The procedure is done under local anesthesia and some oral sedative tablets given to reduce the anxiety .The chosen donor area is given ring block anesthesia and tumescent solution is injected with very fine needles to facilitate extraction of the grafts .the punch used for extraction is specially customised for body hair extraction. The number of session and duration of the procedure depends on the grafts requirement.
The technique used is Automated FUE , in which with the help of punch the roots are taken out , wtihout any cuts or stiches.the beard hair is the most robust out of other body hairs in growth rate and shaft thickness
The body hairs are usually single hair graft and there angle of exist is different from the scalp hair. The roots are fine, thin and there is lot of soft tissue beneath without any bony support as compared to scalp hairs. The procedure is of long duration and in a day limited grafts can be extracted. It require special attention and skill to extract the intact and well supported tissue graft from the body donor hairs