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Dr. Brett Bolton
Great Hair Transplants, Hair Restoration Clinic
2715 East Oakland Park Blvd, Suite 200
Fort LauderdaleFlorida, United States of America33306
 954.567.5868  |   drbolton@live.com

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FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) Hair Transplant Correction Recommended Clinic In Florida, United States of America

Must watch video for those seeking a FUE
Failed FUE from Turkey

Dr. Bolton corrects a failed FUE from Turkey. Dr. Brett Bolton believes that the FUE procedure should be limited for an extremely select and small group of hair transplant patients. Due to the mass usage of FUE, patients donor areas are being depleted and the hair they are transplanting on the top of the patients head are susceptible to falling out. Dr. Bolton explains why the FUE is a failed method and should not be used. This is a must watch video for those seeking FUE education and those seeking a FUE.

Are you considering having a FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure? Read below and watch our videos first!

I am a hair transplant physician who has been in practice for over 20 years, and I encourage you to consider my advice prior to your procedure.

The FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure is not the newest and most advanced procedure as it claims. Actually, the method that they are using today is one of the oldest technologies in the hair transplant industry.

Have you ever heard of "hair plugs"?
Hair plugs have been around since the beginning of hair transplants going back at least 60 years. In the old days, doctors used a 4 mm punch biopsy to remove bundles of hair from the back of your head. Then they would punch a hole on the top of your head and then "plug" it in, hence the term “plugs”. The FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure uses the same old method of extraction as hair plugs. The FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure uses a smaller punch (.09mm) biopsy instrument that is the only difference; however, it is the exact same concept. The original FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) advertisements claim that it is scar less procedure. This is so far from the truth it is comical. Not only do you get scars but you get thousands of scars that appear as polka-dot holes through the back of your head (see photos above). Instead of one linear scar you get thousands of punch biopsy incision scars. These scars cause more problems with the blood supply and affecting the nerve supply. Many patients are seeking this procedure so they can shave their head afterwards. As you can see in the photos above, that shaving your head does not look good with this type of procedure. You should not be getting a hair transplant if you are planning on shaving your head anyways. You get a hair transplant so you do NOT have to shave your head. The amount of hair moved with the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure is considerably less then a traditional linear scar hair transplant. Due to the method of extraction, many surgeons are forced to extract hair from areas that are not "safe" due to their location. Taking hair outside the safe (donor) zone that is not genetically immune to the hormone DHT will cause your transplanted hair to fall out in the future. Doctors do this because they cannot get enough donor hair from the safe zone due to their method of extraction. The FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure method to extract the hair destroys the donor tissue for future procedures, and there is a much higher level of graft transection as compared to the linear scar. This means to the patient that they are losing valuable donor hair that could have been used on the top of their head. In general the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure takes much longer and is more painful due to the additional anesthesia that needs to be administered due to the length of the procedure. All FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure patients MUST shave the back of their head where a linear scar patient does not. The majority of the work that I do now is corrective hair surgery. I spend virtually every working day correcting FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedures from around the world.

I am not saying that every patient should come to me. I am trying to help hair transplant consumers make an informed decision prior to making one of the biggest decisions of their life. Our MaxHarvest™ Plus procedures yields anywhere from 10,000 - 15,000 hairs all from the donor or safe zone and can be done in a single session. When FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) doctors stay in the safe zone their top yield will be 3,500-5,000 hairs, and this procedure could take up to two days. All of my procedures are under 5 hours and yield much more hair.

With the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure you will get more scars, you will have more pain, your surgery time will be much longer and you will get way less hair and most importantly you will be destroying your donor hair for future surgeries!

Watch these videos and judge for yourself and make your own informed decision. Buyer beware, the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) procedure is not as advertised.

I wish you all the best with whatever decisions you make.

This Is How Your "Scarless" FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) Result Will Look
All of the patients below came to Dr.Bolton for FUE corrective surgery! There are countless others!
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FUE Disadvantages

  • The entire back of your head must be shaved to harvest the donor.
  • FUE stands for follicular unit extraction, which means a punch biopsy device is used to extract the follicle. The FUE is a similar method to the hair plug from 50 years ago.
  • It is not scarless! It could give the donor area a "moth eaten" appearance (polka-dot scarred areas throughout the donor area). It is especially noticeable after 2 procedures.
  • Donor hair is taken from outside of the safe zone so the newly transplanted hair is susceptible to falling out.
  • The harvesting method used by the punch biopsy instrument (Manually, FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) etc.), destroys the blood and nerve supply.
  • There is a much higher chance of destroying the follicle through the harvesting method. There is a minimum of 25% destruction of donor tissue during the harvesting method.
  • The length of the surgery time is much longer. Therefore much more anesthesia is needed throughout the process, so it tends to be much more painful than the strip method.
  • The donor area is depleted more quickly and not as effectively used with FUE.
  • The graft size is limited: the smaller the punch means the smaller the graft size; which means less hair and less density.
  • In most cases the procedure is completely done by technicians, technicians remove the donor, which is illegal in every state in the US.
  • Choosing FUE for your procedure does not guarantee naturalness or a quality result.
  • FUE is a much more costly procedure!

