There are several steps following a hair restoration: determining if subsequent sessions, progressive hair loss due to Androgenetic Alopecia, hair transplants done years ago and hairline revisions as patient ages.
Correction of hair loss has high public acceptance; it is not regarded as a "vanity" procedure but rather as a procedure that improves self-confidence as well as the way in which one is perceived by others.
Using the "gold standard" criteria, very few of the claims for "miracle", "secret formula", "vitamin and mineral" and "herbal" hair restoration remedies are found to be based on valid evidence.
The 21st Century man accepts hair restoration as a 'normal' response to a 'normal' effect of being a male. Men don't have to live with a cosmetically unacceptable condition when science and medicine offer ways to eliminate it.
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.
Women more than men have a significant psychological investment in their appearance, and are likely to react more negatively to events such as hair loss that they regard as changing their appearance for the worse.
The donor site is the scalp area where the hair and follicles are removed. The recipient site is the scalp area where then the donor hair is transplanted and will then continue to grow and provide coverage where hair that was lost.
Examining hair fibers with sophisticated chemical analysis and powerful microscopes, they discovered more about the complex structure of hair and more about the properties that differentiate hair into “ethnic” categories.
The prevalence of prostate cancer in finasteride-treated men was reduced by 24.8% from the prevalence normally expected in men of this age and medical condition, indicating that finasteride 5mg (Proscar®) is effective in preventing or delaying the appearance of prostate cancer.
Hair restoration surgery has grown with new developments in medical and surgical technology, and review of previous experience. It also evolves in response to changing expectations of patients regarding the “look” that they hope to achieve from hair transplantation.