I am 23 years old. Can I go for hair transplant? (photos)
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No Clinical Age Restrictions
Photos cannot assess if you would be a "great" candidate for surgery. Usually this involves seeing a doctor in person.
Hair transplants for men in their 20's
While many, if not most, hair transplant surgeons feel that it is generally a mistake for someone under the age of 25 to have a hair transplant, I personally do not have an age cutoff. I am very selective when it comes to men in their early 20's, but I have made exceptions in some cases. In your case, I would strongly suggest that you get started on finasteride; you could use this in combination with the minoxidil, but I would not depend solely on minoxidil to prevent continuing hair loss. You might even experience some thickening of your hair after a few months on finasteride. It is very difficult to say from the small photos I am looking at on my iPad, but you might be one of those young men for whom I would make an exception and consider transplanting the frontal and mid-scalp area (but not the crown). You should discuss this with an experienced and well-respected hair transplant surgeon. I hope this was helpful.
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