Marc First Noticed Losing His Hair at Nineteen

Marc is an attorney and avid outdoorsman who began losing his hair when he was nineteen.  When he was in his twenties he had given up on ever getting his hair back until he moved to Los Angeles and found Bosley.  Today Marc’s hair is fully restored along with his confidence.

“I like outdoorsy things.  I grew up being in the outdoors, so I enjoyed hiking, doing a lot of snowboarding.

First time I noticed I was losing my hair I was actually nineteen.  I was always worried about even touching my head because I was like okay, if I run my fingers through my hair more hair is going to come out.  It’s only going to make the process worse.

Marc Bosley Hair Transplant  After

In college I was single, so it just really kind of messed with my confidence a lot.  And I really didn’t know about Bosley until I moved to Los Angeles.  Finally I just gave them a call and it had such great results.  When I first saw that hair growing in, I was like wow, this really did work!  You know not having the hair was really affecting my confidence level, and now my career is better than it’s ever been.  And I’m not afraid of being in front of people now.  This guy didn’t really date that much; I just didn’t really have the confidence.  And now it’s totally different.

When I was in my twenties, and before the procedure I thought my hair is gone, I’m never going to be able to run my fingers through my hair again, but now I put it through and this is my hair.  It’s thick and I don’t have to worry about it coming out in my hand.  Bosley changed my life and I’m completely happy with it.  Thank you Dr. Bosley!” -Marc B.

Two-thirds of men will experience some level of hair loss by the age of 35 and 85% will have significantly thinning hair by the age of 50.  About 20% of men experience early hair loss like Marc.

Marc got his hair back permanently after contacting Bosley and meeting with a counselor to discuss his goals and hair restoration options.  Consultations are free, no-obligation and available at 70 offices throughout the U.S.

Does Daily Hair Loss Lead to Balding?

It’s normal to shed hair every day.  But does this normal shedding lead to male-pattern or female-pattern hair loss?

Dr. Ken Washenik, Bosley Medical Director, explains what is normal daily hair shedding and when it becomes a problem. He also explains the science behind why we regularly lose our hair and why we should worry less.

“One common, normal event that really draws people’s attention to it and causes worry with folks who have thinning hair is the fact we shed hair everyday; we’re supposed to shed hair.  How many hairs, you might ask?  Well, reading a textbook says 100 hairs a day, but depending who you read anywhere from 50 to even more than a hundred.  But using the number of 100 hairs a day, whether you brush your hair, or look in the drain in the shower, or look at the shoulders of your clothing during the day, you’re going to gradually lose hair.  

Hair Transplant Before and After

Before and After Bosley Hair Transplantation

The question is, does that make you go bald?  If I lose a hundred hairs a day, well it’s only a matter of time before I lose my hair.  The good news is you’re supposed to lose your hair.  It’s part of – from a shedding standpoint – it’s part of this turnover of the hair that leads to a growth phase, a resting phase, the hair falls out, and a new growth phase.  So somewhere around one in ten hairs on our head is in the resting phase.  Ninety percent, nine out of ten are in the growing phase, one in ten is in the resting phase which will shed – that leads to your hundred hairs a day – and then a new hair will grow back in.

The bad news is, if you have hair loss, if you have a genetic tendency for hair loss – and here we’re restricting our comments to male and female-pattern hair loss, what’s known as androgenetic alopecia – if you have that type of condition we know that when new hairs come in they’re smaller and less thick, less cosmetically useful, they don’t cover your scalp as well.  So that miniaturization process in subsequent cycles of the hair growth cycle leads to baldness or visible hair loss.  

So, yes, you’re supposed to shed hair.  Yes, that hair comes back.  But if you have a hair loss condition like male-pattern or female-pattern hair loss, the succeeding cycles do not give you the same density, volume, or scalp coverage that you had earlier.”  -Dr. Ken Washenik

Bosley offers a microscopic hair and scalp analysis as part of your free consultation.  The analysis provides insight into the extent of your hair loss and availability of donor hair for permanent hair restoration.  You’ll also learn more about available hair loss solutions that are FDA cleared and approved.

Does The Bosley Laser Comb Treat Hair Loss?

The Bosley LaserComb Elite® is a non-surgical, home-use hair loss treatment that is clinically proven to stimulate your scalp and promote hair growth*  It is FDA cleared for use by men and women.

Dr. Ken Washenik, Bosley Medical Director, explains how low-level laser technology is used in the device.

