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Am I alone in feeling this looks way too invasive for a typical strip?

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Hi all,

 

After the recent flap of Dr. Bolton proxy spamming us with their supposed testimonials I did look up the chap and via his own videos was left a little alarmed.

 

Obviously hair restoration is a surgical procedure, it involves tissue removal and from a very vascular part of the body at that. But I've never witnessed quite this graphic and gory a harvesting technique, am I mistaken in saying this seems abnormally messy of the doctor to have done?

 

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http://youtu.be/HHbbjG22wgw

Edited by TakingThePlunge

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Received 2,700 grafts with coalition doctor on 8/13/2010

Received 2,380 grafts with Dr. Steven Gabel on 9/30/2011

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Good thing we dont have eyes on the back of our head :)

 

That is a very hard thing to watch- and that is why we are not doctors. I believe that most cosmetic surgeries are gory. The important thing is the healing and the comfort level during the procedure- Dan looks and sounds good

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I personally,,,I could be wrong, but I don't think that is how most top notch doctors remove a strip...Looks like a lot of transections to me,,but I could be wrong..would love to hear some input on this subject!


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What makes that strip removal so abhorrent is the use of a multi-blade scalpel. That patient just lost a lot of hair from transection as NewHairPlease pointed out. Think about it. The patient is sitting up. Hair in the donor area grows downward exiting the scalp at about a 35 to 45 degree angle. This alone allows for transection as the blades are just plowing through. Having multiple blades adds insult to injury since the blades cannot simultaneously be pushed or pulled in between the grafts.


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Oh man, he's using a multi-bladed scalpel? Even my first hack doctor Karamikian used a single blade. The story just gets worse and worse with this guy....


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This makes me curious if the Dr. Bolton patients who've been posting here received multi-bladed scars on the backs of their heads. I'd be interested in finding out.

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