Hair Loss Surgery for Women

When the shampoos, the creams and the pills are not working to stop hair loss, there is the option of surgery. Drugs can hinder your daily lifestyle and you have to take them every day, probably for the rest of your life, where the surgical procedure, it's just once off and you get rid of the problem once and for all. Chances that you will face the same problem are slim.

The hair transplant surgery is the most surgical procedure to stop hair loss. If you have thin hair or some bald spots on your head, this will be the best surgical procedure for you. The doctors or surgeon, extract hair from the healthy parts of the head and then placed on the spots in need of healthy hair. It takes skill and care to perform this procedure, as the hair should, be an exact induction of the original healthy hairs. The skin is removed, from the healthy part of the head and then the hair is divided into single units. Women with a thin hairline are the ideal candidates for the hair transplant surgery.

Another surgical procedure used in reversing hair loss is the scalp reduction procedure. The name says it all; the scalp is literally reduced by removing the bald spots. If you think you are going bald on the crown of your head, this procedure will solve your problem. When they surgically remove the bad skin, they sew together the good skin to cover the wound. No more bald spots after that.

A receding hairline is best solved by, flap surgery. The procedure entails, skin from the back part of the head, is flapped to the front of the head, covering all the bald parts. With time, the hairline is restored, and long, healthy and thick hair begins to grow back. The growth cycle, is returned to normal and the bald spots on the front part of the head are taken away for good, problem solved. You will not suffer from a receding hairline anymore.

Like all surgical procedures, how you treat yourself, your eating habits and how you take care of the affected parts all changes. For the next one or two months you will be going through a series of treatments that your doctor will prescribe and recommend. Antibiotics and other forms of medication will also be needed to ease your pain and aid in recovery. Infections are also a high possibility after surgery so taking your prescribed medication is very important. Certain creams may also be used on 'new skin and hair' after surgery to help effect the change and prevent any hair loss on the scalp.

Surgery solves your problem at the time you are in the theater and allows your hair to begin growing normally again. It has become a popular option among women who want their hair back to normal.