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Hello all,

 

I got a FUT transplant done roughly 7 months ago and I am starting to freak out that it is not as dense as I would hope. I realize I should wait a full 12 months before I can make a full judgement call on it, however I wanted to get some of your opinions.

 

I started losing hair around 18 years old (25 now) and it has been a slow progression until this year where it starting to thin at a more rapid pace.

 

I got:

 

1207 FU

474 MFU

Totaling: 5500

 

The 5500 are covering the whole head (excluding the crown)

 

Gauging by the pics is this something i should worry about. It is awfully thin at the moment and I really hope it thickens up to at least twice the density it is now.

 

I have included 5 photos:

 

Pre op front and top

Wet hair combed forward

Dry hair combed back taken from the front

Dry hair combed back taken from the top

 

Thank you for your help!

5b32dafd3fa8d_DryBack.jpg.5c7cfbb7c8d779fd64d1d25fc9120b15.jpg

5b32dafd54d19_DryFrontBack.jpg.be523f287608cac7bceab0bf3c85d5df.jpg

5b32dafd6c4d7_WetForward.jpg.5a883dbfbb27f335277fa6be9da540f2.jpg

5b32dafd87e38_PreFront.jpg.55e0daf07eba36d507e88f653375d073.jpg

5b32dafd99a9c_PreTop.jpg.2da4385f3726c434577c91166c0f5bcf.jpg

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Here is an update:

 

Earlier this year I went back and got an additional 1,650 grafts

 

25% 1 hair grafts

50% 2 hair grafts

25% 3 hair grafts

 

It is looking pretty good dry. When it is wet it looks kinda bad, but I have a feeling there is not a whole lot I can do about that (unless I keep getting huge amounts of grafts put in)

 

The only other issue I have so far is the scar. I may have done it to myself. I didn't have any visible scar after the first surgery, so after I had the second one I felt like I could go back to excersising after 5-6 days. I am not sure if that contributed to the large scar. I did notice that when I returned to the clinic after two weeks to have the stitches removed that 75% of the stitches had popped out. Anyone else have any other theories?

 

I am wondering if I should try to have the scar surgically removed and stick with FUE from now on. Any suggestions?

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5b32e309ab816_FrontFlip2.jpg.926663ab120c61da9f315c7547f816e9.jpg

5b32e309c8228_DryPatForward.jpg.88b231f2c94ad1a83ebf721f9f987833.jpg

5b32e309d6bb4_FrontFlip.jpg.9c476e569753e635cf4cb92356cc4807.jpg

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5b32e30a0b87d_WetCombBack.jpg.513065fb5395e03ae93a74b5f8b3296c.jpg

5b32e30a1842d_WetCombFoward.jpg.1dc836bce0876d318bcfdd110f9e2544.jpg

5b32e30a25008_WetPatDown.jpg.775e17a6374940bd02f67ef69dca778c.jpg

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