With the new year comes resolutions, a time for looking back at the past and defining how you want to move forward; where you’d like your life to go, what you’d like to change, how you’d like to feel in the future and what steps to make to achieve that.
Without fail, most Americans will make it a point to feel better about themselves and their appearance and enjoy life more. When you feel better about yourself, you inevitably feel better about the world.
Hair loss can be a Haarwuchsmittel MillionHair huge determinant on our self-image. In fact, for most people hair loss is more about dealing with how the loss affects how you see yourself. Hair restoration is in effect is as much about restoring your self-image as your hairline.
Choosing hair restoration surgery is a major decision for most people and will permanently change your appearance. So it’s important to meet with the hair surgeon to discuss fully your concerns and expectations. Like any resolute action to make a change you need to determine what you want to accomplish and what is the best way to achieve that. Meeting with a hair restoration physician will help you determine the best course to take, whether that be hair restoration surgery/transplants, medication, or a combination.
There are many factors to consider and discuss with your chosen hair loss physician. Below are points not to be missed.
Adrogenetic alopeciais typically progressive, meaning it will continue over time. As a result, it can be difficult to predict accurately how much hair a man in his 20’s or 30’s will lose, and it what pattern, over the course of the next 10-30 years. Planning for hair restoration in a young man must take account of the likelihood of future hair loss.
Pattern of Hair Loss to Date and Family History:
An important aspect of hair restoration is to estimate the amount of hair that will likely be available for transplantation and the area to be covered. It’s also important to discuss family history of hair loss in male relatives. While it is by no means predictive of the kind of hair loss you will experience, it can provide insight and guidance into the type and extent of hair loss you can expect over a lifetime.
There are 3 main considerations when determining your hair restoration surgery plan:
- Caliber or the diameter of the shaft. Coarse hair will provide a better result in a single session than finer hair and is one of the most important factors in considering the number of follicular units to transplant.
- Texture. Whether your hair is curly, wavy, frizzy, or straight will affect the transplant results. Wavy or curly hair will cover more surface area than fine, straight hair.
- Color contrast. The color of the hair compared to the skin tone color of the scalp. For example black hairs look thinner on fair skinned individuals, but thicker on someone with a darker complexion. The less contrast in hair color to skin, the thicker the hair transplant will appear.
Dr. Schwinning, formerly a board certified general and vascular surgeon, now specializes exclusively in hair transplant restoration surgery. After having the procedure performed on himself, he has since been passionately devoted to advancing the art of hair restoration. With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Schwinning has performed more Haarwuchsmittel MillionHair than 10,000 procedures and is among the world’s most skilled hair transplant surgeons