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

Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 2619
Total Hairs Transplanted: 5727
Baldness Class: 3
Surgical Procedure: Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)

This 38 year old male did not want to cut his hair short prior to surgery. If I cut his hair it would have done a 3,500 + case, but without cutting his hair it was a 2,600 case. 

He came in at 7 months, very happy, and most likely he still will have more growth.
The results are not as dense as a 3,500 case, but still cosmetically there is a big change.
So like most things in life there is a trade off.
With out cutting his hair, he did not have to deal with a "funny" hair cut for 3 to 6 months, and none of his colleges knew he had a hair transplant. The transplanted hair grew in so gradual that no one has know he has had a transplant.
If he had allowed me to cut his hair, he would have ended up with more density, but would not have been able to hide the fact he had a transplant. Hiding the fact he had a transplant was important to him.


Before Hair Transplant frontal view
Front pre-op. His hair loss is not that apparent from the front.

Front - immediatley after hair transplant surgery
4 days post-op. It's difficult to tell he has had any surgery.

After Hair Transplant frontal view by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
7 months post-op.

Before hair transplant top view by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Front pre-op. Area of transplant

Top view after hair restoration surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
7 months post-op.

Left - directly after hair restoration surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
4 days post-op.

Transplanted hair on the left side by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
7 months post-op.

Right - directly after hair restoration surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
4 days post-op.

Right - after a hair transplant procedure by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
7 months post-op.

Surgical detail

Date  
1 Hair Grafts 493
2 Hair Grafts 1,295
3 Hair Grafts 680
4 Hair Grafts 151
Total Hairs 5,727
Total Grafts 2,619

I have included photos 4 days post op and it is almost impossible to tell he had a transplant.

Total Hairs Transplanted: 5,727 using 2,619 grafts in 1 sessions