Hi. I have androgenic alopecia with hair loss focused around the back of my crown. I've worn full wigs in the past but I would love to go super la naturale. I recently went o a consultation at Bosley. I am trying research more about it and was wondering if anyone in this site - particularly women - has had any luck with a hair transplant? It's costs about the same amount as two high end wigs but it would be so cool to be able to grow my own hair in my bald spots. Thanks.
My advice is to really do your research. I had a hair transplant in 2005. It did not take and it worsened my androgenetic alopecia. My loss was primarily on top of my scalp, but the transplant exacerbated the loss extensively. I now wear wigs 100% of the time. I would love to go bald but because of my scar, I don't. After the surgery, I had 64 staples at the back of my scalp that were painful, and they were painful coming out as well.
Others may not have had this reaction to a hair transplant, and that is why I advise you to thoroughly investigate before making your decision. Everyone is different and reacts differently. While I am comfortable wearing my wigs and have adjusted to my hairloss, I do wish I didn't have this scar. I didn't have anyone to talk to before my surgery and felt very alone. You are not. Please reach out if you need anything.
Best to you,
Again, I am not a doctor but AA is an Autoimmune Disease and your body is attacking your follicles, when they translate the hairs from here to there they are still attached to your body and they are going to be rejected. I think that these hair transplant places are not legit if they mislead those with alopecia. They should tell them that this type of process is not for them. What really makes me mad are all the people that take advantage of those with AA whether it be for surgery, wigs or snake oil. Shame on all of them when we are at the most vulnerable.
My wife had hair transplant at Eye brows. For some days after hair transplantation he had some swelling on his face as well. It was same situation even after 3-4 days. It took 7 days to be normal.
Now after 9-10 months she has a thicker eyebrows & she is very happy. Whole procedure was done with Fue hair transplant at Pune.
I had my hair transplanted three months ago, and I do not regret for a moment that I made this decision; I only regret that I did it too late. I had primary scarring alopecia, so my dermatologist suggested that I have this operation. It's tiring to wear a wig, and your self-esteem drops a lot when you know you don't look like everyone else. I had a hair transplant at the novahairtransplantnyc.com clinic at the dermatologist's recommendation. I appreciated the care of my doctor throughout the process.