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2000 Graft FUE Hair Transplant Case Study

This 50 year old male, with Norwood Hair Loss Classification 4A, wanted to establish a mature hairline. In consultation with Dr. Stoller, in our midtown NYC office, they focused priamrily in the front and Dr. Stoller transplanted 2000 FUE grafts with the ARTAS Robotic Hair Transplant System. During the patients 9 month follow up he…

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WHY HAS THE DEFINITION OF “FUE” JUST CHANGED?

For years, the frequently used acronym in hair restoration, “FUE”, has referred to “Follicular Unit Extraction”.  The term has recently been changed to “Follicular Unit EXCISION”. Why? This change has become necessary in an effort to emphasize to the public that this is a surgical procedure that must be performed by a licensed physician. To some…

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FUE Hair Restoration Advantages and Disadvantages

FUE, or Follicular Unit Extraction is one of the ways hair restoration surgeons obtain hair grafts. Each follicular unit is removed from the scalp directly instead of being excised or cut from a strip of tissue. Both techniques, FUE and strip excision (FUT), yield follicular units. Each has distinct advantages and disadvantages. Advantages of the…

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Keeping it Real: Tempering the New Technology in Hair Restoration

Artas Robotic Hair Transplant

Dr.Stoller is a Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon, one of the few who performs hair restoration surgeries and uses all] technologies including the Artas robotic system. The Artas system is just one modality used to perform follicular unit extraction.  There are practices that only use the Artas system.  These practitioners either do not know how…

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