The Philosophy of hair restoration
To get the best hair treatment results from hair transplants, medication or hair restoration, it is essential to consider how the different treatments available work and the timing of them.
Each treatment treats the hair loss in different ways and “one size” does not fit all. Often these treatments are combined and some are more appropriate at different stages of hair loss – The philosophy of hair restoration
Early hair Loss – Norwood 2 -3
In the early stages, particularly in the younger years (20 – 35 years), it is a good idea to think about preventative hair loss treatments. It is a fact that modern medicines available now and well proven to work and be safe, are able to stop, reduce or even regrow male pattern hair loss in 90% of men! We realise that not everybody likes the idea of taking medication but on the other hand, such effective treatments cannot be discounted out of hand. These include Propecia, Regaine and Avodart (aka Finasteride, Minoxidil and Dutasteride).
Medium hair loss – Norwood 3-5
Once you have some hair loss, either on the temples, frontal or crown regions, it is unlikely that medications alone will regrow that hair. A decision then needs to be made whether hair transplants are the answer for you. It is important to be realistic – a low, teenage or 20’s hairline is not a good idea for a number of reasons. As you age, a youthful hairline will tend to look odd. In addition, it requires a large number of hair grafts to achieve and these will not then be useable later, if you start losing hair further back. But a good strong hairline and frontal thickness, albeit receding, suggests youthful vigour but is very natural looking. It is still important to consider medication as retaining as much hair as possible will give a better long term result.
Advanced hair loss – Norwood 6-7
At this stage, although medication may help retain some hair and hair quality in particular, too much hair has been lost to achieve a full look without other treatments, such as hair transplants or wigs. The focus should be hair transplanting to the front, restoring a hair line and mid vertex. If a good donor allows, then the crown may also be transplanted for a full coverage.
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Hi, It’s taken me a while to leave a review and it’s a positive thing. My overall experience has been been exceptional, from consultationto the actual FUT procedure and now 11 weeks later results are showing , and I have hair growing through.
Dr Rogers and his team at the Westminster Clonic were friendly , informative and made me feel comfortable. The procedure was pain free. And it’s now looking like it was well worth while. So pleased. Thank you.
Please can you tell Dr Rogers am so very pleased with what he did for me last Friday.
I enclose a photo were my brother painstakingly and carefully blended in the cut at the sides and back with touching the top at all so not to disturb grafts under strict instructions
I have used a touch-up concealer for the sides to tone the grey and have taken MSN 4 a day and have growth there of grade 1 plus am off work till Monday.
Please show him and girls attached photo as you wouldn’t notice 😉 because it’s a professional job done Thanks to all!
Dear Dr Rogers,
Thank you again for taking me through the surgery yesterday, for your (and your staff’s) expert guidance, patience and diligence throughout the process. I’m hoping that the grafts were a good quality and the transplant a success. Only time will tell.