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Hairline solutions?

Hairline solutions?

Postby Purpleheart » Sat Nov 29, 2008 8:14 pm

Hi everyone, I'm 22 years old but I have a hairline that looks like it's receding (the upper corners of my forehead are much higher than they should be). The problem is, it's not receding, it's just been like this my whole life. I've always had a strange hairline. I'm afraid if I use regular hair restoration products, they won't work because I don't have any hair to actually restore. I'd have to grow hair for the first time. Does anyone know of any solution for my case?
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Postby Tim86 » Sun Nov 30, 2008 7:26 pm

My housemate is like this, so is my sisters fiance', it is common and I wouldn't even worry about fixing it. Change your hair style if you are really worried. Or if you really want to you can get some surgeons to cut a hunk of skin out of the back of your head and shove the cut up hairs into the front of your head.
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Postby PaulMII » Wed Dec 03, 2008 7:49 am

I'm in my early 30's and has a simialar deep U shaped hairline. I had a transplant and that helped but I also found that rogaine helps. Even if you don't grow hair at the corners, rogaine might help thicken and "hide" the area.
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Postby extramask » Tue Mar 10, 2009 4:15 am

I have the same problem, and i hide it by groing my hair long. I have tried rogaine, and I have some tufts so that the hairline is uneven, and not so U shaped, but its not straight how I like it. I am going to try shining my laser comb on my forehead to see if it helps.
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Female High Hairline / Hairline Lowering Hair Transplant

Postby Dr_Bauman » Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:10 am

QUESTION: Hairline Lowering for High Hairlines in Women and Men...

Many women (and men for that matter) are not happy with a high 'receded' hairline. For some, the hairline has crept back with time due to heredity, for others they were simply 'born that way.'

In either case, non-invasive treatmetns are NOT likely to have a dramatic effect, because they work to enhance hair follicles that are alive. Laser therapy, minoxidil/rogaine can help a little, but if you never had follicles there, or the follicles are very weak or simply gone, non-invasive treatments will not help you totally achieve your goal.

Whether you are trying to make a dramatic hairline change (i.e. no more bangs) or just some subtle enhancements for symmetry or density purposes, hair transplantation is a viable option.

For significant hairline lowering or hairline refinement in women or men, you will likely need some degree of hair transplantation. Thankfully, today (unlike years ago) hair transplantation is a virtually painless process with minimal discomfort, minimal downtime, and consistent hair-growth results. It is a minor procedure under local anesthesia which heals in a matter of days.

The best physicians are able to use single-follicle or 'follicular-unit' skin-grafts and implant them into the scalp carefully--creating an artistic pattern of angles and positioning that mimics a natural hairline. Not all physicians are comfortable creating halrines for women, so choose a doctor who has specific expertise in this area.

New technology, like the NeoGraft device can also help with hair transplantation because it enables "FUE"-type hair transplant procedures to be performed more efficiently. An FUE transplant is an advanced, minimally-invasive type of hair transplant that does not require a scalpel or stitches and has less discomfort and a fast recovery.

Here are a small sampling of photos of hairline lowering procedures we have performed for women at Bauman Medical Group:
http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=hairlin ... 8414%40N00
and a news story about female patients at Bauman Medical Group:
NOTE: This news story is about several patients (some non-invasive treatments, etc.) but pay particular attention to the female hair transplant.
At Bauman Medical Group, 50% of our patients are women.

For several photos of male hairline transplants, look here:
http://www.flickr.com/search/?q=male%20 ... 8414%40N00

Please feel free to post any questions you may have on this topic on this message board or email me privately at doctorb@baumanmedical.com.

Dr. B.
Alan J. Bauman, M.D.
Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Hair Restoration Surgery (http://www.abhrs.org)
Recommended by the American Hair Loss Association (http://www.americanhairloss.org)
Alan J. Bauman, M.D.
Medical Director
Bauman Medical Group -- Boca Raton, FL
Hair Restoration for Men & Women

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Re: Hairline solutions?

Postby Sephora_LA » Sun Mar 31, 2013 9:12 pm

FDA hair loss products include Rogaine and Propecia. While they may help grow hair in the crown, they are not as effective in the hairline area.

Hair transplant procedures are certainly possible for revising the hairline. For example, hair follicles from the nape and head can be extracted and reinserted to create a new shape and height for your hairline. This can be done through a technique known as Follicular Unit Extraction. Extracting follicles directly from their source is much safer than more invasive forms of hairline revision techniques. There is far less risk of nerve damage.

You might be interested in this patient. He was not happy with his high widow's peak hairline. He underwent Follicular Unit Extraction to lower the hairline.
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Re: Hairline solutions?

Postby terryandsherry » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:18 pm

be happy that you have your hair,
doesnt matter what anybody thinks, have confidence and keep it that way...
you are fine..... do nothing....(:
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Re: Hairline solutions?

Postby Confused1 » Wed Aug 14, 2013 3:51 am

Hair transplants are your only real option. I have had 2000 so far and they look wonderful.
"Imagination frames events unknown, in wild, fantastic shapes of hideous ruin, and what it fears, creates." Hannah More
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Re: Hairline solutions?

Postby lexifoxy » Wed Aug 21, 2013 2:44 pm

you were born that way and youre fine......
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