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Hair Transplant Surgeon: Dr. Thomas Nakatsui

Female hair restoration surgery before and after photographs

Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 150
Female Hair Restoration
Surgical Procedure: Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)

This is a young woman who always had a very weak area in the mid frontal hairline. She had never been able to pull back her hair without exposing the weakness of the frontal hairline. She came to me requesting a widow's peak and wanted to get rid of her "cowlick". In the preoperative photos, you can see that her hair direction is predominantly directed backwards as opposed to forwards in the mid frontal hairline.

Following or opposing a cowlick is sometimes a difficult choice. If a lot of strong hair persists, one might have to follow the cowlick but then the patient would permanently retain the cowlick direction. In this case, we decided to oppose the cowlick as per her wishes.

We did a small transplant of 150 grafts: 70 singles, 70 doubles, and 10 bigs to the frontal forelock and directed the grants predominantly forward in the area of concern.

Here are her 8 month results. Of note, the transplanted hairs are a little darker than some of the pre-existing hairs. She may have to lighten some of these hairs to match the rest for the time being. Over time, these hairs may also become a little finer as newly growing hairs often come in coarser for a while.

Dr. Nakatsui


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Hair transplant surgery before and after photos
Female hair restoration surgery using 150 grafts viewed from the front, showing before and after pictures.