Unhealthy Hair graft during slitting process for FUT procedure.
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During FUT the grafts are carefully dissected under a microscope with thousands of usable grafts trimmed and prepared for implantation. At the edges, a few may be transected and cannot be used.
While your donor hair is being dissected under a microscope, it can be damaged by inexperienced techs.
While your donor hair is being dissected under a microscope, it can be damaged by inexperienced techs. Damaged grafts are useless.
Hair Graft Damage
Hair transplantation is a highly specialized procedure, dissecting grafts and maintaining viability is very important to overall results. Minimizing amount of transection will maximize regrowth. Even transected hair follicles should be transplanted rather than thrown away as they may grow.
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Damage during strip harvesting
Grafts that are damaged might survive if they are transplanted depending upon how much of the hair follicular unit is present. It requires experts to know as this process is our hands, is performed under stereo microscopic control so we minimize the amount of damage
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