05-28-2014, 05:01 PM
I am a 22 year old male and I have a Norwood 5A hairline. I discovered the preciseness of my hairline after given a phone consultation with a rep from Hasson and Wong. The man was very nice and very honest. He told me that given my age, and loss of hair, that I should either immediately start taking medication to keep what I have and get a hair transplant later on, or just accept that you will always be bald. My mothers father was a Norwood 7, and all of his sons except for one are Norwood 7, he had 10 kids. My brother who is 26 has no signs of receding. I was told that even if I got an HT that I would live to regret it given my situation. As I told him that I didn't want to risk the side effects of any medication given the low chance of regrowth and high level of loss already. I have accepted that I will be bald forever, but I am considering getting scalp micro-pigmentation. It is an unfortunate situation to lose your hair at any age, but losing your hair at this stage in life is very different than if in my 30s or 50s. I just can't believe the rep told me "if you gave us a million dollars we still couldn't do it for you", he was actually a very nice man and told me what I feel to be the truth. I try not to worry about it too much but I am constantly reminded by it, people especially in college have been unabashedly honest to me in several situations, on many occasions woman have been uncomfortable with me, thinking that I am much older. However, confidence does help, but with college aged woman 18-22, they just don't understand. And even the attractive woman I do get all seem to have daddy issues. My question, keep shaving or SMP?