Hair loss is believed to be caused by a combination of the following:
However, hair loss is not caused by the following:
Generally, the earlier hair loss begins, the more severe the baldness will become.
Depending on the type, the symptoms of baldness will vary. There are several types of baldness including:
Specific treatment for baldness will be determined by your healthcare provider based on:
Most forms of baldness have no cure. Some types of baldness will go away without treatment. Treatment may include:
The interest in hair replacement has gone up over the past several years. There are a number of hair replacement techniques available. But, hair replacement surgery can’t help those with total baldness. Candidates for hair replacement must have a healthy growth of hair at the back and sides of the head. The hair on the back and sides of the head will serve as hair donor areas where grafts and flaps will be taken.
There are four primary different types of hair replacement methods, including the following:
Baldness may lower cause self-esteem. There are complications associated with hair transplantation procedures which include: