Is hair restoration possible at the age of 24?

I am 24 and bald tried various medicine, but I don't think I had a good results with it, please can some one give me a place or a cure that will help me to recover my hair? And also I wanted to know if male pattern baldness only be cured by transplantation?

Doctor Answers 6

Hair Transplant at 24

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24 is indeed on the younger side for a hair transplant.  Things that must be considered are expectations, rate of so, donor capability, and the understanding that one may be committed to secondary or tertiary transplants. PRP may be a more reasonable first line.



Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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24 and wants a hair transplant

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Without photos it is impossible to address your question. Generally at the age of 24, I like to start off with medications first and then after a year, understand the response to medications, take another step

William Rassman, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 29 reviews

HAIR LOSS

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What determines your candidacy for a hair restoration, is the history of hair loss, your understanding of its progression, your expectations, and how you choose to live your life long as you are well informed. My advice to you is to learn as much as possible about your own hair loss by using the internet, visiting doctors, looking at your past pictures, and your family history.  It still is possible that you may not be a candidate, but definitely explore all your options and exercise preventative care, it does work.

Baubac Hayatdavoudi, MD
Beverly Hills Physician
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Hair restoration treatments at young age

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you need to do an evaluation with a hair restoration surgeon to find the cause and degree for your hair loss. If you have male pattern hair loss the cause for it is genetic. If it is established, you need to do hair transplant surgery to regain hair in the thinning areas and also start a medical hair treatment option such as rogaine, propecia, prp and vitamins to slow down future hair loss. A comprehensive approach is the beat option. 

Michael Meshkin, MD
Newport Beach Hair Restoration Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 29 reviews

There is no "cure" for genetic male pattern balding but there are treatment options to slow it down.

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There is no "cure" for genetic male pattern balding but there are treatment options to slow it down.  Hair transplant is not a cure since it is only rearranging what you have from the donor area to the bald area.  To explore these options you should see a doctor for an examination.

Jae Pak, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 106 reviews

Transplants Are Not a Cure For hair Loss

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The first thing I need to say is that hair transplants are not a cure for hair loss.  They may hide the symptoms for a while, but unless you stop the real underlying cause of your hair loss it will continue to advance over time until 60-70% of your hair is gone.  And this 60-70% is an important fact.  That means that only 30-40% of your hair is available to be transplanted into the hair loss areas as they progress.  You simply do not have enough hair.

Your best bet is to find a hair loss specialist who can perform tests to determine your underlying cause of hair loss and correct that.  The result then would be that your hair loss process would stop and reverse allowing your hair to regrow back naturally on its own.

Robert Nettles, MD
Beverly Hills Physician

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