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About HT2017

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    Junior Member

Basic Information

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  • Country
    United States
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Hair Loss Overview

  • Describe Your Hair Loss Pattern
    Receding Hairline (Genetic Baldness)
    Thinning on Top only (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 IV A
  • What Best Describes Your Goals?
    Maintain and Regrow Hair
    Considering Surgical Hair Restoration

Hair Loss Treatments

  • Have you ever had a hair transplant?
  • Hair Transplant Surgeon
    Dr. Scott Alexander
  • Current Non-Surgical Treatment Regime
    Propecia (Finasteride)
    Rogaine Extra Strength for Men
    Laser Therapy or Comb
    Nizoral Shampoo
  1. Hey guys, the latest photos are attached. This is my hair at just over 8 months. As I mentioned earlier, I've very pleased. I'm planning on going back to Dr. Alexander next year for what I've been calling "the back 9". You can see I'm still pretty thin in the top and crown.
  2. Hey guys, quick 4.5 month update (odd time I know, but its when I remember to take photos...) For what I think are obvious reasons, I'm extremely pleased with the results so far. Looking forward to the sides filling in a bit more, but even so I'm blown away with the difference a month a half has done since my last photo. Pretty much everyone I know has complemented me on my hair (most people don't know I got a HT) recently and said it was a good choice. I agree wholeheartedly! Worth mentioning I also started taking finasteride~1 month pre-op (no noticable side affects), I do rogaine 2
  3. Hi all, I appreciate the positive comments. I know it took a while, but attached is an update picture a day shy of being 3 months. Overall things things look good to me! Lots of "skull stubble" and little growth all over the transplant area. I'm excited what the next few weeks hold.
  4. Hi all, I'm a long time reader who finally had a HT on 3/27/2017 with Dr. Alexander in Phoenix Arizona. I'm 26 and noticed my hair loss about a year ago. I've had a pronounced MPB hairline since late high school/early college and knew I was going to go bald one day, but never so early. A year ago it started to get bad and I spent (i.e. wasted) a long time stressing about whether I should just embrace being bald or try to do something about it. At the beginning of the year I finally decided to do something about it and got on propecia. I spent a few weeks pouring over this and other for
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