In today’s era hair holds more importance anyone realizes until that hair begins to fall out. Then suddenly, the true importance of hair in your life and its effect on your confidence is known. In addition to improving your career prospects and social relations, hair may give you an edge in a tight job market. Men with fuller heads of hair exude more confidence and may be more successful in their careers. In a 2009 survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS), 59.8% of people who were asked whether they would rather have more hair, more money or more friends chose more hair. The interaction between the triad of, hereditary factors, male hormones, and lifestyle plays an important role in causing baldness in males.
Androgenetic alopecia or common male pattern baldness (MPB) accounts for more than 95% of hair loss in men. By the age of twenty, 20% of men and by thirty, 30% of men will experience some degree of appreciable hair loss.
Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA) in women has been termed ‘female pattern hair loss’ because the androgen dependence of hair loss in all women with patterned alopecia, has not been sufficiently demonstrated. Hair loss in women can be absolutely devastating for the sufferer's self image and emotional well being.
Once the follicular unit is dead, no new hairs can be grown despite of treatment. Here lies the importance of hair transplant surgeries. Hair transplant can only be performed by harvesting dihydrosterone (DHT) resistant hair from the back of your own scalp, and then transplanting it into the balding areas.