How to fix a patchy beard?

How to repair a patchy beard

Growing a thick and lustrous beard is considered as the first step towards manhood. However, not everyone is lucky enough to enjoy full and desired beard. For many of us who grow a beard, it can be irritating to see bald patches on the face when they look in the mirror.

Androgenic Alopecia and few other hair loss conditions may account for your patchy beard. While dealing with these hair loss conditions may halt further hair loss, restoring a lustrous and thick beard would require a facial hair restoration treatment, a beard hair transplant in Dubai can help you in doing so.  Below mentioned are the ways you can prevent the patchiness or restore the lost hair.

Take care of your beard

In order to maintain a thick and fuller beard, it is important to keep your hair follicles healthy. Since proteins and other nutrients are basic building blocks of hair, consuming them in a good quantity helps promote the new and healthy hair follicles.

Here is the hair care regimen to follow to keep your beard in good shape.

  • Applying regular natural oil keeps your beard moisturized and nourishing
  • Facial massage helps in blood circulations, which ultimately stimulates the growth of hair follicles.
  • Use a brush with soft edges to avoid hair pulling, which may cause hair loss.

Have a healthy dieting regimen

Since male hormones testosterone is responsible for facial hair growth, our dieting regimen can play a vital role when we eat food that helps in the production of the androgens and helps our body to regulate them effectively.

Apart from hormone production, minerals and nutrients play is a fundamental requirement for beard hair growth. Eating foods that are enriched with proteins and other essential nutrients will keep your beard hair healthy and lustrous.


A topical remedy for hair loss, Minoxidil can also be useful for the patchy beard. Applying it regularly can help stimulate the beard hair growth. However, a long-term usage is required to produce effective and long-lasting results, which can also induce several die effects.

Beard hair transplant

Patchy beard hassle often leaves you with no options other than a beard hair transplant. Many of us may think of beard hair transplant as an extremely painful and risky procedure. However, this is not the case, a beard hair transplant is completely different than the transplant that is performed on your scalp. There are smaller incisions with less hair grafting in a beard hair transplant, makes it shorter and lesser invasive procedure. The donor grafts are taken either from the beard itself or back of the head that has the similar quality of hair to your beard.

While both FUT and FUE techniques are used for beard hair transplant, FUE is a minimally invasive method is more preferred for such a hair transplantation.

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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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