Black women are believed to be more prone to hair loss as compared to women with any other ethnicity, courtesy the former’s hair texture as well as the hair care regimen. And since African hairs are different from Caucasian hair by many means, this makes the hair loss treatment for black women questionable. How is a black or African hair different from a Caucasian or Asian hair? Would usual hair loss treatments work on black men and women? Would these treatments work well? These are some of the most commonly asked questions by black women. Let’s find out the answers.
An African hair is different from a Caucasian hair in terms of shape of the hair follicle, texture and type of hair and the rate of hair growth.
Africans have hair that grow and curl on the scalp thus giving an appearance of thick hair density while in actual, they have less hair density per square centimeter as compared to their Caucasian and Asian mates. Moreover, the color of scalp is also black in people of African origin. As there is little to no contract between the color of scalp and hair so, it also contributes to make their hair appear dense.
Hair transplant is 100% possible in black women. In fact, it is an appreciated hair loss treatment for black women. The surgery follows its conventional route in African or African-American patients. However, hair restoration surgeons find it easier to use FUT in them as compared to FUE because following the C shape of hair follicles in African patients in difficult and there is more risk is involved that the hair graft would be damaged. FUT does not take out each hair follicle individually so, there is no such issue in strip harvesting.
Hair transplant offers same results in African patients as it offers in rest of the hair loss patients. One advantage that African men and women have is that they do not need large number of hair grafts because transplanting just few hair follicles achieves same dense appearance by curling and forming rounds near the root.
Hair transplant is considered a good hair loss treatment for black women. It gives strong hair that African or African-American women can easily braid in their traditional braiding hair styles. Such hair restoration surgeries are performed around the world. I wish you good luck for your hair transplant!
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