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Hello everyone, im going to do my hair transplant around September and have been looking into Dr J. Peralta-Arambulo.

 

So my question is simply if anyone have any experience with Dr. J. Peralta-Arambulo which havea clinic by the name Asian Hair Restoration Center.

 

From what i have found they have instagram, facebook and youtube channel. and you can see some results of theirs operations but its mostly minor and not really frontal restorations which is what im looking for.

 

 

 

I have also been looking into Dr. Manzanares and Dr. Andrew Pineda but their homepages kind of give you nightmares, however a member on this forum have been talking well about them.

 

if anyone else have any tips or recommendations im happy to look into it :)

 

Note im only looking in the philppines

 

And as mention im looking for frontal (Female hairline like this)

Female hair transplant surgery before and after images with 2419 grafts

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Hi, I'm also considering a hair transplant in the Philippines (relocating there for a job). I was wondering if you made a decision on a surgeon and if so which one? How satisfied/dissatisfied were you with them? Thanks in advance for your reply.

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Hi, I'm also considering a hair transplant in the Philippines (relocating there for a job). I was wondering if you made a decision on a surgeon and if so which one? How satisfied/dissatisfied were you with them? Thanks in advance for your reply.

 

I went to meet Theresa Cacas at medical city in pasig (MARC) mostly because she have been trained by Dr. Damkerng Pathomvanich at medical city in bangkok which i confirmed by contacting his team.

 

2,345 grafts - 60php each (if belove 2000 its 70 i think)

 

She was very professional and kind. and i love the result (fixed the sides and frontal) the frontal is to thin for my teaste since the hair a lil backward is thicker but its because you cant transplant to much at once due to the survival rate of the hair. thats why you usually need a second seassion for frontal. however she estimated 2500 but only got 2345 from the cut and that may be the reason.

 

However she dont recommend minoxidil on the transplanted area which i do dissagree, my hair started to grow back in 1 month after the transplanted hair shedded and 3-4 months it looks like i never had a problem (sadly a lil thin in the front like i mentioned)

 

 

Start use minoxidil liquid 10 days after surgery (no open wounds) to speedup the growing process and in most cases you skip the shock shedding in nearby area. and in a few lucky cases you dont even loose the newly transplanted hairs.

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Thanks for your feedback/reply. Glad to hear you're happy with the results.

 

I'm leaning towards Dr. J. Peralta-Arambulo (but will definitely give Cacas a look). Is there a reason you didn't go with Dr. J. Peralta-Arambulo? Or were you just happier with Cacas?

 

Do you recall the quote Dr. J. Peralta-Arambulo gave you?

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Thanks for your feedback/reply. Glad to hear you're happy with the results.

 

I'm leaning towards Dr. J. Peralta-Arambulo (but will definitely give Cacas a look). Is there a reason you didn't go with Dr. J. Peralta-Arambulo? Or were you just happier with Cacas?

 

Do you recall the quote Dr. J. Peralta-Arambulo gave you?

 

They are actually working in the same building :) medical city have alot of floor and different services.

 

I simply didnt choose her because of lack of response and no intrest from her side. didnt answer simple questions like how much the graft price was and estimate how many grafts she think it would be. not even questions simular to "if i go there on monday is there any possibility t do the surgery the next day so i dont need to travel back and forth"

 

she blamed her team for not knowing but i didnt feel comfortable with her.

 

Check medical city's homepage, they have 3 different doctors for hair transplant

The Medical City | Services | Wellness Center

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I know this post is a bit old now but I just had the same experience with Trying to contact Dr Arambulo's office by email via the website. My only question was roughly how much per graft. Simply no response at all. I'm going to look in to the other surgeons on the Medical City site.

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I know this post is a bit old now but I just had the same experience with Trying to contact Dr Arambulo's office by email via the website. My only question was roughly how much per graft. Simply no response at all. I'm going to look in to the other surgeons on the Medical City site.

