What’s the best type of hair restoration procedure?

If you are experiencing unexplained hair loss, you may have already started exploring hair restoration options. Hair transplant surgery can help, but it isn’t your only choice, as there are several effective non-surgical techniques that can restore hair. But what’s the best type of hair restoration procedure.

What’s causing your hair loss?

Hair loss, also known as alopecia, can be due to a number of factors including medication, stress, medical treatments, and genetics. Hereditary hair loss is very common in men, but can affect women as well.

What’s the best type of hair restoration procedure?

There are several hair restoration treatments available, but the right choice for you will depend on the extent of your hair loss, and the specific cause. Effective hair restoration procedures include topical steroids, steroid injections, and oral medication.

  • Topical steroids are a popular treatment for alopecia. The formulations are applied directly to the scalp and over time they reduce hair loss, and promote regrowth. Topical steroids are particularly effective at the first sign of hair loss.
  • Steroid injections are delivered to the thinning areas on the scalp. The procedure can be somewhat painful, but a topical numbing cream can be applied at the start of treatment to help ease any pain.
  • Oral medication can also help slow hair loss, and promote the growth of new hair.

If you are experiencing hair loss, it’s best to consult with a board certified dermatologist for a comprehensive evaluation. A dermatologist can determine the reason for your hair loss and recommend the most appropriate treatment.

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If you are in the Maitland, FL area, Derrow Dermatology is our featured practice.

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