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  • by Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu
  • 27 March 2018
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When Hair Transplant Can Be Done

In general, over 25 years of age people who are the general well-being is well are suitable, and your doctor will decide if there is a suitable time at the examination. Because it is considered that active losing due to DHT hormone continues under 25 years of age and in this case hair transplantation procedure can lead to more traumatic hair loss, which is why people under 25 years of age are not a suitable candidate for this surgery.

Men and women of all age groups can experience the hair loss. People can even experience the hair loss at a very young age, at their 20s which are mostly generated by genetic problems. However, most people will experience a partial or total hair loss at their 40s or 50s. So, when hair transplant can be done is actually a relevant question.

Hair Transplant Minoxidil

Generally, the hair transplant surgery can be taken when your hair loss problem is partial or total. You can take your hair transplant procedure at your 40 or above. It’s due to the fact that the baldness has settled the area, so the hair transplant can be properly conducted. It’s reasonable, as the earlier hair transplant won’t stop the hair loss outside the transplanted area, it will generate unnatural look as the surrounding area gets thinner within years. That’s why if you’re a young age, you aren’t suggested to take a hair transplant procedure. The doctors may prescribe you medication like Minoxidil or Propecia to control your male pattern baldness. The hair transplant procedure can be taken as the doctors say so.

The doctor will go as far as studying your pattern baldness through comprehensive analysis. It may involve the baldness occur in your family so the doctors can figure out how your baldness may go further. As the hair transplant is a costly procedure, financial readiness is actually considerable. In common cases, people may take the hair transplant procedure at their 40s or 50s due to financial capability and stability. These factors make them as the perfect candidate for hair transplant surgery.

FUE Hair Transplant

Before you can go on the procedure, there will be a diagnosis, which partly determines the number of hair grafts should be transplanted and the donor availability. In the Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE, the hair follicles are extracted from the donor area and replanted to the recipient area. This will depend on the number of healthy follicles available in the donor area. You’re not an ideal candidate or hair transplant if your family suffers from total baldness. In such case, it doesn’t matter how the transplantation will be going, the result will be nothing.

When Hair transplant can be done ?So, it can be concluded that you can take the hair transplant procedure in your 40s where your hair loss is partial and if your family doesn’t suffer from total baldness. The eligibility may not be as strict as mentioned, any age groups can take their hair transplant if the doctor suggests or permit it. You can contact us page for more information. Before and after photos you can see the following page. 

Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu


Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu

Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu is pioneer MD for Hair transplant procedures in Turkey. He is the one of the first doctor who established his own clinic and applied FUT Technique in 1996-1997. After a year in 1998, he practiced in and became a member of International Society5 of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).

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