Health Tip: Hair Apparent

Modern anti-baldness therapies involve hair relocation

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(HealthDay News) -- If you are losing your hair and a confidant has suggested a hair transplant, here's a look at what you're considering:

Modem hair transplantation involves taking small pieces of hair-bearing scalp from the back and sides of the head and moving them into holes and slits on the top of the head, according to the American Hair Loss Council.

This technique can be known as hair grafting, punch grafting, plug grafting or hair transplantation. No new hair is added; hair and skin simply are relocated.

Costs will vary with a person's degree of hair loss. Typically they range between $4,000 and $20,000.


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