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What is the Best Age For Hair Transplants?

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What is the Best Age For Hair Transplants?


When it comes to hair transplants, there’s a lot of different things to consider. However, one of the most frequently asked questions that we got is whether or not there is a perfect age for getting a hair transplant. Considering that hair loss can affect people at any age, it’s important to try and figure out what the best time to do it is.

Because we want to make sure that you get the best results, we’re going to talk about when we think the best time to get a hair transplant is, and then talk about some of our reasoning when it comes to these age suggestions that we’re making.

Hair Loss is Tricky


When we talk about hair loss, and getting a transplant, it’s important to realise that it’s not quite as straightforward as there is one best time. Technically, people can get hair transplants at most points throughout their lives. There are people who get hair transplants at 40, and it still manages to take hold.

How loss can affect everybody differently. For some people, it’s thinning, whereas other people have a receding hairline. Regardless of what problem it is that you’re actually grappling with, it’s important to recognise that there is treatment for you. However, we can’t necessarily assign a single age to have lost, because it’s not quite that straightforward.

Case-By-Case Basis


Ultimately, it’s important to acknowledge that the whole thing works on a case-by-case basis, and there is often a fixed point at which a hair loss transplant becomes available. There is an article by a dermatology clinic in Birmingham that suggests that you shouldn’t get a hair transplant before the age of 25, because it may reject your body in 10 years time, but we don’t agree with this. We have had many instances where we’ve worked with people as young as 20 who have been suffering with hair loss and the transplant has held for many years.

Ultimately, it’s all about what works best for you. We find that having a discussion with our perspective patience is the best way for us to work out what’s best for you. In some cases, we can give you expert advice on what to do to prepare for your transplant, and in others, we can skip straight to arranging it. However, we like to work with each person individually to find out what the best treatment for them will be, because we don’t believe there should be any real age restriction on a hair transplant.

Final Thoughts


So, ultimately, we don’t believe that there should be any age restriction on hair transplant. It’s a perfectly viable thing for people at any age to get because hair loss isn’t down to a particular age category. Obviously, we like to sit down with you and talk about your problem to make sure that we can give you the best treatment, but generally speaking, we try to keep an open mind regardless of age. There are many cases where you are younger than 25 and a hair transplant is still the best treatment for you.



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