The Genetic Hair Loss Test
There’s a new hair loss test in town that predicts whether you have a predisposition to androgenetic alopecia. It’s called HairDXTM.
Why is this test important?
This test is important because treatment for hair loss is much more effective when you start it early on. Most treatments won’t work on a totally smooth bald area. Treatments work best when you still have hair follicles in an area even if they aren’t producing hair or if the hair they produce is not very good quality.
A test like HairDXTM enables you to know if you are likely to experience hair loss in the future, and it allows you start treatment early enough to prevent hair loss.
If you start treatment early, whether it’s oral or topical medications or laser therapy caps, you can maintain the great-looking hair you have, and you may never need something more complex, invasive and expensive like hair replacement surgery.
We highly recommend getting this test and starting treatment as early as possible for best results.
Where can I get it?
You can only get it through qualified physicians and clinics specializing in treatment for hair loss.
Does the test hurt?
No, it doesn’t. It’s just a cheek swab like other types of genetic testing. It’s painless and non-invasive.
Is the test for just men?
No, the test is for men and women because both men and women can be predisposed to androgenetic alopecia.
What is androgenetic alopecia?
Androgenetic alopecia is the specific male pattern hair loss (MPHL) and female pattern hair loss (FPHL) that is greatly influenced by your genetic makeup. In men, this is hair loss that starts at the front of the head and at the crown. In women, this is hair loss that is more diffuse and all over the head.
If you suffer from hair loss, rest assured you are not alone. Millions of men and women battle hair loss worldwide. At Capillus, we are here to help patients find a physician and a hair loss treatment that works for them. To find a licensed hair loss expert near you, visit our Capillus physician finder online. Readers are also invited to browse our collection of clinical strength hair care products. For product inquiries and order assistance, please call customer service at 1-844-280-4680.