Do hair regrowth success rates vary according to whether you have plugs or a transplant? What is the failure rate of transplants?
Regrow Hair, Plugs or a Transplant?
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Hair transplant failure rates
High failure rate of surgery may be a technical issue
Hair Transplant - Not Hair Plugs
Hair plugs are an outdated technology and were called such because of the pluggy, “doll’s hair” look they gave. Hair transplant has come a long way since then and results now look incredibly natural. The choice today really lies in which hair transplant method to choose, the two main ones being FUT (strip harvesting) and FUE (follicular unit extraction). These two procedures differ greatly in the excision process. The major drawback with FUT is the linear scar it creates and the major drawback with FUE is that it is a more time-consuming procedure. I exclusively practice FUE with uGraft and have had enduringly successful outcomes. In general, the failure rate of hair transplants among skilled surgeons is very low.
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