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A 32-year-old male asked:

which are the best medicines against receding hairline? i am not completely convinced about the transplants yet...! male, 32!

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Dr. Richard Zienowicz
Plastic Surgery 38 years experience
Propecia (finasteride): Propecia (finasteride) is a 5 Alpha reductase inhibitor that prevents conversion of testosterone to dihydrotestosterone or dht, the hormone implicated in hair loss. In large doses it is used to treat prostate enlargement. In small doses it reliably prevents hair loss.
Dr. Denis Winder
Plastic Surgery 58 years experience
Information: Minoxidil is til one of the best. Tranplants are quite successful these days.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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