Though hair loss and thinning are not isolated to only males, baldness is most common in men. Reports show that some degree of baldness affects two-thirds of men by the age of 35, while 85% of men will experience significant thinning of the hair by age 50. About 95% of men suffering from hair loss can attribute their condition to androgenetic alopecia, which is hereditary male-pattern baldness. The most common areas affected by male-pattern baldness are the hairline, as it will gradually begin to recede, and the crown of the head, thinning over time and the bald spot becoming larger. While all of the specifics of androgenetic alopecia’s causation are not completely identifiable, research shows that the hereditary loss of hair is a result of inheriting a genetic sensitivity to dihydrotestosterone (DHT), a derivative of testosterone present in the male makeup. DHT is known to shrink the hair follicles, making the sensitive hairs susceptible to thinning and eventually falling out. Cosmetic Surgeon and board-certified Dermatologist, Dr. Anthony Nikko, offers advanced treatment options to restore the hair loss and reverse the negative cosmetic effects. Men can schedule a consultation at The Nikko Cosmetic Surgery Center in Houston, TX to learn more about hair loss and treatment options.
"I've been coming to Dr. Nikko for over 3 years for Botox and I can say that Crystal does a fantastic job! A very natural look! I've been to other places and they don't get what I want! If you don't want to look frozen, but instead look natural, Dr. Nikko's office is the place! I recommend to all!"- Z.A. / Yelp / Aug 10, 2017
"I had a great experience today at Dr. Nikko's office. I went in for a facial and left feeling great about my skin. The facial was relaxing and painless. The staff was very friendly and I'd definitely recommend my family and friends."- D.G. / Google / Aug 16, 2019
"I alwayssss recommend Dr. Nikko when friends are looking for a dermatologist or cosmetic surgeon. My family has been coming to Dr. Nikko for a couple years now. His staff is always so sweet and helpful in answering the millions of questions I always ask! And Dr. Nikko so personable. He is one of the few doctors I’ve ever met that asks about how myself and the kids are doing every single time I see him; I feel he genuinely cares for my family. He never makes you feel like you are just another number or rushed to get you out the door. My husband and kids will continue to see him as needed!"- A.A. / Google / Aug 09, 2019
"The entire process was so quick and simple. I waited about 60 seconds before getting my name called and was in and out in 20 minutes. My doctor was knowledgeable and personable as could be. Definitely going back!"- S.A. / Google / Jul 16, 2019
"I just started going to Dr Nikko and love it. His office staff and their brand new office is outstanding. My friend and I saw Crystal and we were very impressed. . Great experience."- M.S. / Google / Jun 27, 2019
Depending on your specific hair loss cause and severity, a nonsurgical treatment, like PRP therapy can be used to stimulate natural hair growth in thinning hair or smaller bald spots. However, a consultation with board-certified Dermatologist Dr. Nikko will determine if this option will be suitable for your needs and goals.
Dr. Nikko and his team of hair restoration professionals offer some of the latest and most innovative follicle unit extraction (FUE) treatments. SmartGraft is a minimally invasive surgical procedure and more efficient option for patients who find other hair restoration methods ineffective. In FUE procedures, like the name suggests, the hair follicles are extracted from an area with more hair and transplanted into small holes in the balding or thinning areas, precisely positioned by a skilled surgeon to restore the hair pattern in a natural looking way. A consultation with Dr. Nikko will help determine if you are a good candidate for such a procedure.