Hair loss can affect men at any age, and nearly every man will experience some sort of hair loss in their life. While there is no way to stop genetics from playing their part, there are treatment options available to bring back a full head of hair.
The Food and Drug Administration recently approved the NeoGraft Automated Hair-Transplantation System, to help regain your full head of hair and your confidence back. This procedure is minimally invasive and much less painful than other procedures. However, the results are just as good and there is much less post-procedure recovery time.
Instead of harvesting a large area of hair and then transplanting it to a hairless area, the automated system removes healthy hair follicles in groups of 1 to 4 at a time. These are then transplanted in bald areas or those with thinning hair. Since this does not move large sections of hair at a time, nearly all men with hair loss are candidates for NeoGraft.
Although it is just as effective as traditional hair restoration surgery, it is much gentler and requires significantly less downtime to recover. Done in an office setting, your doctor will use local anesthesia to numb the area. Nearly all patients report zero pain throughout the procedure. And since only a few follicles are moved at a time, there will be no prominent scarring to lines such as those with traditional surgery.
By about 3 weeks after the procedure, the transplanted hair follicles will shed or fall out. Although this may leave the area looking thin or bald again, this is only temporary and allows for new, healthy hair to grow in behind the shed hair. After about 4 months, your new hair will grow and continue throughout your life.
If you have hair that is thinning, male pattern baldness, or would like to hear more about NeoGraft and other treatment options, call West End Hair Restoration Center in Washington D.C., at 202-785-4187 or visit www.westendhairresoration.com to schedule a consultation today. Dr. Hannan and the expert staff will help you regain your full head of hair and the confidence that comes with it.