- August 3, 2017
- Posted by: dr.diaa
- Category: hair restoration
Our thorough understanding of hair loss causes and ways of hair restoration become clear… Devoting scientific research.
Hair restoration specialists have a special favor for advancing these new successful treatments of hair loss. They have created innovative approaches to hair restoration new techniques.
Causes of hair loss are not that simple as many of the patients consider…
Hair loss is a general and frequent topic for both men and women. Its causes are complex and multiple… It varies from person to person.
Thus, your hair transplant specialist has to diagnose the true cause of your hair fall. This diagnosis is the first step towards planning your unique hair restoration strategy.
How your hair restoration doctor set a plan of treatment for you…
Again, a hair physician should be fully aware of all the possible ways of how to restore your hair. You are a unique case and your individualized plan of treatment will rest on:
- The exact pattern of your hair loss
- The extent of your hair loss
- Rapidity of hair fall and its future expectations
- Your wishes and desires beyond the treatment plan
- The cost you plan to pay for your hair restoration procedure
- The available time of the full procedure
- The expected results
- Any expected side effects and how to manage them
Your doctor will spend much time on determining some factors about your hair before undergoing any treatment plan. The basic efforts will rest upon two major factors about your hair:
1- The real causes of regrowing your scalp hair
2- The exact causes of your individual hair loss
No doubt that all the causes of hair growth and the basic growth factors are universal for most patients. However, the causes of hair loss have a lot of variations that differ from person to person according to the individual case. These variations may be the result of the different traumas, diseases, psychological cases, genetic disorders and etc.
The most common cause of hair loss is according to the pattern of hair loss. This pattern of hair loss on the Norwood Scale will illustrate the expected time and shape of your future hair fall. As a result, the experience and skills of your doctor are basic characteristics to find out the true diagnosis of your individual case.
Your hair restoration doctor will do the best to interpret your examinations
The most common cause of hair loss is that pertaining to genetics and hereditary predispositions. You may carry a gene from your parents that reflect hair loss. This gene will increase the production of DHT or dihydrotestosterone. This hormone is responsible for male hair loss pattern.
Nevertheless, scientists are not able to confirm any of the genes that are responsible for hair fall. However, the results of examining genetic predisposition come to there are no specific gene for hair loss. Perhaps 2 or more genes that work together are responsible for male pattern hair loss. More than 20% of men who are with male pattern hair loss have no family history of baldness.
Age-related hair loss factors may cause baldness…
Those men who are over 50, some factors that are related to age may cause baldness. However, the only factor that is common in all the cases of hair loss is the genetic predisposition.
The experience of the doctor is a necessity when determining the real cause of hair loss. One patient may have the typical characteristics of male pattern hair loss, but it is not the correct diagnosis. Hypothyroidism may reflect the same symptoms of hair loss as male pattern hair loss.
Other factors as iron deficiency may cause the same symptoms of both male pattern baldness and hypothyroidism.
Finally, clinical examinations are essential to determine the real hair fall causes. These causes will be the base on which the doctor will plan his strategy to treat baldness. To plan a thorough hair restoring strategy, the doctor should interpret the future, pattern, type, and duration of hair fall.
Examining your scalp before any hair restoration workout
Most doctors believe that examining your scalp is essential before any planning of a treatment. Your physician will ask you some questions and according to your answers, a scalp biopsy may be a necessity. The examination of the scalp is a simple procedure. The physician takes a small sample of your scalp for examination. The doctor will do this biopsy under a microscope.
As a result, the doctor will require this kind of examination to test the vitality of the follicles and their health. To obtain the exact count of hairs and the health of the scalp, this biopsy will count the various phases of hair growth.
Examining your scalp is a forward step towards a successful hair restoration
For both male and female patients, a scalp biopsy will be a necessity pre-hair restoring procedure. Your doctor may recommend this examination if there any appearance of scalp disorder. The hair transplantation doctor will do a thorough discussion with you to answer all your questions about the operation.
Examining a woman’s scalp before a hair restoration
No difference hair loss pattern from men to women… The causes of hair loss are significantly the same in both cases, but the effect and shape of baldness are a little bit different.
The same male hormones are responsible for hair loss. Some hormone disorders may be the hidden cause. However, the production of these hormones may be a result of some diseases such as adrenal glands or ovaries.
Your hair physician will recommend some examinations and tests:
- Iron deficiency test
- Thyroid hormone levels
- Androgenic hormone levels
These tests will help the doctor underly the metabolic and chemical disorders in women. Nevertheless, any detected hormone disorder will need the help of a specialized doctor.
You are unique patient… Your case is individual
You are that one who consults a hair transplant specialist about hair loss… Is it OK for you? If so… You should not lose your unique identity.
You consult a doctor for hair loss because it has a personal effect on your life. It means that you are a different case from any other patients ho suffer from hair loss. You need special care for your case, and your future hair restoring procedure will be personal as well.
After all the previous procedures, your hair transplant specialist will discuss all the available options for you. The discussion will rest upon the results of your examinations. You may be in need for some medical interference or you are ready for hair transplant as a last resort.
Finally, hair transplant is a non-invasive procedure for hair restoration and it becomes more common nowadays. Do not hesitate to undergo a hair transplant if it is your last resort. It will be safe and secure if you followed the pre and post operation instructions and you chose the right doctor.
Follow the steps pre-operation that will enable you to enjoy a successful procedure. There are some pre-operation instructions and some other post ones. The operation itself do not bear serious risks or complications. However, you should follow the instructions neatly to obtain maximum results.