Here is a patient of mine who received old hair transplants with larger grafts from another physician many years ago. He came to me requesting greater density and more irregularity in the hairline to create more naturalness. He was not a candidate for another strip procedure and he had very limited donor reserves on his scalp.
I extracted approximately 600 grafts from the sides of his scalp via FUE and just over 600 grafts from his neck via FUE as well. I used a 0.8mm punch tip for my extractions so that the extraction sites would not be visible. The neck grafts were placed in the frontal and mid scalp for greater density and the scalp grafts were placed in the hairline to create a more natural look overall.
The results are shown after 12 months.
Beard hair FUE is an excellent option for patients who do not have any scalp hair available and this case demonstrates that very well.
All the best,
Marc Dauer, M.D.