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Old 08-16-2012, 08:04 AM
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Any update to your secret "scarless fue" procedure. Any word would be great. Would you recommend prospective patients to wait for you to begin to offer this option? Thanks.
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There is no such a thing a "scarless Fue".
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Old 08-16-2012, 04:56 PM
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I'm curious what this is too.

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Old 08-16-2012, 05:43 PM
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Yes, there is such a thing as a scarless FUE. As noted on previous posts, Dr. Wesley has developed a way to get the hair without leaving a visible scar. I've been lucky enogh to get a briefing on it by the Dr. himself, and, like others, will not reveal the method. Given the time and effort and cost Dr. Wesley has put into this, I hope that he comes back to everyone soon with an update.
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Still dying to hear more about this!
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How long does FDA approval usually take?
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The term scarless is misleading. It is impossible to make a cut or incision without the body developing some level of scar tissue during the healing process. It is a scientific fact.

How visible the scarring is is a seperate issue and topic altogethor.
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like others, will not reveal the method.
That's exciting Davis91!

Although for obvious reasons you can't reveal the Scarless Fue Method Dr. Wesley has seemingly discovered....would you personally advise someone like jcass is asking...to postpone a procedure because you were so impressed and think it could be available soon?
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I hope results are showcased soon because this technique as well as Dr. GHO's donor saving fue has been the talk of town for a while. Some guys are holding off on their transplants waiting to see patient posted results and experiences with these things. It's been months or even over a year and we are all dying to know.

Can the moderators get some research on it or findings of any sort from Dr. Wesley? All surgeries do produce a scar but this must produce it in a way that is very hard to detect. Harder than a .75mm punch in fue. So many thoughts are running through my mind as I read about it and check other things Dr. Wesley is researching. I wonder if it has to do anything with regeneration or combination of PRP injections or other things to reduce the look of scar tissue or the use of some sort of acell like dressing. I noticed that our field dressings in the military might have helped reduce some scars/burn marks as well as preserve some hairs on that injured area. I have been guessing about it for a while now and trying to analyze it through my own scientific internet research. I am really dying to know. I have been waiting since corvettetester specifically corrected me on the type of technique this was months back. I said it sounded like a revolutionary technique and he said it was evolutionary or something as he seemed to know a little about it but couldn't say.
Source: http://www.hairrestorationnetwork.co...ml#post2283748

A few folks that seem to know have kept their silence. So there is a lot of excitement as well as hope built up.

I can understand this being proprietary but are there any before and after results or few month updates not showing any surgical photos? I just want to see the hair growth and the donor area. I am not looking to see the procedure photos as it is unique to Dr. Wesley's practice. It would at least give me comfort this is something that does work and I do not see a close up scars of any sort with high resolution pics.
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I don't know what it is about Dr. Wesley that has make everyone not say anything, but I found him to be and honest, focused, and energetic fellow and I trusted him right away. It just has never occured to me to utter a word about it to anyone--he basically revealed the method, described where he was/is in the trial stages, and where he hopes to go from here. He did not make me sign anything or swear a secret oath. But I respect him and his concept is indeed very unique, and it may revolutionize the game a bit for thos who want a "scarless FUE." And it is FUE. Look at the longer posts on it. Many who know it were astonished by the concept, and you will kind of go "wow" when you realize what he has done. I hope it works out as he closes the trials and I hope that he feels comfortable enough to start offering it regularly.

As to the question of postponing, I would say since it is FUE and the depate on Strip vs. FUE regarding total hair available is still unresolved, it MAY depend on the level of overall hair loss. It MAY also be not a factor. There are other things involved in the proceedure which may or may not limit options for some. All I can say for sure is if you want more information now, go visit him in person. Regardless, you will get an honest assesment of your hair loss from an upstanding fellow who will be looking out for your best interests.
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