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Hair Transplant Surgeon: Steven Gabel, M.D.

Hair restoration Norwood class V patient before and after photos

Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 3405
Baldness Class: 5
Surgical Procedure: Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)

This hair restoration patient is a 61-year-old gentleman who desired to have his hair restored. His main priority was the frontal and mid-frontal scalp. Examination revealed a Norwood Class V/VI pattern. He had only wispy hairs in the mid-scalp. The donor area hair was black with a moderate amount of grey hair as well. The hair caliber was moderate in size. During the initial consultation, I demonstrated to the patient the value of also restoring the temples. Since this patient had significant recession of his temples, it was important to restore that area as well which would help in the overall framing of his face.

This patient had 3405 grafts placed in the hairline, frontal and mid-scalp, and grafts to recreate his temples. The breakdown of the grafts:
1’s: 704
2’s: 2045
3’s: 644
4’s: 12

The following photographs show the preoperative planning lines, which were drawn the morning of surgery, the immediate postoperative photographs, 3-month postoperative photographs, and 6-month postoperative photographs. At the 6-month mark, the patient’s hair was really starting to grow well.

The regrowth of hair following a transplant is nicely illustrated with this patient. Since he is only 6 months out from his hair transplant procedure, he can expect to have a lot more growth over the next 12 months. He is currently using minoxidil on a daily basis. He plans it to let the current transplant grow out for at least another year and then return to fill in the crown.


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Hair transplant results front view
Hair transplant using 3405 grafts viewed from the front. Patient results are preoperative, immediate postoperative, three months postoperative, and six months postoperative.

Top view of hair transplant surgery results by Steven Gabel, M.D.
Viewed from the top, these are results from a 3405 graft hair restoration procedure.Photo results are preoperative, immediate postoperative, three months postoperative, and six months postoperative.

Right side view of hair restoration surgery by Steven Gabel, M.D.
Right side view of hair restoration results on a Norwood class V/VI 61 year old male.

Tilt down angle view of hair replacement surgery by Steven Gabel, M.D.
Tilt down view of hair transplant surgery results showing before, immediate post operative, 3 months after, and 6 months after photos.

Viewing left side hair replacement surgery results by Steven Gabel, M.D.
Hair transplant using 3405 grafts viewing photos of the right side. These patient results are preoperative, immediate postoperative, three months postoperative, and six months postoperative.