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Old 08-18-2017, 01:58 AM
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It does look better now compared to before. I saw your photos on the thread you created and I would admit I feel a little worried if 60%-65% only survived and you took a lot of precautions. Did some of the patches ever grew hair? I wonder if the patches were caused by lost grafts or just bad design. Currently, looking at the grafts that grew hair, everything seems fine. I didn't developed crusting as I kept my head moist most of the time so everything I see is hopefully everything that grows.

The guys who gave negative comments worried me before but without photos, I can't really agree with them. To me, it sounded like other people saying bad things about propecia when scientific data doesn't make any conclusions about a lot of it.

I had the same areas done too. Hairline + crown but I am taking propecia to ensure I don't lose my original hairs early. How about you?

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Old 08-18-2017, 02:39 PM
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Manikinanakin,

If you are truly a patient of his, then I think it is only fair that you share your before and after pictures, the date of your procedure and explain in more detail why you feel this way. Frankly, it is on usual that brand new posters join the forum to share their input on new potential recommendations, especially after they've already been approved. However, we do encourage posters to share their genuine experiences good or bad. If you are so dissatisfied though, did you go to your doctor to try to resolve your concerns? How long ago was this? Let's hear some detail. Otherwise, this post that is very general is very unfair to the entire community.

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Old 08-19-2017, 03:50 AM
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Here are some updated pictures. I am about 10.5 months. I tried to take the most honest pictures I could, some of the ones from direct outdoor light actually surprised me on how thin and patchy it made my hair look but then again, I really think it depends on angles.

There are outdoor direct daylight from my balcony, under bathroom light and some with a flash. I can honestly say everyday life, I never ever get questioned or I believe someone thinks I had something done to my hair. My hair is somewhat thin on the sides naturally and thinner all around so maybe it all just looks normal. If I had thicker hair from the beginning, I would probably notice the imperfectness of this HT more? I have no idea.

To answer your question, I have been on propecia the whole time, though a pretty light unorthodox dosage.

As I mentioned in my other post, my future plans is to get SMP and use some type of fiber if I feel like I need it.
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Old 08-20-2017, 06:07 AM
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But to stay on topic of this particular thread. I would not recommend anyone to get a transplant from this particular Dr. Nevermind the lack of post surgery assistance and support.

He himself may be a decent HT Dr. but that does not account for his yapping unprofessional assistances that may eventually ruin potential grafts before they have a chance to even take root, which could have been the case with my surgery.

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Old 08-21-2017, 07:13 PM
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Thank you for the pictures bro. I do understand how you feel regarding the results, specifically looking at the third picture, it does look like an uncovered patch. I take 1mg propecia everyday but I know results of that will be noticeable together with the results of my hair transplant.

I understand why you wouldn't recommend this doctor. I'll wait for my 6th month to be able to say anything. But hey, you do look better than before. I wish you all the best.

Meanwhile, here are my pictures taken after shower. Today is the 11th day post op. There is some redness which I think I scratched but I applied an antibacterial cream just to be safe.
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Old 08-22-2017, 12:32 PM
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Thank you for the pictures bro. I do understand how you feel regarding the results, specifically looking at the third picture, it does look like an uncovered patch. I take 1mg propecia everyday but I know results of that will be noticeable together with the results of my hair transplant.

I understand why you wouldn't recommend this doctor. I'll wait for my 6th month to be able to say anything. But hey, you do look better than before. I wish you all the best.

Meanwhile, here are my pictures taken after shower. Today is the 11th day post op. There is some redness which I think I scratched but I applied an antibacterial cream just to be safe.
At this point, you are way too early to gauge how your HT went but can only hope it goes well. Who knows, I can only assume that DR. keeps an eye on these boards and probably see's what people say about their experience and about his practice. If that is the case, you may have lucked out as he is probably trying to make right what went wrong with ones before you. Time will only tell.

Thanks for your wishes, I also agree, I am better than I was so I will have to accept that.

By the way, I still find it pretty ridiculous no experts or veterans of this 'forum' ever comment on the progress pictures here. I commented about this previously and got someone to finally comment about my pics. What kind of forum is this?? This is suppose to help and inform others correct? I don't see how. It's like you have to have a secret code or something..pfft.
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Old 08-22-2017, 09:25 PM
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That's true and looking at your results make me a bit anxious. Nonetheless, I'll reserve my praise/criticism of his work 6 months from now.

I totally agree with you regarding medical experts not giving comments. It is either because this forum is too big and they don't have time or that they only reply to cases which are unique and is interesting.

Nonetheless, From your pictures, it seems that the hairs grew well except for the parts that didn't grow any. It makes me wonder about the reason behind it.
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Hi, I am researching Dr Laorwong do you still not recommend? Why if I may ask?
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Old 10-19-2017, 08:04 AM
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At just 5.5 months / 24 weeks post-op I'm now ready to "call it" as being a success, with hopefully even more hair thickening to come.

I can't fault anything about the way the transplant was done, or Dr L's professionalism.

See the photos for yourself. I'm very happy with the results.
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