Losing your hair can be a very disheartening thing for anyone to have to deal with. While it’s a fact that more men get Hair Transplants than women, that is based more on genetics than on anything else. Women may also receive Hair Transplants when needed. Modern advances have helped ensure that you can and will look much better after getting a Hair Transplant procedure done by a reputable specialist like Dr. Ariel Ostad and his team of qualified experts.

What is Follicular Unit Extraction Procedure

The FUE procedure is a recently developed, and minimally invasive hair transplant procedure that requires no incisions, scalpels, or sutures. While the much more traditional FUT or strip method is still used by many doctors today, the FUE is becoming a much more popular and preferred procedure by patients. The FUE involves the removal of individual hair follicles in a patient’s naturally occurring groupings of hair (generally 1-4 hairs). Those follicles are ultimately transplanted back into the patient’s balding areas. The FUE procedure requires a great level of hand-eye coordination and is generally a more labor-intensive procedure than the FUT (strip) method.


Who are the best candidates for getting the procedure?

  • Anyone with irreparably damaged hair
  • Anyone with thinning hair
  • Anyone with crowning
  • Anyone with noticeable bald spots

Regardless of your age or gender, if you fall under any of those categories, you may be a good candidate for the FUE procedure. In which case it’s important for you to give Dr. Ariel Ostad and his qualified team of experts a call for a free consultation to see what we can do for you.

Benefits of choosing the Follicular Unit Extraction Process

  • The average procedure only takes around 4-6 hours to complete.
  • There are no stitches involved in this procedure
  • Any transplanted areas should appear normal again within days
  • You’ll get very natural-looking & permanent results
  • It’s a truly state-of-the-art technique
  • It’s a minimally invasive technique
  • It’s a very simple outpatient procedure
  • Most patients return to work and resume normal activities within 24 hours.

What can I expect after the procedure?

After 4-5 months, your transplanted hair will start to grow and resurface on your scalp. Your newly transplanted hair will have grown back fuller and thicker within 9-12 months. You’ll be able to swim, run, and do anything you wish to without damaging your hair. Why? Because it’s YOUR REAL HAIR! Patients should take care of their hair, and manage it as anyone else would.

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Getting a Follicular Unit Extraction isn’t a very tough process. So many wonderful advances have been made within the world of Hair Transplant procedures. Dr. Ariel Ostad offers the best FUE treatments in NYC while also educating his patients before and after any procedure. Trust us when we say you’ll be in great hands when you come in for your FUE procedure.

Medical-grade skincare products that will help maintain and enhance your results

These skincare products combined with your treatment plan customized by Dr. Ostad will help enhance your results and improve your overall skin texture. Click on a product below to learn more.

Dr. Ariel Ostad has seen patients for this service from all over the tri-state area, including Manhattan, Midtown, the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, Brooklyn, New York City, the Bronx, Harlem, Astoria, Queens, Long Island, New Jersey, Connecticut, and more. If you are interested in any of the services offered at the Office of Dr. Ariel Ostad, please contact us for more information.

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