Hair Transplants

FUE hair transplants

FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) is the most advanced type of hair transplant surgery. Recovery is quicker than other methods with virtually undetectable scarring

Medically reviewed by Dr Furqan Raja
Hair Transplant Surgeon
FUE Hair Transplant
1,658 grafts
Results after 12 months

“Dr Raja and his team were exceptional throughout the entire process, from initial consultation through to actual procedure and subsequent after care, they exceeded expectation. I’m delighted with the result.”

Sam

A note from Dr. Raja, hair transplant surgeon

“FUE has come a long way. We are innovators in the technique and have spent years working to make the procedure more refined, allowing for a much smoother recovery than previously possible with shorter recovery time.”

What is a FUE transplant?

Dr. Raja, Hair transplant surgeon

Follicular unit extraction (FUE) is a minimally invasive hair transplant procedure that delivers natural-looking results that are indistinguishable from your existing hair. Offers fast recovery with minimal scarring.

Why should I choose a FUE hair transplant?

For those who are eligible for FUE surgery, it offers faster recovery times than follicular unit transplantation (FUT), as well as minimal scarring, giving you the flexibility to experiment with shorter hairstyles. FUE has advanced significantly over the past decade and is ideal for those who wish to have the procedure without shaving large areas.

Suitable for moderate hair loss

FUE is suitable for all types of hair loss. Especially suitable for moderate hair loss.

Rapid healing and recovery

FUE doesn’t involve stitches so you’ll heal more quickly. Leading to a shorter healing and recovery.

Minimal scarring

The procedure results in virtually undetectable scarring so it’s ideal for patients who wear their hair short.

The hair growth journey

7 - 14 days

Back to normal

You can go back to your normal life, work and exercise routine.

Stabilisation

6 months

Hair regrowth begins

Fuller hair regrowth will begin, and you will start noticing results.

Regrowth

12 to 18 months

Full results

By now, you should be able to see the full results of your transplant.

How much does an FUE hair transplant cost?

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At MANUAL, we are on a mission to create accessible hair transplants. We do this through transparent pricing based on the size of procedure you need to achieve your hair restoration goals

All of our transplants cost between £4,000 and £6,000

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General FUE frequently asked questions

How long does FUE surgery take?

On average an FUE hair transplant usually takes between 6 to 8 hours.

How long is the recovery period?

You should be able to return to your normal routine 7 to 14 days after your FUE transplant depending on your lifestyle. You may resume gentle exercise from week 1 and more strenuous exercise from week 2 following surgery.

Who will perform the FUE procedure?

All of our hair transplant procedures are performed by our skilled surgeons. Although they are highly skilled members of the team, our technicians and surgical assistants will never harvest any follicles or create the incisions into which the grafts are transplanted. They will assist the surgeon in graft placement once the surgeon has created the incisions, which is a safe, recognised role for surgical assistants in the UK.

Are there any side effects to the FUE procedure?

There may be some minor pain, swelling, and itchiness for a few days post-surgery but this will subside and is easily managed with the medication provided in your aftercare package.

Will I need to shave my head?

For optimal results it may, in some cases, be necessary to shave your head. However, we also offer an unshaven FUE technique (UFUE). We assess whether patients are suitable for this method on an individual basis as ultimately we will always prioritise high-quality results - you can discuss this with your surgeon during your consultation. Our most popular method is the part-shaven technique where we trim the back and sides but allow you to keep most of the hair on top. This also allows you to conceal the recipient area more easily.

Other hair transplant methods

FUT Transplants

A thin strip of hair is removed from the back of the head from which individual grafts are taken and implanted into balding areas

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FUE Direct hair implementation

Individual follicles are removed from the back of the head and transplanted into balding areas using a implanter device.

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Aftercare

Following your surgery we’ll prescribe a tailored selection of medications to prevent infection and alleviate any potential discomfort. We’ll also offer you prescription hair-loss medications to enhance and maintain the results of your hair transplant into the future.


  • Antibiotics to minimise the risk of infection

  • Antihistamines if required, to reduce scalp itchiness

  • Painkillers to reduce discomfort post-surgery

  • Steroid tablets may be prescribed to reduce swelling

  • Minoxidil to stimulate continued hair growth

  • Finasteride to minimise future hair loss

  • Complementary follow up appointments

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trustpilot 5 stars
It worked! The surgery wasn’t too bad - the painful bit is the injections with the anaesthetic but after that it doesn’t hurt. It’s now 6 months in and my hair has all come in and it’s looking great, a natural looking hairline and I look feel younger and the density is great. If you want a hair transplant, I’d 100% recommend Dr Raja.
Thomas
trustpilot 5 stars
Thank you so much guys. Not only for your patience and care of me on procedure day but also using me to showcase your expertise, the product being my new confidence boosting hairline. I am forever indebted to you.
Chuksi
trustpilot 5 stars
Dr Raja and his team were exceptional throughout the entire process, from initial consultation through to actual procedure and subsequent after care, they exceeded expectation. I’m delighted with the result and have recommended him to numerous friends and colleagues who have also gone on to have the process and who are equally satisfied.A real expert In his field.
Sam
trustpilot 5 stars
The level of service from DR Raja and his team was exemplary. The pre consultations and post operative care was great with responsive communications throughout.. As for the procedure itself I was very happy with the care and attention during the procedure and the outcome so far has been great and I’m only 8 months post operation so very happy at this stage. Cannot recommend Dr Raja highly enough so much so I’m planning my next procedure
Del
trustpilot 5 stars
Dr Raja and his team are experts and I can’t thank them enough. My hair growth is 100% from the surgery as I didn’t take any supplements. Dr Raja did advise the hair supplements would give me a more superior result when combined with hair surgery however for personal reasons I chose to keep it organic.
Mohammed
trustpilot 5 stars
Extremely pleased with the whole experience and results. My sideburns now look natural again. Thank you Dr Rogers and team.
Sarah
trustpilot 5 stars
Dr Rogers was very friendly and his techs were great. The treatment wasn’t bad and I’m very pleased with the results, my forehead looks a normal size.
Crystal
trustpilot 5 stars
The procedure was nearly painless, Dr Rogers’s team were lovely and calming and I feel so much better about my crown loss.
Mark
trustpilot 5 stars
It was much easier than I thought it was going to be, I even went home on the train without problem and I’m very pleased with the results so far at 12 months.
James
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