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

Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 3118
Total Hairs Transplanted: 6655
Baldness Class: 4
Surgical Procedure: Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)

This 33 year old male hair restoration patient came in for his 6 month pos op exam. The area of balding I covered is about 100 sq.cm. I was hoping to get 3,500 to 4,000 grafts during his hair transplant surgery. Unfortunately his donor skin was tight and his donor density was about 75 FU/sqcm which is below average. I first took out a donor strip that was 1.6 cm wide but the closure was tight and I had to decrease the width of his donor strip to 1.4 cm wide. His donor did yield 3118 grafts and fortunately he had a good percentage of 3 and 4 hair grafts to place in and behind the central core area. At 6 months he is looking good and very happy with his results, but I expect to see more growth over the next 6 months. Hopefully he will come in for a one year follow up and I can post more photos. 

His graft and hair breakdown is as follows:
1’s – 466
2’s – 1871
3’s - 677
4’s - 104
Total grafts 3118/Total hairs 6655


Before Hair Transplant frontal view
Before, immediate post-op, and 10 days after hair transplant surgery.

Front - immediatley after hair transplant surgery
Before and 6 months after hair transplant surgery.

Front - some time after hair restoration surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
6 months after hair transplant surgery.

Before hair transplant top view by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Before, immediate post-op, and 10 days after hair transplant surgery.

Top - post hair transplant surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Before and 6 months after hair transplant surgery.

Before hair transplant - left view by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Before, immediate post-op, and 10 days after hair transplant surgery.

Left - directly after hair restoration surgery by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Before and 6 months after hair transplant surgery.

Left - intermediate hair transplant growth stage by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
6 months after hair transplant surgery.

Transplanted hair on the left side by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Scar area after hair transplant surgery.

Back - after having hair transplanted by Paul V. Shapiro, M.D.
Scar area after hair transplant surgery.

Surgical detail

Date  
1 Hair Grafts 466
2 Hair Grafts 1,871
3 Hair Grafts 677
4 Hair Grafts 104
Total Hairs 6,655
Total Grafts 3,118

Total Hairs Transplanted: 6,655 using 3,118 grafts in 1 sessions