Ask The Fellows is a series in which unanswered clinical questions are answered by Fellows of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery.
Hair loss itself can present psychological and emotional problems for a woman, failure of others to recognize the seriousness of these problems may contribute additionally to psychological and emotional effects that can range from decreased self-esteem to anxiety and depression.
Is Male-Pattern Hair Loss in Your Future?
If you are an adult male with male-pattern hair loss in your close male relatives, you will probably want to know:
The hair follicles you have when you are born are the likely to be the only ones you’ll have throughout your life.
Researchers have found that under normal circumstances, by 22 weeks of pregnancy the entire population of hair follicles are formed including those on the scalp.
As the percentage of women who suffer hair loss grows, so too will the number of products sold to women for their hair loss. As the percentage of women who suffer hair loss grows, so too will the number of products sold to women for their hair loss.
Twenty years of hair restoration by the numbers. Anniversaries are natural times for reflection. In October 2012, we celebrated our 20th anniversary as a professional society devoted to promoting the art and science of hair restoration.
Prior 1990’s, the science of hair restoration was evolving. Before WWII, the Japanese were very developed in hair surgery, but this information was lost to us in Japanese.