Man I didn't know he was in his 60's, this might sound horrible but the thought of this guy retiring before having the chance to get a surgery with him is horrible lol.. how long was the wait time for your surgeries? And why didn't you FUT it? Did you have an in person consult with him before your first surgery to determine If you were a viable patient?
Hi fespafer, Thanks for the comment. I'm glad my post is helping you, it's the reason I started it since I was once in your shoes too and used posts like this one to help me. Dr. Cinik DOES offer using grafts from your beard. I did not need that but there were 2 other gentlemen who did get grafts taken from their bard under their chins. Dr. Cinik will decide after viewing your donor area what the best solution is for you.
Hi HairShadows, I am at about week 14 now and this growth amount came in at around week 12 like you. I THINK new hairs are poking through all the time. I can see some at the front of my hairline but it is becoming too dense to notice things in the top or behind the hairline. When I touch my crown, I can feel little poky hairs that are much shorter than the other hairs and when I run my fingers gently through the front of my head, I can feel similar little poky hairs too. I also have some tingly pain throughout my day which I hope is new hairs growing through my skin.
I am not worried. Don't be worried man, it's all about patience. Everybody is different, just keep doing what you're doing and the hairs will come with time. Last week I was playing volleyball and the ball hit my head directly on the middle top. I was a little worried but I spoke with the clinic and they said it is all fine just be more careful next time. They said I can swim, smoke, go about my normal routine now so I don't think there is much that can destroy/kill the root at this point. Obviously do not pull your hair out but I would say the most important thing is to take the right nutrients the hair needs to grow.
I couldn't really see it because of the hair; just felt it when washing and applying the ointment.
Will try to take some pictures after tomorrow's wash or the latest after the 7-day cleanup at Dr. Cooley's office. Today already applied the ointment and resumed the spraying.