Hi, I'm a 25 year old man and it seems baldness runs in my family. I am losing my crown and temples and want the FUE surgery. I also am afraid eventually I will be bald at the back of my head and would like to know if FUE will prevent it. I'm also curious about scarring and if it would be noticeable with short hair? Thanks!
Doctor Answers (4)
FUE maybe the best answer
Progressive hair loss.
Do not begin with surgery until u know u will have enough hair to finish with a good result. This is the same whether u have transplants or the Fleming-Mayer Flap.
Crown hair loss
At your age with what you describe without photos, I would presume you will have ongoing hair loss. You could presume that you will be as bald as the baldest man in your family after age 50. Hair transplants by FUE or any other harvesting method will not stop continuing hair loss. Transplants harvested by FUE will avoid a linear scar in the fringe and might allow for a shorter hairstyle. It is important however that the skill of the doctor be such that the quality of the grafts be equal to those that are harvested by the strip method and dissected by experienced technicians. Also be wary about transplanting the crown before transplanting the frontal hairline at your age. You may use up the majority of your good donor hair and not have much to use later when you need it in the front.
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