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Wow that looks amazing for 4 months!!  I think you are on pace for a very good result  

 

I will update mine in the next few days. Mine is not nearly as good as yours yet but it’s gotten MUCh better the last couple weeks so I’m excited.  

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Thanks guys,
 
I'm a comb back kinda guy, so I'm waiting for more density, but, now that the ugly duckling phase is over the wait is not that hard like the past few months.
By the way, I got back to work at the beginning of the month and I got compliments from everyone! they say it looks much better than before (I had a hair piece in the front part only). it feels so good and liberating.
 
One thing that worries me - In the day of the HT I had a big pimple in the recipient area. now the area the pimple was is not growing well/at all, I'm afraid the hair transplanted there got infected from the pimple and died out, I hope I'm wrong and they just need more time to pop up because of the "rough terrain" the had. anyways it is small, so it's not that severe.
 
xadiohead - I'm sure you will get a good result as well, you have fair hair, thin hair, and light skin, so the growth is less visible. but I'm sure you'll end up with a good result. I have thick black hair on a fair skin so every hair has presence :)

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Damn that is looking good and i hope by my 3 and a half month mark it looks somewhat like yours was before i go back home... you had very similar hairloss to me and we both get pretty much identical hairlines and temple angles haha check mine out 

 

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I just saw, it is exactly the same good luck!

I think that from my 4 months pics you guys got the wrong impression. when the hair is down it's looks pretty good butwhen it is combed up it looks sick & very low density. here is a pic with a fluorescent light and a flash so you can see clearly the low density:

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2 minutes ago, TempleRunner said:

I just saw, it is exactly the same good luck!

I think that from my 4 months pics you guys got the wrong impression. when the hair is down it's looks pretty good butwhen it is combed up it looks sick & very low density. here is a pic with a fluorescent light and a flash so you can see clearly the low density:

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Yes. But that’s high density for 4 months 


 

 

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yeah i know :).

when uploading a pic - lighting, flash, angle, hairsylte, can make a hair look great or bad. just wanted to give you guys the "real" status of my growth.


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Not to derail your thread but i am curious what type of work do you do that allows a 4 month vacation?   Here in the US unless you are a school teacher, taking anything beyond two weeks is pretty unheard of.      I've been out of college for 10 years and the longest vacation I have ever taken is 5 work days.   I only took four days when I went to Instanbul for hair transplant (though i can work from home which helps).  

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I'm a lawyer. I work in a law office. I'm pretty invaluable here, so I didn't ask for 4 months leave, I just told  my boss I take it as fact and done deal.

even though I knew he wouldn't take it easy, I knew he had no choice. I did work from home some of the time (week in a month). and used the time to travel the world (australia, thailand, japan, china). 

I was honest, I told him that i'm gonna do HT, and I'm way too sensitive to get back before the hair grew back (I was wearing a hair piece - no one at work knew - so it was harder for me). he gave me a few examples of ppl who did a HT that got back after 2 weeks. but i kept saying everyone is different and I have my own mental scars :P

In israel long vacations are more acceptable i guess. And i was thinking about it for so long, that I was ready to quit my job if needed for those 4-5 months leave. I knew i wasn't able to see pepole like this.
All my friends say i'm exaggerating, but that's who I am - hair is a very big deal for me. 

Everything worked out for the best - I got my 4 months leave, traveled the world, got around 60% sallery during the vacation - I couldn't ask for more :)

 

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5 months update:

I will post a comb up pics from now on because you can see the density better that way. comb down looks great, that's how I go out every day.

Density is not good generally, and I still can't style my hair in a comb up, it looks bad. especially when my native hair is dense so I can compare the native hair vs the transplanted hair.

In the middle of the hairline, the density is lower in comparison to sides of the hairline.

I really hope things will improve greatly because I am not happy with the result so far (I know I have 5 more months of growth but still, I'm a bit worried, since there was not a big difference from month 4 to 5)

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8 hours ago, Kraistoff said:

Looks good for 5 months 

 

 

Kraistoff- How do you think it compares to where you were at for 5 months?  Hopefully not the case but it seems to have the signs of the new "signature" look that most  recent ASMED hairlines have where it is patchy in at least one of the areas behind the new hairline.      Mine appears to be the same (Templerunner and I had the surgery on the same day).   Hopefully it's just a 5 month thing for us.  

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Hello mate 

I was worried at 5 months but I knew that I was stupid to be worried that soon on.

you can see (from my immediate post op photos) density was less behind the hairline. I though that this was because the used multi grafts there and the density would balance out once the 3s and 4s grew in. I thought the would take longer to grow . 

Photos of 5 months below. My colleagues in work called me “scrotum head” which I thought was hilarious even being on the receiving end of it. Usually it is me who insults people for a laugh. 

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10 hours ago, TempleRunner said:

5 months update:

I will post a comb up pics from now on because you can see the density better that way. comb down looks great, that's how I go out every day.

Density is not good generally, and I still can't style my hair in a comb up, it looks bad. especially when my native hair is dense so I can compare the native hair vs the transplanted hair.

In the middle of the hairline, the density is lower in comparison to sides of the hairline.

I really hope things will improve greatly because I am not happy with the result so far (I know I have 5 more months of growth but still, I'm a bit worried, since there was not a big difference from month 4 to 5)

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I’m no expert but looking at these photos I cannot see any density issues . Should be a killer result 


 

 

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I  hope you are right. I have to say that i choose the "worst" pics with harsh lighting.

obviusely, the hairline got much more grafts then then the rest.

kristoff, I saw you were content with  the hairline but not with the density in the mid sculp. I have full hair in the middle so i hope i wont have that problem.

all i have left is to sit and wait.


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I didn't mean to sound too negative in my post, we are both still far too early to know our results.  I am mostly happy with mine at the five month mark, but still need LOTS of improvement the next five to seven months for it to be a success.  I think yours will be a success.  

As we know, hair transplant pictures can be very deceiving based on lighting, angles, hair style, etc.  Putting the pictures in harsh conditions is the best to not camouflage the results like some do.   

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It's cool. if this was a 10 month uptade, It was a bad result. At this stage the growth is OK.
 


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