Would like to have your opinion about my FUE? (Photos)
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7 Months Growth
At 7 months you still are probably not at the final product. Final growth is usually not reached until a year after the initial transplant. If at that point you are still unhappy, your best bet is to talk it through with your doctor to discuss the possibility of a second treatment.
It may take 6 to 12 months after surgery to see results. If you are concerned about your progress see your doctor for a follow
Unhappy with result from FUE
It is impossible to assess how far you have travelled without knowing where you started from. In other words, without the benefit of a before procedure evaluation, documented through photography and video, it is impossible to determine how good a result you have or how much more is yet to come. Please relax, because it is still early in your post-operative course. Your surgeon, armed with the necessary photos is in the best position to evaluate your progress. If there was little in place before, then this might be a good result, if you had a similar amount then this is a poor outcome, but only so far because it may still come in in the next 5 months!
Bernardino A. Arocha, MD
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If you were fairly thin/bald, then the result is incredible. A surgery never returns the density back to the full density.
I'd recommend you speak with your surgeon soon about expectations. Perhaps he or she is very pleased and you are disappointed - which means your expectations are simply off. Or perhaps you both expected more.
Yes, often a second surgery is needed for many individuals.
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