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About Skeeter

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Hair Loss Overview

  • Describe Your Hair Loss Pattern
    Receding Hairline (Genetic Baldness)
    Thinning or Bald Spot in the Crown/Vertex
  • How long have you been losing your hair?
    In the last 5 years
  • Norwood Level if Known
    Norwood III
  • What Best Describes Your Goals?
    Considering Surgical Hair Restoration

Hair Loss Treatments

  • Have you ever had a hair transplant?
  • Current Non-Surgical Treatment Regime
    Propecia (Finasteride)

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  1. Hey all, here are a few pics 5-1/2 months out now from my surgery with Doctor Gabel. Everything is going well, no problems at all. best to all, Mark
  2. Hi Kelmf01, Congratulations! Looks like everything went very well. The work looks beautiful and clean. The density looks fantastic. I think you are going to be really happy with Dr. Gabel’s work. Im glad everything went smoothly for you! This will be a great result, Keep posting pictures, it’s fun to watch the progression! Mark
  3. 4 months post op...
  4. Hi kelmf01, Progresding really well. Redness subsided within about two months, shockloss...I didn’t really notice any as far as I could tell. I wore a hat sporadically starting about two months before surgery, sort of got everyone used to seeing me in it. Wore the hat for about three months and now wear it only if I’m in the sun for a period of time such as in the field or at the beach to protect my head. Just use a hat and you’ll be fine, here is a pic from today right after a haircut, this is exactly 4 months and three days from surgery. (But who’s counting) No. 2 blade, high fade, top left longer. My head is still a bit numb in the recipient area, other than that no issues. Everything has been flawless, Dr. Gabel knows what he is doing... Best of luck to all! Mark
  5. Dr. Gabel charged me $7.00 dollars per graft up to 2000 grafts. After 2000 grafts the price was $6.00. Best to call his office for an official cost...
  6. I’m 56 years old and started propecia 6 mos ago. I don’t know if it’s helping but it doesn’t seem to bother me so I’ll keep using it for the forseeable future.
  7. No sorry, I couldn’t find the pre-ops I got from Dr Gabel. I’ll call the office and see if I can get one. I know I was a Norwood 3 though, I had deep corner recession and a frontal tuft that was decent. The redness lasted about a month and was never really too bad to begin with. so far things are coming along really well...
  8. I’ll try to find one I can post when I get a chance...
  9. Hey all, Here are Abfew pics three months out from FUE with Dr Gabel. All is well and growth has started. I have some product in the hair in these pics, the outline of the hairline is becoming visible. Definitely seeing growth...
  10. Thank you Melvin, I am excited for the growing to begin!
  11. 7 weeks out from Surgery with Dr Gabel. All is going well, no problems at all. These pics are right after a haircut. The blade used was a number 2. I asked the barber if he could see any of the FUE scars and he said he could not see one! Dr Gabel does really nice clean work!
  12. Thanks Speegs, I feel like I have healed pretty well. Dr Gabel did a really clean job for me, I think that has a lot to do with the minimal redness. I was sore on the back of my head for a few weeks but that’s mostly gone now. My recipient is still really numb but should start to recover soon. Now it’s just a waiting game!
  13. Thank you Melvin for the encouragement! It’s crazy how things change so quickly. I had Dr Gabel take a look and he said everything was great and on track. How long before any growth will begin? I know it’s different for each person so I’m asking in generalities. Thanks again...
  14. Definitely have shed all the grafts and in the ugly duckling stage!
  15. Here are a few updated pictures, 1 month from the date of surgery