What is androgenic alopecia (AGA)?

Written by: Dra. Teresa Meyer González
Published: | Updated: 15/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Androgenetic alopecia areata is the most common among males. It is due, fundamentally, to hormonal and genetic component.

Almost always, people who come to see are men with androgenetic alopecia who have lost hair and want to improve their appearance.


Is there any way to prevent it?

Rather than prevention, there is a way to delay or control androgenic alopecia by specific medical treatments.


Do implants used in this condition they are?

Hair's person located in what used safely call donor site. Usually present in the rear and side region of the scalp, so that a completely natural result is achieved.

It is not a painful treatment, as indicated by the professionals in Dermatology. This is a minor and outpatient surgery, thanks to which the patient is the same day of surgery home.


Indications pre and postoperative

Preoperative care is very simple: avoid taking anti-inflammatory several days before and a blood test done. Aftercare are based on a number of substances applied to the scalp to promote healing and good hygiene in the area.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Teresa Meyer González

Dr. Meyer González is a prestigious specialist in Dermatology of Malaga, specifically in the pathologies related to the scalp and hair transplant. Currently, he is responsible for the Capillary Unit of the Dermatology Service of the Dr. Gálvez Hospital in Málaga.

He specialized in hair transplants at the International Capillary Microtransplant Clinic in Brussels, where he performed a microtransplant following the most novel techniques after his training. Also, she is qualified in the Master in Laser and Phototherapy in Dermoesthetic Pathology by the College of Physicians and the University of Barcelona.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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