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I have had a hair transplant, mostly in the crown area. The company guaranteed, that 90% of the follicles would grow. The result was not satisfying, but when I came for my check a little over a year after the transplant, the company couldn't find my pre-op photos. So there was no visual proof of how the area looked, before I had the transplant (My crown area wasn't totally bald, but thinning). The doctor then told me, that the result was nealy 100%. He said, that it was possible to see on the individual follicle, whether it was a transplanted follicle or a follicle, that was there before the transplant,

 

Is it really possible to see that on the individual follicle, where it origins from? Are they so unique?

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That really depends on how visible the recipient incision scarring is one year after surgery. Using magnification, it is possible to see where there is a hair shaft growing that was a transplanted graft.

 

The other thing is that usually within a thinning area, the native hair is diffusing and is fairly easy to recognize as native hair verses transplanted hair that is growing.


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I am not a physician and not employed by any doctor/clinic. My opinions are not medical advice, but are my own views which you read at your own risk.

Supporting Physicians:  Dr. Robert True & Dr. Robert Dorin, New York, NY

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