On the Internet we often hear about hair tattooing as a remedy for baldness. But…
Post-pandemic stress has also had an effect on the health of our hair. We discuss this with Dr. Chiara Insalaco, a medical surgeon who specializes in hair transplantation using the FUE technique.
Doctor, let’s start from the beginning: what can be the main causes of hair loss?
<<In male patients, the most common cause is so-called androgenetic alopecia, which, as the name suggests, is caused by a particular genetic predisposition. Of types of alopecia, however, there are several and common to both men and women: each should be studied carefully and treated with specific therapies>>.
And indeed, hair loss can cause a number of emotional imbalances, especially on women. For men, although they often experience it as a problem, in some cases it is also a sign of virility. This is clearly in very rare cases, because most often the use of wigs is also resorted to. This is why the innovation of Dr. Insalaco’s technique is strategic.
How much has post-pandemic stress affected the increase of this “pathology”?
<<During this period, I often discussed with colleagues who are experts in trichology, and we identified different clinical scenarios: temporary hair loss affected both those who had Covid and those who, although they had not experienced the disease directly, had been subjected to such psychological stress, dictated mainly by the sudden change in lifestyles (between smartworking and low social interaction) that they arrived at the so-called effluvium, that is, a loss of hair in large quantities. Finally, I was able to notice a significant increase in dermatitis causing alopecia, however treatable with drugs and supplements>>.
How short is the step from simple hair loss to the need for a transplant?”
<<You know what they say, right? Prevention is better than cure. So I would recommend calibrated checkups at a young age, around the age of 20, should you begin to notice weakening or thinning hair or if there is a predisposition to baldness in your family. By adopting ad hoc medical treatments, to be taken by mouth or applied directly to the scalp, the hair will become progressively stronger and more robust and we will be able to stop the onset of baldness. Should the drugs fail to have the desired effect, we come to transplantation>>.
Too many times then, those affected by these conditions often resort to the use of hasty solutions and remedies provided by sites and “professionals” without then achieving results. With further emotional decompensation of those experiencing the drama of hair loss. This is why relying on the hands of Dr. Chiara Insalaco is the right decision to achieve, and in a short time, excellent and effective results.
In detail, what does hair transplantation with FUE technique consist of?.
<<The procedure lasts a full day, but breaks are scheduled. It is performed under local anesthesia and involves the removal of follicular units from the donor area, usually the posterior area, which are then inserted into the balding parts. The scars that the procedure leaves behind are very small, so much so that the patient can even wear his hair shaved and return to everyday life as early as the day after surgery>>.
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