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Hair Transplant Surgeon:
Steven Gabel, M.D.
Hair transplant surgery results with Finasteride and Minoxidil
Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 2365
Baldness Class: 3
Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)
This hair restoration patient is 2 years out from a transplant to enhance and thicken the frontal hairline and scalp. He was especially concerned about the areas that had significant thinning including and around the central tuft of hair. 2365 grafts were placed in the hairline, anterior scalp, to the mid-scalp to essentially blanket the entire frontal scalp. Since we did not trim his hair for the procedure, (see immediate post-op photos) one week after surgery, he was able to go to work without any evidence that he had a procedure, which was important for this patient as his work requires him to be out in public.
The caliber of his donor hair was such that it blended very well with his existing hair to give him a natural gradient of hair from the frontal hairline to the mid-scalp. He did not want to have a "wall" of hair at the frontal hairline, but rather a nice, natural gradient blending to a thick central tuft, which was all accomplished.
This transformation and result took about two years to achieve after only one transplant. After he shed the transplanted hairs, he started to grow about 3 - 4 months postoperative, and over the next year, the transplanted hairs continued to thickened up and grow to the length that it is shown in the photos. He has had several haircuts which has allowed him to style and blend his hair to his preference. Minoxidil and Finasteride are part of his daily regimen.
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Hair transplant using 2365 grafts showing before and after results viewed from the front.
Hair restoration surgery performed using 2365 grafts viewed from the top showing preoperative, immediate postoperative and postoperative results.
Left side hair restoration pictures showing preoperative, immediate postoperative, final results, and a couple close up views of the patients postoperative hairline.
Right side hair transplant photos showing preoperative, immediate postoperative, final results, and some close up views of the patients postoperative hairline.