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FUE Hair Restorationin Birmingham, AL

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Birmingham FUE Hair Restoration with Core Plastic Surgery

Welcome to a new era in hair restoration —Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). Unlike traditional strip methods (FUT) that can leave noticeable scarring and discomfort, FUE offers an even distribution of follicles and a more natural look with no linear scarring. With FUE, healthy grafts are carefully selected when the patient's hair is shaved short, making it an effective solution for those concerned about thinning hair or seeking to restore thickness to specific areas of the head. At Core Plastic Surgery, Dr. Grady Core leads the way in FUE with cutting-edge NeoGraft or AI-assisted ARTAS iX technology, helping patients in Birmingham, Alabama, and beyond rediscover the confidence that comes with a natural-looking head of hair.

Rooted in Confidence

What is FUE Hair Restoration?

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a modern hair restoration technique. The method allows for an even distribution of follicles and a more natural look with no linear scarring. Traditional strip methods (FUT) can leave long, noticeable scars on the scalp, and that can also cause more discomfort. Instead, with FUE, healthy grafts are selected when the patient's hair is shaved short.

FUE is an effective solution if you are feeling self-conscious about thinning hair or want to restore thickness to specific areas of your head. So if you’re worried pattern hair loss will knock your self-esteem, Dr. Grady Core at Core Plastic Surgery can help. Offering FUE with state-of-the-art NeoGraft or AI-assisted ARTAS iX, Dr. Core helps his patients in Birmingham, Alabama, and beyond to regain a natural-looking head of hair.

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From Scalp to Style

What are the benefits of FUE Hair Restoration?

Androgenetic alopecia is thought to affect 50% of men and 15% of women. Hair loss of any kind can be particularly difficult for a patient, both physically and emotionally. FUE is popular for its speed, safety, and effectiveness. It offers many benefits, including:

  • Minimally invasive
  • No linear scarring
  • Natural-looking results
  • Faster recovery time
  • No stitch removal
  • Minimal discomfort
  • Permanent solution

So, it is understandable that hair restoration has gained popularity as technology has advanced.

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Your FUE Hair Restoration Consultation

Dr. Core will listen to your concerns during your personal consultation in Birmingham. At this juncture, please feel free to discuss the difficulties you have had with thinning hair and speak frankly about your desired goals. After you have spoken with him about the areas of your scalp that are causing the most trouble, Dr. Core will carefully examine the areas and identify where hair can be harvested from. After Dr. Core has assessed your hair density and approved you for FUE, he will schedule your procedure on a suitable future date.

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Your FUE Hair Restoration Procedure

The follicular unit extraction procedure begins with the patient receiving topical anesthesia to minimize any discomfort. Dr. Core will then use the NeoGraft or ARTAS iX system to extract follicular units one by one from the donor area. In a typical hair restoration surgery, Dr. Core will harvest between 500 and 2,000 grafts, depending on the desired outcome. As Dr. Core begins your FUE procedure, the transplant area will be gently shaved to access the hair follicles effectively. Rest assured, a local anesthetic will be administered to ensure a comfortable experience throughout your procedure.

Using a micro punch tool, follicles will be carefully collected from an area of your scalp with abundant hair growth. In the target area for transplantation, tiny incisions will be delicately made, followed by the precise transfer of the collected follicles. Depending on your unique needs, the FUE procedure may be conducted in multiple sessions over a few days, ensuring optimal results. While some soreness is to be expected after the procedure, rest easy knowing it will diminish within a few days to a week, setting the stage for your transformation into a more confident and revitalized you.

Birmingham FUE Hair Restoration Model with brown hair

From Thinning to Thriving

FUE Hair Restoration Results

Your recovery instructions will include approved methods of controlling any post-procedure discomfort. You are encouraged to stay active over your recovery period to promote healthy blood flow to your newly grafted hair follicles. Patience is key as you await the remarkable results of your FUE hair transplant. Typically, you should start noticing hair growth in approximately three to four months. While not every follicle may take, a successful procedure boasts a high percentage of follicles that will indeed grow, ensuring a natural and voluminous outcome. In fact, the results are not only long-lasting but, in many cases, permanent.

Sustaining Your Transformation: Post-Transplant Aftercare

To ensure the transplanted follicles become well-established and yield healthy hair growth, Dr. Core will provide you with comprehensive aftercare instructions. Taking care of your hair and scalp according to these guidelines is crucial in promoting optimal and enduring results. By following these aftercare steps diligently, you play an active role in preserving your new look, embracing the full potential of your revitalized appearance.

Minimal Recovery

Recovery and Aftercare

Redness, swelling, and soreness can occur following the procedure. You will receive personalized recovery instructions to help you accomplish your best recovery and result. Thanks to careful planning and the expert techniques employed during the patient’s chosen procedure, Dr. Core’s patients enjoy a shorter, more comfortable recovery.

FUE Follicolar Unit Extraction Frequently Asked Questions

No, FUE is a comfortable hair transplantation procedure. You will be kept 100% comfortable with local anesthesia. Post-procedure discomfort is easily controlled with over-the-counter medication, which your hair transplantation surgeon will recommend to you.

Due to the fact that it is a highly customized procedure, for FUE Birmingham patients' pricing is determined on a case-by-case basis. Once you and your surgeon have agreed on your treatment preferences, you will receive your personalized cost estimate.

At Core Plastic Surgery in Birmingham FUE is intended to address thinning areas and balding spots. The procedure removes individual follicles from donor sites and transplants them into the desired area to restore a full, natural-looking head of hair. It is not, however, intended to be used as a solution for complete hair loss.

No, there is no maintenance required after FUE! However, patients who maintain an active lifestyle and healthy diet will enjoy their results in the long-term.

Patients find that there is minimal downtime associated with FUE procedures. Most patients are able to return to work and light activity within five to seven days of their procedure! Exercise and strenuous activities can be resumed within two weeks of the procedure. Dr. Core will discuss your personal recovery timeline with you. Follicular unit extraction is a great way to restore a full, luxurious head of hair without undergoing extensive surgery. Dr. Core’s expertly-performed FUE procedures can give you back the confidence you deserve and the look you desire. If at any point you have questions during your recovery, please do not hesitate to contact us!

We are happy to answer any questions you may have and get you on your way to beautiful, natural-looking results. Contact us.

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