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Follicular UnitExtractionDr. Theodoros Vernikos
Male Pattern Baldness• Male pattern baldness is caused by an increasingsensitivity in certain areas of the scalp to male s...
Is There a Cure?• For the most part, male pattern baldness is geneticallydetermined, although Dr. Theodoros Vernikos offer...
What Are The Benefits?• There are a number of benefits to using the FUE methodof treatment as carried out by Dr. Theodoros...
Who can benefit fromFUE?• As well as being suitable for people who prefer shorter hair,FUE can also be very effective for ...
The FUE Process
About Dr. VernikosBorn in Greece in 1970, Theodoros Vernikos went on to studymedicine at university before extending his s...
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Follicular unit extraction theodoros vernikos

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Dr. Theodoros Vernikos, a hair transplant surgeon and dermatology expert from London, explains the benefits of Follicular unit extraction (FUE) treatment. FUE is a revolutionary procedure which is giving hope to thousands of men throughout the world who suffer from male pattern baldness and hair loss. It has been found to be hugely effective for men with all different hair types.

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Follicular unit extraction theodoros vernikos

  1. 1. Follicular UnitExtractionDr. Theodoros Vernikos
  2. 2. Male Pattern Baldness• Male pattern baldness is caused by an increasingsensitivity in certain areas of the scalp to male sexhormones, known as androgens.• Even though some people think that a bald and cleanshaven head is fashionable and attractive, the truth isthat baldness and hair loss can often leave sufferersfeeling self conscious about their appearance.• This can then manifest itself into a much bigger problemthat can impact on all aspects of a persons life.
  3. 3. Is There a Cure?• For the most part, male pattern baldness is geneticallydetermined, although Dr. Theodoros Vernikos offers aform of medical treatment known as Follicular UnitExtraction or FUE, which can be used to help thecondition.• FUE is a method whereby individual follicular units areobtained from donor areas of the scalp, without theneed of a linear incision. The method uses a smallcircular tool, the tip of which is normally no bigger than1mm. A small incision, circular in shape, is then made inthe skin surrounding the follicular unit, which is thendirectly extracted from the scalp.
  4. 4. What Are The Benefits?• There are a number of benefits to using the FUE methodof treatment as carried out by Dr. Theodoros Vernikos.• The main advantage is that FUE treatment does notcause linear scarring. Therefore, it is a good form oftreatment for those people who prefer shorter hairstyles.In fact, this was one of the main reasons for thedevelopment of the FUE technique.• Some of the other significant benefits of FUE includedecreased healing time and a reduction in post op painor discomfort.
  5. 5. Who can benefit fromFUE?• As well as being suitable for people who prefer shorter hair,FUE can also be very effective for younger patients who onlyrequire a small number of extractions or grafts.• Theodoros Vernikos treats increasing numbers of males whoare under the age of thirty with the FUE method.• Patients who have previously undergone surgical treatmentfor hair loss can also use FUE to camouflage or hide existinglarger linear scars.• Additionally, this type of treatment can also be used to obtainmore hair grafts following a previous strip harvesting hairprocedure.
  6. 6. The FUE Process
  7. 7. About Dr. VernikosBorn in Greece in 1970, Theodoros Vernikos went on to studymedicine at university before extending his studies in the field ofdermatology at the Greece Prefectural medical school, whichhe graduated from in 2004. Today, he is widely regarded as oneof the leading hair transplant surgeons and operates from theReal Hair Clinic, which is located in London’s famous HarleyStreet. Dr. Vernikos specializes in using the revolutionaryprocedure of FUE, which is giving hope to thousands of menthroughout the world who suffer from male pattern baldness. TheFUE procedure has been found to be hugely effective for menwith all different hair types.

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