country, especially in the 90s. However nowadays, thanks to the techniques appeared today, it is not chosen by most clinics. However, for that the techniques developed like the FUE technique is applied, there is a need of a specialized and competent team, which is why there are still the clinics which use the FUT technique. The application of FUT has disappeared with the advent of techniques developed as FUE. The FUT technique that is still used in some clinics cause many failures and causes serious harm to patients. When applying the FUT, a piece of tissue taken from the neck, is separated into micro grafts by different techniques.
These micro grafting are transferred with channels method in the area of transplantation, and this allow to create a hair texture. At the time of application of the FUT, the tissue taken from the neck is under anesthesia is local because it is open with surgical techniques and is closed with sutures. But in the graft area, the channels method is used and does not require any surgical operation. In the hair transplant done with the FUT method, sutures are taken after 12 to 15 days. In this area, there were scars and patients were disturbed for many years because of the numbness.
With the FUT technique, between about 4-5 hours ago 1500 transplant graft, therefore, between 3000 and 4000 hair transplant. This rate is very low compared to the FUE technique. In hair transplant done with the FUT method, there are scars and it does not look natural. In addition, it is an operation that gives pain, when you think failure, beside the FUE technique; he has no interest, and became an old method.