Crown Hair Transplant

Crown Hair Transplant


Hair loss on crown of head along with receding hairline is the most common type of balding type in men. Thinning hair at the crown will eventually lead to balding of the crown areas.
Hair loss on the crown starts around the whorl (at the back of the head), and spreads outwards in all directions to produce a circular baldness. A second, smaller focus of balding occurs at the 6 o’clock border in some men.
Hair transplantation in crown or vertex area can be done by itself or in combination with other parts of the scalp.

Almost 95% men can blame their genes for the crown balding problem. Hair thinning at crown happens in women also. Although hair loss is typically more dispersed than the concentrated balding pattern seen in men.
Some conditions responsible for hair loss in the crown area include alopecia areata, anagen hair loss, cicatricial alopecias, disorders of hair growth, inflammatory scalp, telogen hair loss, tinea capitis, traction alopecia and trichotillomania. Depending on their nature and stage of progression, some of these scalp conditions can be treated with only medicines while others require surgical treatment.
The decision of hair restoration procedure in crown area must be done after careful consideration of number of factors, including the extent of hair loss, the likelihood of future hair loss (and the possibility of having enough donor hair over time to replace new balding areas), and the ability to create natural-looking hair patterns in the crown area using hair transplantation. Our Doctors will advise you on the best crown hair restoration options for you during your initial consultation.

Crown Hair Transplant Procedure and Technique

Few basic facts about crown hair restoration that every individual should know before making the decision to have crown hair replacement procedure. Crown hair transplant procedures are one of the most technically challenging and demanding of all types of hair restoration procedures. It is because of the fact that hair angle changes extremely in the crown area in a whorl or spiral pattern. Those intricacies need to be recreated meticulously for a seamlessly natural result of full density.
The crown will continue to shed hair and continue thinning, especially in men experiencing male pattern baldness. That means the crown thinning will continue over time. This also means that additional hair restoration sessions may be required in the future to cover further baldness that may occur in this area.
For crown hair restoration procedure enormous number of grafts are required to achieve good results. 2 sessions may be required for the entire procedure, depending on the extent of crown baldness.
If there is baldness in front and crown areas of the head with extensive hair loss, results can appear unnatural and may lack density if the front, center and crown are restored in a single FUE transplant sitting. So after thorough examination of your donor area it can be decided whether you are a candidate for a mega session with 3500 grafts implantation in one session. it can be told after examination of the condition of your donor area.

Crown Transplant Technique

Achieving desired results during crown hair replacement can be rather tricky and requires the technical skill and artistic vision. With our knowledge of male hair loss patterns and skills the result will be natural looking crown hair with right angles and texture, that will age well over time.
Crown hair transplant procedures is done by extraction of hair roots from the donor site from the back side of the scalp by using the follicular unit extraction (FUE) method. It is done by our experienced team. The extracted follicles are then expertly placed into the thinning or balding crown area called the recipient site. Entire procedure is done under magnified vision with the help of special implanters so that existing follicles are not damaged. At the end the result is of a crown full of hair with perfect angles, direction, pattern and graft-to-site fit.