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Can Surgical Treatment Be The Answer? Hair Loss Series

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After trying some of the natural recipes and non-invasive hair treatments, has anything worked? If your answer is still no, then you need to book an appointment with the best new doctor in Qatar specializing completely in hair transplant and surgical restoration, Dr. Iman Al Haj. 

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Based on rigorous research, hair restoration treatment comes in many different forms:

  • Medications
  • Applied medications
  • Surgical treatments

Propecia 15 months non surgical treatment for hair loss

Here are some of the details to help you start your research and make your choices.

 

MEDICATIONS:

Some medications are given in seemingly increasing hair loss cases. This helps accentuate growth of the hair if possible and also provides nutritional supplements to the body. Although, just like all medications, side effects may occur when using them.

 

The top recommended medications for hair loss are:

 

  • Propecia

Propecia medicine for hair loss treatment non surgical

Is considered the first pill to treat male pattern hair loss. It is mostly made of Finasteride, which is used for many different treatments including shrinking enlarged prostate. It can also reduce the need for surgery.

 

Check with your doctor before taking any medications to understand the possible side effects 

  • Vitamin A

vitamin a nutrition for non surgical hair loss treatment

When it comes to hair, the best supplements to give it is simple hair vitamins. All cells need vitamin A for growth. This includes hair, the fastest growing tissue in the human body. An oily substance called Sebum, which moisturizes the scalp, comes from the skin glands, aided by vitamin A.  Sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkins, spinach and kale are all high in beta-carotene, which is turned into vitamin A. It can also be found in animal products such as milk, eggs and yogurt. Cod liver oil is a particularly good source.

 

Perhaps reading more about the causes of hair loss, can give you a better sense of why this might be an essential treatment.

 

APPLIED MEDICATION:

For those who prefer not consuming any medications, there is also an option to treating severe hair loss without it. However, these too can cause skin irritations and may have adverse side effects.

 

  • Vitamin D and E

vitamin d and e for non surgical hair loss treatment sunlight

Most of our vitamin D should be from the sun. Instead of putting on heavy hats and covering up, try to let your hair down to breath and for it to catch some vitamin D as well. For those of you who cover with a hijab, then your perfect vitamin D collection would be from opening your windows in the morning to let in as much light, and for you to sit for a while in the sun in your yard without shade.

We all know that vitamin E is essential, why else would we obsess over avocados? Vitamin E Helps prevent oxidative stress and boosts hair growth. In one study, people with hair loss experienced a 34.5% increase in hair growth after supplementing with vitamin E for 8 months.

There are many different brands of vitamin D and E creams and serums that you can use, as well as some in shampoos and organic hair treatments.

 

  • Rogaine

 rogaine women for non surgical hair loss treatment

 

rogaine men for non surgical hair loss treatment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is a topical solution that seeps into the scalp by directly rubbing it in where you need hair growth. The active ingredient in it is minoxidil, which is commonly used for heart attacks and high blood pressure. It works to relax blood vessels so that blood can flow easily. Only about 10% to 14% of the people who try this lotion experience hair growth. However, Rogaine lotion can help to slow hair loss.

 

Read more about when we suffer most from hair loss to further understand topical medications and their benefits.

 

Always consult with your doctor before trying any medication

SURGICAL TREATMENT

A few rigorous hair treatments come to mind when we think of overly thinned out hair or receding hair lines, or even baldness. Here are some of the most searched surgical treatments:

 

  • Stem cell/ PRP restoration

Stem Cell Treatment surgical for hair loss

This involves the use of the patient’s own tissue to isolate and concentrate the growth factors. Later re-injecting those factors back into the affected area under local anesthesia and sedation. Stem cell treatment is considered the ultimatum procedure offering ultimate growth factors where a small amount of fat is collected from an area of your body. This ideally would take 3-6 months to see the full results.

 

neograft surgical hair loss treatment and transplant

Is a state of the art technology in hair transplant. Making small incisions instead of the scarring effects of normal hair transplant, Neograft gives a natural looking hair transplant with less scarring, less pain, and better aftercare. Stay tuned for more information on this incredible revolutionary treatment.

 

  • Scalp reduction

 scalp reduction painful surgical hair loss treatment process

 

Although it is very rigorous with painful aftercare, a scalp reduction is the removal of non-hair-bearing skin from the scalp so that the hair-bearing skin can be stretched out to keep the hair looking fuller. This obviously will have scarring that sometimes will be visible if hair loss is still an issue.

 

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