(Article from: International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery November 2008.)
Each of us is a unique human being with a deep sense of individuality; as a result of this individuality we care about our image, how we expect to be seen by others and strive to be perceived in a nice way.
All this is strongly influenced by the cosmetic features of the face and head. That is why hair loss can significantly alter the image of himself and projecting toward others. This concern can lead to the decision to consult a specialist in surgical hair restoration.
Both the specialist and the patient should be aware that the basic question is no hair loss, but the consequences it brings self-image. Therefore, what we want to achieve with hair restoration is the restoration of an image.
When the hair restoration specialist understands the concern of the patient, the next step is to determine:
1. What you hope to achieve with hair restoration.
2. What is the best option for achieving your goals?
3. Agree on the best option for hair restoration, the likely result, the amount of time it takes for the procedure and cost.
It is useful to remember that concern for hair restoration is that expectations are met to restore its image. The aim of the specialist physician should be understand your concern about hair loss and meet your expectations in order to successfully perform science and art hair restoration.