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Old 01-22-2018, 01:41 AM
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Thank you! Just passed Month 8. Still time for improvement!
Hey Slush, any update on this? I've been following this thread since the start and I'm really looking forward to some pictures and the one year mark.
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Old 01-31-2018, 04:52 PM
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I'll post pics after my next haircut. It's when it looks best.
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Old 04-08-2018, 12:27 AM
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Old 04-11-2018, 12:16 PM
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Hey Slush,

It would be great to see an update man :-)

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Old 04-30-2018, 12:08 AM
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Hi everyone, there pics were after my last haircut. It's about 3weeks old. My career has taken off in major ways, so much apologies on the delay.

I'm at 14 months. Here are my thoughts:

- When I look in the mirror I absolutely feel happy with my decision. Real life seems to look better than pictures. Perhaps it's perception, angle, or being more judgemental?

- Knowing that the density I have is probably all I'll get, I am wishing for more. I feel the transplant area looks quite "thin", but absolutely better than before HT. I am wondering what options I have going forward.

- i did opt to not take Propecia, and perhaps that's why my hair doesn't have me fully satisfied. I accepted thinner hair without hormone alternation. Personal choice that was the lesser of two evils for me.

- I don regret FUT. The scar is basically undetectable. Dr Alexander did great. With that being said, any future HT, if I go that route, will not be FUT. I don't want to go through that again, and I think I have lucked out on the minimal scar. Repeating the process would mean tighter scalp skin and potential a worse scar.

- I do plan to meet with the doctor virtually soon to discuss progress and status.
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Old 04-30-2018, 12:14 AM
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The above pictures were with wet hair. I found some dry hair pictures with a little longer hair. This was March 20, so 2-3 weeks before the haircut pics in the previous pics. It shows how much lighting, dry hair, and more recent styling helps (it's kind of an illusion).
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The results look good, especially considering where you were before. Your feelings are shared by virtually every guy that’s ever had an HT. We all want more density, this is why hair greed is real. In your case however, I don’t believe it’s hair greed. For your level of hair loss you’ll need more than one surgery. I would focus the second surgery on strengthening the hairline and midscalp. I would leave the crown as is, a little toppik goes a long way. Congrats on a successful surgery. Thanks for keeping us posted, wish you the best on whatever route you decide to go. Take your time, at least now you’ve got a good head of hair cheers- Melvin
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Looks great man - You have come a long way !!!


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Old 05-01-2018, 10:48 PM
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Very true, Spex. While I tried to manage expectations, I still hoped for better frontal third density. Dr. Alexander tried to make the frontal third a "one and done", And now I'm wondering if density can be added. Should I accept this as it is? I know donor region is very limited, especially since I don't want to do FUT again.

Spex, what do you suggest I do next?


I managed expectations well going in. Hopefully my pics will help those with more sever hair loss like myself. Honestly, I didn't realize my hair loss was so severe until I just looked back. It's easy for you mind to revert back to previous hair stages.

I can say that I am happy to have more hair (you know what I mean, the appearance of!), it looks natural, I look younger, and depending on angles/light it looks even thicker. I definitely don't regret my decision, I just want MORE! �� The scar is extremely minimal, which speaks volumes to Dr. Alexander!


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Old 05-17-2018, 12:21 AM
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Hey Slush,

Sorry for the delay. Appears you've very fine hair which helps with naturalness but not density so another pass would be your best option if your goal is to add further density. You've done the hard work and have a great base. A session of 1000-1500 into the frontal area would really help bulk things up and not uncommon at all for patients with fine hair. Great to hear you are happy! Hair greed is not uncommon.

Email me at support@spexhair.com and lets discuss a plan of action for you with Dr Alexander as i know he'll be only too happy to help you reach your goals

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