There is a large number of people who suffer from hair loss. This
hair loss may be caused by a lot of things hormones, genetics, and
reactions to environmental stimuli are among the most common causes
of hair loss. Hair loss may be prevented and sometimes stopped;
however, for individuals who are genetically predisposed to hair
loss, especially men, the prevention of hair loss may not be as
easy. A good option for these individuals would be to simply undergo
Hair Replacement a surgical
procedure designed to transplant hair and facilitate hair regrowth
in bald areas of the scalp. Hair Replacementis a very viable option;
however, this surgery is not for everyone. Only certain people are
good candidates for Hair Replacement.
Prior to delving into the criteria that determines what makes a
good candidate for Hair Replacement, you must first know how the
surgery works. This hair
restoration method works by the transplant of individual or
groups of hair taken from donor areas of the head. Donor areas may
be the sides or back of the head that still grows healthy
hair. The hair harvested from these donor areas are transplanted
onto the bald areas of the head where they are left to grow again.
Hair transplant surgery generally takes several sessions to be fully
completed. This is especially true for individuals who are getting
a large area transplanted with a high density of hair.
Keep in mind that the transplanted hair may not take and may also fall out
eventually, so it is important to know if you are a good candidate
since undergoing the procedure puts you at risk of having even thinner
hair than before having the procedure done. Everyone has a finite
number of donor hair that can be transplanted into the balding areas
of their scalps. If the donor hair is not used in the most efficient
manner possible, the procedure may not be very successful. Undergoing
Hair Replacementshould be your last resort only consider it after
you have exhausted all possible means of stopping the loss of your
Now that you know what the surgery entails, finding out if you are a good candidate is the next step. There are a few guidelines that need to be met in order for a person to be considered as a good candidate for hair transplant or replacement surgery. First, the individual who wishes to undergo Hair Replacementmust have male pattern baldness concentrated on a specific area of the scalp. If you have thinning hair all throughout your scalp, chances are you may not benefit from undergoing this type of procedure since you will still likely lose the hair after it has been transplanted. Men whose hair loss pattern has stabilized are good candidates as well. He should also be suffering from male pattern baldness for a minimum of five years and have realistic expectations regarding the procedure and its probable results. Men and women who lost hair due to a form of trauma are also good candidates for Hair Replacement; so with men and women who experience hair loss due to other cosmetic procedures.
If by chance you do not meet the requirements for undergoing Hair Replacement, you still have other viable options. One alternative you can consider is the scalp reduction surgery. With this surgical procedure, the hairline is pulled forward by cutting the scout and reducing it.