Given that a strip of the scalp is removed, there will be an exposed strip of skin on your head. This will have to be stitched together, and over time, the same will heal, but a scar will be left behind. In most cases, there will be a linear scar, which in the hands of a good doctor will not be visible after a while. This will happen because the new hair will be transplanted in such a manner that when they grow to a certain length, the scar will be hidden beneath it.
FUT is still more prevalent due to the advantages it offers. The patients with large area of baldness should choose FUT Hair Transplant. The scar in most people remains hidden as more than 75% of people do not shave of head ever. And then there are many ways to cover it.
FUT side effects & disadvantages
If the procedure has been done by an experienced surgeons like at AK Clinics, there is little to worry about. However, if the procedure has been done by someone inexperienced, there are several things that could go wrong. For starters, the stitches or sutures could develop infection, pus, itching or redness. The downtime is more as compared to FUE Hair Transplant. The patients can also see some effluvium around the scar but can happen with FUE too.