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Old 08-23-2012, 08:00 AM
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Hi All,
I was just wondering if anyone out there has any regrets about getting a HT.
If you could do it all over would you have still gone through with it?
Has time changed your mind?
I hope I get 100% of the people saying that they are 200% happy with their work...!
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Old 08-25-2012, 05:18 AM
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Hi, I believe this thread should answer some of your questions:

http://www.hairrestorationnetwork.co...-do-again.html
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Old 08-25-2012, 07:13 AM
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I have no regrets at all and would go through it all over again.
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:05 AM
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It's only been 4 weeks and a day but I have no regrets thus far!
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Old 08-25-2012, 10:31 AM
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My only regret is that I didn't do it sooner! I've been so much happier since I've had my HT and I feel like I'm living life again.
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:11 AM
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I had my first small transplant over ten years ago and my second large transplant 10 days ago. So I guess that makes it's obvious that I have "no regrets" except maybe that I waited so long for the second transplant.

With that said...in my opinion having a hair transplant is certainly a hassle and obviously not for everyone. Of course anything to improve oneself...exercise, proper diet, education...can be a hassle. I would think less than 1% of the male balding poplulation would ever have a hair transplant. And in my mind it's not just the money holding them back. Besides some guys just not really concerned about going bald, having a hair transplant (even if it was half the current price) is a "hassle" that would prevent many guys from taking the leap.

Most of us on this forum think the hassle is well worth the result, but as I return to work and seeing friends now 10 days post-op I can really tell most of the guys after they see me would never consider having the procedure.....their hair is just not as important to them and they would'nt have the will to go through it. A year from now they may change their mind!...But even then most still wouldnt do it. Ha Ha.

I'm just happy that for those of us that it does matter enough to do something about our balding that hair transplant surgery has come to the point of providing many guys the great results that were just not available years ago.
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:20 AM
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Only regret I have is not having my transplant with Dr Feller first time round.(too young then anyway)
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Old 08-25-2012, 12:03 PM
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The only regret i have is previous poor surgery.

I wish the net was around in 2000 like it is today - but hey it is what it is!

Happy now however !

If i had my time again i would simply go for a 3500 strip session into the front 1/3

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Old 08-25-2012, 01:04 PM
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Thanks guys. Very good to hear that people are happy with their HT's. It makes taking the plunge that much easier.
Spex, you would have skipped all that FUE and just gone strip? is that due to poor yield?
Thanks all.
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Old 08-25-2012, 02:27 PM
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Knowing what i know and how unpredictable FUE is even in the best of hands i would 110% go strip everyday and twice on Sunday.

FUE is NO substitute for strip, especially when going with big numbers. You cant just keep going in via FUE the scalp cant take it and will not allow it and thats not even mentioning the low yield that FUE can and does present as we are seeing online with these bigger FUE results unfortunately,as predicted.

This is my opinion, take it or leave it. But i see a lot what you guys do not and speak to many "FUE guys" I wish more came online but for whatever reason don't.. FUE has its place and if i had my time again STRIP every time personally as never had or will have desire to bic shave my head and would want to maximise my donor supply to full potential.


FUE would have been too high risk for me as demand was so great.

Hope this helps

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