I am planning on having a hair transplant and I’m wondering if I should be aggressive in my game plan or conservative, what are the differences?”
The game plan for hair transplant surgery would be determined by your goals. Do you wish for the most aggressive approach possible or do you prefer something sensibly conservative and appropriate for moderate coverage and achieving an age appropriate hairline?
If the former, then a bigger session of 5,000 grafts over two days would be an approach that would give you a strong coverage and a moderately placed hairline that is lower than your current hairline. The crown (vertex) would still be somewhat thin as most of the grafts would be placed further forward.
The second approach would allow for a new hairline in the place of your current hairline but the density would be significantly increased. This will give you temple recession that would be quite natural while allowing for better coverage into the crown (vertex). This second option would reduce the need for more surgeries but nothing can guarantee that any procedure will be the only procedure.
Dr. Tejinder Bhatti – Recommended Hair Transplant Surgeon
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