Dr. Bolton's Suture lines (Click On Photos To Enlarge)

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Watch our videos about FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) below

Disadvantages of FUE

Dr. Bolton explains disadvantages of FUE and why he prefers to do his own MaxHarvest procedure.

Creation Date: 01-03-2014

Dr. Brett Bolton Hair Implant Patient Chris is Back For More Hair Surgery

See a 12 day suture removal on a patient who just had a MaxHarvesthair transplant procedure from Dr. Brett Bolton. Listen in as Josh Engoren asks the patient why he decided to have another hair implant procedure when he already had exceptional results.

Creation Date: 03-03-2016

Dr. Brett Bolton Hair Transplant Patient Chris 7 Month Follow up after MaxHarvest™

This patient had an FUE by prominent California Physician specializing in FUE. He was very disappointed with his Hair transplant results. He did a MaxHarvest hair transplant 7 months ago with Dr. Bolton and is thrilled with his hair surgery results.

Creation Date: 01-04-2016

Dr. Brett Bolton Must See Video for Patients Seeking an FUE

This is a must see video for potential FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) patients. This video will demonstrate how your donor area will appear after it has been harvested. The procedures are being sold as Painless and Scarless however, it is quite the contrary. These procedures cause more scarring, more nerve problems and more vascular problems due to the punching technique. The majority of these cases are being performed by technicians not doctors.

Creation Date: 10-21-2015

Dr. Brett Bolton Must Watch Video For Patients Seeking FUE /

For hair transplant patients seeking a Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant procedure. It is very important to understand that you will have multiple polka dot scars that will be visible, destroy your donor hair, affect your blood supply and nerve supply versus one linear scar. You will be told that it is scarless when it is not!

Creation Date: 10-21-2015

Dr. Brett Bolton Great Hair Transplants

FUE is the biggest scam in hair transplantation industry currently and must be stopped. Consumers are getting harmed daily with poor results and overpriced charges. Dr. Brett Bolton stands alone trying to eradicate this atrocity from the hair transplant industry!

Creation Date: 11-02-2014

Dr. Brett Bolton Hair Transplant FUE

Dr. Brett Bolton describes an FUE(follicular unit extraction) hair transplant.

Creation Date: 06-20-2014

Dr. Brett Bolton What is FUE?

Dr. Brett Bolton demonstrates what a Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) procedure is?

Creation Date: 06-13-2014

Dr. Brett Bolton Shotgun Harvested Donor FUE/ Plugs

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Causes multiple polk-adot scarring, which is very detrimental to future hair transplants. Furthermore this technique causes scalp pain and is more visible on shaved heads then a linear scar.

Creation Date: 01-27-2014

Dr. Brett Bolton FUE vs Dr. Brett Bolton's MaxHarvest™

Must see video debunking FUE!

Creation Date: 12-02-2013

Cory's Testimonial

Corey had two procedures prior to coming to see Dr. Bolton. The first was an FUT and the second was an FUE. He found that fue was a big disappointment for him because he did not get the density he hoped for even after 2 procedures. Watch this video to hear what he has to say now after 1 year results with Dr. Bolton.

Before / After Photos Creation Date: 09-03-2013

Dr. Brett Bolton Patient Adrian MaxHarvest™ Plus

Patient Adrian was a class Norwood class 7. He had a failed FUE procedure. Dr. Brett Bolton hair transplant surgeon performed his MaxHarvest Plus hair transplant procedure with miraculous results.

Creation Date: 06-19-2017

Dr. Brett Bolton FUE / Robotic Correction Patient Casey Short Testimonial

Botched job corrected. Casey had an FUE Robotic hair implant procedure. He was very disappointed about his hair transplant results. He went to Dr. Brett Bolton for a corrective hair surgery.

Before / After Photos Creation Date: 10-08-2016

Dr. Brett Bolton FUE Correction Patient Casey Full Video

Botched job corrected. Casey had an FUE Robotic procedure. He was very disappointed about his results. He went to Dr. Brett Bolton for a corrective hair surgery.

Before / After Photos Creation Date: 10-07-2016

Dr. Brett Bolton patient Casey FUE Correction Part #3

Patient Casey went in for an FUE robotic hair transplant procedure. He had a two day procedure, spent a lot of money and had very poor results. He contacted Dr. Brett Bolton to correct his botched job, Dr. Bolton did his MaxHarvesthair transplant and restored Casey's hair and confidence. This is his second procedure with Dr. Bolton immediately following the procedure.

