Am I candidate for a hair transplant? (Photo)
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Am I candidate for a hair transplant?
Thank you for your question. To obtain alive hair follicles implanted in higher rates, the latest technique being used is not the only manner, it is also affected by compliance of implantation area that we found a better way to improve as a result of our researches, The Organic Hair Transplantation. By this new and unique Organic Hair Transplantation Technique, before the extraction and implantation processes; we regenerate the implantation area with injection of stem cell enriched fat tissue. Regeneration of cells in target area before FUE transplantation with the support of stromal stem cells results in higher rate of alive thicker hair follicles
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From looking at your picture, you are a good candidate for ultra refined microscopic hair transplant to lower your hair line. You need to make sure the hair restoration specialist has the training and experience to perform specialized techniques.
There is an alternative in New York to hair transplants and medical therapy that thickens your hair and stops hair loss
When you look at your options beyond medications, you see there’s so much information about hair transplants. Doctors who do transplants will always boast about numbers of grafts, how much they can do, and how great and natural their transplants look. For many years, it was generally not advised to do transplants in men in their 20s because if the onset of hair loss was in the 20s, then the limitations of a transplant may prevent getting the optimal result for them. As you get older, you tend to not need as much hair because of general societal norms. People in their 40s and 50s, there’s more than 40-50% of men have hair loss and they tend to not to have a full head of hair.
In our practice, we’ve developed Hair Regeneration which we have used to treat people who come to us from all over the world. This is a process to reverse hair thinning without taking medication and doing surgery. This is composed of a material called extracellular matrix (ECM) developed originally for wound healing combined with a material that comes from your own blood called platelet-rich plasma (PRP). Platelet-rich plasma has the key elements and growth factors necessary for wound healing. We do injections into the scalp all done at one time. We’ve been able to get successful results in about 100% of male pattern hair loss patients which is remarkable. We’ve treated people who were taking finasteride but were still losing hair. The majority of our male patients don’t even take finasteride at all.
We’re in a point now where the results of Hair Regeneration exceed the results of hair transplantation. Since hair follicles are already grouped together, by thickening those hairs the amount of coverage is considerably more than you can get with a hair transplant. Hair transplant has limits in the number of hairs you can move. There are also limits of the numbers of hairs that survive, and there’s a lot of collateral loss of existing hair. Existing thinning hairs that once contributed to the overall look of coverage are sacrificed when you do hair transplant because of fmaking little openings or stabs on the skin.
In our practice, our strategy is first do Hair Regeneration, restore whatever is possible and stabilize and prevent the progression. This onetime injection appears to have benefit for 3-5 years. There’s a small subset of patients that we do a secondary injection for people who are more advanced. We see our patients every 3 months so that we make sure that we’re able to measure our results as objectively as possible. We do a combination of microscope photos, trichoscopy, and digital resolution photography.
It’s really important that you understand the physiology of hair loss as much as you can before you decide. Remember that there is now an alternative called Hair Regeneration which can stabilize progression as well as thicken existing hair. You may now be able to hold off having a hair transplant for awhile, if you do it at all. The majority of our patients feel very satisfied and decide not to have a hair transplant. A lot of men do hair transplants purely out of desperation which is a terrible reason to make a decision. Learn more and then make a decision based on education about your medical therapy as well as Hair Regeneration. I hope that was helpful, I wish you the best of luck, and thank you for your question.
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