Do hair transplants work?

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Offline thedoc

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Do hair transplants work?
« on: 05/08/2015 02:50:01 »
Mathapelo More asked the Naked Scientists:
Is it possible to do a hair transplant for someone with alopecia? and what are the chances of that succeeding if the donor is a sibling or child?

What do you think?
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Re: Do hair transplants work?
« Reply #1 on: 05/08/2015 07:39:55 »
The drugs required to transplant another person's tissue into another different person without tissue rejection are so pernicious that you would have to be barking mad to regard this as a cure for bald pate.

Few things are more ridiculous and/or pathetically obvious than a mature person trying to pass themselves off as being younger.

To illustrate my remark I submit the case of Donald Trump, the ur - jackass.


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Re: Do hair transplants work?
« Reply #2 on: 05/08/2015 08:30:34 »
Alopecia can be due to autoimmunity : their immune-system has rejected their own natural hair. In that case even if genetically-identical follicles were available, (say from an "identical" twin), the transplant would be rejected just like the original hair, if the autoimmunity still existed in the recipient.
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Re: Do hair transplants work?
« Reply #3 on: 17/11/2015 05:41:56 »
Hair transplant is one of the many types of hair restoration treatments used to enhance our appearance. Though most commonly utilized by men, to restore their beard mustache or the signs of balding, women are also taking advantage of the many hair transplant procedures available worldwide, for a fuller, healthier hair.

The treatments for hair regrowth including hair transplant are for treating problems caused by hair loss due to weak hair follicles, alopecia (balding) but also to restore hair growth on areas where hair roots have dissapeared due to scarring and burn marks. You can visit placidway for more info.