A multi-therapeutic hair transplant procedure is an ideal solution for male-pattern baldness. However, it is not a blanket solution; there are ideal candidates for this treatment option. Ultimately, a trained hair loss treatment professional should be your primary source of information to determine if you are a candidate, but there are some factors you can review now to help determine if this option might be right for you.
Permanent Hair Loss
An ideal candidate for this type of hair transplant procedure is someone who has been medically diagnosed with permanent hair loss. Although it is less discussed, some males experience temporary hair loss. This type of hair loss is often brought about by an external element, such as excess stress or prescription medications.
Typically, once these elements are removed, the hair will grow again. Permanent hair loss is known as alopecia, which can come in several forms. This type of hair loss causes irreparable damage to the follicle, which means the hair will not grow again.
The keyword in this treatment option is transplant. With this treatment option, hair from another part of the head or body, including the chest, legs, and pubic area, known as donor hair, is removed and transplanted to the area of hair loss. For the treatment to be effective, the donor hair follicles must be healthy.
If there is any thinning in the donor hair region or the follicles are shrinking or unstable, the transplanted donor hair will eventually fall out and render the entire transplant process a failure. Keep in mind; Alopecia Universalis is a condition that causes permanent hair loss all over the body, so anyone with this condition would not be a candidate.
It's important to note that permanent hair loss can target individuals of various ages. However, the ideal candidate is generally someone who is fully developed. Consider someone in their early 20s, for example. Typically, the younger you are when you first experience hair loss, the more expansive the area of loss will grow.
Additionally, since the hair loss is still in an active stage, it is hard for the professional performing the treatment to assess where the area of hair loss will end. This uncertainty makes it almost impossible to accurately determine where the transplant should begin and end and what area of the head is suitable to serve as donor hair. People whose' hair loss has had some time to take shape are typically better candidates.
Again, let the professional you work with make the final decision as to whether or not a multi-therapeutic hair transplant is right for you. Contact a professional as soon as possible to see where you stand.