The color of your hair is largely determined by the genes that you inherited from your parents and their ancestors. There are a few exceptions, mostly associated with disease or congenital anomalies that induce change in hair color.
Hair restoration in the scarred scalp is not undertaken lightly. It requires careful examination of the scalp and consideration of numerous factors that can influence the feasibility and outcome of surgical hair restoration.
Hair loss due to normal anagen-catagen-telogen cycling activity is usually recognized as normal by the individual man or woman; it is the amount of lost hair he or she is accustomed to seeing. Substantially more than 100 hairs lost per day is unusual and may indicate an abnormal shift in cycling activity.
Minoxidil is moderately effective and can be helpful for some people with hair loss. A 5% solution of minoxidil is now available and clinical investigators report it to be considerably more effective than the 2% solution in halting hair loss and stimulating new hair growth.