I’m a one time hair transplant patient of Dr XXX in Rhode Island and very displeased with the results. I had it done back in 1993 at 24 years old. At first it seemed okay, but now my hairline has receded more and the graft are way too pluggy and I’m forced to pluck them, but the pitted scars still show! I shaved my head once and the donor scar is way too obvious. It looks like I’ve been in a car wreck or something. Anyway, it appears my only logical options are to:
1) remove the plugs
2) wear a piece to hide the plugs
3) repair the hairline with a competent doctor
My current hairline has been the same for about 7 years now. It’s about the same as the actor’s Matthew McConaughey at TheSmokingGun.com.
Any idea on the cost to help thicken the hairline again. I know I’ll never get back my old hairline I had in my early 20’s. Just want it to look normal.
We have written articles for scientific journals on the repair options. Those options have become better than since the articles were written and now we can often be more aggressive when needed with far less risks. In addition, we can take follicular unit grafts from the old plugs, softening them in a more distributed way.
The costs vary per patient. At the least, I would need to see pictures to make that estimate. You can send photos to the email address on the Contact page.
For examples of plug repair, please see: