Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia (Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon) (MBBS) (M.S) (M.Ch)


Common Hair Fall Myths That You Must Know

To many people, hair fall and baldness are facts of life. It is essential to know about the popular beliefs that may lead to hair fall but would actually not. A piece of wrong information is quite harmful as this may keep people away from the real factors that may cause baldness.

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Here, we share some common myths about hair fall that you must know.

  1. Hair fall is caused only due to aging

Though it is a fact that the chance of hair fall increases with aging, but alone this is not a factor. You may notice hair fall in the 20s, 30s or even among teenagers. The earliest is the onset of hair fall, more difficult it becomes to overcome it. No worries. There are modern solutions to take care of your concern.

  1. Hairspray and gels lead to hair-fall

This is another false belief, also that shampoos, frequent washing, and frequent hairstyling, neither leads to hair fall.  The only hairstyle that may lead to baldness when you tie your hair pulled tightly at the back. In cases of hair fall or hairline thinning, this is a problem of the scalp. Once you notice that you must get an appointment scheduled with a hair specialist and try to fix the problem.

  1. Wearing caps or hats cause hair-fall

If you are not wearing a cap or hat all the time, they must not cause your hair to fall. The infrequent wearing of a cap/hat won’t cause hair fall.  To be safe, maintain good hygiene and do not wear tight caps/hats. Yet worried about headwear causing hair fall? Then you must consult an expert and get a scalp evaluation.

  1. Clogged hair follicles cause hair fall

Blocked or clogged hair follicles never lead to hair fall. There are some companies that try to sell products with these dishonest claims. Keep yourself updated with facts and do not fall for such myths.

  1. There are advanced hair transplant solutions in foreign countries

Kolkata has some of the best hair restoration surgeons and reputed clinics. The city of joy is growing into a hub for medical tourism and hair transplantation surgeries are one of the most contributors to this. Though there are overseas researches and cities ongoing, yet telling that best hair restoration solutions are available abroad is a myth.

Hair transplantation in Kolkata is gaining grounds, owing to the good surgeons present here and also because of treatment available at an affordable and friendly budget.

At PLCSC, Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia excels at the surgical treatment of hair restoration. Before you receive treatment, you will have a thorough discussion with him to understand your problem and find the solution that best suits you. We specialize in baldness treatment.

The clinic is at an easily considerable distance from both the airport or railway station. We also offer accommodation facilities for the family members of the patients.

Looking for more answers or any queries? Get connected with our team at PLCSC, we’ll revert back.

About Dr. Maneesh

Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia, one of the renowned cosmetic surgeons in Kolkata has performed several hair transplant with successful results that has left the patients with natural looking hair without any scars. He holds his graduation degree from Kolkata Medical College and is a Master of General Surgery from PG Hospital. Later on he achieved his M.Ch in Plastic Surgery also from PG Hospital.

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