Here’s a staggering statistic: over half of all men experience some form of hair loss by the age of 35. Unsurprisingly, the market for hair restoration is both vast and lucrative, since most men want to retain their hair (or as much of it as possible). Countless legitimate and semi-legitimate bald treatment solutions exist, from surgery to basic home remedies. Popular home remedies include thickening shampoos, strategic hair cutting, hair dyes, and cover ups.
Hair transplants can effectively treat hair loss for the vast majority of men (up to 90% of male candidates). However, these types of surgeries generally fail to benefit the majority of women who suffer from hair loss. Men tend to lose their hair in predictable patterns, while women who have hair loss issues may face diverse, uncommon and hormonal-related problems causing the thinning. A small percentage of these women can be candidates for hair transplants or hairline surgery, but only about 2-5% of women will benefit. Continue reading →