Androgenic Alopecia or male pattern baldness in men follow a typical pattern of hair loss.This pattern typically involves bitemporal areas first, followed by frontal region and vertex, followed by midscalp in the last. This Progression of Baldness has been divided into seven stages called Hamilton-Norwood classification. Advanced stages of baldness usually require more than one session of hair transplant to achieve good results.
Essentially normal adult male pattern baldness hairline. Temporal recessions are well defined with frontal hairline in normal position. estroyed. In advanced stages only a horse shoe shaped area of healthy, growing hair remains. It is these healthy, DHT resistant hairs that are used for hair transplantation.
Hair Transplant in stage 2 male pattern baldnessThe hairline shows recession(< 2 cm than ideal) and thinning, which is more pronounced in temporal area. The "A" variant implies that hair line recession involves anterior (front) area and temples uniformly, resulting in concave hair line.In this stage hair transplant should be done if the baldness is stable. Usually a single session is adequate.
Graft Requirement in Stage 2 Baldness
See Hair Transplant Results in Stage 2
In stage III male pattern baldness, there is definite recession in frontal hairline combined with deep temporal areas and usually thinned out look in most of frontal area. Crown may also show thinning and/or actual hair loss (Stage III Vertex). In this stage, the baldness is very obvious and most transplant surgeons would consider performing a procedure in such
See Hair Transplant Results in Stage 3 patients. See Hair Transplant Results in Stage 3
This is a more advanced state of male pattern baldness, in which frontal and frontotemporal recession is deeper than in Stage III and the density of hair in these areas is noticeably reduced. As the baldness moves from front to back and circumferentially in crown area; a bridge of healthy hair remains in the mid-section of scalp. Loss of bridge is considered a feature of advanced baldness.
Graft Requirement in Stage 4 Baldness feature of advanced baldness. See Hair Transplant Results in Stage 4
Area of baldness keeps increasing and thinning of bridge segment is present. Remaining scalp hairs in temporary zone are of poor quality. Hair Transplant gives good results in such cases, but may require Graft Requirement in Stage 5 Baldness touch-up for density. See Hair Transplant Results in Stage 5
In this penultimate stage of male pattern baldness, there is total disappearance of the bridge segment that separates the two main areas of baldness. The depth of the frontal and crown areas has expanded sideward and backwards.
In some individuals, frontal forelock may be spared to become 'isolated Graft Requirement in Stage 6 Baldness forelock. See Hair Transplant Results in Stage 6
This is the most advanced stage of male pattern baldness. In this stage only the universal safe zone remains.
Hair transplant is useful only in those individuals of stage VII who have Graft Requirement in Stage 7 Baldness good hair characteristics. See Hair Transplant Results in Stage 7
Hair transplant is possible from stage II through VII. Advanced stages of baldness usually require more than one session to achieve maximum benefit. In selected individuals mega sessions can be planned to cover large areas in one go.
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