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Tzedaka

07.08.2012, 12:25
 

Capri Clinic (Hair Transplant)

This is my first post here and I was hoping to warn away anyone thinking about getting a transplant at the Capri Clinic that advertises cheap affordable implants in the tri-state area. I've had 2 procedures at the Capri Clinic and haven't been satisfied by either one. I was assured it would take no more than 2 procedures to accomplish the results I wanted. Instead all I've been left with is extremely thin hair and a scar that is extremely large and noticeable making it impossible for me to shave my head as I did in the past.

I'm writing this in the hopes of preventing others from making the same mistake I did. It's better to be able to just shave your head than look like a joke with obvious hair plugs. I've been so mortified I never remove my hat anymore since all it does is draw questions from people about the scar I have. The scar is about 1 inch thick from top to bottom and runs the length of my head from just in front of my ears all the way around. Their only suggestion when I tried confronting them was tattooing to some what hide the thin hair and scar at an extra cost to me no less. Basically saying I should pay for them not delivering their promise and their disfigurement of the back of my head. I now feel incredibly self conscious and it's affecting more of my life than I thought it would. So I advise anyone considering a hair transplant to be very sure they know what they're getting into. Don't let your insecurity rush you into a decision you'll regret even more.

To go in depth to the problems I had with the Capri Clinic I'll start with the procedure. I was told that the gentleman I met would be doing the procedure and instead woke up to find 2 young girls doing the procedure instead. I was in a fair amount of pain and asked for more pain killers to which I got the response we're almost finished try to hold on just a little longer. Almost finished turned into another 3 hours of listening to these girls talking to each other about who was cheating on who and who deserved it, in my opinion very unprofessional. Finally they finished and I went to the hotel to try to relax. My head how ever was in enough pain to make that impossible. I complained to Jerry about the treatment and he just told me don't worry all that suffering will be worth it. So despite my better judgement I tried to have faith in the procedure as I waited for my follow up appointment to remove the stitches.

The time came for them to be removed and immediately upon their removal I noticed the scar was no pencil thin line they had promised it would be, it was thick and obvious. I probably could have dealt with a thin line even one that was jagged and funny looking as I'd need very little hair to cover it up, but instead I had a 1 inch thick line going around my head. I told Jerry I was very upset with the scar, stating to him do you know how long the hair will have to be to cover the scar. He calmly suggested I get their tattoo service at an extra cost. I told him I was unhappy and that wasn't a suitable alternative to me to which I was dismissed and told to give it time perhaps the scar would shrink. Well I can tell you it's been months and it definitely has not shrunk, though luckily it hasn't gotten bigger(knock on wood). So despite numerous complaints and me trying to work things out with the Capri Clinic I've gotten no where.

My first attempt at getting my transplant fixed was turning to the doctor and asking him to make right what he did wrong and unfortunately my words fell on deaf ears. So I'm not writing this lightly and without even attempting to talk to the doctor giving more credence to my claim. Many people make complaints about such things and never even give the company they're complaining about the chance to make things right.I did and got nowhere proving just how little the Capri Clinic cares about their clients satisfaction.

I'm personally doing what I can to see if I can get some sort of justice and what recourse's are available to me. If I actually succeed in getting reimbursed I'll post again here so that hopefully others can also be educated in a working method of getting back their money for botched procedures.

Here are some pics of my scar and the new hair line they gave me. Two are from before the transplant and the rest are after. I tried loading the pics but after an hour of trying I gave up. It just kept saying loading and I made sure the pics met the size requirements so I don't know why they won't load. If anyone can help me get them up I'll gladly share the pics of what Capri calls a good hair transplant.




Tzedaka is located in [NA] and he is available to meet: NO


Post reply
cal

08.08.2012, 05:50

@ Tzedaka

Capri Clinic

Thank you for making specific complaints about a specific clinic. (But "the tri-state area" does not help narrow down the location on a worldwide forum like this.)

Unfortunately your story is all too familiar to anyone who knows the HT industry. I'm tempted to call it "textbook." This is a very unethical industry as a whole and a lot more patients come away dissatisfied than satisfied. There are some doctors/clinics that focus on delivering the best work possible without telling lies to get business but they are in the minority.

