Hair Replacement Surgery

What causes hair loss?

Hair loss is believed to be primarily caused by a combination of the following:

However, hair loss is not caused by the following:

Generally, the earlier hair loss begins, the more severe the baldness will become.

What is hair replacement surgery?

The interest in hair replacement has significantly increased over the past 10 years. Two out of every three men, and one in five women, suffer from hair loss. For men, the main cause of a diminishing hairline is heredity. Hormonal changes such as menopause can cause both thinning and hair loss in women.

There are a number of hair replacement techniques that are available, although hair replacement surgery cannot help those who suffer from total baldness. Candidates for hair replacement must have a healthy growth of hair at the back and sides of the head. The hair on the back and sides of the head will serve as hair donor areas where grafts and flaps will be taken.

There are four primary different types of hair replacement methods, including the following:

Possible complications associated with hair transplantation procedures

Possible complications associated with hair transplantation procedures may include, but are not limited to, the following:

About the procedure

Although each procedure varies, generally, hair replacement surgeries follow this process:

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