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What’s a mature hairline? Life-changing tips and best facts!

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As men grow old, they often notice their hairline is receding. Why? What does lead to a mature hairline? Is there any way to avoid it?

Here is everything to know!

mature hairline

Most men face hair loss and hairline receding in their lifetime. Surveys suggest 70% of men are concerned by androgenic alopecia. This condition is due to androgen, a male hormone playing a crucial role in men’s sexual health and mood regulation, but often leading to hair thinning and hair loss.

Unlike other types of alopecia, androgenic alopecia never leads to complete baldness as all the hair is not sensitive to androgen. This hormone only impacts the hair on the front and top of the head, while the hair on the side and back is resistant.

Androgenic alopecia is a slow process. The first signs of this condition are:

  • The receding of the temporal area.
  • The receding of the hairline.
  • The hair loss in the top of the head.

Ultimately, this process leads to a mature hairline.

The Norwood-Hamilton scale measures the state of androgenic alopecia. It counts seven stages. The first one is the absence of androgenic baldness, and the seventh is the most advanced state of baldness. At the seventh step of this scale, there is no more hair on the top and front of the head. The only remaining hair is genetically resistant to androgen.

 

How to restore a mature hairline to its original state?

Some medicines block androgen production to prevent hair thinning and hair loss due to androgenic alopecia. However, as androgens are helpful in many biologic processes in men’s bodies, blocking their production leads to many adverse effects: sexual dysfunction, gynecomastia, and mood swings, among others.

The best way to restore a mature hairline to its original state without medicine potentially harmful for health is to do a hair transplant. This technique uses genetically resistant hair to cover the bald spots and restore the hairline to its original state.

How do a hair transplant for a mature hairline work?

The core concept of hair transplant is to harvest grafts in the area the hair is genetically resistant to androgen. Then, implant them into the bald spot to restore volume, density, and a good-looking hairline. Modern hair transplant techniques involve sorting the grafts to use them where they look the best. Doctors may harvest hair follicles with one to three hair. The one-hair grafts are excellent to draw a natural-looking hairline, while the two and three-hair grafts are the best to give volume at the top of the head.

The results dramatically vary from one technique to another. The best hair transplant technique for a good-looking hairline and luxuriant hair is DHI. Direct Hair Implantation offers complete control over the graft’s implantation angle. It can give more volume to the top of the head and mimic the natural hair implantation in the hairline for a very natural-looking result.

Who can do a hair transplant to restore a mature hairline?

A hair transplant is an excellent technique to restore a mature hairline. However, all bald patients are not suitable for this procedure. To be suitable for a hair transplant, a patient must have enough hair in the donor area. Without a rich donor area, the doctor won’t harvest enough grafts to restore the hairline and fill the bald spots.

Depending on the richness of the donor area, a patient will get more or less perfect results. In some cases, it won’t be possible to cover the entire bald spot as the donor area is not rich enough to provide enough grafts to cover the wide bald spot. In others, the patient needs two procedures one year apart to achieve his best look.

The best way to know if you are suitable for a hair transplant is to contact a reputable clinic, such as Hair Turkey, and do a hair check-up.