Diffuse Alopecia in 72 Year Old Female

Dr. Rogers consulted with this 72 year old woman who was experiencing diffuse thinning over the top of her scalp for over a decade. Initially Dr. Rogers prescribed finasteride 5mg and topical 5% minoxidil. Although the medical therapy stabilized the patients hair loss after 1 year Dr. Rogers and the patient agreed to have hair transplant surgery. On the procedure day, utilizing linear donor strip harvesting of the hair tissue Dr. Rogers was able to transplant 1,531 – 1 to 4 hair grafts.

Top view, before and after medical therapy and FUT hair transplant.

1 year post-op the patient had significantly more hair and was very pleased with the cosmetic result.

Front view