If forehead looks too wide, Minoxidil or hair transplant?

Different questions are being raised by fans and followers of Dr John Watts are flooding his series of hugely popular educational videos with queries related to hair transplants and hair growth issues.

In this educational video, noted dermatologist & trichologist and one of the Best Hair Transplant Surgeons in Hyderabad Dr John Watts answers select shortlisted questions of viewers related to hair growth, hair hall and hair transplant.

Pooja Thakur asks: “I am 20 years old. My forehead looks too wide. If I use Minoxidil, will it help me cover the forehead with new hair? Please advise.

In his response, Dr John Watts tells Pooja Thakur a wide forehead at the young age of 20 years could mean that her baldness and receding hairline could be attributed to heredity issues in her family. “Use of Minoxidil would only ensure the growth of baby hair but you cannot expect long hair that you can use to braid. The best option that can give you long hair is a hair transplant procedure,” he informed Pooja.

The other option is to use hair patches to cover baldness if one is scared of undergoing a hair transplant procedure.

D Prem Kumar asks: “I used Minoxidil for three months and noticed that my hair fall stopped. It also led to the growth of new hair. However, I stopped using it for the next three months as I was out for driving work. Can I restart using Minoxidil and get the same results?

In his response, Dr John Watts tells Prem Kumar that once one takes a break from using Minoxidil the results may not be as similar as that of the first time one had after using it. “You can restart using Minoxidil but the results would not be as great as the first time,” said Dr John.

Vijay I asks: “Can I use salt water for a head bath? 

In his response, Dr John Watts warns Vijay about the hazards of using saltwater for regular head baths. “Saltwater is a hypertonic solution that can damage the hair due to the presence of dissolved particles. Never use saltwater for a regular head bath,” he advised.

Ravi Kumar Reddy asks: “What is the minimum number of donor hair grafts one can extract from a healthy scalp? If one has insufficient donor hair, what is the alternative? 

In his response, Dr John Watts tells Ravi Kumar Reddy that from a healthy scalp, they can extract 4500 to 5000 hair grafts for transplant. “However, if one does not have sufficient donor hair, we extract hair grafts from the body including beard, chest, upper back, abdomen and pubic regions,” he said.

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