With two-thirds of American men age 35 and younger experiencing male pattern baldness, it’s no wonder hair restoration procedures are so popular in Utah. Hair loss typically results from a combination of a family history of baldness, change in hormones and normal aging. At UFP Hair Restoration we are able to offer our patients a variety of both surgical and non-surgical hair restoration options for both men and women who are in different stages of the hair loss cycle.
Hair transplant surgery is one of our most popular hair restoration options that patients opt for. Hair transplant surgery does not require general anesthesia and only requires minimal down time. Drs. Thompson and Henstrom, double board-certified plastic surgeons, are able to offer two permanent hair transplant solutions, FUT and FUE.
FUT (follicular unit transplant)
Follicular Unit Transplant surgery is commonly referred to as the “strip method” as a strip of scalp is excised from the back of the head to obtain grafts from. The hair from the back of the head is typically resistant to balding, making the hair follicles great donor grafts. Once the strip of hair is harvested, each hair follicle is carefully extracted then implanted to the thinning or bald areas of the head.
FUE (follicular unit extraction)
Follicular unit extraction surgery is perfect for individuals who wear their hair shorter because this technique does not leave a linear scar. Instead, the individual is left with tiny punch marks that are undetectable when healed. When this technique is used, the donor grafts are extracted directly from the donor area.
Whichever method you choose, the results are permanent and completely natural. The FUE method can be a bit more expensive due to the fact that each individual follicle has to be plucked one at a time with NeoGraft technology.
Non-Surgical Hair Treatments
Not everyone has the necessary down time that surgery requires or may not need the advanced hair restoration that comes with surgery. Such patients are typically perfect for non-surgical hair treatments and products. These types of hair treatments include medications that help slow the thinning process and increase hair growth, hair products, hair loss supplements and treatments such as ACell.
Hair loss has many different stages and affects so many. With that said, we are able to offer a wide variety of hair restoration treatments that can benefit most anyone.
To learn more about popular hair treatments in Utah, schedule a consultation by calling (801) 776-2220 or contact us HERE.