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2715 East Oakland Park Blvd, Suite 200
Fort LauderdaleFlorida, United States of America33306
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What A FUE Transplant Really Means For You

Hair implants have been around for about 60 years now. In the beginning they used "punch grafts" which resulted in what is commonly referred to as "hair plugs" or "the dolls head look." These implants were obvious, unsightly, and a black eye on the hair industry. Follicular unit transplantation (FUT) has been around now for about 20 years and is considered the gold standard in the industry. Plugs are now just a sore spot in history. However, there is a new technology called follicular unit extraction (FUE). This new procedure is a smaller, but mirror image of the old "plug" technique. And people are paying are not only paying for it, they are paying more for it!

FUE is being sold as the “scar less” surgery. However, that is not true. Anytime a surgeon cuts into the human body with a sharp blade, there will be a scar. This is a fact. The only issue that comes to discussion here is whether it will be a linear scar or tiny red dot scars. The truth is the patient will be left with a large number of white and/or red polka dotted scars. These scars will be spread throughout the entire donor area. An FUT surgery will create a fine linear scar from the back of one ear to another in that same donor area. The scar will be extremely thin and fine if done properly by an experienced hair restoration surgeon.

Unfortunately, there are a small number of hair surgeons that use scare tactics such as showing patients badly botched examples of the linear scar. This creates an opportunity for the scared patient to agree to the FUE transplant. The cost is extremely higher, but the patient who is already traumatized from the hair loss, is open to anything that works and leaves no botched scar. The patient does not know that there are other issues that make the FUE procedure more difficult to perform. The only thing on the mind of the patient is a wide unsightly scar they do not want. What the patient needs to know is that these are worst case scenarios and if they do their research and really check in on their surgeon, their hair transplant will be undetectable and that linear scar will be covered by even a small amount of hair coverage.

The FUE procedure is even more labor intensive than the FUT. The procedure sometimes takes days, not hours, to complete. The claim is there is that it a less painful procedure, however, there is not much pain in either procedure since only local anesthesia is used. This is another scare tactic doctors will use because patients are always asking if it is painful.

One important issue to be addressed with the FUE procedure is follicular homicide. This is a term used when hair follicles are destroyed. They can be destroyed as simply as an inexperienced tech team member cutting them in half. There are going to be many cases of follicular homicide. The sad part is there is only so much donor hair in the back of anyone's head. However, this is not much of a focus during the pre-op consultation. Again all the focus is on horrible pictures of badly performed FUT surgeries all in an effort to get more money out of a person for the FUE procedure.

There are a few reasons why one would opt for an extremely expensive FUE technique. If a patient has had multiple previous hair surgeries and is left with bad scars it can work to fill hair into the scar areas. The thought here is there is not enough elasticity left in the donor area to extract another linear scar. So the FUE method would be used to help cover these scars up. However, this would be a very small procedure. Probably 300 hair grafts at most.

The actual cost for the FUE can be quite high. A few procedures and you are looking at $35 - $50,000. I have heard stories of that number being closer to $100,000. All because people are willing to pay for something they think is new and better. The fact is they are paying for the very old "hair plug" surgery all over again. However, they are paying a whole lot more for it! Please make sure to do your research. If you take the time to investigate properly you will choose the right surgeon and get the right result. You will maximize your donor area and experience minimal scarring and minimal discomfort.

So, before committing to an FUE surgery, research both the FUE and FUT and determine for yourself which surgery is truly right for you and your hair needs.



