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Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Discuss and share your photos, experiences and results related to the Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) hair transplant procedure, including its advantages, disadvantages and who is an ideal candidate.

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Old 04-07-2017, 01:47 AM
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Default Around 2,300 grafts with Dr. Diep

I had my HT with Dr. Diep two weeks ago (March 24th) and feel he's probably the best surgeon I could have chosen.

I was originally scheduled for 2,000 grafts, but he ended up doing 2,275.

1's: 546
2's: 902
3's: 604
4's: 223
Total: 2275

The procedure went well, but I was on the lighter side prior to the operation (maybe 145lb, 5'8""). The donor area hurt the most during the surgery while placing the grafts felt like I was shaving - no pain at all. Dr. Diep noticed I was a bit out of it after lunch so he put me on an IV as well. His staff was very professional and tried to ensure I was relaxed and well taken care of.

The only discomfort I've felt is in the donor area. It's still a bit swollen and itchy. Other than that the scabbing has mostly fallen off from the recipient area. Hoping to speed up the healing before work on Monday to reduce the redness (been using aloe vera.)

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Old 04-07-2017, 11:40 AM
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Oscar,

Graduations on your recent hair transplant with Dr. Diep. I agree that he is an excellent surgeon and I look forward to following your progress watching your new hairspray out over time. Please keep us posted by presenting monthly photos and letting us know how you are doing.

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Old 04-07-2017, 02:08 PM
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Looks good! Congrats!
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You have a lot to look forward to! Congrats on your surgery and ...happy growing. Be patient, you will start seeing nice results in about 4 months or so. Could be sooner, growth rate is different for everyone.
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3 weeks post-op update.

The donor area in the back is still a bit swollen and looks red in direct light. The recipient area's redness is going down as well.




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How much did it cost?
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Old 04-21-2017, 07:21 AM
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Looks like you're healing well. The redness will continue to fade. You have a lot to look forward to. Your hairline will fill in nicely. Congrats to you and Dr. Diep.
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Thanks for the kind words JohnCasper. The redness keeps going down little by little, but I know it's all about patience. I can't wait until I get closer to 4 months.
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Looks great. How much did it cost?
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Looking great and I'll be following, I'm very much considering getting an HT done with him. How far in adavance did you have to book the surgery ?
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