Before / After Photos Creation Date: 09-27-2016

Dr. Brett Bolton patient Casey FUE Correction Part #1

Patient Casey went in for an FUE robotic hair transplant procedure. He had a two day procedure, spent a lot of money and had very poor results. He contacted Dr. Brett Bolton to correct his botched job, Dr. Bolton did his MaxHarvesthair transplant and restored Casey's hair and confidence.

Before / After Photos Creation Date: 09-26-2016

Dr. Brett Bolton patient Casey FUE Correction Part #2

Patient Casey went in for an FUE robotic hair transplant procedure. He had a two day procedure, spent a lot of money and had very poor results. He contacted Dr. Brett Bolton to correct his botched job, Dr. Bolton did his MaxHarvesthair transplant and restored Casey's hair and confidence.

Before / After Photos Creation Date: 09-26-2016

FUE vs. FUT

The difference is HAIR, and lots of it. A MAXHARVEST hair transplant creates a soft natural hairline, strong density behind it, and an undetectable suture line.

Creation Date: 12-02-2013

Esteban's Undetectable Scar

Esteban decided to get a second procedure. His second suture line is even harder to find than the first!

Before / After Photos Creation Date: 09-08-2013

Jeff's Undetectable Scar: 1yr

Jeff is from Pittsburg and he is here for his second procedure. Dr. Bolton is looking at his suture line from the last procedure. It is nearly undetectable and his results are amazing.

Before / After Photos Creation Date: 09-07-2013

  •  Review
    Oct 23, 2018 4:36pm
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    Hair Transplant Society User
    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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    Dec 03, 2013 2:06pm
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    Sam
    Traveled in for the best possible results and had a great result and experience
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    Nov 27, 2013 6:45pm
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    Joey Durie
    I was going to the big name corporate guys in Orlando but figured I should get a second opinion. That was the best thing I could have done. I basically got twice the hair for the same cost and I know that I needed those extra hairs. I would to have gone back at least 2 x to get what Dr. Brett Bolton did in one step.
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    Sep 12, 2014 10:59am
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    Forest D.
    I am so happy with my results! Its been a blessing. The procedure was smooth and quick, painless and relaxing. Everyone in office was great
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    Mar 28, 2014 3:40pm
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    Jerry M.
    The MaxHarvest procedure has changed my life. Quite skeptical in the beginning Ill admit, but I'm walking proof that just one MaxHarvest procedure with Dr. Brett Bolton can give you the same result that I have. I figured that if I was going to have to procedure I may as well go ahead and double the density! My hairline and crown area are both... view more
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    Jan 28, 2017 7:39pm
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    Lak Nar
    I'm almost kind of class 6 or class 7 bald. Because of this I couldn't do any social life or even sometime hate to take my own photo. But after my thorosearch, I have chosen Dr.Bolton to do my hair transplant. Dr.Bolton is very kind and excellent in his work. Dr.Bolton filled my whole head in one procedure. Josh and all the staffs are very nice and... view more
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    Jan 22, 2014 1:44pm
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    Daniel Archer
    I'm in England and had the confidence to fly to Florida to get the procedure done at GreatHairTransplants. I am still feeling GREAT and very excited about seeing the hair come through, the time will soon whizz past and I will have new hair. Can't wait! I will keep sending pics Thanks again Daniel
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    Nov 20, 2013 1:24pm
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    Greg Shaffer
    Very leery at first after bad energy given from other consultations with other companies. After meeting Josh my fears immediately faded away and I knew I had finally found a company that would be able to give me the result that I was looking for. The staff was very accommodating not only by providing transportation to and from my hotel room, but... view more
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    Mar 07, 2014 3:53pm
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    Ron Zuckerman
    Dr. Brett Bolton is very gifted, and I highly suggest that anyone who has suffered with hair loss ( no matter how difficult of a case you think you may have) to go see this guy before you give up on yourself. I am beyond ecstatic with my progress. I have absolutely no regrets what-so-ever. My family and friends are very happy for me. I will say... view more
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    Jul 11, 2014 3:20pm
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    Tom Y.
    Its been a pleasurable experience. Everyone in the office is great. They are accommodating, and attend to your needs. My expectations were met, for sure! If not, exceeded. I am a very happy, happy man. thank you!
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    Dec 20, 2013 4:05pm
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    Larry M
    I will show you my HAIR- Not my face because I am a musician and celebrity who was losing my very thin hair. And it was my trademark. NO ONE COULD KNOW I was doing everything to try to keep an/ or grow back my hair. Any and all medical nutritional options I pursued. I researched intensely an found Dr. Brett Bolton an his medical staff. I have very... view more
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