Considering a hair transplant? Considering cutting it all off? It’s probably best to just take a deep breath and ask yourself "is all the drama necessary?" While it may look like your hair is thinning and you’re experiencing the first stages of balding, it could be that you’re simply maturing. In extreme
The difference between a receding hairline and a maturing hairline
One of the most common misunderstandings when it comes to hair loss is whether or not you’re losing your hair, or just aging gracefully. Men aged 18-29 assume that they’re experiencing a receding
Bro, do you even hair transplant?
One of the first things to consider is if you can even undergo a hair transplant procedure.
The first thing doctors do when identifying hair transplant candidates
Generally speaking, the more curl or wave your hair has, the better it will be at covering the scalp. An excellent example of this is Afro-Caribbean hair, which tends to be tightly wound and has wonderful coverage properties, as it stands thick and mat-like above the scalp, blocking the light. In these
Men who shouldn’t consider hair transplants at all also include those who are suffering from diffuse unpatterned alopecia. As the name
Hair transplants take time to take root
Hair transplants are definitely appealing. It’s hard not to be seduced by the before and after pictures of men worn down by their withering
When most people think hair transplant they think instant results, which couldn’t be further from the truth.
Can you afford it?
Hair transplants aren’t cheap. Starting prices for the procedure range from $4,000 to $6,000. However, you get what you pay for, an often times these hair transplants can lead to gross deformities. To get the job done properly usually requires a talented surgeon who will perform about 2,000 grafts at about $5 and $11 per graft. That equates to a hefty bill of about $20,000 which typically is not covered by insurance since the operation is purely cosmetic.
There is no doubt, balding sucks- it can make you the punchline of many tasteless jokes, or worse make you feel deeply insecure. But it isn’t the worst thing, and in most
A hair transplant should be the last method you resort to in managing hair loss, and you should ask yourself some serious questions before contacting a clinic. Wouldn’t it be better to take the thousands of dollars and do something more productive with it?