To put it bluntly, your chances for recovering the money you've spent are pretty tiny. The results of cosmetic surgery are "in the eye of the beholder" and can never be guaranteed. Dishonest clinics hide behind this principle to justify even the most egregious cases of failed results. The clinic you went to probably over-promises to all their patients to get them into the chair that first time and turns out dissatisfied patients all day long. Lots of guys have fought dishonest clinics for their money back and they don't win. The best you are likely to get would be a discount on future work by them, which is likely to do you more harm than good.




From listening to your story, it sounds like you are now basically trapped into getting more HT procedures. It's a common problem. You can't undo the scar and you can't look good with the work you have, so the only direction you can go is forward with more HT work to cover it. The clinic that did these first two rounds of butchery on your scalp shouldn't get any more of your business but there are better options out there.

The good news is that you probably didn't get the best possible HT work for your condition, which means there is the possibility of getting better-quality repair work done by the right clinic. It won't undo the damage but you can probably reduce the severity of it. The scar may be able to be revised (basically recut and closed more cleanly this time) and/or some hairs can be implanted into the scar to reduce the obviousness of it. The survival rate of hairs inserted into scar tissue is inconsistent but there have been some good results with this.

You also can also probably still get more HT work into the balding areas. Guys with major baldness cannot recover their gorgeous heads of hair they once had just because there isn't enough donor hair in relation to the size of the area that needs to be covered. But if you can live with recessed temple areas in front and somewhat thinned coverage on "bald spot" area in back, then the center front hairline & mid-top can usually be covered in a natural way that at least frames your face again and gives you enough hair density not to look unnatural. I'm sure at this stage of the game you are more concerned with looking natural than anything else, even if it's not the look you wanted when you got the first HT.


Finally, there is FUE transplant work. This is a different method of removing the donor hair from the back of your head, basically doing it with a tiny hole-saw to pull 1-4 hairs at a time. Instead of one huge strip of skin, they drill several hundred or a couple thousand tiny holes in the back to do it. The upside of this for your case (where you already have a big strip-scar) is that you can harvest donor grafts from your head without doing more strip removals. And you can pick hairs from other areas of your head besides the scar area. This gives the option of using thinner-shafted neck hairs to soften your hairline for example. FUE generally allows you to get a bit more donor hair in total before your lifetime supply is gone


Here is what I would look into - see if a top notch clinic can do one more big strip surgery, close it better to reduce the size of the scar, and dump whatever grafts they get in the process into the balding areas. Give it a year to heal up and see how the scar ends up looking. Then go back for some more FUE work to improve your balding areas and maybe sprinkle some grafts into the scar depending on how it ends up.

Finding good clinics is a whole other topic. But you can start by learning more about the HT process and don't put all your trust in any one single source (including this website/forums). Be prepared to travel ANYWHERE it takes to get good work - there just aren't enough good clinics to be picky about the distance. If you get HT work done then the price of the travel should be a small part of it and many clinics even offer travel discounts.



Good luck. You aren't the first guy to be in this exact position. The is light at the end of the tunnel, although it will take a few years and many thousands of dollars to get there.




cal is located in [NA] and he is available to meet: NO


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johnp

E-mail

New Jersey,
08.08.2012, 06:29

@ cal

Capri Clinic

Tri state means New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.

Is it just me but I don't see any pics.



