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Old 09-01-2012, 03:55 AM
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People need to understand each stage of hairloss hurts the same, most of us on here have lost huge amounts of hair so we would want the hair he had pre op and we wouldn't of had a ht if we was him because we've already come to terms with the fact its likely we'll never get hair like his now but it is still causing him annoyance and frustration because it's the front of his head so that's what he sees every day also he probably couldn't style his hair the way he always has so I completely understand why people have these surgeries because they know they can have perfect hair back.
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:15 AM
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Bottom line is it's a done deal. Can't go back. So, we should all just offer support and advice and not say things like, "he really didn't need a HT." That kind of talk is better reserved for virgin scalps seeking advice.

Beside, need is a very subjective thing. He has to stare at his own head everyday of his life. It also appears that he and Dr. Shapiro attempted a relatively conservative approach. IMO that was appropriate for his case. If the yield had been better, I'm sure he wouldn't be contemplating HT #2.

I think SMG have proven they're top-notch. Every clinic, no matter how great they are, has less than perfect results. FUE yield is also more unpredictable. What's most important is they stand by their work and do their best for their patients, and it appears that's what they are doing.

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Old 09-01-2012, 10:19 AM
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Hi Beaverbuzz/Bonkerstonker/zenmunk,
You guys are absolutely right. It all just depends how the individual feels about their own hair loss no matter what stage and for what reason.
I misspoke and I apologize.
Beaverbuzz I wish you some good results when all is said and done.
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Old 09-01-2012, 10:36 AM
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MAGNUMpi,

Can't speak for beaverbuzz, but no need to apologize, imo. If beaverbuzz came on the forum as a virgin scalp seeking advice, then your question about risking surgery would have been a valid one for his consideration. It's just a moot point now, since he already took the plunge.

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Old 09-01-2012, 07:04 PM
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Don't worry about it. No offence taken. I would take a comment like that anyday, especially over the you need counselling comment I had earlier on in the the thread. Or the perfectionist comment, etc.....
Good luck with your hairloss treatment MagnumPI.

Thank you for the well wishes Zenmunk
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Old 09-01-2012, 07:51 PM
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We're all here to learn from each other it's all good.
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Hi Beaverbuzz

I have replied to your emails, but couldn't add pictures to them for some reason.

I've had a quick 'draw' of how i think the temple points should be. Obviously this is just my opinion and others may think differently, so don't take it as gospel and please discuss this with Dr.Shapiro.

The lines are not perfect as i am no whizz on drawing programs on the PC, but you get to see the more relaxed points, with greater distance between your brow and temple points.
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Old 09-21-2012, 08:14 PM
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the pointiness can be softened with tweezing or permanently with lasers

but the density (if the softening doesn't make it better) then a few fue would do the trick for the temple points or roundness

just confirming what you probably already know though

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Old 09-21-2012, 11:21 PM
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It looks to me like an easy fix....like the temples could be filled with not too many more grafts because there is already so much existing hair.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:24 AM
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Beaverbuzz, I hope you see improvements soon. In the last couple photos you posted of your temples, I do see sparse distribution of hair, and it does look very unnatural. But, you know what, from the photos you posted earlier on in which you had your hair longer, I think your hairline actually looked great! Maybe you should grow your hair out? Because the shorter cut actually makes the unnatural-looking area very noticeable, to be honest.

And I'd also like to add that we all need to realize that beaverbuzz's HT is not about "us." I saw one guy who said earlier in the thread "If you think you needed a HT, I need to go jump off a building." Don't, dude. As a couple others have said, need is subjective.
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