Hair Loss Treatment for Women: Is Hair Transplant Surgery Right for You?
Hair frames the face, brightens complexion, and helps us attract a mate. It plays an important role in how we perceive ourselves and how others perceive us, which is why losing hair can be so devastating, especially for women. The experience of thinning hair or bald patches can lead to feelings of low self-esteem. There are many solutions for reducing hair loss, some designed specifically for women. However, when it comes to hair regrowth treatments for women, the solutions have been limited. That is until recently.
Hair Transplants For Women
“Hair transplantation has made tremendous progress in the last few years”, according to Dr. Ron Chao. “Gone are the days of obvious plugs attempting to disguise balding areas. With new technologies, skilled surgeons can create a natural look that even mimics the growths direction of surrounding strands.” New techniques have been adapted for the female head, which has led to growth in the number of women seeking surgery as a viable hair regrowth treatment option.
Are You A Good Candidate?
While millions of women suffer from hair loss, not everyone is a candidate for hair transplant surgery. This is because most women gradually lose hair all over their scalps, making them poor candidates for hair transplant. To be a good candidate you need enough hair growth at the back or sides of your scalp. According to experts, only about 2% to 5% of women experiencing hair loss will benefit from this type of hair regrowth treatment. You could be an ideal candidate if you have:
- Suffered from hair loss due to non-hormonal mechanical or traction alopecia
- Had previous cosmetic or plastic surgery and are concerned about hair loss around the incision sites
- Experienced female pattern baldness
- Experienced hair loss due to trauma, including burns, scarring from an accident, or chemical burns
- Alopecia marginalis, a condition that looks very similar to traction alopecia
Hair loss caused by an underlying condition that affects the scalp directly, such as anemia or thyroid problems, must be treated before surgery is considered. To learn more about hair loss and regrowth treatment options or to consult with a Capillus specialist in your area click here or call Capillus for more information at (786) 888 6249 or Toll-Free at 1 (888) 272-9599.