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Hello everyone

Im 22yrs old.

After Consultation with Dr.Radha and few other reputed doctors in this community durning may 2013 i have postponed my HT.From may 2013 I have started using minox 2% daily once at night and finpecia 1mg daily .Missed an overall 2 months or so because of my studies and other travel program.I havent used any concealers or anything .

I would request fellow members to see the pics and comment about any improvement and tell me what narwood level im now.

Im attaching both the before and the latest pics as of today below.

 

The First 4 pics are before and the next 3 are latest pics.

 

Thank You for reading and waiting for your valuable feedback.

 

Regards

Baldboy7

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Lighting is different between photos but it looks like you had an amazing reaction to meds. Norwood 3 possibly.

 

I would not bother with a HT at this stage, not at age 22. Better to wait a few years.

4,312 FUT grafts (7,676 hairs) with Ray Konior, MD - August 2013

1,145 FUE grafts (3,152 hairs) with Ray Konior, MD - August 2018

763 FUE grafts (2,094 hairs) with Ray Konior, MD - January 2020

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You had significant improvement in the front and back. The frontal hairs look very weak and thin in the before pictures and now they are obviously thicker and fuller. The crown also refilled. You are a candidate for an HT, you should get it, just get the HT and get hair loss out of your way and move on with your life. All you will do in the next few years is look in the mirror everyday to see if finasteride and minoxidil is still working. If you get an HT, you most likely won't obsessively be looking in the mirror, only to style your hair. Do it and move is my advice.

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Boy,

 

Looks like you experienced a pretty dramatic response to the medications. Seems like it may be a good idea to continue!

"Doc" Blake Bloxham - formerly "Future_HT_Doc"

 

Forum Co-Moderator and Editorial Assistant for the Hair Transplant Network, the Hair Loss Learning Center, the Hair Loss Q&A Blog, and the Hair Restoration Forum

 

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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nice reaction to meds! if you are seriously considering an HT I would definitely recommend going with someone that you would have an ongoing relationship with who would plan for your future hair loss. congrats on getting started early!

Paulygon is a former patient of Dr. Parsa Mohebi

 

My regimen includes:

HT #1 2710 grafts at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration in Los Angeles in 2012

Rogaine foam 2x daily, since 2012 (stopped ~10/2015)

Finasteride 1.25mg daily, since 2012 (stopped ~12/2015)

 

HT #2 3238 grafts at Parsa Mohebi Hair Restoration in Los Angeles in Jun. 2016

Started Rogaine and Propecia in July. 2016 after being off of them for about a year.

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