HAIR TRANSPLANT IN YOUNG PEOPLE: WHAT IS THE IDEAL AGE?
The continuous development of science can bring great improvements in the quality of human life. Nowadays, it is possible to diagnose the causes of many health problems that affect our daily life and to find methods to prevent or solve these situations.
Male pattern baldness affects half of men, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), and can currently be reversed by modern techniques of hair transplant in Portuguese, Unit Extraction (Follicular Unit Extraction) or as follicular FUE.
Androgenetic alopecia, the scientific name for the most popular type of hair loss, has a genetic origin and is more common in men. One of the main factors in this happening is the change in male hormone receptors on the scalp.
According to the Brazilian Dermatological Association, this reaction clogs the hair follicle, particularly in the frontotemporal areas and at the apex, namely the famous “entrances” on the top of the head and above the forehead. In women, baldness usually affects the upper part of the head and causes only the surrounding scalp to be hair.
Every person can detect baldness at one age , and 17-year-old young men may already show the first symptoms and experience complete baldness at the age of 23. Therefore, adult men in their 20s can begin hair treatment that includes certain medications, usually indicated in cases of irreversible hair transplant.
Although androgenetic alopecia is more common, it is important to note that several factors can lead to hair loss. It is up to a specialist doctor to evaluate the patient’s condition in order to reverse the situation, restore the strands and self-esteem!