Topical Finasteride Case Studies
Finasteride is a drug mainly used in the treatment of a hair loss on the scalp or enlarged prostate in men. Sometimes It is also being used to treat extra hair growth in females and also in hormonal therapy for a transgender woman. It was earlier used orally in the brand name of Proscar, Propecia, etc. As oral intake causes some side effects such as depression, sexual dysfunction, anxiety, breast enlargement or increased risk of some rare forms of prostate cancer. Topical finasteride is a modification of the drug to reduce its side effects, topical finasteride is applied directly on the scalp instead of taking it orally.
Topical Finasteride Case Study #1
This is the case study of a 46-year-old teacher from Australia. He had been experiencing male pattern hair loss for a long time, to be exact since last 10 years. Being very busy in his life he had never tried to treat the condition. But he finally started using topical liposomal finasteride with the advice of the family doctor. He had been using this topical liposomal finasteride since only two months when he started noticing a significant improvement in his baldness. The upper posterior hairline on his head moved upwards significantly, and there is considerable new hair growth where there was baldness earlier.
Topical Finasteride Case Study #2
This is the case study of a 38-year-old businessman from India. He had been suffering from male pattern hair loss of 4 years. he had not tried to treat his increasing situation of baldness with medication earlier. He directly went for hair transplantation but due to some complications in donor hair quality, doctors suggested him to try topical liposomal finasteride for a year first, then go for the transplantation based on the results of the medication. A significant improvement in hair regrowth was noticed in crown areas and anterior part of the scalp when checked after intervals of 6 months and 9 months. It was a pleasant cosmetic outcome of the drugs.
Topical Finasteride Case Study #3
This is the case study of 22-year-old man from Mexico. He had been going through the history of male patter hair loss since the age of 16. Before using topical liposomal finasteride, he had done many attempts to reduce the condition. He had attempted using Propecia, but it had several side-effects on his body and eventually, he couldn’t tolerate the medication. he also had gone for scalp micropigmentation trying to reduce the visibility of his baldness. He also did a strip procedure of 5990 grafts to the entire Norwood 6 thinning area. The grafts were not placed below the whirl area, as the doctors decided to cure this area with the use of topical liposomal finasteride. He started using topical liposomal finasteride approximately after 1 week of the surgery. A significant improvement in hair regrowth was noticed in crown areas and anterior part of the scalp when checked after intervals of 5 months. The upper posterior hairline on his head moved upwards significantly, and there is considerable new hair growth where there was baldness earlier.
Topical Finasteride Case Study #4
This is the case study of a 30-year-old engineer from Canada. he used to wear a turban since his childhood. he wanted to stop to wearing a turban for a more secular look but was concerned about the ample thinning of his hair on the top and crown areas of his head. He didn’t want to try oral finasteride as he knew the side effects based on his online research, so he tried the topical variant of the drug. he started using topical liposomal finasteride and undergone two hair transplant procedures to the frontal scalp after it and restored full density of hair.
Before going for any of the above medications orally or externally, you should take a proper guidance from a certified and trained doctor. With so many option and it being very common practice this is possible that you don’t notice that many experts who you are taking counseling are may be non-medical professionals or under-qualified doctors. It is essential to have a medical expertise for hair transplantation or using any medication or drug for restoring your hair growth and therefore, you should go to only a certified dermatologist. Find a good clinic with trained and experienced doctors, do proper research and counseling and then take the next step.[/fusion_text][fusion_text] [/fusion_text][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]