There is technically no age requirement for surgery. Most of men and women who seek hair restoration surgery are experiencing androgenic alopecia- the genetic and hereditary form of progressive hair loss. Also known as male pattern baldness, this issue affects males in higher numbers and at younger ages.
So, if you start to notice thinning and hairline receding at age 20, does that mean you should rush to have a hair transplant? Not necessarily. Here’s why:
In general, once the rate and pattern of fallout have been well established, it’s easier to plan a satisfying, long-lasting result. Ideal clients are typically aged 35-65. Without knowing how quickly your hair loss will progress, deciding where to fill in can be challenging. Transplantation at a young age can necessitate additional procedures to chase ongoing balding.
Ultimately, the decision to intervene is between you and your hair transplant expert. We recommend a comprehensive consultation to assess your scalp, talk about your goals, learn about the options, then make a plan you’ll love now, and five years from now.