Sunday, April 17, 2011

Graft Hair to Overcome Baldness

Transplants (transplant) is generally done to replace the existing organs can not function. But the current popularity of hair transplants performed to treat the condition baldness in men.

A new data shows more and more men are doing to overcome baldness hair transplant experiences. This was allegedly because of research showing the existence of sexual side effects of medicines to cope with baldness.

Men who are taking the drug finasteride (propecia) to cope with baldness experience sexual side effects after taking the drug. Side effects that arise such as erectile dysfunction and loss of sexual drive.

It is estimated that this condition increased the number of men who perform hair transplant (hair transplantation). Transplantation process is typically involve skin grafting of the scalp that has a lot of hair to the bald area, as quoted from HuffingtonPost, Tuesday (03/22/2011).

At the initial consultation, the surgeon will first analyze the condition of the patient's scalp to see how many transplants are needed, the results and possibilities that occur before, during and after surgery.

A few days before surgery patients were asked to not consume drugs that can cause bleeding, avoid alcohol and cigarettes because it can decrease the level of success. And after surgery most patients are prescribed antibiotics to prevent wound infection.

Researchers from the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine found that baldness may be associated with activation problems on stem cells in areas of baldness.

This type of baldness most often affects men is androgenic alopecia or male pattern hair loss. And several genes have been identified to contribute to baldness, but does not affect the absolute (only risk factor and can not be said to be experiencing hair loss). Detikhealth

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