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Tzedaka

08.08.2012, 09:10

@ cal

Capri Clinic

» Thank you for making specific complaints about a specific clinic. (But
» "the tri-state area" does not help narrow down the location on a worldwide
» forum like this.)
»
» Unfortunately your story is all too familiar to anyone who knows the HT
» industry. I'm tempted to call it "textbook." This is a very unethical
» industry as a whole and a lot more patients come away dissatisfied than
» satisfied. There are some doctors/clinics that focus on delivering the
» best work possible without telling lies to get business but they are in the
» minority.
»
» To put it bluntly, your chances for recovering the money you've spent are
» pretty tiny. The results of cosmetic surgery are "in the eye of the
» beholder" and can never be guaranteed. Dishonest clinics hide behind this
» principle to justify even the most egregious cases of failed results. The
» clinic you went to probably over-promises to all their patients to get them
» into the chair that first time and turns out dissatisfied patients all day
» long. Lots of guys have fought dishonest clinics for their money back and
» they don't win. The best you are likely to get would be a discount on
» future work by them, which is likely to do you more harm than good.
»
»
»
»
» From listening to your story, it sounds like you are now basically trapped
» into getting more HT procedures. It's a common problem. You can't undo
» the scar and you can't look good with the work you have, so the only
» direction you can go is forward with more HT work to cover it. The clinic
» that did these first two rounds of butchery on your scalp shouldn't get any
» more of your business but there are better options out there.
»
» The good news is that you probably didn't get the best possible HT work for
» your condition, which means there is the possibility of getting
» better-quality repair work done by the right clinic. It won't undo the
» damage but you can probably reduce the severity of it. The scar may be
» able to be revised (basically recut and closed more cleanly this time)
» and/or some hairs can be implanted into the scar to reduce the obviousness
» of it. The survival rate of hairs inserted into scar tissue is
» inconsistent but there have been some good results with this.
»
» You also can also probably still get more HT work into the balding areas.
» Guys with major baldness cannot recover their gorgeous heads of hair they
» once had just because there isn't enough donor hair in relation to the size
» of the area that needs to be covered. But if you can live with recessed
» temple areas in front and somewhat thinned coverage on "bald spot" area in
» back, then the center front hairline & mid-top can usually be covered in a
» natural way that at least frames your face again and gives you enough hair
» density not to look unnatural. I'm sure at this stage of the game you are
» more concerned with looking natural than anything else, even if it's not
» the look you wanted when you got the first HT.
»
»
» Finally, there is FUE transplant work. This is a different method of
» removing the donor hair from the back of your head, basically doing it with
» a tiny hole-saw to pull 1-4 hairs at a time. Instead of one huge strip of
» skin, they drill several hundred or a couple thousand tiny holes in the
» back to do it. The upside of this for your case (where you already have a
» big strip-scar) is that you can harvest donor grafts from your head without
» doing more strip removals. And you can pick hairs from other areas of your
» head besides the scar area. This gives the option of using thinner-shafted
» neck hairs to soften your hairline for example. FUE generally allows you
» to get a bit more donor hair in total before your lifetime supply is gone
»
»
» Here is what I would look into - see if a top notch clinic can do one more
» big strip surgery, close it better to reduce the size of the scar, and dump
» whatever grafts they get in the process into the balding areas. Give it a
» year to heal up and see how the scar ends up looking. Then go back for
» some more FUE work to improve your balding areas and maybe sprinkle some
» grafts into the scar depending on how it ends up.
»
» Finding good clinics is a whole other topic. But you can start by learning
» more about the HT process and don't put all your trust in any one single
» source (including this website/forums). Be prepared to travel ANYWHERE it
» takes to get good work - there just aren't enough good clinics to be picky
» about the distance. If you get HT work done then the price of the travel
» should be a small part of it and many clinics even offer travel discounts.
»
»
»
»
» Good luck. You aren't the first guy to be in this exact position. The is
» light at the end of the tunnel, although it will take a few years and many
» thousands of dollars to get there.

Thanx for taking the time to give so thorough a reply, I appreciate the time and thought it took. I know as you said that unfortunately it's unlikely for me to get my money back as I searched the internet first to see what others might have done in similar situations. The outlook wasn't good unless many are willing to step up and file a class action lawsuit. Other than that I heard virtually nothing of any kind of success in getting ones money back for botched procedures.

I will say how ever that after speaking to a couple of lawyers and searching around a couple of suggestions sounded like they may work. Can't hurt to try in my opinion, worse case scenario I'm no better off than I am now and best case scenario I get a refund. You are correct that there is no industry standard how ever you can according to the lawyers I spoke with create one if you have other surgeons in the field testify on your behalf creating a general standard for the courts approval.

