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what does receding hairline mean

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Ridgway
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Forehead : It is when your hairline moves posteriorly toward the top of you head instead of on your forehead.

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Receding hairline: May be.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Maybe: Depends on your genes... There are different patterns of baldness. Look to your mothers family and any siblinfs for the patterns of hair loss...
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rene Perez
10 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Hard to know: It could be many reasons but without knowing your gender or your past medical history it's hard to guide you in any given direction
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Minoli
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Micro-Hair Grafting: Oral Propecia (finasteride) and topical Minoxidil are 2 non-surgical agents that can be tried. However, once the hairline has receded, its best restor ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Tuma
Dr. Gary Tuma answered
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Hair transplant: it is difficult to treat receding hairline without hair transplantation.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not unhealthy: In most instances this is most likely a reflection of normal male pattern baldness ( I am assuming you are a male). If you suffer from other hormonal ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Denkler
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Consider Propecia (finasteride): See your doctor about Propecia pills. They block hydrotestosterone from causing hairloss. Rogaine, (minoxidil) a topical application helps in some ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jon Perlman
47 years experience Plastic Surgery
For men Propecia (finasteride) : Receding hairlines can be stopped in their tracks with selective androgen blockers such as popecia. There are side effects however so discuss this wi ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cullington
26 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Usually best done by transplanting your own hair and with local flaps if s small area no creams will replace a turn receding hairline die to genetics ... Read More
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