Our hairline recedes as we age, and the crown of our heads becomes more visible. Some people like to shave their heads bald, while others prefer not to. Fortunately, there is an easy approach to make your hair seem thicker. Many people are unsure whether this surgery would work for them because they have very little hair on their crown. So, do crown hair transplants work? And how does the FUE hair transplant recovery timeline work for the crown area? Crown hair transplants sometimes require much more hair than frontal hair transplants. This is related to the viewing angle of the crown. If there are enough donor hairs available, a hair transplant could be performed on the crown area.
The general rule for crown hair transplants is that men in their twenties and thirties should avoid this type of transplant. This is because they are likely to continue losing hair, and crown transplants should always be performed after a man's hair loss trend has been established. So, how is hair transplant growth timeline? It actually is quite similar to frontal hair transplants, but they might take a little more time for recovery.
As a result of male pattern baldness, you may notice that your hair is starting to thin at the crown. This is because estrogen (DHT) primarily targets the hairs on the front, top, and crown of your head. So, when your crown area gets thinner, you will inevitably notice it. But make sure you do not notice it before it is late.
Crown regions need a large number of grafts and may necessitate two surgeries, depending on the degree of baldness. Therefore, it might take a while to recover from the surgery. So, the length of regrowth might be a little longer, but not so much! The crown should grow back completely 12-18 months following the hair transplant. However, the first outcomes might be noticed in 5-8 months.
Sleeping in an elevated position can assist to minimize swelling in your scalp and forehead, allowing you to recover faster. Try not to toss and turn or touch the crown during your sleep.
For people experiencing crown hair loss, it may appear that regeneration takes longer in this area because we seldom observe hair loss in this area as quickly as we do in the frontal regions of our scalp. Since the treatment is kind of delayed, the growth might be slower than in the frontal areas.
Crown hair thinning is a rare problem but it disturbs some people and there is a treatment method available for the issue. If you want to learn more about the crown hair transplant and want to see FUE hair transplant before and after photos, you could visit our online page or clinic. If you have questions like “how much area does 2000 grafts cover”, our online consulters will make sure you get the best approximate answers. The Asmed team is here for you if you need anything during your hair transplant journey.