Hairline Lowering - Adelaide
Advanced Cosmetic Medicine cater for all clients regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation. Hairline lowering is particularly popular amongst individuals wishing to undergo MTF (male to female) transition. Male and female hairline patters differ greatly in height and in pattern. To achieve a very natural female hairline it is necessary to both lower the hight of the hairline and well as change the shape of the frontal hairline. Neograft FUE hair transplant is one of the best technique available to achieve that goal (hairline lowering aka hairline advancement.
Neograft FUE has no frontal scarring
Transplanted hair is resistant to balding
Choose a natural hairline in the design and height of your choice
Achieve the way you want to look and feel
What to Expect
Have a consult with the doctor to ensure you are a good candidate for hair transplant and discuss your goals.
Before your hair transplant, have your hair trimmed to number 1 all over.
The donor area at the back of the head is prepared by shaving down to 0.5mm.
The frontal hair design is finalised with he doctor.
The donor area is anaesthetised and harvesting of follicular units begins.
The frontal recipient area is anaesthetised and the the harvested follicular units are transplanted into the new recipient area.
How it works
What is the difference between a Female and Male frontal hair pattern?
As you can see from the image above, the male pattern hairline resembles the letter "m". The hairline is also considerably higher than that of the female hair pattern.
The female frontal hairline, however, has an upside down "u" shape. The hairline position is also much lower than mens hairlines.
How is the hairline lowered in a MTF transition?
As you can see from the image above, the new follicular unit hair grafts need to be implanted in the vacant areas above the newly proposed female hairline.
Why is Neograft FUE hair transplant considered the ideal technique for MTF hairline lowering?
There are basically two methods of lowering the hair line. One is "hair transplant" and the other is "surgical removal of skin" and re-suturing.
Surgical removal of skin to lower the hair line is not recommended in males. This is because males can continue to lose hair through the process of male pattern baldness. If the surgical removal of skin technique is used, continual loss of hair will result in the scar line from the sutures becoming exposed. This is clearly not an ideal outcome.
Hair implanted using the Neograft FUE technique is considered to be permanent. (ie the hair originated from the back of the head, which is not prone to male pattern baldness). You may continue to lose some hair above the new transplanted hair. For this reason it is important to reserve some donor hair as a contingency plan, just in case hair loss does progress further. The patient should be taking medications (Minoxodil and Finesteride) to help prevent/ slow down further hair loss.
Who is considered a good candidate for Neograft FUE hair transplant?
To be considered a good candidate the following factors will be taken into account;
- The patients willingness to used medications to slow the progress of male pattern baldness.
- A donar area at the back of the head which is dense and consist of healthy terminal hair.
- Consider your family history of baldness to assess the extent of baldness that you may expect.
- Your age and current extent of hair loss.
Dr Rahma Targett
Dr Rahma Targett is a General Practitioner(FRACGP), with a specialty in Cosmetic Medicine. She founded Advanced Cosmetic Medicine in 2016 and has since become well known as a trusted and in demand Cosmetic Physician in Adelaide. She has a Diploma in Dermoscopy and a Diploma in Aesthetic Medicine with the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine. Dr Targett is a leader in her field and regularly attends Cosmetic conferences to keep up to date with modern aesthetic techniques. At advanced Cosmetic Medicine you can always be reassured that you will be welcomed and treated personally by Dr Rahma Targett.