Receding Hairline Guide
Medically reviewed by Dr. Sternberg
Hair loss and a receding hairline is a sensitive topic for many men. Whether the loss is barely noticeable or at an advanced age, this usually leads to dissatisfaction and a lowered sense self-esteem. But what can one do to combat a receding hairline? Many remedies promise a miracle cure and cannot fulfill these promises. But there are exceptions in the fight against hair loss.
In a Nutshell
|Diagnose||e.g. Androgenetic alopecia|
|Treatment||Hair transplant, Finasteride etc.|
|Cost||$100 – $12,000|
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Frequently Asked Questions
What can you do about receding hairline corners?
On one hand, hair loss can be stopped with drugs such as finasteride or minoxidil. On the other hand, hair can be transplanted to the bald areas using a hair transplant.
Why do you have a receding hairline?
A receding hairline is caused by a hypersensitivity of hair follicles to the hormone DHT. With time, a receding hairline can spread further and an individual will become completely bald.
Which hairstyle works best with a receding hairline?
A popular hairstyle is the Undercut. With this hairstyle, the sides are cut short and the hair on top of the head remains relatively long. With this style, the receding hairline can be well concealed.
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