If you have done a little research on hair transplant, you have probably had the question: What is Finasteride? and how it works?. Well, in this article we will help you learn more about this.
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What is Finasteride?
It is a potent inhibitor of 5-alpha-reductase.
What is DHT?
The enzyme responsible for the synthesis of the active form of testosterone, DHT.
What is the role of DHT in baldness?
It has been shown that hypersensitivity of follicles This hormone causes hair loss in patients with genetic predisposition.
How does it work?
By inhibiting the synthesis of this hormone, the follicles are exposed to lower levels of DHT. This results in a delay in hair loss caused by DHT.
What is Finasteride for?
Finasteride is a useful treatment to treat androgenetic alopecia.