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    Default How to live with Strip Scar? Had SMP to help cover Scar but this has not worked

    Hi everyone

    Iíve been a reader of this forum for a while and wanted to share with you my struggle with living with my strip scar at present. I know there is no magic cure but do feel extremely down about the whole situation at the moment.

    Maybe by opening up about the whole story I may help other people in my situation or people thinking about having a HT. Iím also hoping I may get some guidance myself along the way

    To keep it short my journey was a good head of hair until late 20ís. Started to thin around 28 and had a HT at 30. As I got to my mid 30ís hair was thinning all over even when using fin tablets

    Finally had the balls to shave July 2018 and then had SMP 3 months ago at SKALP UK in my strip scar and on the top of my head over 3 sessions.

    The SMP looks good, but the major issue is the scar hasnít blended at all and Iím now left not knowing what direction to go with any of this.

    Itís affected me so much so Iíve just lost my job as I now live under a cap all the time. I donít take my little girl swimming anymore, avoid any sort of interaction with people outside and itís also having a huge impact on my relationship with my wife. Sheís very supportive but as my mental health has suffered itís also affected her

    Iím happy to post pictures and will do so if there is much interest

    Iíve read so many people say they regret getting a HT and I indeed fall into that category. I think having the SMP has made me feel worse as if it wasnít for the way the scar looks I would be very very happy with the current result that SMP has given

    Hope Iíve not moaned to much

    Happy New Year all

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    Post a pic .

    Probably get better advice on a site called SLYBALDGUYS as there are people there who are / were in the same predicament .

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    Here are 3 pics

    The 1st before SMP, 2nd after my 3rd session of SMP and finally how I look today not shaved for a month

    Thanks for telling me about the other forum much appreciated
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    Sup man, go see a therapist, this scar is totally not that bad, i mean, i doubt i would have noticed that if i were just passing by. It's all in your head and you look just fine. Don't let it ruin your life.

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    Man ..try to get Fue into scar ..i have seen several cases , scar was almost concealed

    Your scar is not that bad , I have seen worst scar treated with Fue ..search for Northeast guy on this forum , you will get some idea

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mouse View Post
    Man ..try to get Fue into scar ..i have seen several cases , scar was almost concealed

    Your scar is not that bad , I have seen worst scar treated with Fue ..search for Northeast guy on this forum , you will get some idea
    Scar will never be concealed by FUE.

    Stinger, please view my thread.

    https://www.baldtruthtalk.com/thread...car?highlight=

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    I agree... It cannot be like how it was before surgery ..but it can be improved by FUE

    I have seen people going low to gaurd 2 or 3 without scar been noticed

    But shaving your head completely will reveal scar there is no doubt in that

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    Hi. I had SMP recently done on my strip scar and Iím very concerned. The technician used a dark ink and said it will fade but meanwhile Iím walking around with a dark line ascross the back of my head. Iím thinking to have it lasered off. Any suggestions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by JonJ View Post
    Hi. I had SMP recently done on my strip scar and Iím very concerned. The technician used a dark ink and said it will fade but meanwhile Iím walking around with a dark line ascross the back of my head. Iím thinking to have it lasered off. Any suggestions?
    Put up some photos.

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    Hi guys. Have posted a thread about this. But has anyone actually considered having a permanent tattoo over strip scars ( not smp but an actual designed tattoo ). ? Going to give it a go myself as this scar has ruined me for 15 yrs.

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