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REVIEW ARTICLE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 381-388

Follicular unit extraction [FUE] – One procedure, many uses


1 Consultant Dermatologist and Hair Transplant Surgeon, Dr Amit Kerure Skin Clinic, Sector 9, Vashi, Navi Mumbai, India
2 Department of Dermatology, BJGMC, Pune, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Dermatology, IGGMC, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India, India
4 Consultant Dermatologist and Hair Transplant, Joshi Multispeciality Hospital, Maharashtra Medical Foundation, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Nitika Deshmukh
Department of Dermatology, B.J. Government Medical College, Pune, Maharashtra
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/idoj.IDOJ_522_20

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Follicular unit extraction [FUE] is a minimally invasive hair restoration surgery popularly known for its utility in androgenetic alopecia (AGA). In FUE, individual follicular grafts are extracted from donor area and implanted in the recipient area. Advantages of FUE are that it is comparatively 'scarless', has faster healing time, has less downtime and requires less technical staff. This article is aimed to highlight upon the multi-faceted utility of FUE technique in various dermatological indications like androgenetic alopecia, alopecia areata, facial hair restoration, tractional alopecia, scarring alopecia, body hair transplant, vitiligo as well as hirsutism.


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