Males and females can be affected by hair loss at different stages of their lives, for a variety of reasons. Hair thinning is a commonly observed as an early sign of hair loss, and a receding hairline can become a source of significant embarrassment and stress. However, hair follicles can be preserved with treatments. Other appropriate medical approaches can and also help to regenerate and strengthen them.
Hair loss treatment is recommended for those who experience:
Hair growth cycle has different stages and timings. However, if the hair follicle stops growing at a given stage or hair growth stages are not correctly balanced, it can trigger hair loss issues. As a result, individuals usually experience hair thinning, and sometimes balding. Currently available hair loss treatments can effectively control this problem and reduce the need of invasive procedures later on in life.
Hair growth and fall: In most cases, 85% of our hair strands are in their growing stage. The rest (15%) is in a shedding or resting stage.
Average rate of hair loss: Up to 150 strands every day
Average speed of hair growth: Around 0.5 – 1 inch every month
Male Pattern Baldness (MPB), according to the scale by Hamilton-Norwood
Female Pattern Baldness (FPB) according to the Savin scale
At Dream, we offer a range of solutions ranging from non-invasive topical treatments to minimally invasive injections to help with early stage hair loss conditions. In most cases, a combination of the treatment options will be required to achieve optimal results.
Hair Loss treatments include:
Certain medications can prevent hair follicle shrinking by controlling an overactive DHT (Androgen Dihydrotestosterones) which is responsible for shrinking hair follicles and reducing hair growth.
Minoxidil is used as a topical agent to prolong the growth stage (anagen phase) of the hair cycle. It promotes circulation and increased blood flow to the follicle, which ultimately improves its thickness.
Uses a low-level laser to deliver heat energy that promotes hair regeneration and proliferation. It usually results in healthier-looking and thick hair.
It contains important growth factors that will help your scalp in different ways:
Injections in specific areas of the scalp can help you by preventing the destruction of hair follicles by the immune system. It is also useful to counter inflammation and regulate sebum production. This sometimes causes clogging on the hair follicle opening, and aggravates the hair loss condition.
Every patient may have a series of factors that contribute to hair loss. Depending on your case, our surgeon will show you the most advanced hair loss treatments in Singapore that will likely improve your condition.
If you are looking for a more aggressive hair loss treatment, you may be interested to find out more about our Hair Transplant procedure.
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