Although it is a possible solution for patients of any ethnicity, African American patients need to be aware of the particular features of their have to receive optimal results. Being curved below the surface of the scalp, the hair follicles need larger grafts. In order to obtain these grafts without damaging the hair follicles, it is necessary to use the strip technique (fut).
This hair loss solution technique generates a scar in the posterior part of the head (donor zone) which depending on the type of scarring of each patient it may be little visible or on the contrary evolve into a keloid scar.
Curly hair has a great advantage over straight hair since it generates much more volume, and this makes it look like there are very few spaces without hair.