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Old 07-30-2012, 07:09 AM
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I think your mind is playing tricks on you. At 41, you have a really good amount of hair, you should be proud!

If you want your hairline lowering and your crown filling it would be no problem and can be done with a simple FUE procedure.

Look at my pics from the consultation just before my FUE transplant and you'll see i had a lot less than you have and i'm 35!

You've done one step of the hard part... accepting you want to do something about it. Let me know if you need any help throughout and i/others on here will help you through it.

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Old 07-30-2012, 07:18 AM
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Thanks for the kind words Rob. I guess on the outside it does look like i still have a decent head of hair. Comparing my hair now and ten years ago there is a hufe difference in the thickness.

I have emailed Spex and he asked for pictures which i have sent.

I just know i have to do something about this now before it takes over my life completely.

Do suggest a transplant is best for me, if so what is the best way to go about it?

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Old 07-30-2012, 07:42 AM
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Hi John,

In the short term a HT will definitely help you but if you don't stop the progression of your hairloss or accept that you may need another one in the future.

You should definitely not let this affect your level of confidence and happiness in your life.

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Old 07-30-2012, 08:03 AM
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Do you recommened getting finasteride to stop the hair loss for now?
I presume i would have to go overseas and not in the UK to have my HT?

Sorry for all the questions. This is all new to me. I know there are lots of people and products that just rip you off . So i want to get this right.

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There is nothing wrong with your hair, you are blaming your personal issues on your hair. Getting a HT will make it worse, it is no silver bullet. You need to figure out why you feel depressed and quit using your hair as an excuse. From your pics. it does not make sense you feel this way over your hair. Getting a HT will only make you obsess over it more and you probably won't be happy with any result you receive.
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Old 07-30-2012, 04:20 PM
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There is nothing wrong with your hair, you are blaming your personal issues on your hair. Getting a HT will make it worse, it is no silver bullet. You need to figure out why you feel depressed and quit using your hair as an excuse. From your pics. it does not make sense you feel this way over your hair. Getting a HT will only make you obsess over it more and you probably won't be happy with any result you receive.
I appreciate the reply but this has been the only thing holding me back the last few years. You don't know what my hair was like 10 years ago. Believe me it is waffer thin compared to what was back then.
Anyway, i've had some great advice and i am sorting things out with spex's help.
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Hi,

Good luck and make sure you go to a reputable surgeon for your HT.

Cheers rod
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Old 07-31-2012, 02:55 AM
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Hi there,

Personally, i don't take any medication as my hair loss seems to have almost stopped now, i simply don't want the side effects.

With regard to your treatment, if you are definitely wanting to have some form of HT, i would suggest some at the hairline and maybe some dense packing to fill in the native hairs if you think you are likely to loose some more.

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Definitely propecia. You need to stay on it for at least a year to know if it is working. It stabilizes hairless in over 90 percent of men.

For 41 your hair looks better that 95 percent on the forum. I would guess that you are looking at less that 10,000 US dollars, and if it is affecting you that bad, you should go for it. Research this forum and pic a doc you like and go for it. Life is too short to be depressed over hair when many are able to do something about it. I, however, do not recommend ht for someone not willing to try propecia for at least a year, assuming you had no sides.
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Hi Iamx21

How are things? You feeling any better after speaking to people on here? Do you have a plan of action?

Don't go quiet on us buddy.

Hope you are feeling better, chin up

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