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Hairline Transplant for Women

Learn more about hairline surgery for women and whether you are a suitable candidate for a hair transplant. Read on to see what a hairline transplant for women is, what the costs involved of, whether or not you’re a suitable candidate and much more

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What is a Hairline Transplant?

A hairline transplant for women simply involves lowering, or in some cases, raising, the hairline at the front of the head to achieve a balance between the various parts of the face. According to the rule of equal vertical thirds, the height of the forehead (the space between the glabella and the trichion) should make up roughly one-third of the face’s vertical height.

A shorter forehead height and a lower anterior hairline are viewed as more appealing and youthful characteristics in women in particular. A longer forehead can be perceived as unattractive, somewhat manly, and indicative of ageing.

Most hair transplant surgeons will use hair grafting to decrease the female hairline. However, there is a certain set of female patients who will benefit most from surgical hairline procedures and receive more attractive and outstanding outcomes.

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Reasons Why Women May Choose To Under a Hairline Transplant

Hair thinning and hair loss are much more frequent in women than most people realize, and they don’t only affect males. Both men and women have diffuse thinning, although women more frequently have a more widespread thinning when the entire head of hair gradually becomes thinner over time. Men typically lose hair on the very top of the scalp first. 

Both men and women can experience hair loss. In order to achieve thicker hair and a full hairline, women with thin hair or a receding hairline can also benefit from hair transplantation. In fact, female hairline transplants are a preferred cosmetic procedure and are becoming more and more common.


Reasons why women have hairline transplants, include;

  • Women who have hair loss due to hormonal imbalance (traction alopecia).
  • Women who have female pattern baldness, including thinning/ receding hairlines and reduced hair density on the scalp.
  • Women who are worried about hair loss on incision sites after having plastic or cosmetic surgery.
  • Women who suffer from burns, scarring, or hair loss due to trauma may also benefit from hair restoration/transplantation.

Am I a Good Candidate for Hairline Transplant?

The majority of women who have normal patterned baldness qualify for hair transplants. Listed below are a few people that wouldn’t make suitable candidates for a hair transplant:

  • Women with Diffuse Unpatterned Alopecia (DUPA), which is characterized by hair loss or considerable miniaturization on the sides and back of the head, are likely to experience aggressive hair loss in those regions. These women have thinning hair on the top and front of their scalps.
  • Female patients with typical female patterned hair loss may not have a good donor location with usable hair follicles since these patients often have scattered hair loss.
  • Women who have excessively high expectations for their end outcomes, such as someone with severe hair loss and insufficient donor supply who nevertheless hopes to restore a youthful hairline.
  • Those who have significant hair loss typically don’t have enough hair follicles in their donor location to completely cover the balding area, resulting in a mismatch between supply and demand.
  • Those suffering from severe or persistent illnesses that are not being treated with medicine, such as uncontrolled diabetes or a thyroid hormonal imbalance.
  • Women with uncontrolled trichotillomania will lose transplanted hair in a manner similar to how they have already lost their natural hair.
  • Women with active cicatricial alopecia whose hair follicles are damaged by this harmful inflammatory process.
  • Women with Active Alopecia Areata


It is essential to know if the high hairline is stable (due to heredity or previous brow elevation) or progressing prior to surgery. If the hair loss is progressive, considerations to take into account include the rate of the hair loss, therapies used and their effectiveness, and factors such as certain hairstyles like tight braids that may result in traction alopecia or medical disorders like anaemia or hypothyroidism.

Only individuals with stable hairlines are suitable candidates for a hairline transplant; otherwise, future hair loss might expose the hairline incision, undoing the reduction in the hairline, and the treatment itself could result in more hair loss (telogen effluvium).

Recovering from a Hairline Transplant

Your scalp could be quite sensitive after the procedure. You might need to take painkillers for a few days. For a minimum of a day or two, your surgeon will order you to wear bandages over your scalp. They can also advise you to take an antibiotic or an anti-inflammatory medication for a few days. Most patients may go back to work 2 to 5 days following the procedure.

The transplanted hair will fall out 2 to 3 weeks following surgery, but you should start to see new growth in 3 to 6 months. After 6 to 9 months, the majority of individuals will notice 60% of fresh hair growth. To promote hair development following transplantation, some surgeons administer the hair-growing medication minoxidil (Rogaine).

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Cost of Hairline Transplant Women

The price of a hair transplant will depend largely on the amount of hair you’re moving or the country where you have the transplant done.

Hair transplant clinics in Turkey provide a range of packages for the convenience of medical tourists. The price of hair transplant packages in Turkey varies according to the surgeon’s qualifications and expertise. Free transportation from the airport to the hotel, complimentary meals depending on the package, free sightseeing in Turkey, free stay in upscale hotels, and a hair transplant clinic are all included in the package.

If you are experiencing significant hair loss and want to reverse the process and make a lasting difference to your hairline and hair volume, visit Compare Prices section to discover if you are a right candidate for hair transplant and start the quotation process. Our specialist hair transplant surgeons will evaluate your status and advise you accordingly

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