FUT is based on removing a skin strip from the back of the head and the donor area closed with stitches. The skin strip is then cut into individual follicular unit grafts under microscopes which is a very sophisticated procedure. This is why AEK is the only clinic in Turkey that provides high quality FUT hair transplants.
FUT requires extensive surgical training of the surgeon and the surgical team. It requires expertise to remove the skin strip without transecting follicles at the wound edges and close the wound in a way that causes minimal scarring. The graft dissection technique requires extensive training for years to master. A surgical team for FUT requires many of these well-trained technicians.
The advantages of FUT are: