You are not alone if your hair is thinning or balding on the top of your head. Balding at the 'hair crown' or top of your head is a common experience that many people go through at some point in their lives, especially those who have a family history of hair loss.
There are numerous treatments available, ranging from non-surgical hair loss treatments to crown hair transplant procedures such as a FUE hair transplant, which can help with hair regrowth in the crown.
Your hair's crown, or vertex, is located on the highest point on top of your head. A "hair whorl" is the hair that grows from this point and congregates around your scalp in a circular pattern or formation. You may even have two hair whorls in your crown, which is referred to as a 'double crown.'
Crown hair restoration are FUE hair transplant procedures that involve the surgical removal of individual hair follicles from donor areas on the back and sides of the head, which are then extracted and transferred to the affected crown area. Crown hair restoration is just like hairline lowering surgery or forehead reduction surgery.
At Asmed, we use the FUE technique for crown hair transplants because it is the most modern method and allows for a full recovery in a short period of time. The entire operation takes between 4 and 6 hours, depending on the case and patient, after which you can return to your home or hotel and rest.
During the first two weeks after surgery, you may notice some redness in the donor and operated areas, as well as some hair loss, but this is completely normal and you should not be concerned.
New hair from the transplanted follicles should begin to emerge between 2-4 months after the transplant, and after 5-9 months “depending on the patient” a significant amount of hair should emerge from the crown. Finally, most of the hairs implanted in your crown will have emerged from the scalp after about 12 months or 18 months and the hair transplantation recovery will be completed.
To achieve the desired density, a second hair transplant session with a year interval may be required. Furthermore, medical treatments can significantly aid in hair recovery. Grafts in a standard FUE hair transplant begin to grow in 4 to 6 months. With crown hair transplant results, you must be more patient.
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