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Hair Transplant Surgeon: Dr. Alan Feller

Hair loss surgery repair before and after result images

Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 2400
Baldness Class: 2
Hair Transplant Repair Work
Surgical Procedure: Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)

I have worked for Dr. Feller for years. In that time he has distinguished between "repair" work and "finishing" work. Lately, though, there have been a higher number of patients coming into the clinic who have had megasessions at other clinics with little to no cosmetic improvement and therefore need "repair" work. This patient is yet another such patient.
The concern Dr. Feller always has is WHY did this patients hair not grow well in the hands of another clinic and should he be concerned that his procedure may suffer the same fate. After all, what is the point of doing a procedure on someone on whom it SEEMS an HT will not work?
Fortunately, Dr. Feller has determined that most patients with such poor results do not suffer from physiological limitations and therefore such results are likely the result of an inexperienced clinic. Cold truth, but nevertheless a fact. While the doctor may be experienced, the staff most likely are not.

In each case we have uploaded to the internet demonstrating "repair" work, the clinics that performed the work used three and sometimes only two technicians to get the job done. For a small procedure of about 600 that may be ok. But these patient were told they received thousands of grafts in one session. The famed "megasession". But how can a clinic perform 2000 grafts and more with only two or three techs? Dr. Feller doesn't believe it's possible on any consistent basis. This is why he always employs no less than six to ten techs for any given procedure in the megasession range.

Here is just a typical example of what he has been noticing. This patient had a megasession somewhere else and his results are practically non-existent. Furthermore, the donor area had been significantly disrupted. A factor that had to be dealt with. Dr. Feller was able to extract about 2400 grafts and placed into the exact area of the prior procedure performed elsewhere and look at the difference in growth at just 8 months. This begs the question: why did he not grow nearly as well after his first procedure elsewhere? A question ALL who are thinking about an HT should ask and be aware of.

The internet has done a great job filtering out amateur clinics who don't make the grade, but it's up to YOU to do your research to make sure you aren't the one who winds up with no growth that are due to circumstances that could have been controlled. Take your time and scan the forums and READ READ READ about the clinics available to you for an HT. There are PLENTY of great ones out there. Do your homework or you may wind up doing TWO procedures when one would have been sufficient.

Feller Medical, PC

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Front view - Before and after hair restoration surgery
Hair restoration surgery using 2400 grafts viewed from the front, showing before and after photographs.

Hair restoration procedure before and after results by Dr. Alan Feller
Hair restoration surgery using 2400 grafts viewed from the top, displaying before and after images.

Hair transplantation surgery before and after images by Dr. Alan Feller
Hair transplant surgery using 2400 grafts viewed from the left, displaying before and after photos.

Hair transplantation surgery before and after pictures by Dr. Alan Feller
Hair transplant surgery using 2400 grafts displayed from the left, viewing a close-up after result.

Hair transplantation surgery before and after photos by Dr. Alan Feller
Hair restoration procedure utilizing 2400 grafts viewed from the right, displaying before and after images.