 

That's strange. Dr. Arambulo is currently presenting her work for potential recommendation by our community. Perhaps try to PM her through the forum.

 

Dr. Julieta Arambulo- 2,055 grafts, Strip and FUE

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I am not a medical professional. All opinions are my own and my advice should not constitute as medical advice.

 

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Thank you very much for posting. I've emailed a couple times through the site contact form, emailed through my own account, PM'd here on the site. Nothing. Hint taken Dr. :P

Jokes aside, I'll continue my search for a Dr I feel comfortable with. Would love any recommendations in Asia!

Have an awesome day.

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I just wanted to give an update on my search for a surgeon in the Philippines. I visited several doctors -- Peralta-Arambulo, Cacas, and Pineda. Based on the consultations, I ended up going with Dr. Andrew Pineda. He's a really nice guy and has been doing transplants for decades. Very experienced yet easy going.

 

He ended up doing a combo procedure, performing a strip surgery and an FUE in the same day. I showed up at 7am and left around 8:30pm. Netted close to 4,000 grafts (I was a Norwood V/VI...basically completely bald with very thin hairs left). He used roughly 3,000 on the top 2/3 of my head, and 1,000 on the crown.

 

The surgery was performed June 19 2015 and one year later I'm very happy with the results. I have hair again!

 

The crown is taking longer to fill in, but from what I understand that is to be expected. I'm happy to share my experience with anyone considering Dr. Pineda.

 

I uploaded an album with pre-surgery and 1-year post results here: http://www.hairrestorationnetwork.com/asus41/albums/4797

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I just wanted to give an update on my search for a surgeon in the Philippines. I visited several doctors -- Peralta-Arambulo, Cacas, and Pineda. Based on the consultations, I ended up going with Dr. Andrew Pineda. He's a really nice guy and has been doing transplants for decades. Very experienced yet easy going.

 

He ended up doing a combo procedure, performing a strip surgery and an FUE in the same day. I showed up at 7am and left around 8:30pm. Netted close to 4,000 grafts (I was a Norwood V/VI...basically completely bald with very thin hairs left). He used roughly 3,000 on the top 2/3 of my head, and 1,000 on the crown.

 

The surgery was performed June 19 2015 and one year later I'm very happy with the results. I have hair again!

 

The crown is taking longer to fill in, but from what I understand that is to be expected. I'm happy to share my experience with anyone considering Dr. Pineda.

 

 

oh I dunno, pics??

 

I believe you actually, but pics would help

3185 FUT with Dr. Rahal on 2/17/16

http://www.hairrestorationnetwork.com/eve/182611-fut-3185-dr-rahal-day-after-pics.html

 

1204 FUT with Dr. Rahal on 3/27/17

http://www.hairrestorationnetwork.com/eve/186586-round-2-rahal-1204-fut-frontal-third-same-area.html

 

---> total of 4389 grafts to my frontal third via FUT

---> 1mg finasteride daily since 1999:)

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happy for you to have your hair back. im having problem right now since im trying to look for credible doctors but very affordable since i have limited budget. can you tell me how much Dr. Pineda charges per graft for FUT?

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He quoted me 150php (~US$3) per graft for FUE. I paid about half of that (70php) per graft for the the combo (3,000 grafts via FUT and 1,000 grafts FUE) procedure. He worked with my budget and I paid in cash.

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I've stumble to the site itself and could see her credentials as a doctor and the number of satisfied customers sure make her one of the best hair transplant surgeons in the Philippines. She also has gained an authority in the industry and having been treated from her hands would ensure that you are being treated well.

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I'm planning on getting FUE done in a few weeks. So far, Drs. Manzanares and Arambulo have responded. One says that I need 3500 units while another says 2500. Prices are in $4000 range. Go figure. 

Dr. Arambulo has lots of videos of her work but I also happened to find a job ad looking for junior nurses or pharmacists with no experience for her clinic. This is somewhat offputting.

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