The other alternative's which I was told are more likely to work are suing for false advertisement and or getting arbitration through the Better Business Bureau. The lawyers I spoke to said your more likely to win a case suing for the false advertisement than medical malpractice and have told me they've had a good success rate doing so. Since most doctors lure you in with pictures of their supposed success stories they're creating their own standard that they have to live up to. Also luckily most HT doctors don't add the whole results not typical clause like some other industries do ie:the weight loss industry. So they often fall prey to creating a standard they can't meet and the court can often find in favor of the HT client. Their own sites are often brought in as evidence as they often have pictures of their supposed success with other clients.

I've also been told some have had success with going through the Better Business Bureau again going with a complaint along the lines of false advertisement. This is the recourse I'm trying now and my last resort will be a lawsuit. I personally am of the opinion that these guys get away with this stuff because we let them. We should try every avenue to make sure they don't get away with cheating people out of money, for ourselves and others. Perhaps if more of us took a active role in this regard a industry standard could be made legally binding.

I personally find it sad that people can sue for a million dollars for spilling hot coffee on themselves because their coffee cup didn't say the coffee was hot, but people who are being disfigured have so much trouble. Still I'm of a positive mind and at very least I'm hoping to make the Capri Clinic pay in some way or another even if it's just time and aggravation. Perhaps if enough of us do everything within our power they'll lose money trying to handle all the suits and arbitration due to the loss of their time handling these things even if the client isn't successful.

No matter what I'm hoping at very least to educate potential clients of the Capri Clinic so no one else has to go through what I did. I'm truly hopeful that my writing this at very least saves a couple of people from getting cheated by this clinic. Also in regards to being more specific about the clinic, they are located at 5 Penn Plaza, New York, New York 10009 and have other clinics in North and South New Jersey. Here's their site as well http://www.hairdoc.us/?gclid=COqVkZzJ17ECFYNx4AodwlcAGw




Tzedaka is located in [NA] and he is available to meet: NO


Post reply
Tzedaka

08.08.2012, 09:47

@ johnp

Capri Clinic

» Tri state means New Jersey, New York and Connecticut.
»
» Is it just me but I don't see any pics.

Sorry I stated above that I tried uploading pics for an hour to no avail. I managed to get them up now .


[image]
[image]
[image]


and here's pic pre-operation.
[image]




