Hair plays a significant role in the appearance of any person, and lack of hair often leads to low self-esteem. People with less or no hair often turn to various procedures to re-grow hair to improve their appearance. Hair transplant Singapore is one of the popular hair procedures that many Singaporeans are opting to regrow hair. The method involves removing hair follicles from areas with thick and abundant hair on the head and planting them in the bald patches using a surgical process.
There are different types of hair transplant procedures on offer, but only a few are known for delivering desired results. The three popular hair transplant Singapore procedures are;
- Follicular Unit Extraction ( FUE)
- Follicular Unit Transplantation ( FUT)
- Advanced Trico Pigmentation ( ATP)
We have discussed the procedures in detail for you to take an informed decision as to which one best suits your hair transplant requirements.
1. Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE)
FUE which is follicular unit extraction is a surgical procedure where fine blades are used for harvesting hair follicles from an area on the head with adequate hair follicles and are inserted in the bald patches. The process is time-consuming as each hair strand needs to be removed and inserted individually. FUE procedure does not leave scars and is minimally invasive which makes it suitable for very short hairstyles.
2. Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT)
FUT involves removing small strips of hair which is divided into groups or individual follicles which are planted into the bald areas of the head. The procedure is quicker when compared to FUE and is comparatively cheaper. However, the FUT procedure leaves a scar and needs healing time.
3. Advanced Trico Pigmentation (ATP)
ATP is a kind of tattooing using a special ink to create an illusion of hair. The ink lasts up to 7 years and suits men with shaved or short hairstyles.