A receding hairline is one of the many types of hair loss in men. There is no specific point in time when someone begins to experience hair loss. It varies from person to person and is heavily influenced by genetics. If you have a receding hairline, there are a number of surgical and non-surgical options that can help promote hair regrowth and prevent further hair loss.
A receding hairline is most common in men and can begin at any time after puberty. A receding hairline is most common around the temples, with thinning visible in most men as they approach 40 years of age. Hair begins to thin up towards the top of the head from here.
There is no set pattern for a receding hairline, and no one can predict where or when they will lose their hair. What is important to remember is that if you notice a change in your hairline and are concerned, you must act quickly and consult with a hair specialist. You can then make an informed decision about how to slow or stop your hair loss. Many people get a forehead reduction surgery, or in some cases hairline lowering surgery if they are having problems with how their hairlines look.
According to studies, approximately 50% of men will experience hair loss by the time they reach their 50s. Some men may experience early onset receding as soon as they complete puberty. The majority of the time, the hairline recession is caused by a condition known as male pattern baldness. The hormone DHT (dihydrotestosterone) causes hair to thin and fall out in the hairline and temples.
FUE hair transplants involve extracting hair follicles from the back and sides of your scalp (donor area) and transferring them to your hairline, giving the appearance of naturally grown hair.
The hairs in the donor area are distinct from the other hairs on your head. They are chosen because of their resistance to DHT, the primary hormone associated with male pattern baldness. This provides hair transplant patients with a thicker, fuller head of hair that is resistant to hair loss. Hair transplants have become less invasive as technology has advanced and experienced surgeons have gained experience. Therefore, natural hair transplants are easier to achieve, but not everyone will benefit from having a hair transplant. While hair transplants are an effective treatment for restoring lost hair, the procedure does not stop the ongoing recession.
Even after the surgery, some patients' hair may continue to recede behind the transplanted areas and it brings up the question of how long do hair transplants last. An FUE hair transplant typically lasts between 15-20 years, but if you continue to lose hair around the surgically implanted areas, you may need to consider a second hair transplant or another treatment.
Our aim is to provide the highest medical care to our patients at Asmed. We aim to provide our patients with the highest level of medical care in order to ensure their safety and comfort. We provide detailed information about the process to each patient based on their specific requirements and needs. Our priority is to fulfill our patient’s unique needs.
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