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Hair Transplant Surgeon:
Carlos K. Wesley, M.D.
Female hair restoration procedure before and after images
Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 917
Female Hair Restoration
Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)
This 48-yr-old African-American female initially
desired improved coverage of her frontal-temporal triangles along the sides of
her head. However, based on her family history of thinning over the top of her
scalp, she was advised that it was also important to address her midline in
anticipation of any future hair loss.
The first image illustrates her
slightly below average donor density. With a session of only 917 micro grafts,
however, she received ample coverage of a larger area than anticipated. Hair
characteristics of African-American patients are desirable for a number of
reasons. Firstly, the minimal color contrast between the hair and scalp does not
allow the scalp to show through an area of light coverage. Secondly, the curl of
each hair enables a greater "shingling effect" resulting in improved scalp
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Hair restoration surgery using 917 grafts viewed from the front, showing before, before with surgical plan, and after photographs.
Female hair transplant surgery using 917 grafts viewed from the top, showing before, donor density, before with surgical plan, and after photographs.