Age: 50 | Bald Class: Email Me
27 Dec 2010 - Consulted Dr. Path.
28 Dec 2010 - Hair Transplant. 2100 grafts.
Tried Propecia but gave up because I hate popping pills. Also tried Regaine (rogaine) but I developed a skin allergy so had to stop.
My Hair Loss Story
I was born with a naturally high forehead and hairline. As I age, the hair at the temples started receding, especially in the past decade (2000-2010). I've considered hair transplant in Singapore where I live, but the cost is very high and surgeons may be less experienced compared to say, Thailand, where more people undergo the procedure.
How has my hair loss affected me?
No one feels good about losing hair, but I managed to cope well by wearing my hair longer from 2009.
What hair loss treatments have worked best for me?
None so far. BEWARE OF 'HERBAL TREATMENT' CHAINS. THEY DON'T WORK! I can't name them in case they sue me. A few people I know tried them, all said they don't work and cost as much as a hair transplant!!
Am I happy with my hair transplant experience and the results?
HT with Dr Path on 28 Dec 2010. The team was experienced, making the process very pleasant. I was semi-conscious and felt little pain. I even did some light shopping and dinner before returning to hotel.
Looking at my results now, it has been nothing short of PERFECT.
What hair loss treatments would I recommend?
No two persons' hair loss are the same. You should consult a reputable doctor(s) and do extensive research before making any decision.
How has hair restoration surgery changed my life?
Well let's just say that I am more enthusiastic and confident when taking photos. It makes me look much younger than my age. I can't write about the 20-year old model who asked me out in case the missus reads my blog..... oops what did I just say?
My general advice and suggestions.
Keep your scalp VERY clean. Shampoo once in the morning and once in the evening if you live in a hot and humid climate like me.
Massage your scalp and leave the shampoo in for 5 minutes while you wash your face/body.
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