Here are my pics at 1 Month.
Most notably, I have to point out the unexpected loss of hair and poor healing in the right side of my donor area.
Otherwise, I have started Rogaine foam, and I have noticed more and more hair falling from the recipient area.
Will keep posting..
My surgery invloved about 4350 grafts.
The first 24 hours are definitely the worst in terms of pain. Definitely have to take the pain meds they give you. The real bad part is the donor scar area...not only did mine hurt, it was entirely uncomfrotable leaning back on in a recliner. And so it made for a somewhat sleepless first night!
Day 2 was easier in terms of pain. It was also when the swelling started. Again, there's meds for that.. In the end, I did get some sleep on the second night, bu
A quick word about the fantastic guesthouse that Dr. Rahal has set up..
I strongly recommend staying here as it is a spectacular set up for patients, and its only a 4-5 minute walk to the clinic.
The house has the recliners you're going to need to sleep in. It also has a great living room for chatting wit other patients and watching movies on a big screen.
It has a great kitchen with great breakfast foods and snacks (free), as well as all the utensils you need to cook or microwave foods yo
I happened to have a short 20 minute consultation with Dr. Rahal the day before the surgery. This was important to me, and it turns out for the right reasons. Dr. Rahal's evaluation of what could be done for me turned out to be a bit different from my original consultation 4 months earlier. i'm sure this is probably the norm...I think your doctor's gotta see you before you know your final treatment plan. The biggest kick for me was being told I couldn't fully cover my crown and that I may need a
These are pics taken at my consultation September 2012. My hairline had reached a point that I could not tolerate anymore. i'm sure the hair loss would have continued at a slow pace, but this amount of loss came around within 2 years of stopping Propecia.