This 34 year old male came in for his 6 month follow up visit today. He is very happy with his work.
He is a Norwood type IV â V and the males in his family have significant balding. He has significant balding in his crown but has not been on propecia. He did not want to go on propecia at the time of surgery. As you can see he looks like he has lost some more crown hair over the past 6 month so we started him on propecia today.
In a case like his there is always the decision to make of if we should cover more area and get less density or cover less area and get more density. Since he has the potential of becoming a Norwood type VI we decided to cover a larger area. I covered 130-140 sq.cm. of scalp with 4,000 FU. I went back to the top of the crown but did not do any crown work.
This resulted in a good coverage of hair with a natural look in 6 months. I do expect to see some more growth and greater density at his one year follow up visit. As I said he is very happy with the transplant already and he feels that we have accomplished his goals.