Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Scalp Micro Pigmentation (SMP) are commonly in use for reducing scar visibility occurred in Fut method. There are positive and negative sides of both applications.
FUE hair transplantation for scars
FUE hair transplantation method is preferred for low amount graft processes because of its ability of one by one hair collection. As same, FUE method is also preferred commonly on scar revisions. Low amount of transplanted follicles by plastic surgeon is a beneficial way to reduce scar visibility and increase frequency. By this way, visibility of the scar between our hairs will be reduced.
SMP for scars
SMP (scalp Micro Pigmentation), a worldwide common treatment for covering scars that are occurred in hair transplantation, is a non-surgical method.
SMP is an illusion on scarred tissue by using special pigments and needles. Biggest different with tattoo and SMP is that it uses smaller needles, it fades by time, and it is hypoallergenic.
FUE vs. SMP
Making a decision between two applications will differ by person, necessity, and size of scar.
Easy and fast to apply
No need for healing process
FUE Scar revisions
Requires partial or full haircut
Short recovery time
More expensive than SMP