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Question about HM extraction


#1

when they take out the part in the back of your head/hair using strip how big of an area will that be?

i hate the idea of strip procedure but i think i remember with HM it’s supposed to be a very small area?

also if you need more injections in the future will they have to keep doing this over and over (stripping small sections from the back of your head) or will they use what they took from your donor the first time?


#2

From what I’ve read from Aderans and Intercytex is that the area is very small with only a hairline scar. I do not know if multiple procedures with HM will require multiple biopsies, however. Theoretically I imagine it’s possible, but I’d wonder if the removed skin/hair would be less replicable if kept in a holding solution for a long, long time.

» when they take out the part in the back of your head/hair using strip how
» big of an area will that be?
»
» i hate the idea of strip procedure but i think i remember with HM it’s
» supposed to be a very small area?
»
» also if you need more injections in the future will they have to keep
» doing this over and over (stripping small sections from the back of your
» head) or will they use what they took from your donor the first time?


#3

All the details are on their web sites.
I don’t know how any one could even be concerned with such trivial things.
I’d run around the Gaza Strip wearing a yamika if I knew it would allow me to access hm today & some guys are worried about shaving their heads for the procedure or having a 1cm2 biopsy taken from the back of their head.
Sheesh !


#4

» All the details are on their web sites.
» I don’t know how any one could even be concerned with such trivial
» things.
» I’d run around the Gaza Strip wearing a yamika if I knew it would allow me
» to access hm today & some guys are worried about shaving their heads for
» the procedure or having a 1cm2 biopsy taken from the back of their head.
» Sheesh !

my head is already shaved. i think you misinterpreted what i asked. if HM doesn’t work as consistently as expected i would like to know if some will have to keep going back multiple times and getting patches cut out the back of their heads. i didn’t see anything on their website directly answering my question which is why i posted here.


#5

» » All the details are on their web sites.
» » I don’t know how any one could even be concerned with such trivial
» » things.
» » I’d run around the Gaza Strip wearing a yamika if I knew it would allow
» me
» » to access hm today & some guys are worried about shaving their heads
» for
» » the procedure or having a 1cm2 biopsy taken from the back of their
» head.
» » Sheesh !
»
» my head is already shaved. i think you misinterpreted what i asked. if HM
» doesn’t work as consistently as expected i would like to know if some will
» have to keep going back multiple times and getting patches cut out the back
» of their heads. i didn’t see anything on their website directly answering
» my question which is why i posted here.

Very good point actually… What if you lose more hair… what happens then? Another plug extraction?


#6

»
» my head is already shaved. i think you misinterpreted what i asked. if HM
» doesn’t work as consistently as expected i would like to know if some will
» have to keep going back multiple times and getting patches cut out the back
» of their heads. i didn’t see anything on their website directly answering
» my question which is why i posted here.

If you have the self confidence to shave your head then you don’t need hm.


#7

» If you have the self confidence to shave your head then you don’t need hm.

thats the dumbest f%cking statement i’ve read on this message board. i guess i’m cured and didn’t even know it. :expressionless:


#8

TO answer the OPs question: Only one initial biopsy is required. Furthur rounds of TRC will be possible from this one tissue sample, which is frozen in the meantime. The size mentioned has been 120 follicles, which is really quite small. The ‘scar’ from this will be neglible.


#9

» TO answer the OPs question: Only one initial biopsy is required. Furthur
» rounds of TRC will be possible from this one tissue sample, which is
» frozen in the meantime. The size mentioned has been 120 follicles, which
» is really quite small. The ‘scar’ from this will be neglible.

oh so they will freeze it and use the same biopsy if you need to come back for more…cool. thanks!