Anagen Hair Restoration

Men's Hair Restoration

We don’t just treat your male hair loss, we help you understand the causes and patterns to get you the best possible treatment tailored to your needs. Read more below.

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Androgenic Alopecia, also known as male pattern baldness, is the most common type of hair loss in men. The U.S National Library of Medicine (NLM) reports that more than 50% of all men over the age of 50 are affected by male pattern baldness to some extent.

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Male Pattern Hair Loss

The most common cause of male hair loss is due to the hair follicle’s sensitivity to the hormone Dihydrotestosterone, or DHT. DHT sensitive hair follicles are generally found on the top front section of the head. These hairs become weaker, finer, and eventually stop growing, which causes balding. DHT may never affect the hair around the sides of the head even though these hairs are exposed to DHT, because hair follicles on the side of the head may not be sensitive to the hormone.

We use the popular scale, called the Hamilton-Norwood Scale, to measure the 7 Stages of baldness in men.

Male Pattern Hair Loss
Male Hair Loss: The Norwood Scale

Male pattern hair loss is diagnosed based on the appearance and pattern of the hair loss. The Norwood Scale (or Hamilton-Norwood scale) is the leading classification system used to measure the extent of male pattern baldness, which is why we use it.

  • Class I represents a normal head of hair with no visible hair loss.
  • Class II is characterized by the beginning of a receding hairline, which causes a “widow’s peak” on the forehead. Donor hair may be considered.
  • Class III patients exhibit a more significant decline in hair above the temples as well as receding from the forehead. Hair loss is starting to become significant on the crown.
  • Class IV hair loss may become more noticeable on the crown, or patients may have significant hair loss above the temples and/or front anterior areas.
  • Class V hair loss approaches significant levels with most hair loss occurring on the top of the vertex and crown. Hair transplantation for this Class and higher Class levels may require more grafts to provide coverage and density.
  • Class VI patients show major hair loss, but still have areas with donor hair available. Transplanting this hair can still have excellent results.
  • Class VII patients show the most significant loss of hair. There may still be sufficient donor hair for transplantation; however, results may be limited.
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Schedule An Initial Consult With Our Hair Experts

If you‘re ready for a solution to your male hair loss, schedule an initial consultation with on of our hair specialists. Our services are free of charge and designed to ensure that you are connected with the physician who best meets your medical needs. A FUE hair transplant in Maryland, Washington DC, or Virginia is an outpatient procedure, but it is still a surgical one and should be handled by a team that you trust.

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