Male Pattern Baldness in India: A Demographic Study

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Male Pattern Baldness in India: A Demographic Study

  1. 1. Demographics of Male Pattern Baldness in India<br />Dr TejinderBhatti<br />Director<br />Darling Buds Hair Transplant Clinic<br />Chandigarh, India<br />www.hairtransplant-india.com<br />Hony. Prof, Plastic Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College<br />Founder Secretary, AHRS-India<br />Joint Editor, Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery<br />Moderator, India Hair Forum<br />Governing Council member, Association of Plastic Surgeons of India<br />Governing Council member, Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons,<br />Patron, FUECON<br />
  2. 2. No Conflict of Interest<br />
  3. 3. Demographics of Male Pattern Baldness in India<br />DrTejinderBhatti<br />Director<br />Darling Buds Hair Transplant Clinic<br />Chandigarh, India<br />www.hairtransplant-india.com<br />Hony. Prof, Plastic Surgery, Armed Forces Medical College<br />Founder Secretary, AHRS-India<br />Joint Editor, Indian Journal of Plastic Surgery<br />Moderator, India Hair Forum<br />Governing Council member, Association of Plastic Surgeons of India<br />Governing Council member, Indian Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons,<br />Patron, FUECON<br />
  4. 4. The Bald and Beautiful Indians<br />
  5. 5. Prevalence of MPB<br />MPB affects 73.5% of men and 57% of women aged 80 and over (Maryborough, Victoria, Australia) <br />MPB affects roughly 40 million men in the United States (Medem Medical, USA)<br />56.6% males Type II-VII MPB (USA)- all ages<br />
  6. 6. ISHRS <br />ISHRS MEETING, Boston<br />
  7. 7. Material & Methods<br />November 2009- May 2011 (18 months)<br />50,000 e-mailers/ 36,788 responded <br />24,000- 240,000 USD (annual income)<br />All regions of India covered (Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, Kolkata, Chennai, Guwahati, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amritsar)<br />Age: 21-61 (mean 46)<br />Healthy males engaged in heterogenous professions<br />
  8. 8. Parameters studied<br />Age<br />Stage of hair loss<br />SEC<br />Concomitant medical illness<br />Medical treatment received<br />Whether considered hair transplant/ got it done<br />Satisfaction with hair transplant<br />
  9. 9. 63.2%<br />
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  11. 11. Age <br />
  12. 12. Medical Treatment <br />65% received medicines (allopathic, homeopathic, ayurvedic, unani)<br />22% treated by quacks<br />Only 1.03% happy<br />
  13. 13. 186 Hair Transplants (0.55%)<br />
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  15. 15. Conclusion<br />MPB prevalence higher in India<br />Growing demand for hair transplant<br />Repudiates claim that clients were generally dissatisfied with results of hair transplant in India<br />
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  17. 17. Socioeconomic Classification: 2011 Census<br />
  18. 18. What Indian Physicians charge<br />
  19. 19. Greetings from Darling Buds HTC & Aesthetic Clinic of Chandigarh<br />
  20. 20. Thank you<br />

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