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Hair Transplant Surgeon: Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.

Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 1929
Total Hairs Transplanted: 3700
Baldness Class: 2
Surgical Procedure: Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)

This 40 year old male was a Norwood Type 2 with hair loss mainly in his temporal alleys. His frontal tuff hairline area was well preserved.

This patient was the ideal patient for dense packing in a type 2 Patient. At age 40 he had a good donor density and hardly any hair loss in his crown. It is very unlikely his hair loss will progress to a Norwood type 5 or 6.

I would not recommend placing this much hair in the hairline zone in a younger patient who I thought would have a better chance or progressing to a type 5 or 6. In these patients we risk using up limited donor that most likely will be needed later in life.


Before Hair Transplant frontal view
Front view

Front - immediatley after hair transplant surgery
Hair held back

Front - some time after hair restoration surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Close up of frontal hair line

Before hair transplant top view by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Top view

Before hair transplant - left view by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Left view

Left - directly after hair restoration surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Close up

Before Hair Transplant - right view by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Right view

Right - directly after hair restoration surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Hair pulled back

Right - intermediate hair transplant growth stage by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Close up of right side

Surgical detail

Date  
1 Hair Grafts 540
2 Hair Grafts 1,047
3 Hair Grafts 302
4 Hair Grafts 40
Total Hairs 3,700
Total Grafts 1,929

The session was done in an area that measured 35 sq cm. To calculate the average density of incisions I divided the total number of FUís, 1929, by the 35 sq cm, which equals 55 FU/sq. cm. The peaks and troughs of the hairline in the transition zone will have less density and the area behind the transition zone will have more density.

Total Hairs Transplanted: 3,700 using 1,929 grafts in 1 sessions