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Hair Transplant Surgeon: Dr. Thomas Nakatsui

Hair transplantation surgery before and after result images

Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 1527
Baldness Class: NA
Surgical Procedure: Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)

In all patients, we need to consider the possibility of progressive hair loss and this is especially the case in the vertex as hair loss can occur around the entire 360 degree border of the transplanted area. In my office, we discuss this possibility with every patient, particularly those contemplating a hair transplant into the crown area.


In this case, the patient wanted to fill in the crown area and we used 434 single grafts, 865 double grafts, and 228 big grafts, for a total count of 1527 grafts. I had not seen him in many years but he came in a few days ago and told me that it grew in great but has started to thin at the edges. As you can see from the photos, even though the patient had fine hair, the transplanted area filled in nicely but he has had some thinning around the periphery of the transplant over the years. 

At this point, the patient is happy with the current state but understands he may very well have to return at some point to fill in the periphery. 

Dr. N

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Hair restoration procedure before and after results
Hair restoration surgery using 1527 grafts viewed from the front, showing preoperative, immediate postoperative, and after pictures.