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Spanker last won the day on September 20 2018

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About Spanker

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    Senior Member
  • Birthday 01/15/1979

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    United States
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Hair Loss Overview

  • Describe Your Hair Loss Pattern
    Receding Hairline (Genetic Baldness)
  • How long have you been losing your hair?
    In the last 5 years
  • Norwood Level if Known
    Norwood II
  • What Best Describes Your Goals?
    Maintain Existing Hair

Hair Loss Treatments

  • Have you ever had a hair transplant?
  • Hair Transplant Surgeon
    Dr. Raymond Konior
  • Current Non-Surgical Treatment Regime
    Propecia (Finasteride)
    Rogaine Foam

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  1. What are your goals? I would skip the transplant and maybe consider fin if your hair is that important to you. It looks like you have a little erosion at the hairline but you have very minor issues.
  2. Man, that is a killer hairline pre op. Your top looks super solid it looks like you can afford the grafts.
  3. Spanker

    HIMS for Hair Loss

    I'll be the devils advocate. Their marketing is excellent and will make this a more acceptable topic for young men. Rogaine should fire their marketing team. HIMS is fun and young and will help remove some of the stigma. I would not use them because I am past needing them, BUT, 8 or 9 years ago they could have been a resource to start with before I learned the ropes. I actually looked to see if there was a stock for them or an IPO coming. They will be a successful company IMO.
  4. I think you need attention to your lateral humps. I also am not crazy about your hair style. Yield looks successful and it doesnt look bad, it just doesnt look like an elegant design.
  5. Very honest. Shows some weakness in the combthroughh that looks great styled. For mo medical treatment and 1 procedure, I'd say this is excellent.
  6. Looks like a birthmark. We call them stork bites. I would say that they are not related.
  7. Stick and place is as I described. There is plenty of research on time out of body and graft survival. There isnt a ton of research on what you posted. The fact is that top docs are getting 95 percent or greater yield, so I do not think you will see markedly better yield. The biggest challenge to transplantation these days is your limited donor. Everything else seems like they have it figured out.
  8. Im not following the comparison. Stick and place does not refer to how long the grafts is out of body, but how long the incision is open before a graft is placed. If basically means there isn't a bunch of pre-made recipient cites being made, but each site is carefully made and then filled.
  9. Were you completely bald in the transplant area? How are you sure its transplanted hair that fell? Did you change medication vendor? Any flu or high fever? I understand not wanting to post pics, but without them your perception is always a factor that can't be ruled out as a factor. Im not saying it is, I'm just saying there isn't much anyone can say.
  10. I think it's kind of a jerk thing to do, to create a title like this when you could have just googled it, blowing up Dr. Lindsey's mention if it for all to see. My knee jerk reaction is that it is just tacky.
  11. Spanker

    3 Mistakes That Every Hair Loss Sufferer Makes

    I would say denial is one is the most common, but denial only brings inaction. The steepest price to pay of the big mistakes that I see happen like a train wreck in slow motion is when people take action based on emotional and financial expediency. I see a couple a year that come on this forum, ask for an opinion, and are 100 percent deaf to those that are given. They will use a clinic that no one has heard of, get a hair line that experienced posters advise against, and use their inexperience against themselves in almost every way imaginable, and then spend the rest if their lives trying to repair it, dissatisfied, and worse off than had they been in denial and stayed in denial.
  12. This isn't a sub par result becuase no result has been shown or reported. 4 months and 3 weeks was his last update and that is hardly an outcome. Im not defending the clinic, but to call this particular result subpar really isnt fair IMO.
  13. Spanker

    Hair greed and other advice from Dr. Lindsey Patient

    Dude sounds legit.
  14. Interesting. This is the first time I have seen a clinic refuse treatment if preventative measures aren't taken as a policy.