Complications in FUE

  • Kapil Dua
  • Aman Dua
  • Monica Chahar


Most patients opt for FUE surgery to avoid the linear scar of FUT. However, if the follicular unit extraction is not done properly, then it may lead to a number of complications in the donor area including visible white dots, a moth-eaten appearance, folliculitis, cyst formation, necrosis of donor area, a see-through appearance, and loss of implanted hair.


Complications Follicular unit extraction Hair transplant Diffuse microscarring Moth-eaten appearance 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.American Board of Hair Restoration SurgeryMunsterUSA
  2. 2.Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons of IndiaIndoreIndia
  3. 3.Asian Association of Hair Restoration SurgeryBangkokThailand
  4. 4.International Society of hair Restoration SurgeryGenevaUSA
  5. 5.AK ClinicsNew DelhiIndia
  6. 6.Dermatopathology, Fellow, Dermatologikum HamburgHamburgGermany

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