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    Default Are Thin Hair Shafts a Problem For Facial Hair Transplants?

    This is in regards to facial hair restoration.* My father could grow a good goatee and moustache, but he had no sideburns. I’ve got that same stupid gene, only a much much worse version of it. I have, for all intents and purposes no hair on the sides of my face. I only have a [...]


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    Thinner hairs can be used on the face and sideburn areas. In general thinner/finer hairs are easier to make look natural. However, the patient may need to have more grafts placed in a particular area to create more density.
    I personnaly prefer to use finer hairs in the sideburn region. They tend to lay more flat and stay in the proper direction compared to more coarse hairs.
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