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#1

I have the following issue on one of my side/temple.

I had a FUE transplant done a few years ago that I was satisfied with but after a few years I lost more hair and then added the density to this area.

The doctor I believe did plant the new grafts a little other angle then the first time.

My problem now 10 months post up is the strangest thing I and many of my friends have seen and pointed out.

The new transplanted hairs are growing in total different direction and are growing between the existing hairs down towards the hairline or forehead and then like a curl or tube up back to the center. It looks like a rolled cigar and doesn’t match up with the color of the existing hair as cant grow this hairs long enough with out problems.

As the hair grow in two different direction they collide into a bunch they are very dumb when you take you fingers thru the hair.

The hair is not kinky or wiry, so the problem with hair that will soften over time is not the issue her. Either they have been planted in wrong angle compare to the existing hair or it is a genetic thing with direction the transplanted hair grow in.

What can I do to solve this issue? I have taken a photo but it does not show you the problem area really and I will also contact the clinic for a second opinion.

My question is if somebody have had this kind of problem or even heard of it.

Worst case scenario I have to take out this grafts and re implant them in another angle.

Please advice


#2

That’s the problem with hair transplant, you are always worried that you will lose more hair later on, do you have pics to show what you are talking about?


#3

» That’s the problem with hair transplant, you are always worried that you
» will lose more hair later on, do you have pics to show what you are
» talking about?

If your hair is growing out toward the hair line this would be the right direction. It sounds as if you are experiencing some wirey effects of newly transplant hair. This will level out after a year or so and look normal.


#4

» I have the following issue on one of my side/temple.
»
» I had a FUE transplant done a few years ago that I was satisfied with but
» after a few years I lost more hair and then added the density to this
» area.
»
» The doctor I believe did plant the new grafts a little other angle then
» the first time.
»
» My problem now 10 months post up is the strangest thing I and many of my
» friends have seen and pointed out.
»
» The new transplanted hairs are growing in total different direction and
» are growing between the existing hairs down towards the hairline or
» forehead and then like a curl or tube up back to the center. It looks like
» a rolled cigar and doesn’t match up with the color of the existing hair as
» cant grow this hairs long enough with out problems.
»
» As the hair grow in two different direction they collide into a bunch they
» are very dumb when you take you fingers thru the hair.
»
» The hair is not kinky or wiry, so the problem with hair that will soften
» over time is not the issue her. Either they have been planted in wrong
» angle compare to the existing hair or it is a genetic thing with direction
» the transplanted hair grow in.
»
» What can I do to solve this issue? I have taken a photo but it does not
» show you the problem area really and I will also contact the clinic for a
» second opinion.
»
» My question is if somebody have had this kind of problem or even heard of
» it.
»
» Worst case scenario I have to take out this grafts and re implant them in
» another angle.
»
» Please advice

Papacito,

It sounds like you may need to email some photos of the areas that concern you. There can be a few scenarios that you may want to consider. The first consideration to make is that your surgeon was recreating a cowlick on the frontal hair line and miscreated the temple areas. A cowlick is a tuft that grows in all different directions on the frontal hair line. Another consideration to make is that the hair line and temples created by your surgeon are totally mis-angled. I have attached a photo that depicts a very unnatural looking hair line due to it’s skewed orientation. From the photo, you may be able to see that the arrows reference the direction of growth. If your condition is similar to this case then removal is mandatory. That said, you should have a consultation and find a reputable surgeon to devise a treatment plan to help you.


#5

Thank you for the picture.

Will the be able to remove grafts and put them back in the same hole or do they make a new hole and plant them in the right angle.

Will there be any scars or can the use a smaller instrument when removing grafts in the hairline


#6

» I have the following issue on one of my side/temple.
»
» I had a FUE transplant done a few years ago that I was satisfied with but
» after a few years I lost more hair and then added the density to this
» area.
»
» The doctor I believe did plant the new grafts a little other angle then
» the first time.
»
» My problem now 10 months post up is the strangest thing I and many of my
» friends have seen and pointed out.
»
» The new transplanted hairs are growing in total different direction and
» are growing between the existing hairs down towards the hairline or
» forehead and then like a curl or tube up back to the center. It looks like
» a rolled cigar and doesn’t match up with the color of the existing hair as
» cant grow this hairs long enough with out problems.
»
» As the hair grow in two different direction they collide into a bunch they
» are very dumb when you take you fingers thru the hair.
»
» The hair is not kinky or wiry, so the problem with hair that will soften
» over time is not the issue her. Either they have been planted in wrong
» angle compare to the existing hair or it is a genetic thing with direction
» the transplanted hair grow in.
»
» What can I do to solve this issue? I have taken a photo but it does not
» show you the problem area really and I will also contact the clinic for a
» second opinion.
»
» My question is if somebody have had this kind of problem or even heard of
» it.
»
» Worst case scenario I have to take out this grafts and re implant them in
» another angle.
»
» Please advice
You should take a look at sofarsogoods journal on here. I wouldnt be pulling any existing plugs out etc. He took leg hair which was finer than his transplanted scalp hair and added this to the front to give him the look he now currently has. Maybe you can cover your problem region the same way as he has. Just a thought.
Here is the link to his journal.
http://www.hairsite.com/hair-loss/personal_journal-pj-313.html