Tzedaka is located in [NA] and he is available to meet: NO


Post reply
Skywalker

The Corridor of Uncertainty,
08.08.2012, 13:33

@ cal

Capri Clinic

» Thank you for making specific complaints about a specific clinic. (But
» "the tri-state area" does not help narrow down the location on a worldwide
» forum like this.)
»
» Unfortunately your story is all too familiar to anyone who knows the HT
» industry. I'm tempted to call it "textbook." This is a very unethical
» industry as a whole and a lot more patients come away dissatisfied than
» satisfied. There are some doctors/clinics that focus on delivering the
» best work possible without telling lies to get business but they are in the
» minority.
»
» To put it bluntly, your chances for recovering the money you've spent are
» pretty tiny. The results of cosmetic surgery are "in the eye of the
» beholder" and can never be guaranteed. Dishonest clinics hide behind this
» principle to justify even the most egregious cases of failed results. The
» clinic you went to probably over-promises to all their patients to get them
» into the chair that first time and turns out dissatisfied patients all day
» long. Lots of guys have fought dishonest clinics for their money back and
» they don't win. The best you are likely to get would be a discount on
» future work by them, which is likely to do you more harm than good.
»
»
»
»
» From listening to your story, it sounds like you are now basically trapped
» into getting more HT procedures. It's a common problem. You can't undo
» the scar and you can't look good with the work you have, so the only
» direction you can go is forward with more HT work to cover it. The clinic
» that did these first two rounds of butchery on your scalp shouldn't get any
» more of your business but there are better options out there.
»
» The good news is that you probably didn't get the best possible HT work for
» your condition, which means there is the possibility of getting
» better-quality repair work done by the right clinic. It won't undo the
» damage but you can probably reduce the severity of it. The scar may be
» able to be revised (basically recut and closed more cleanly this time)
» and/or some hairs can be implanted into the scar to reduce the obviousness
» of it. The survival rate of hairs inserted into scar tissue is
» inconsistent but there have been some good results with this.
»
» You also can also probably still get more HT work into the balding areas.
» Guys with major baldness cannot recover their gorgeous heads of hair they
» once had just because there isn't enough donor hair in relation to the size
» of the area that needs to be covered. But if you can live with recessed
» temple areas in front and somewhat thinned coverage on "bald spot" area in
» back, then the center front hairline & mid-top can usually be covered in a
» natural way that at least frames your face again and gives you enough hair
» density not to look unnatural. I'm sure at this stage of the game you are
» more concerned with looking natural than anything else, even if it's not
» the look you wanted when you got the first HT.
»
»
» Finally, there is FUE transplant work. This is a different method of
» removing the donor hair from the back of your head, basically doing it with
» a tiny hole-saw to pull 1-4 hairs at a time. Instead of one huge strip of
» skin, they drill several hundred or a couple thousand tiny holes in the
» back to do it. The upside of this for your case (where you already have a
» big strip-scar) is that you can harvest donor grafts from your head without
» doing more strip removals. And you can pick hairs from other areas of your
» head besides the scar area. This gives the option of using thinner-shafted
» neck hairs to soften your hairline for example. FUE generally allows you
» to get a bit more donor hair in total before your lifetime supply is gone
»
»
» Here is what I would look into - see if a top notch clinic can do one more
» big strip surgery, close it better to reduce the size of the scar, and dump
» whatever grafts they get in the process into the balding areas. Give it a
» year to heal up and see how the scar ends up looking. Then go back for
» some more FUE work to improve your balding areas and maybe sprinkle some
» grafts into the scar depending on how it ends up.
»
» Finding good clinics is a whole other topic. But you can start by learning
» more about the HT process and don't put all your trust in any one single
» source (including this website/forums). Be prepared to travel ANYWHERE it
» takes to get good work - there just aren't enough good clinics to be picky
» about the distance. If you get HT work done then the price of the travel
» should be a small part of it and many clinics even offer travel discounts.
»
»
»
»
» Good luck. You aren't the first guy to be in this exact position. The is
» light at the end of the tunnel, although it will take a few years and many
» thousands of dollars to get there.


That is a fine post, props to Cal for posting it.

The only thing I would add - and this is just my opinion - is that you might want to also evaluate whether you think Dr Gho's HST is the real deal or not - there is mixed opinions on this board.

I am NOT saying, however, that Cal's idea of one more big strip - and hopefully closing it better, shouldn't be the first step, I definitely think that is the way I would go too in your position.

After that a lot will depend on your finances, good luck.




Skywalker is located in THE CORRIDOR OF UNCERTAINTY and he is available to meet: NO


Post reply
Tzedaka

10.08.2012, 23:18

@ Skywalker

Capri Clinic

»
»
» That is a fine post, props to Cal for posting it.
»
» The only thing I would add - and this is just my opinion - is that you
» might want to also evaluate whether you think Dr Gho's HST is the real deal
» or not - there is mixed opinions on this board.
»
» I am NOT saying, however, that Cal's idea of one more big strip - and
» hopefully closing it better, shouldn't be the first step, I definitely
» think that is the way I would go too in your position.
»
» After that a lot will depend on your finances, good luck.



It definitely was and I appreciated it. I still find it really sad that there seems to be little to no recourse when a "doctor" disfigures a person and charges thoousands of dollars to do so.




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Post reply
Skywalker

The Corridor of Uncertainty,
11.08.2012, 00:57

@ Tzedaka

Capri Clinic

»
» I still find it really sad that there seems to be little to no recourse
» when a "doctor" disfigures a person and charges thoousands of dollars to do
» so.

Yup, I am afraid it is still 'caveat emptor' with the HT jungle, the Hippocratic Oath is largely a myth in this business in my opinion :-(




Skywalker is located in THE CORRIDOR OF UNCERTAINTY and he is available to meet: NO


Post reply
hairtech_smg

Minneapolis, Minnesota; USA,
11.08.2012, 04:23

@ Skywalker

Capri Clinic

» »
» » I still find it really sad that there seems to be little to no recourse
» » when a "doctor" disfigures a person and charges thoousands of dollars to
» do
» » so.
»
» Yup, I am afraid it is still 'caveat emptor' with the HT jungle, the
» Hippocratic Oath is largely a myth in this business in my opinion :-(

Increasing skywalkers words even more... I have seen this hippocracy first hand in this business...:-(




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---
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topcat611

E-mail

12.08.2012, 02:55

@ hairtech_smg

Capri Clinic

I think the lawyer route would be a waste of time for you. As you would have to pay for the expert testimony and by the time all the expenses are paid and deducted from any award providing that you even win the only ones who make out are the lawyers.

