Hair loss is a condition that affects approximately 80% of men and women. In some cases, hair loss can present at a young age. The surgical management of hair loss at a young age can go very wrong. All ethical surgeons will approach this type of patient carefully.
So, how do we approach the young patient?
Dow Stough, MD, is known all over the world for his hair transplant skill and ethics. In this episode, we explore the risk scale and factors that can impact whether a younger patient is a candidate for hair transplant surgery.
00:48 What is The Hair Transplant Road Show?
01:47 The Question
02:07 Welcome Dow Stough, MD
02:20 The Show Begins
06:52 Communicating Transplant Risks
09:58 Anecdote: A Young Male With Hair Loss
12:52 Medical Management of Hair Loss
15:20 Being Transparent With Young Patients
19:36 Why 25 Is the Magic Number
25:23 Ethics in Treatment
26:44 Dr. Stough’s Risk Scale Approach
29:28 Understanding Age & Expectations
31:21 Transplanting the Vertex (Crown)
34:02 Hair Loss & Genetic Testing
34:30 Message to Viewers With Hair Loss
37:34 Deceptive Before & After Images
38:30 Dr. Stough’s Panama Topic
The Hair Transplant Road Show with Robert Haber, MD, explores surgical and non-surgical hair loss questions with the top experts in the field. Topics are typically drawn from actual patients visiting our clinic in Cleveland, Ohio.
Dr. Robert Haber is a Board Certified Dermatologist as well as a Pediatrician, and is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Dermatology and Pediatrics at CWRU School of Medicine.
He treats children and adults, and provides skin care for the entire family. Dr. Haber is considered one of the finest hair transplant surgeons in the world, and lectures internationally each year.
He also directs the region’s busiest private clinical trials unit studying new medications.
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