Hair Restoration for Men
Androgenetic alopecia (pattern
baldness) is the term for the partial or complete absence of hair from areas of the body where it normally grows.
Male pattern baldness (MPB) accounts for more than 95% of hair loss in men. By the age of 35, in fact, two-thirds of American men will experience some degree of appreciable hair loss, and by the age of 50, approximately 85% of men have significantly thinning hair. Approximately 25 percent of men who experience male pattern baldness begin this process before they reach the age of 21.
There are many possible reasons men lose their hair, including serious disease, reaction to certain medications, and in rare cases, extremely stressful events. In the majority of instances, androgenic alopecia or male pattern baldness is caused by heredity and is responsible for the vast majority of hair loss in men.* Male pattern baldness is generally characterized by the onset of a receding hairline and thinning crown. This pattern eventually progresses into more apparent baldness throughout the entire top of the scalp, and in the more advanced stages of MPB, leaving only a rim or “horseshoe” pattern of hair remaining. Fortunately, MPB is the optimal type of hair loss to be addressed by hair transplant.
With the advent of advanced technological improvements in hair restoration, such as the type done at Look Natural Hair Transplants, it is possible to replace lost hair with completely natural results. Hair transplantation is a good option for nearly 90% of balding men in the U.S.
Prospective patients need to be aware that transplanted hair growth takes time, the same as natural hair growth. Grafted hair falls out within two to three weeks of the procedure. New, natural hair grows in within four to six months.
*Source: American Hair Loss Association