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I am 24 years old, and have been thinning from the age of 20. I have done countless hours of research and have tried every known remedy to man (natural and unnatural) to slow down my hair loss: (LLLT, Minoxidil, Finasteride, Saw Palmetto, Biotin, Hair/Skin/Nails pills, Omega 3's, DHT blocking Shampoos, Dermal Rolling, Diet changes, Snake oil products and all sorts of other oils.) Of course when nothing worked, similar to many men before me, I looked into surgery as an option and spent countless hours researching Dr.'s looking for FUE/Strip, scars, hairline, density, and the most natural looking results. I narrowed it down to three surgeons: I've met Dr. Katona (Restore), Dr. Keller (North Shore Hair Translplant), and finally Dr. Panine with Chicago Hair Transplant Clinic. Each gave me a consultation regarding my situation and explained what I could come to expect. Considering my line of work as a Nurse, I know my Dr. "types." I can tell when a surgeon is all marketing gimmicks or treats their patients like a conveyor belt, and charges more for less results (Restore). Or whether their living in the past, not up to date on more modern/advanced procedures, biased in opinion, stubborn on their own methods (Dr. Keller). Or if they are actually open to their patients INDIVIDUAL situations, goals, and presented with the best options to accomplish them. Dr. Panine was the obvious choice. The choice was as simple as his decades of experience, track record of great results, willingness to update his approach with the times, his Individualistic nature towards his patients, willingness to answer any questions you have, his price point, and of course his artistic ability (which is a HUGE factor that many surgeons lack). I can't explain how happy I am that I made that decision because it's safe to say that surgery was a breeze, his surgical assistants were cute, and I was kept comfortable and relaxed throughout the entire procedure, and there is virtually no scarring. I'm so thankful to Stuart for his support and communication, as he was my go to man when I needed anything or any information regarding pre and post op expectations, and when to come in for followups. But most importantly the thing we are all eagerly looking to get out of our hair transplants... RESULTS. And Dr. Panine Delivered! I'll let the pictures speak for themselves: Pre Op Post Op 7months Post Op Outdoor Lighting Indoor Lighting And stay tuned for my 1 year Post Op results!
Hello everyone I got My HT done in May 2014 from a doctor in India. I cannot disclose further details since I am not too happy with the result and consulting the doc currently regarding it. The doctor charged for 2500 grafts and said that they would place 100-200 grafts extra at no additional cost. Unfortunately they said they dont allow counting of grafts and nor gave any proper break up of grafts placed. Though I didnt think much about it since I knew 2-3 people through a friend who got a ht done through the doctor with good results and the doctor also has some famous person in his clientele and he looked very genuine in dealing. Sadly I do not have very good preop pictures. I have tried to upload what I had. I would be very thanful to members if they can answer the following queries so that it would help Me access My result and plan future course of action. I am using Minoxidil but never took finasteride. The grafts were placed at frontal hairline, sides and the crown. 1.) Is it possible from the images to tell if 2500 grafts were placed by the doctor? 2.) According to you how has been the yield quality and how many grafts have actually grown from the ones transplanted? 3.) I am experiencing massive shedding these days. Is it possible that I may get some regrowth also or I should stop waiting for regrowth and consider another HT? I asked the doctor that 2500 looked a bigger number for the area transplanted and he said that I have very light hair thus requiring more grafts which might be true as all My life I have been told by hairdressers that I have light hair. The doctor said he placed 300-400 grafts in the crown. I dont know if it is the correct way. I have uploaded images on Imgur. Before Ht- Before Ht - Album on Imgur Graft placement- Graft placement - Album on Imgur 13month after ht- 13 month after ht - Album on Imgur