Frequently Asked Questions

What is NeoGraft™?

What is an “FUE” hair transplant?

What are the main benefits of FUE over linear harvesting?

What are some benefits of NeoGraft™ over manual FUE techniques?

Who is a good candidate for FUE using NeoGraft™?

What are the major cost differences between FUE and linear-harvest hair transplant procedures?

Are the final transplanted ‘results’ any different with FUE/NeoGraft™ than those achieved with linear harvesting?

Is FUE/NeoGraft™ suitable for both men and women?

Do I have to get a total ‘buzz cut’ to have an FUE/NeoGraft procedure?

Am I a good candidate for a procedure using FUE/NeoGraft?

 

What is NeoGraft™?

NeoGraft™ is a new device which facilitates the harvesting of follicles during an Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant, dramatically improving the accuracy and speed over previously used manual extraction instruments.

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What is an “FUE” hair transplant?

“F.U.E.” or “Follicular-Unit Extraction” is an advanced, minimally-invasive hair transplant method which allows for the harvesting of individual follicles from the donor area without a scalpel incision or the necessary stitches, and therefore leaves no linear scar.

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What are the main benefits of FUE over the “strip” surgery?

It is well accepted that FUE transplants heal faster and more comfortably than linear incision harvest techniques using a scalpel and requiring stitches. With FUE, once healing is complete, the patient has the option of wearing a very short haircut without the worry of a tell-tale linear scar. Without the need for stitches, downtime is shorter with fewer activity restrictions immediately after the procedure.

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What are some benefits of NeoGraft™ over manual FUE techniques?

The highly ergonomic mechanical NeoGraft™ device works as a natural extension of the surgeons’ hand, allowing for faster and more accurate harvesting of hair follicles. NeoGraft™ patients now reach their goal with less time in the procedure room or fewer FUE procedures altogether.

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Who is a good candidate for FUE using NeoGraft™?

Patients who would like the option of wearing a very short haircut in the back or sides of their scalp, or those who want the least amount of activity restriction (e.g. athletes) after their hair transplant procedure, may be good candidates for FUE. The NeoGraft FUE System can also be used for ‘scar camouflage’ procedures for patients who have had prior linear harvests, as well as for body hair transplants.

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What are the major cost differences between FUE and the “strip” hair transplant procedures?

The fee structure for FUE hair transplant procedures reflect the more detailed and intricate nature of those procedures compared to those performed with a “strip” linear harvest surgery.

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Are the final transplanted ‘results’ any different with FUE/NeoGraft™ than those achieved with the “strip” surgery?

Results are similar. FUE procedures, by default, yield grafts that contain mainly one, two, three, or four follicles called “follicular units. “Strip” harvests, which are microscopically dissected by a team into grafts of one, two or three follicles, would also yield similar ‘follicular-unit’ grafts. Provided that in each case the grafts are implanted with care, artistry and precision into the recipient area, the final transplanted results with FUE would be similar, if not identical, to those of an accomplished surgeon performing the “strip” harvest. The difference is not in the area of hair growth, but how the donor area is harvested either by a strip of scalp or by small individual graft extractions.

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Is FUE/NeoGraft™ suitable for both men and women?

Yes. Because FUE/NeoGraft™ is a minimally-invasive procedure, it is a viable option for both men and women looking to restore their own living and growing hair with transplantation.

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Do I have to get a total ‘buzz cut’ to have an FUE/NeoGraft procedure?

No, not if you wear your hair long. If your donor hair is long enough, harvesting using the FUE/NeoGraft can be done by shaving small areas which can be covered by your other, existing hair. If you wear your hair short, it helps to shave it close for maximum yield. It looks more natural sooner as the transplanted grafts are short as well.

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Am I a good candidate for a procedure using FUE/NeoGraft?

The best way to determine whether you are a candidate for hair transplant using FUE/NeoGraft is a one-on-one consultation.

Top 10 Reasons We Use The NeoGraft™ Hair Transplantation Procedure:


1. Least invasive procedure for hair transplantation
2. Patients feel little to no discomfort
3. No stitches or staples
4. No unsightly linear scar, hair can be worn short
5. No numbness where the donor hair is harvested
6. Shorter recovery time
7. Less activity restrictions after procedure
8. Patients can typically go back to work the next day
9. Transplants roughly twice as many hair grafts as manually
10. FUE Cuts the cost of treatment by as much as half as in most cases it reduces the need for additional procedures