FUE, an acronym well known in the hair transplant profession for the donor harvesting technique called follicular unit extraction has recently been renamed Follicular Unit Excision (formerly Follicular Unit Extraction) by a group of hair restoration physicians dedicated to innovating and improving hair transplant techniques, its accuracy and its terminology. The new term Follicular Unit Excision has recently been adopted in the hair transplant profession and amongst hair restoration surgeons. But why?