Today’s state of the art hair transplants provide many men with the opportunity to restore a full and natural looking head of hair. However, since donor hair is limited, those with larger balding areas may have to settle for lower densities or less coverage. This is why many have considered maximizing their donor area by undergoing follicular unit hair transplantation (FUT) first followed by follicular unit extraction (FUE) to add density and coverage. Additionally, some patients with wider “smiley face” scars left by FUT use FUE to fill-in and minimize the appearance of the scar.
Recently, forum member “nsuede” started a topic to discuss the advantages of using both FUT and FUE to maximize his donor area and minimize the appearance of the scar. You are encouraged to visit “FUT/FUE Combo? Scar Donor Area” to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of both techniques and how they can be used in conjunction with one another to garner the best hair transplant results.