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3622 Grafts | FUE | Dr. Bisanga - August 26, 2019

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Hi guys,

I finally decided to move forward with my HT after years and years of research. I've been debating whether to do or not to do a HT for quite some time and after browsing these forums for such a long time without contributing anything I've decided to document my process for you guys.

 

Graft Breakdown

1 Unit: 995

2 Units: 1597

3 Units: 961

4 Units: 69

 

We did 2100 or so grafts on day one and the remainder on day two.

 

Why Dr. Bisanga?

I had consultations with many of the top surgeons and traveling was not going to be an issue for me so I definitely had a few options. In the end I decided to go with Dr. Bisanga. Even though I never went in for an in person consultation, Hilde was wonderful throughout the entire process and she helped make my decision in choosing Dr. Bisanga a lot easier. Dr. Bisanga is a wonderful doctor who makes you feel comfortable during your surgery.

 

Surgery and Clinic

I'm not going to go into detail on the clinic since you guys already know what to expect here. I will say that I was satisfied with the clinic and all the techs were super nice and friendly. The surgery took two days with a total of 3,622 grafts planted.  I went back in one more day after the surgery just for a quick checkup and to have my scalp cleaned and I'm on my way back home now.

 

My Goals

So Dr. B asked me what my goals were before the surgery and I told him that I've seen my hairline go higher and higher over the years and I wanted to bring it back down with lots of density. He drew a hairline for me and I was satisfied so we decided to go with it. I did mention that I want to fill up my crown but Dr. B recommended to wait. The goal for this surgery was to create a brand new hairline, pack up the front and overall reduce the size of my forehead.

 

I've attached some before and afters and I will make sure to keep you guys posted on the progress.

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I have to say the work looks extremely clean and I wouldn’t expect it any other way, since its Dr. Bisanga. 

I would encourage you to create a patient website it’s free and a great researching tool and progress tracker. 

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@maxmind90

Congratulations on your recent surgery with Dr Bisanga. I appreciate your concise documentation.

Work looks great. Nice work on the temporal profile.

I look forward to seeing this grow in. Wishing you the best of luck.


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

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Here are the day 4 updates. I've been spraying my hair with Isobetadine shampoo since day 2 and using a cup to rinse it out very slowly. I've also been spraying saline solution every few hours to the recipient area and using Hydocalm cream twice a day to the donor area.

My right donor side is healing pretty quickly but the left side is very red/yellowish. My donor area has gotten extremely itchy and painful today. Post op was pretty painless and wasn't itchy up till this point.

What do you guys think of the density of the implanted grafts and the condition of the donor area?

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Day 6

Worst itch of my life. Prob the most uncomfortable day yet but I'm hanging in there.

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On 9/3/2019 at 5:42 AM, maxmind90 said:

Day 6

Worst itch of my life. Prob the most uncomfortable day yet but I'm hanging in there.

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Hi I'm at pretty similar timescales to yourself in regards to my operation with Dr.Dr.Bisanga. Have you got any additional updates to share? I went to Athens on the 3rd of September for mine. Happy growing!

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Everything looks right on track 


I do not provide medical advice, recommendations, all responses are my opinion.

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Melvin- Associate Publisher and Forum Moderator for the Hair Transplant Network, the Coalition Hair Loss Learning Center, and the Hair Loss Q&A Blog.

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Hey guys,

So it's been about 9 weeks since the surgery. I took these pictures at the 7 week mark.. it's gotten a little better in the past two weeks.. not as crusty but my scalp is still very red and itchy. Is this normal?

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Maxmind90, what are you shampoo your head with? looks like tons of crust on the native hair..  

I'm few weeks after you on the recover from HT timeline, also had mine with Dr Bisanga, and also had some crust, but not severe as yours. what I did was I switched from baby shampoo to head and shoulders once a week and also used soft brush to massage the crust off very gently from my head.  

although I still have redness at week 7   I don't feel too much itchiness to the point that it's really bothering me - do you feel it really bad? 

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Hi, 

the angles the hair is implanted looks good. 
 

I had a horrible time with the itching. Taking a shower always helped me for some relief. It lasted me about 3 months and then suddenly just stopped one day.  
 

your head is dry and that’s makes it more itchy. The clinic may have given you a dandruff shampoo, try that, I also used hair oil and still do when the scalp gets dry. I think once I got rid of the dry scalp I felt better. Good luck 

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Not sure if you’ve been extra gentle with the washing or if that’s an outbreak of something like seborrheic dermatitis. The yellow color of the crusting makes me think it’s the latter. I’d def send pics to your clinic and see what they say.

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@maxmind90

Have you shared these with your advisor from the clinic? 

You also mention that the situation has improved over the last 2 weeks, any up to date photos?


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ian@drchristianbisanga.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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