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2663 - FUE - Dr Lupanzula - May 14th 2019

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I finally did it! I was on Propecia for 10 years I believe it dramatically slowed down my loss ( no side effect), I had a 1 year break because i got freaked out by all the stuff I read online but then went back on Propeica. 

So, Biotin, pumpkin seed tablets, laser comb, minox for the rest. 

My hair loss pattern is not even which is also not unusual. So anyone with uneven hair loss, hopefully my post helps. 

After months of research and coming out of a long term relationship I thought Its better I get the HT now while I am single then I can jump back in the game with confidence haha. Hopefully it pay's off 😂

So I decided on Lupanzula. A number of factors went into my decision. I was in the range of 2200-2660 so got an extra 63 grafts in the top end. 

Literally finished surgery a few hours ago so this post is fresssssh - Fingers Crossed. I will post monthly updates. I pledge not to ghost once's I start seeing results. 

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Day 1. Bandage removed, head washed and cream applied.

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Congratulations! I'm really glad that you have decided to share your experience. I can't stress how important this is for the community in enabling them to make an informed decision on clinic/surgeon and even deciding whether hair transplantation is right for them. I know we will be in touch but I'm looking forward to seeing the journey unfold on here. Happy healing and growing.

Scott
Representative and patient advisor for Medikemos
Website: https://medikemosclinic.com/en/
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/MHairTransplantation
Phone: +447855544669

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55 minutes ago, Scott Medikemos said:

Congratulations! I'm really glad that you have decided to share your experience. I can't stress how important this is for the community in enabling them to make an informed decision on clinic/surgeon and even deciding whether hair transplantation is right for them. I know we will be in touch but I'm looking forward to seeing the journey unfold on here. Happy healing and growing.

Scott
Representative and patient advisor for Medikemos
Website: https://medikemosclinic.com/en/
Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/user/MHairTransplantation
Phone: +447855544669

Thanks Scott, will continue documenting and hopefully it helps more people. As I got frustrated during my research when people just went silent after a while. I don't want to do that.

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Day 4. Swelling under eyes. Looks like I have been punched haha. Healing on the top the stain I think is from the shampoo. Donor Looks good as well.

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Day 5+6 - Pain in Donor area so terrible sleeping. Pain is on a 6/7 Level. I am taking Paracetamol which is helping a bit. Might add some Ibuprofen to the mix.

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Day 9: 

So I stayed in Brussels for 12 days as I wanted to heal properly. As I have my own business I can run it from my laptop so that made the longer stay easier. 

Today is my last day here and while I was here, Dr Lupanzula insisted I come see him nearly everyday for a wash and check up which I thought was amazing of him because I can imagine how busy he is. 

My experience with Dr Lupanzula + his team was incredible, he really does take a patient first approach. He is a very humble and down to earth guy, always putting himself in the shoes of the patient. I did a lot of research before my HT and met with a lot of Dr's but Dr Lupanzula was the only Dr that made me feel 100000% comfortable. 

As you can see, Donor area looks good. I still have discomfort in my donor area but that is because my nerves are more sensitive than normal. Washing off the scabs slowly on the top and still discoloured from the trauma. So that will take time to heal. Dr said I can wear a cap now rather than the usual bandana. 

Now time for the most important part. The waiting game for the results. I will aim to post once a month. 

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Donor area is looking very good.  Looking forward to seeing pictures 3-4 months from now.  Check out my website (below) to compare day to day and month to month expectations.  Be patient and happy growing.

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I am an online representative for Carolina Hair Surgery & Dr. Mike Vories (Recommended on the Hair Transplant Network).

View John's before/after photos and videos:  http://www.MyFUEhairtransplant.com

You can email me at johncasper99@gmail.com

I am not a medical professional and my opinions should not be taken as medical advice.

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Congratulations. Great choice of surgeon.

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International Patient Advisor for Bisanga and Cole Hair Transplant Clinic - Athens, Greece

Visit the website at: https://bchairtransplant.com  -  E-Mail:  bc2@bchairtransplant.com  -   WhatsApp - + 34 642 37 03 83

I am not a medical professional and my words should not be taken as medical advice. All opinions and views shared are my own.

My Hair Loss Website - Hair Transplant with Dr. Rahal

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Day 31: The Paranoid Phase + PRP

I came to Brussels today for session 2 of PRP. I noticed the past few days an increase in shedding and when Dr Lupanzula was cleaning my head a lot of hair came off on his wipes. 

I read a lot about the shedding phase and even though it is totally 100% normal, it can still play with your mind.... All part of the journey I guess. 

I am a little worried about the gaps in my donor area (sides) but Dr said it would fill up with time. Happen to anyone else?

Time for the worst part of the HT.... The Shedding. 

In the pics my hair looks wet. That is all the PRP "juice" haha 

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28 minutes ago, ahmeda87 said:

Day 35 - Now the shedding phase is in full swing. Can I wear hair fibres?

As discussed, Dr. Lupanzula feels that these types of products can clog pores and have the potential to stunt full regrowth which is why we do not recommend the use of any types of concealer in the recipient area.

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On 6/17/2019 at 6:31 PM, Scott Medikemos said:

As discussed, Dr. Lupanzula feels that these types of products can clog pores and have the potential to stunt full regrowth which is why we do not recommend the use of any types of concealer in the recipient area.

Thanks Scott. I will stick to my cap for now until I get decent growth back. 

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