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Hair Transplant Surgeon:
Steven Gabel, M.D.
Beard Transplant surgery before and after images
Hair Transplant Sessions: 1
Grafts Implanted: 1573
Baldness Class: 2
Follicular Unit Transplant (FUT/Strip)
This hair restoration patient desired to have a thicker/fuller beard specifically within the goatee pattern. He is able to grow a beard at the cheek area, but always felt that the area around his chin was sparse. He also wanted to thicken up the mustache area.
On examination, the patient’s scalp hair was thinner then his native beard hairs, but pretty good caliber. I discussed with him preoperatively that although I would be able to transplant into that area, the hairs would not be as thick and he may require more then one transplant to thicken the area up to meet his goals.
The patient had 1573 grafts placed into the beard region centered in the chin area in the goatee pattern; several grafts were also placed in the superior portion of the mustache. The photographs are 8 months after the procedure where the hairs have been growing for a couple months. I expect it to certainly thicken up over the next year to fill in the area. At that time, we will reevaluate the results to determine if he would need additional grafts.
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Beard restoration surgery using 1573 grafts shown from the front, viewing before and after pictures.
Beard restoration surgery with 1573 grafts displayed from the left, viewing preoperative and postoperative photographs.
Beard transplant procedure with 1573 grafts displayed from the right, viewing before and after images.
Beard restoration surgery with 1573 grafts displayed from the front, viewing immediate postoperative photographs.