Frequent Questions about Hair Loss Treatment
What are my options for hair loss?There are many options for treating hair loss. For some cases, there is an underlying medical cause which, once the medical disease is treated, the hair will grow back. For other patients, especially those with male and female pattern baldness, surgical and non-surgical methods exist which are aimed at recreating a natural appearing hairline.
What are the non-surgical options for hair restoration?Non surgical options include diet modifications and herbal and dietary supplements. Currently there are three medications which can be used for hair loss. Minoxidil and finasteride have specific indications for hair loss. Bimatoprost ophthalmic solution was recently approved for eyelash growth. For some people suffering from hair loss, hair systems may be a good option. Toupee’s or wigs have come a long way. Costs, methods of application, need for replacement and upkeep, and look all play into the decision to purchase a hair replacement system.
What are the surgical options for treating hair loss?
Hair transplants, scalp reductions, scar revisions, and local flaps are all options for treating hair loss. The exact surgical methods and options which may be best for each individual patient are beyond the scope of this article. Determining the best option for an individual patient relies on consultation with an experienced hair restoration surgeon. A patient’s cause for hair loss, desires for hair restoration, and other medical conditions will all play into what procedure may be appropriate or best for an individual.
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