The primary point before the comparison is that an outcome in all types of surgeries is almost the same. All methods like DHI, FUT, FUE can give natural results when performed by professionals.
The following table summarizes the differences between Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT) hair transplant techniques;
|DONOR HEALING TIME||1 WEEK||2-3 WEEKS|
|POSTOP BLEEDING||NONE TO MINIMAL||NONE TO MINIMAL|
|DONOR LOOK||SMALL DOT LIKE SCARS||LINEA SCAR MAY BE VISIBLE|
|RECIPIENT HEALING TIME||10-14 DAYS||10-14 DAYS|
|BODY HAIR EXTRACTION||YES||NO|
|NUMBNESS||RARE||CAN OCCUR AROUND THE DONOR SCAR|
|SCARRING||SMALL DOT-LIKE SCARS||LINEAR SCAR|
|NUMBER OF GRAFTS||2.500-3.500||2.500-3.500|
|TIME OF SURGERY||6-10 HOURS***||6-10 HOURS***|
*After local anesthesia application.
** FUE can be done after FUT, but after FUE procedure, FUT can not be performed.
***Given periods of Surgery are an average and may differ according to individual features of the patient.