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    Oct 23, 2018 4:36pm
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    It's been one year since my HT surgery with Dr.Bolton.The result has exceeded my expectations.My hair looks great.I haven't met one person who would think that I ever had anything done with my hair,and actually I have gotten some compliments from different guys whenever we had conversations about hair in gym and other places.Guys usually would... view more
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    Feb 13, 2018 2:20pm
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    Rory Perimenis
    The best! Very professional, the staff is great and everyone is very welcoming. Do not go anywhere else ! Phenomenal experience, highly recommend !
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    Oct 31, 2017 5:35pm
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    VLADIMIR M.
    I started loosing my hair about 5 years ago and I had to do something about it. FUE was the method that I thought would be the best(so called scarless.not true,you get a lot of small scars).To be fair the doctor I picked did as good job as FUE could offer but the method does not give you enough hair,one year later I have had another FUE procedure... view more
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    Aug 22, 2017 4:48pm
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    William Puckett
    Very personable and professional. My discussion with Dr. Brett Bolton was both friendly and informative and through my research and experience believe him to be the best in his field. His staff was also very professional and friendly and I would highly recommend him to anyone considering a hair transplant!
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    Apr 23, 2017 9:49pm
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    Lu M.
    Expectations were well communicated. Premeeting was truly consultative. All my questions were answered. From there they were a class act. Highly recommend going with Josh's lodging arrangement. I give them five stars.
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    Apr 21, 2017 4:24pm
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    Thomas K.
    I had a H.T. with Dr. Brett Bolton about 18 mths ago and had a really great experience there- very happy with the results, especially with his ability to help conceal/blend a terrible, previous HT surgery I had with another doctor 20 years ago. It was such a difference, just wish I had gone to him the first time around. I'm getting ready to... view more
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    Apr 01, 2017 11:18am
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    Ross Hughes
    I visited dr. Bolton like many about my concerns about my thinning hair. I visited other hair restoration, but felt the most comfortable with Dr. Brett Bolton, josh and his professional staff. He was honest, didn't sugar coat anything which I appreciated. I had surgery in August of 2015. Couldn't be happier with my results. Best decision I ever... view more
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    Mar 26, 2017 3:11pm
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    Andrew Cox
    I had been experiencing hair loss for the past 10 years, my mid Twenties. I had been in denial of this fact, and family and friends, trying to be nice I guess, would confirm I was "crazy, you're not going bald!". I had researched hair transplants for years, and even had consultations with local hair doctors in my area.; Including the doctor who... view more
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    Feb 16, 2017 10:28pm
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    Ric Boyd
    It was an amazing experience From the time I got there to the time I left they made me feel very comfortable. The staff was very knowledgeable and Dr Bolton was extremely professional in his work. Mike the hair consultant was amazing and the results I have with my hair exceeded all my expectations You guys are champions!!!!!!! Thanks... view more
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    Feb 01, 2017 9:24pm
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    Matthew G
    From the moment I walked into Dr. Brett Bolton's office, I had a good feeling. Meeting with Josh and Dr. Brett Bolton for the first time only reinforced this feeling. They both gave me their undivided attention and answered all my questions. I was at a low point in my life as far as self-confidence due to my hair loss (which had seemingly sped up... view more
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    Jan 15, 2014 3:01pm
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    Jacob T.
    Currently 3 months out of surgery and already seeing results. Im very happy that I chose Dr. Brett Bolton to do my hair transplant for me. The hardest part of the process is waiting on your hair to start growing. My buddies thought that I was insane for even attempting a hair transplant. They "thought" that it was a waist of time and in the... view more
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    Dec 03, 2013 3:01pm
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    Narry L.
    Great Hair Transplants reputation speaks very highly. The staff is extremely knowledgable and courteous. They are also all very confidential when it comes to their patients. Dr. Brett Bolton took as much time as I needed to listen to all of my desires and he and his medical staff aimed very high to achieve that result.
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    Feb 05, 2014 5:37pm
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    Stewart T
    The procedure couldn't have been easier. I was surprised how quick the healing process was. The procedure itself was a great experience - pain free and the scar is non issue you couldn't find it if you tried. Dr. Brett Bolton and his staff really create a friendly comfortable atmosphere. Friends and family are very happy with my results! The... view more
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    Dec 04, 2013 6:47pm
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    Luis M.
    I am a financial analyst and I am detailed oriented. I searched for a long time and came across Dr. Brett Bolton's site. I traveled in from Portugal because I saw the difference the doctor can make in this procedure.
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    Dec 23, 2013 1:32pm
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    Darrell L.
    The results speak for itself. So glad to have had Dr. Brett Bolton do such a life changing procedure on my hair. The hair that has grown in is very lush and healthy. No one can tell or believes me when I tell them that I have had a hair transplant. It makes me feel younger and not a self conscious as I did prior to the procedure. I highly recommend... view more
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    Dec 03, 2013 3:34pm
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    Anthony C
    Dr. Brett Bolton is the first doc that moved me forward. I finally found a doc who knows how to get results.
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    May 15, 2014 4:17pm
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    A M
    I began to lose my hair in my early 20s. As as young executive I was looking for avenues to regain my confidence and focused on fitness and a successful business career which did not help after obtaining such . I decided to get a procedure done with Bosley and it was a complete disappointment. They told me what they were going to do and asked me... view more
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    Nov 26, 2013 10:16pm
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    John M
    Simply needed the most hair possible in one procedure. I did the research and saw nobody came close to moving the amount of hair Dr. Brett Bolton in the amount of time he and his staff can. 14,000 hairs in less then 6 hours. Incredible! Its less then 4 months and already happy and amazed.
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    Nov 27, 2013 3:49pm
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    Thomas Mcconnell
    Overall Satisfaction with proven density. The procedure and atmosphere was very comfortable,no pain. Very happy and pleased with results!
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    Jan 29, 2014 3:44pm
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    Gerard C.
    Did my homework online. Made many comparisons, and Dr Bolton seemed like a great fit for me. I see a huge difference and am very happy with my results.
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