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Observations from the HT procedure

I had 2500 grafts transplanted by Dr. Mark DiStefano on August 9th. I wanted to share some of my experiences that others considering a HT might find useful. I had read others experiences that stated that the procedure, after numbing, is virtually painfree. Indeed, that was my experience. There is very little discomfort once numbed. However, there is the discomfort of having a lot of shots at both the donor site and the recepient sites. In order to minimize this discomfort, my doctor appli

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My experience finding a HT surgeon

I wanted to share my HT experience with any others interested, since this forum was useful to me when I first seriously investigated the possibility of a transplant. I had 2500 grafts transplanted in a single procedure on August 9, 2012 by Dr. Mark DiStefano at his CT location. I have a norwood 4 hairline. Time will tell if the rule of thumb touted, (norwood scale x 1000 = grafts needed) was a good scale or not. I suspect I was like many others when they first looked into a HT. I did web s

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