Unlocking the Potential of Follicular Unit Transplantation

Discover the ultimate guide to follicular unit transplantation, offered by Beverly Hills Hair Restoration at Palm Desert.

Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT), or strip harvesting, is a surgical procedure designed to enhance hair volume, density, and distribution naturally. The process involves removing a strip of hair-bearing skin from the back and sides of the scalp and then transplanting it to the areas that need it:

  1. Extraction: The surgeon harvests a narrow strip of skin from the occipital region, where hair is usually abundant.
  2. Follicular Units: Within this strip, hair follicles exist in naturally occurring groups called follicular units. Each unit typically contains 1 to 4 hairs, sebaceous glands, nerves, and occasional fine vellus hairs.
  3. Dissection: The individual follicular units are dissected from the strip without damage using stereo-microscopic precision.
  4. Transplantation: These intact follicular units are then transplanted into bald or thinning areas of the scalp.

Why Choose FUT?

FUT offers several advantages over older hair transplantation methods:

  1. Natural Results: By using naturally occurring follicular units, FUT ensures that each graft blends seamlessly with the surrounding hair. The result? A natural-looking hairline and overall distribution.
  2. Maximized Growth: Intact follicular units maximize hair transplant growth. Unlike older techniques that risk damaging follicles during dissection, FUT preserves the units.
  3. Ease of Surgical Planning: The consistent density of follicular units in a normal scalp (approximately 1 unit per mm²) aids precise planning. Surgeons can estimate graft numbers accurately.

SmartPRP®: Innovating Hair Restoration

We're pioneers in cutting-edge technologies at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration in Palm Desert. Our patented SmartPRP® for hair loss treatment rejuvenates hair follicles using platelet-rich plasma. Here's why it's a game-changer:

  1. Stem Cell Technology: SmartPRP® harnesses stem cells from platelet-rich plasma, delivering personalized and natural results.
  2. Single Session Results: Dr. John Kahen, our award-winning celebrity hair transplant surgeon, developed SmartPRP®. It offers remarkable results in a single session.

Smart Graft®: Precision and Naturalness

Our latest innovation, Smart Graft®, revolutionizes hair transplant technology. Here's what sets it apart:

  1. No Linear Scar: Unlike traditional methods, Smart Graft® leaves no linear scar.
  2. Precision Extraction: Smart Graft® allows precise extraction of hair follicles from the donor site, ensuring natural results.
  3. Personalized Outcome: The transferred follicles blend seamlessly with your existing hair.

Scalp Micro-Pigmentation (SMP)

For those with general or advanced hair loss, our Scalp Micro-Pigmentation (SMP) solution at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration is a game-changer:

  1. Unique Approach: With over a decade of experience, we've perfected SMP, offering a unique and effective hair restoration procedure.
  2. Men and Women: SMP caters to men and women seeking a natural-looking solution.


Beverly Hills Hair Restoration at Palm Desert combines innovation, expertise, and personalized care. Whether you're considering FUT, SmartPRP®, or SMP, our team is committed to transforming your hair and confidence. .!


Q: What is FUT, and how does it differ from other hair transplant methods?

A: FUT stands for Follicular Unit Transplantation. It involves surgically removing a strip of skin from the donor area (usually the back of the scalp) and dissecting it into individual follicular units. These units are then transplanted into areas with thinning or balding hair. Unlike older methods, FUT preserves the natural grouping of hair follicles, resulting in more natural-looking results.

Q: Is FUT painful?

A: FUT is typically performed under local anesthesia, causing minimal discomfort. Afterward, there may be some mild soreness, but pain is generally well-managed with pain medications.

Q: How long does it take to recover from FUT?

A: Recovery time varies, but most patients can resume light activities within a few days. The healing process for the donor area (where the strip was removed) takes a few weeks. Full recovery and hair growth may take several months.

Q: Can women undergo FUT?

A: Yes, FUT is suitable for both men and women. It is an effective solution for female pattern hair loss as well.

Q: What is SmartPRP®?

A: SmartPRP® is an innovative hair loss treatment offered at Beverly Hills Hair Restoration in Palm Desert. It utilizes platelet-rich plasma (PRP) derived from the patient's blood to rejuvenate hair follicles. Stem cell technology within SmartPRP® promotes natural hair growth and thickness.

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