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#BAM FUE with Salt & Pepper Hair (2420 FUE): Carlos K. Wesley, MD

MarieEvo

MarieEvo

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#BeforeAndAfterMondays

This patient underwent a follicular unit extraction (FUE) session with Dr. Carlos K. Wesley in which a total of 2420 grafts were placed


The hair follicles were incubated in autologous (his own) platelet rich plasma (PRP) throughout the duration of the procedure. This, combined with an ATP-containing storage solution has been shown to enhance survival of transplanted hairs.

Rather than a larger FUE punch used by a robotic approach, Dr. Wesley used a smaller caliber hand-held motorized punch to performed the donor harvest. This approach better enabled the capture of donor hair roots that are slightly curved beneath the skin surface. Upon completion of the harvest, the patient’s donor area was treated with PRP and ACell in order to not only minimize scar tissue formation, but also encourage partial regeneration of donor hair follicles.


The patient returned one year later after the procedure and images of the patient can be seen below. This link illustrates the timing of hair growth after surgery. Similar patient hair transformations with Dr. Wesley and his team may also be viewed.
 

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JoeTillman

JoeTillman

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Beautiful result! My favorite kind of hair is salt & pepper. What motor is Dr. Wesley using and what size and types of punches is he utilizing in his toolbox?