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Old 06-12-2018, 01:39 AM
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Right I'm trying to change direction and setting on a second choice sent my pictures around and waiting for a more consult replies to come back been in leaning towards Dr.Maras with HDC
What ya think good choice ?
Hoping to get more feedback and suggestions here before i make a final decision

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Old 06-13-2018, 01:34 PM
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I’m not really active on here (I joined a long while ago), but am a very frequent reader and lurker since I’m considering a HT again myself.. I have a suggestion that might help with Erdogan... Maybe you should try cutting your hair to a short low guard fade, like maybe a 1 or 2 guard on the sides and back. That way he can get a very clean look at your donor area and see what the hairs actually like when they are short and growing. Not sure if your comfortable with cutting it that short but it couldn’t hurt to try..
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Old 06-13-2018, 06:19 PM
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Dr. Maras is a recommended surgeon and has a track record of high quality results thatís an excellent choice.
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Old 06-13-2018, 07:45 PM
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Dr. Maras is a recommended surgeon and has a track record of high quality results that’s an excellent choice.
Melvin help me out here your much more experienced in this stuff then me.

I've spent the past week searching hard on most of the main HT forums looking at HDC and Dr. Maras's work comparing it to Erdogan and others reading reviews.
I'm impressed with what I see. His work looks really good and theirs a lot of it out there going back a long long way.

I've also been back and forth with his people and its all been positive they have also sent me many examples of work hes done similar to mine and pretty much at this point I had settled on him but then I noticed something a bit strange ?

Out of all his personal review pictures going back I can't find any where hes done temple point work I found like one from like 10yrs ago and it looks a little strange.

My temples area is seriously recessed and getting it fixed in like number 1 priority of any HT for me.
Personally I feel that the hair line temple area and points run hand and hand and are the make or break of any successful HT surgery and without the proper temple points to frame the face things tend to just look not quite right?

So I contacted his people explained and also asked if they could send me some examples of the good doctors temple work and he only sent me just one case back and then he gave me the follows below explanation

Regarding the temporal peaks, this is a subject that can hold a lot of discussion. I know the work of Dr Erdogan and his practice to build the peaks.
The main argument is that those peaks can look good at the beginning but a few years later when hair loss may progress then these peaks could be a great liability. You see the results presented 1 year after. But if you see these results presented 5-10 years after, you will notice that as hair loss may progress or miniaturization may progress then the peaks is standing out as aggressive hair transplantation and one would may want to have them removed.
It is not a matter if Dr Maras can do it, but if it is correct to do it.


This really throws me off temple points are so important so again I searched around the HT forums searching temples and temple points and don't see any discussion on this issue at all
So looking to start some here

I mean the doctors work in hairlines looks great top notch excellent but temple points also takes a special skill
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Old 06-15-2018, 03:34 PM
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Miniaturization can only be confirmed by a microscopic examination, never by pics...that's a fact.
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Miniaturization can only be confirmed by a microscopic examination, never by pics...that's a fact.
Do you think it can only be microscopically confirmed?

Because the doctor and recommended surgeon here I went to see inperson didn't put anything under a microscope he just put on some sort of magnifying glasses and sifted through the back of my head?
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Old 06-16-2018, 03:47 AM
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This is obviously something that is bothering you a great deal. If I were in your situation, I would book a flight to a trusted Doctor to have my donor area examined to rule out the possibility of donor miniaturization. You don't seem convinced by your last visit, so why not end the speculation before you commit to surgery?

You may have to pay a few hundred dollars for this, but it would give you peace of mind, knowing that you are making the right decision in pursuing surgery.

No one will be able to look at your photos and say definitively that your donor is miniaturizing.
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Do you think it can only be microscopically confirmed?

Because the doctor and recommended surgeon here I went to see inperson didn't put anything under a microscope he just put on some sort of magnifying glasses and sifted through the back of my head?
It all depends how powerful the glasses are. If the empowerment is at least 30-40 X, then yes IMHO, that would be sufficient.

My general point is that miniaturization cannot be accurately confirmed through pics or solely the naked eye.
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