Recently a hair transplant patient of Dr. Wasserbauer’s shared his personal journal notes from his hair restoration experience. We hope you find some insight from his experience.
Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) Hair Transplant is an meticulous procedure where the hair surgeon extracts each follicular unit one by one vs. the FUT procedure which involves the harvest of a large linear strip of hair from the back of the head and then dissected into the individual units.
58 year old male, Norwood IV, he had become very self conscious of his hair loss and was uncomfortable with people standing behind him. After seeing a photo of the back of his head in a crowd he decided to have hair transplantation. His donor hair had above average density and hair quality based on volume and waviness was very good.
The FDA recently issued a class-wide safety alert for all testosterone-containing medical products. Not only is it associated with abuse and dependence, but it can have “serious adverse outcomes include heart attack, heart failure, stroke, depression, hostility, aggression, liver toxicity, and male infertility. Individuals abusing high doses of testosterone have also reported withdrawal symptoms, such as depression, fatigue, irritability, loss of appetite, decreased libido, and insomnia.”