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Black Woman Feminine Female Hairline 3,326 Grafts by Dr. Diep

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Great case! Thank you for sharing.

"Doc" Blake Bloxham - formerly "Future_HT_Doc"


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All opinions are my own and my advice does not constitute as medical advice. All medical questions and concerns should be addressed by a personal physician.

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Fantastic result. At first glance I could not have guessed that many grafts (3300) were needed. Her hairline at the front seemed to only lower around a cm... but when looking again the sides in the new recipient area flare out quite a bit.


Any info on how many sq cm was covered when all was said and done?

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