“There are a number of different approaches that people with male-pattern or female-pattern hair loss can use or take to address their hair loss.  We’ve talked about many of those before, medications that can be used.  But another technology that has come out in Bosley Laser Combjust the past few years, or more recent breakthrough is the use of low-level laser technology –  like that that you find in the Bosley Laser Comb.

The Bosley Laser Comb, utilizing this low-level laser therapy, has been cleared by the FDA for treating male-pattern and female-pattern hair loss in men and women.  So it is an effective way to slow down or decrease the progression of your male or female-pattern hair loss; and has been shown in clinical trials to actually increase the hair count – so reverse that process in some patients.”

Learn more about available non-surgical hair loss treatments during a free Bosley consultation.  Consultations are private, no-obligation and available at 70 locations throughout the U.S.

*Individual results may vary. Your hair grows at a slow pace. Increases in the number of hairs in one specific location (hair density) are difficult to notice and are not immediately visible. A typical user will notice some increase in hair density within the first few weeks. Over time you will begin to re-grow hair.

Am I a Candidate For Hair Transplantation?

Hair transplantation is the only permanent solution to hair loss.  It’s a relatively simple procedure performed on an outpatient basis that takes about a day to complete.  Results are gradual and start to show about 6 months after the procedure.  This would be 3 inches of growth, the same average growth rate as your non-transplanted hair.

Bosley hair transplantation is completely natural looking.  In fact, most people won’t even know you had the procedure.

Jason's Hair Transplant Results - Bosley


Hair transplantation involves taking hair from where you have more than you need, the donor area, and moving it to areas of thinning or baldness.  Most people have sufficient donor hair to fully achieve their hair restoration goals.  A Bosley physician can determine if your donor hair is sufficient for hair transplantation.  The Norwood Scale can be helpful in determining your level of hair loss.

Age is a factor in determining whether or not hair transplantation is the best solution for your thinning hair.  Those in the earliest stages of hair loss might be able to start with non-surgical treatments to stop or slow down the hair loss process.  Examples of non-surgical hair loss treatments are Propecia®, Rogaine, the Bosley LaserComb Elite and Theradome Laser Helmet.  Propecia® is a prescription drug for men only.  All non-surgical hair loss treatments require consistent and proper use to maintain results.

You might not be a candidate for hair transplantation because your hair loss is temporary.  Temporary hair loss can be caused by a variety of factors including stress, reaction to medications, trauma, illness and pregnancy.  It is recommended to meet with your doctor first to determine if your hair loss is temporary or progressive.

Bosley offers informative hair loss consultations at more than 70 offices located throughout the U.S.  You’ll be able to express your hair restoration goals while learning more about the available treatments that are clinically proven and cleared by the FDA.  You’ll also receive a complimentary scalp and hair analysis that provides insight into your current level of hair loss, availability and quality of donor hair.

Bosley physician Dr. David Deutsch goes into greater detail about age requirements for hair transplantation in the following video:

Bosley has completely turned my life around in ways I had no idea

People come to Bosley because they want completely natural-looking hair restoration results from experienced surgeons. Bill is one of those people, a musician seen by thousands during his orchestra performances.

Bill Before and After Bosley Hair TransplantBill became self-conscious of his thinning hair and made the choice to do something about it. He decided on hair transplantation because he wanted his confidence back. He only felt comfortable with the experience and results Bosley can provide.

“I’m a professional musician, orchestra conductor, and I’ve got thousands of people looking at the back of my head when I’m trying to perform. And it was starting to affect my performance on the stage when I was working with the orchestra because I felt so self-conscious.

Bosley has completely turned my life around in ways I had no idea. Week after week it started looking better and better, and I was like holy … this is really going to work! And I couldn’t believe that it had filled in these gaps that were once just white skin.

Whether I’m working in the studio or on stage, I’m absolutely confident now. I almost bounce into work now. You do feel more confident. You just feel so good about yourself. It’s just night and day. This is a different guy. I feel like a whole new person.”

Bill first learned about the results attainable at Bosley during his initial consultation. Consultations are free, no-obligation and available at 70 offices throughout the U.S.

The consultation is an opportunity to express your hair restoration goals and learn more about available FDA approved hair loss treatments. Subsequently Bosley creates a complete hair restoration treatment plan specific to your goals and decided upon by you and your Bosley physician.

View the Bosley Before and After Gallery to see how others from a variety of hair loss types and classifications have gotten their hair back permanently.