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Discussion in 'Tell Your Story' started by kj6723, Jul 10, 2016.

  1. kj6723

    kj6723 Senior Member My Regimen

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    In the next week I have plans to bleach my hair Platinum blonde

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    I am also planning to dye my eyelashes this week for the first time
     
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    kj6723 Senior Member My Regimen

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    For the record, I stopped using tretinoin on my hair around a month ago. Since then I've been using only the big 3.

    Hairline still seems to be very gradually improving. Since the initial gains I noticed, I feel like roughly every 3 months my hairline makes a gradual jump in improvement
     
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    kj6723 Senior Member My Regimen

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    kj6723 Senior Member My Regimen

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    Thanks Love
     
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    MrPortugal Established Member My Regimen

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    Very nice nw1-1.5 and thick hair
     
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    kj6723 Senior Member My Regimen

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    Bro it's not a NW1. Maybe NW1.75. Idk. Our resident transplant experts were recently saying I need 2500-3500 grafts in my current state
     
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    I don't think you need a hair transplant. hard to know for sure with hand there but I don't think its bad at all now that meds kicked in.
     
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    kj6723 Senior Member My Regimen

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    I go back and forth. Some days I have anxiety about my hairline edges, but it's hard to know if I'm thinking rationally about it with my bdd. Other days I'm like, meh I guess it looks fine
     
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    I understand..

    Some days I think I am doing great and others I am like in a panic...its like a Rorschach test day to day.
     
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    kj6723 Senior Member My Regimen

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    Emotional rollercoaster for sure, especially when you're still in the fairly early stages of this disease

    Also just had to Google what a Rorschach test is lol
     
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    Who told you that? You and I need about the same amount. Anywhere between 1500 to 1800 FUE max. Our hair loss is very similar.
     
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    kj6723 Senior Member My Regimen

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    @jeanluc said I need 3500 jammed into my hairline. I believe either @shookwun or @Dench57 said 2500

    Prior to that I was thinking maybe 1000-1500 as top surgeons were quoting me in the range of 1500-1800 when my loss was worse than it is now
     
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    Dench57 Senior Member My Regimen

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    i think i said 2-2.5k based on your previous pics but seems you are getting constant improvement to the point where now i wouldn't even advise a transplant. if you wanted to go full BDD you could get 1-1.5k to dense up that front and close down those temples to allow more styling options but its honestly not worth the hassle. to anyone but the most hardcore norwood spotter you do not have male pattern baldness. you just have naturally fine hair.
     
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    You've got a nice head of hair man, nobody could tell you have hair loss except us here obsesssed with it.
     
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    2500? When did i say that?

    1500 would be pushing it. But like denxh said it's not worth the hassle and relying on an outcome that's unpredictable. In your case with someone who has fine calibre hair with dense coverage it wouldn't be on your best interests to have a procedure at this stage. It wouldn't make any cosmetic difference seeing how you basically have a full head of hair.


    Hair is to skinny, would result in a pluggy appearance with only one pass. Seeing how you don't need any Work, it's not worth the hassle to got through for a minor fill in.



    Simply is not worth the hassle.
     
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    I am telling you from experience, you will regret having a procedure for something trivial as this.


    Don't do it. Invest your money else where, it's not worth getting into debt over something that wont make a significant difference and could potentially leave you worse off.

    Doctors don't inform skinny hair patients with realistic out comes, and the afters are all of people with thick donor which is far from what people with fine hair will produce.


    Watch videos of Dr lindsay on fine hair patients, which is by far the closest educated opinion you will receive on expectations of patients who have as he likes to call it skinny roots. Skinny roots = skinny hair = skinny coverage, regardless of how dense pack it is. Which will leave you in debt because you will need to have two procedures to replicate an illusion. When you pull your hair back, it will look like your still bald, but with situational coverage under certain lighting.

    Also, you will be red as a coot. Your skin complexion says it all. it takes me roughly seven months to get rid of this red-pink tinge. Doctors dont like to reveal the truth, because it would steer a lot of other people away otherwise.
     
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    SteveTabernack Experienced Member My Regimen

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    topcat is that you?

    But yeah, really no need for a transplant at all KJ
     
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    TopCat was head over heels over transplant expectations, all through I didn't agree with everything he said, he wasn't wrong either.


    As a transplant veteran I know the truth

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    people need to be informed on realistic outcomes.
     
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    SteveTabernack Experienced Member My Regimen

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    Yes informing people on realistic outcomes is good.

    Topcat is a nutter though.

    All his constant conspiracy talk on "marketers" when a marketer is exactly what he himself comes off as.

    He reminds me of the classic "Doctors hate him!" ads.
     
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