I also think the BBB would be a waste of time. But you might want to consider filing a complaint with the FTC or letting the clinic know you will be filing a complaint with the FTC it holds more weight and the Feds are not to be taken lightly.

That is a nasty looking scar and I’m sorry that you now have it. It’s hard to believe that this still goes on but it does.

I would also agree with Cals approach as mine would be exactly the same. Just make sure you go to the right place regardless of where it’s located. I'm sure your situation can be greatly improved so don't let it get you down.



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I have been posting for well over 14 years because I feel the need to help others avoid the mistakes I have made and want to help others make better decisions and avoid being deceived. I would be happy to speak to anyone at anytime in person or on the phone. There are some out there that wish I would go away, but I don't have any plans on going anywhere. I believe the small amount of effort I make can make a big difference in someone else's life and it's well worth my time.

Stay away from doctors who perform mega sessions, have posts deleted, attack posters, sue patients & forum owners, use power drills or robots. I recommend fue with hand punches in the .70-.85 range. I consulted with dozens of clinics over the years and there was a recurring theme regarding FUE among some employees of those other clinics. I was told Bisanga was the man my research told me the same and my experience validated my own research.


http://hairsite.com/serendipity/authors/19-Topcat611
http://hairtransplantrepair.blogspot.com/

My experience can be read on my blogspot and a complete pictorial history of my repair procedure is available at:

http://tinyurl.com/y8m256z


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topcat611

E-mail

12.08.2012, 03:02

@ topcat611

Capri Clinic

Tzedaka it this the guy that worked on you and is that real hair on his head? I guess he is only the clinic director but the same question did you meet with him and is that real hair?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8EowCL605I


How can one not laugh at this testomonial? I actually thought that first shot was the before picture but it's the after picture.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wprXCo2ORaY&feature=relmfu

And yet another bizarre looking result. Please do better research as you can't make another mistake.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZT9NH7EI46Q&feature=relmfu



topcat611 has 1 Personal Journal(s). Click here to view
topcat611 is located in [NA] and he is available to meet: NO

---
I have been posting for well over 14 years because I feel the need to help others avoid the mistakes I have made and want to help others make better decisions and avoid being deceived. I would be happy to speak to anyone at anytime in person or on the phone. There are some out there that wish I would go away, but I don't have any plans on going anywhere. I believe the small amount of effort I make can make a big difference in someone else's life and it's well worth my time.

Stay away from doctors who perform mega sessions, have posts deleted, attack posters, sue patients & forum owners, use power drills or robots. I recommend fue with hand punches in the .70-.85 range. I consulted with dozens of clinics over the years and there was a recurring theme regarding FUE among some employees of those other clinics. I was told Bisanga was the man my research told me the same and my experience validated my own research.


http://hairsite.com/serendipity/authors/19-Topcat611
http://hairtransplantrepair.blogspot.com/

My experience can be read on my blogspot and a complete pictorial history of my repair procedure is available at:

