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Crown hair transplant

Kevboy

Kevboy

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How many people have opted for a crown only transplant with the hope that Finasteride prevents further hair loss progression? I'll be coming up to a year of using Finasteride and thinking should I go down the Fue route not really knowing if my loss has stabilised. If I got in the region of 2000 grafts I think that would be enough to cover my crown to stop it looking bald.
 
Bigmac

Bigmac

Administrator
Staff member
Hi Kevboy.
I had a few failed attempts on my crown prior to starting finasteride. In 2005 I began using it. Then in 2008 I had my first repair surgery after 3 years of using Fin.
it has maintained my hair and I believe has regrown dormant follicles.
You can see me here after 12 years.
https://www.hairlossexperiences.com...-12-years-after-my-first-repair-surgery.8960/
To answer your question. Yes it can be done but there is the risk of you losing more hair. Then you will most likely need another HT.
 
JoeTillman

JoeTillman

Valued member
If you don't have an idea as to the efficacy, I think you should take photos today and wait another year to take new photos and compare. You really shouldn't be going into this without knowing one way or the other.
 
Kevboy

Kevboy

member
Here are photos that were taken today. Comparing them to photos I posted on my original topic I think my hair looks the same. This is a good thing if the loss has stabilised.
What do you think?

Crown FUE hair transplant.jpeg
crown hair transplant.jpeg



My photos from 11 months ago.

crown looking thin.png
crown.png
 
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Bigmac

Bigmac

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Staff member
Hi Kevboy. It looks like the frontal half has some improvement, hard to say for the crown. It does not look as though the crown has suffered more loss which could be the Finasteride working. Stabilising the loss is important especially if you`re considering a hair transplant.
 
Kevboy

Kevboy

member
Thanks Bigmac I was thinking the same. I might add a few more products to my regime. Is there any that you would recommend?
 
Bigmac

Bigmac

Administrator
Staff member
You could try Minoxidil but just like Finasteride it has to be used for a lifetime if it works and you want to keep what gains you make. There are other treatments such as PRP and Exosomes, some people have success with these.
Things like Biotin and MSM help to speed up hair growth. You could look at healthier eating if you don`t already.
 
R

Rolandas

member
Perhaps worth mentioning Microneedling as recently there was a lot of amazing results coming out for the crown. In my opinion if you're using Minoxidil, you should be doing microneedling as well to give a great boost.
 
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