My hair loss is a result of injury. Will taking Propecia help me regain my hair?
Propecia (finasteride) works by inhibiting the conversion of testosterone into dihydrotestosterone (DHT). This reduction in DHT helps to preserve hair follicles that are genetically vulnerable to its effects. Since your hair loss is not related to androgenic alopecia (male pattern baldness), Propecia and other hair loss medications such as Rogaine (minoxidil) are not likely to result in new hair growth in the injured area.
Depending upon the degree of your injury and the resultant scarring, you may be a candidate for hair transplant surgery. Below I’ve included some examples posted on our hair restoration forum and social network of burn victims that have undergone successful hair transplants.
If you are interested in learning if you are a candidate for hair transplant surgery, I recommend that you consult our interactive map and locate the prescreened quality hair restoration physicians nearest you. You can then schedule a free online consultation.
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