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Many people have questions about the ARTAS procedure. The most common questions that we hear pertain to the donor area during the few first days and weeks post surgery. The patient featured below had a 2000 FU ARTAS procedure. The photos showcase the donor area: 1 DAY POST OP, 2 DAYS POST OP and 2 WEEKS POST OP. His crown shows improvement after only 2 weeks Post OP.

 

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Very interesting procedure. Looks very good after two weeks. Thanks for sharing the pictures. I'm sure the patient is very pleased.


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JohnCasper,

 

Thanks for your interest in our case. This was a nice case employing a .9mm punch with our ARTAS robot.

As usual the donor heals over a few days, but remarkably the early growth at two weeks has already largely filled in his crown hair loss. Happy Holidays to all!

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2 Weeks ? that must be the fastest growth ever. I have not been impressed with the ARTAS results until now.

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Dr. Arocha, any thoughts on the unusual growth rate in the crown area? Interesting process, thanks for sharing.


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With all due respect, this is nonsense. The hair is wet in the first photos where the FUE dots are shown. It's dry in the two week photos. The idea that a laser cap is responsible for crown growth at two weeks is an insult to our intelligence. The lower crown hair is also obviously combed up to cover the main part of the crown.

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Hello 911 Fan,

I certainly was not trying to insult your intelligence in any way. Yes, his hair is wet in the day of surgery photos and then it is dry in the 2 -week post photos. I was simply stating that the laser cap can help increase growth in the areas of the scalp that were not worked in. I know that this patient did decide to use the cap after his surgery, and it MAY have added some benefit to his hair growth. Thank you for taking the time to view and comment on our post.

 

-CeCe


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But Dr. Arocha said that the early growth has already filled in much of the crown. You are backtracking saying that it "may have added some benefit". You aren't agreeing with Dr. Arocha on what has happened. I think that you can take anyone with thinning hair, wet the hair, take a picture, dry the hair, take a picture, and you can get the same appearance on the same day. Even if there was growth it is impossible to say that there is a legitimate improvement with a presentation like this. I like the results coming out of your clinic but the marketing here is too much.

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Hi 911fan,

 

Turbo or RS? Carerra? I'm a fan too:) You are right, the presentation regarding the growth is not entirely transparent and the issue of the hair being wet in the before photos and dry in the after photos does not help matters. The point to take away from this series of photos however should have more to do with how effective ARTAS is becoming in matching the donor aesthetics of typical high quality manual punch extractions. Dr. Arocha performs both manual punch extraction and ARTAS extraction and he was very pleased to see how the latest updates to ARTAS have improved the usefulness of the robot. Smaller punches, smaller extractions and all with excellent graft integrity.


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Ok. I appreciate your comments and I get your point. Thank you for acknowledging the issue and I do admit that the extractions look great and it does look like ARTAS is getting better.

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