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My Hair Transplant with Dr. Josephitis - Shapiro Medical Group.

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Crudance2006

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Thanks for posting my pictures Janna. It was great catching up with you, Doc and the team at SMG. Indeed I am very happy with my progress, lots of friends are commenting how good my hair looks.
Thank you Bigmac, Olly and Pete for your kind comments.
Dazzster. Thank you for your support as ever, you are a good person always supporting in a positive manner. Much appreciated.
 
bullitnut

bullitnut

4 awesome repairs with SMG
Looking awesome dude and its still only halfway...You said friends are noticing which is great obviously buy what did you tell them?..do they know you had a HT? ( just curious mate )

Anyway pal I'm truly happy for you.
 
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Crudance2006

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I should not have said "lots of friends" as it's mostly close friends and family who are commenting, it just feels like a lot because every time I see them they too are surprised at how good my hair looks. I really am at a good stage seeing improvement in growth every month. I did end up telling few of my closest friends and of course my family knew. I wouldn't announce it to everyone at my work but I am not ashamed of getting this procedure so I do not mind telling my friends. Really no one would ever guess I had a procedure because the growth has been so gradual and natural. I am loving my hair.

Thanks for the support!!
 
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Crudance2006

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Hi all,

I thought I would give a quick update. I have not experienced as much growth from month 6 to 7th as I did from month 5 to 6. Is this normal? Should I be expecting more growth or is this the best I can hope for. I am not knocking the procedure nor am I disappointed in any way. I know it is a tremendous difference from my pre-surgery status. I am just wondering if I will get more growth in the coming months since I got so much growth in the first 6 months.

I will update with my 7mos pic tomorrow.
 
Bigmac

Bigmac

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You should get more growth as you're just over the haltfway point. I'll look forward to seeing your pictures.

All the best.Bm.
 
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Crudance2006

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Here is my 7 mos picture.


 

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Dazzster26

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Hi Friend

Looking good at 7 months good picture as well , still a lot more to come Crowns always seem to take longer to come in , how are you feeling about your progress so far you done really good taking action when you did, thanks for the updated we do appreciate them have agreat week


Take care I care

Dazz

 
Pete from Farjo

Pete from Farjo

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Looks good. Definite improvement from where you started and hopefully plenty more to come.
 
Dr. Josephitis

Dr. Josephitis

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Crudance2006 wrote:
Hi all,

I thought I'd give a quick update. I haven't experienced as much growth from month 6 to 7th as I did from month 5 to 6th. Is this normal? Should I be expecting more growth or is this the best I can hope for. I'm not knocking the procedure nor am I disappointed in any way. I know it's a tremendous difference from my pre-surgery status. I'm just wondering if I will get more growth in the coming months since I got so much growth in the first 6 months.

I'll update with my 7mos pic tomorrow.
I'm glad to see things are looking better for you. The first few months are the most difficult months after surgery, as you can only wait and you don't yet see any of the results. It is perfectly normal to see much more of a change when you did around the 5 to 6 month mark. Even though you don't see much change at this point, it doesn't mean there is no more to come.
For most patients, we tell them that they should not expect complete results of the surgery until 12 months post op. Some patients can even expect additional albeit small changes all the way up to 16 months. Having said that, everyone progresses differently and you most likely will also experience additional change in the future. For you, most of the hairs have likely emerged from the scalp. Some of them are still short while others are already long enough to be cut during your normal hair cuts. All the hairs over time tend to get slightly thicker as they grow longer. All these things help to contribute to the overall result.
I guess that was the long answer. The short one is that yes, you should experience some more density over the next few months.

 
Westcoaster

Westcoaster

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Hey Crudance. Everything looks good when comparing to your pre ops. Has the Finasteride made a difference to your crown?
 
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Crudance2006

Member
Thanks Dr. Joesepthitis for replying. It is reassuring to know I will get more growth, I am very pleased with how things are progressing and my whole experience with SMG.
SadbutTrue & Westcoaster. Thanks for the support guys.
 
Bigmac

Bigmac

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Looking good Crudance, how do you feel your crown area is responding to the meds.
 
bullitnut

bullitnut

4 awesome repairs with SMG
Looks great dude, crowns can be frustrating at times as they seem to grow in a little slower (why is that does anyone know?) nethertheless yours looks really good and the side by side pics really show the improvement.

thanks for the update;)
 
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Crudance2006

Member
Thanks Bm and Bn. My crown appears to be improving with the use of meds.

 
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Crudance2006

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Hi Weastcoaster. Apologies for the late reply. My existing hair has more volume to it and I do believe I am having some new growth.
 
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Crudance2006

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Hey Guys as promised here are some pictures at 12 months after my recent evaluation at Shapiro Medical. Janna has kindly put some comparison pictures together.

I am really pleased with my result. What do you guys think?



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Bigmac

Bigmac

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Looks great Crudance, it's filled in very nicely.
Thanks for the update.
 
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