http://tinyurl.com/y8m256z


Post reply
needhairasap

14.08.2012, 06:18

@ Tzedaka

Capri Clinic

» This is my first post here and I was hoping to warn away anyone thinking
» about getting a transplant at the Capri Clinic that advertises cheap
» affordable implants in the tri-state area. I've had 2 procedures at the
» Capri Clinic and haven't been satisfied by either one. I was assured it
» would take no more than 2 procedures to accomplish the results I wanted.
» Instead all I've been left with is extremely thin hair and a scar that is
» extremely large and noticeable making it impossible for me to shave my head
» as I did in the past.
»
» I'm writing this in the hopes of preventing others from making the same
» mistake I did. It's better to be able to just shave your head than look
» like a joke with obvious hair plugs. I've been so mortified I never remove
» my hat anymore since all it does is draw questions from people about the
» scar I have. The scar is about 1 inch thick from top to bottom and runs the
» length of my head from just in front of my ears all the way around. Their
» only suggestion when I tried confronting them was tattooing to some what
» hide the thin hair and scar at an extra cost to me no less. Basically
» saying I should pay for them not delivering their promise and their
» disfigurement of the back of my head. I now feel incredibly self conscious
» and it's affecting more of my life than I thought it would. So I advise
» anyone considering a hair transplant to be very sure they know what they're
» getting into. Don't let your insecurity rush you into a decision you'll
» regret even more.
»
» To go in depth to the problems I had with the Capri Clinic I'll start with
» the procedure. I was told that the gentleman I met would be doing the
» procedure and instead woke up to find 2 young girls doing the procedure
» instead. I was in a fair amount of pain and asked for more pain killers to
» which I got the response we're almost finished try to hold on just a little
» longer. Almost finished turned into another 3 hours of listening to these
» girls talking to each other about who was cheating on who and who deserved
» it, in my opinion very unprofessional. Finally they finished and I went to
» the hotel to try to relax. My head how ever was in enough pain to make that
» impossible. I complained to Jerry about the treatment and he just told me
» don't worry all that suffering will be worth it. So despite my better
» judgement I tried to have faith in the procedure as I waited for my follow
» up appointment to remove the stitches.
»
» The time came for them to be removed and immediately upon their removal I
» noticed the scar was no pencil thin line they had promised it would be, it
» was thick and obvious. I probably could have dealt with a thin line even
» one that was jagged and funny looking as I'd need very little hair to cover
» it up, but instead I had a 1 inch thick line going around my head. I told
» Jerry I was very upset with the scar, stating to him do you know how long
» the hair will have to be to cover the scar. He calmly suggested I get their
» tattoo service at an extra cost. I told him I was unhappy and that wasn't a
» suitable alternative to me to which I was dismissed and told to give it
» time perhaps the scar would shrink. Well I can tell you it's been months
» and it definitely has not shrunk, though luckily it hasn't gotten
» bigger(knock on wood). So despite numerous complaints and me trying to work
» things out with the Capri Clinic I've gotten no where.
»
» My first attempt at getting my transplant fixed was turning to the doctor
» and asking him to make right what he did wrong and unfortunately my words
» fell on deaf ears. So I'm not writing this lightly and without even
» attempting to talk to the doctor giving more credence to my claim. Many
» people make complaints about such things and never even give the company
» they're complaining about the chance to make things right.I did and got
» nowhere proving just how little the Capri Clinic cares about their clients
» satisfaction.
»
» I'm personally doing what I can to see if I can get some sort of justice
» and what recourse's are available to me. If I actually succeed in getting
» reimbursed I'll post again here so that hopefully others can also be
» educated in a working method of getting back their money for botched
» procedures.
»
» Here are some pics of my scar and the new hair line they gave me. Two are
» from before the transplant and the rest are after. I tried loading the pics
» but after an hour of trying I gave up. It just kept saying loading and I
» made sure the pics met the size requirements so I don't know why they won't
» load. If anyone can help me get them up I'll gladly share the pics of what
» Capri calls a good hair transplant.



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Skywalker

The Corridor of Uncertainty,
19.08.2012, 15:52

@ topcat611

Capri Clinic

» Tzedaka it this the guy that worked on you and is that real hair on his
» head? I guess he is only the clinic director but the same question did you
» meet with him and is that real hair?
»
» http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8EowCL605I
»
»
» How can one not laugh at this testomonial? I actually thought that first
» shot was the before picture but it's the after picture.
»
» http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wprXCo2ORaY&feature=relmfu
»
» And yet another bizarre looking result. Please do better research as you
» can't make another mistake.
»
» http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZT9NH7EI46Q&feature=relmfu

Wow, Capri clinic seem to be making videos to scare people away !
I particularly like the first one with the Capri clinical director - it looks like he has a long shag pile carpet stuck to his head !

The implication seems to be "Yes, you too can have fur (sorry I mean hair) like mine :-D




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