A Second Hair Transplant or Just a New Look for Elon Musk?
Instead of hiring a stylist, Elon Musk took it upon himself to style and shave the sides of his head for his latest Time magazine cover. And in true Elon Musk form, his haircut turned out to be very futuristic and unique. But it makes us wonder if shaving his head is part of his new look or in preparation for another hair transplant?
Shaving parts of your head could be one of the steps in preparation for an FUE hair transplant. This step allows better visibility to the donor area to extract viable hair grafts in conventional hair transplants. There are other types of FUE hair restoration that do not require any shaving of the donor or recipient area such as Celebrity Hair Transplant.
So, when Elon was pictured with his new shaved hairstyle, we became curious to ask, could this be his way to begin a second hair transplant process stealthily? And if he was preparing for another hair restoration procedure, why not go with the Celebrity Hair Transplant™, where it’s not required to shave the head or change your hairstyle.
We take a closer look at why Elon Musk decided to shave his hair. Could it have just been for his latest magazine cover or a second hair transplant procedure?
Did Elon Musk Have a Hair Transplant?
We know Elon had a hair transplant back in the early 2000s based on a timeline of pictures. And in those images, you can see his hair is significantly thinned out at the frontal part of his scalp, plus a receding hairline at the side of his temples. Thinning of the hair is caused by the miniaturization of the hair follicles, specifically the decreasing size of the hair shaft. The miniaturization of scalp hair is the early sign of male patterned baldness that is caused by a person’s age, genetics, or DHT hormone levels.
We know for a fact that it is highly unlikely for anyone to have this type of transformation with topical or systemic hair loss treatments.
Did Elon Musk Shave His Head for Another Hair Transplant?
We can understand how this suspicion of a possible hair transplant just from a shaved hairstyle could cause confusion. And your skepticism is warranted. People shave their heads without having any other reason to. However, it’s not uncommon for patients to have multiple hair transplants.
Take for example, comedian and producer Joel McHale. He underwent three hair transplants in order to achieve his T.V. perfect hair. For McHale, he felt the pressure from his line of work to pursue improvements on his hair. And for other patients, they may need a second hair transplant to correct an initial transplant that did not meet the desired outcome or results or have to address new areas of hair loss.
Elon Musk might feel the pressure to address any imperfections from his first hair transplant or possibly need to address other areas of his scalp that have active hair loss.
If Elon has shaved his hair for a second hair transplant, we fully support his efforts. People should feel empowered to pursue a transformation through hair transplantation, even if they’ve already had a procedure done—like how Joel McHale did.
Having to deal with shaved and patchy parts of the head or dealing with possible scars may be why most stop pursuing another hair transplant. Luckily, the Celebrity Hair Transplant™ is a hair restoration technique that requires no hair shaving.
No Shaving Required: Celebrity Hair Transplant
The Celebrity Hair Transplant™ by Dr. Parsa Mohebi originated in our Los Angeles offices, where Hollywood celebrities live and work. It was our clientele’s need for a hair transplant solution that was discreet and didn’t require them to shave their hair or change their hairstyle that motivated us to develop Celebrity Hair Transplant. It has become one of the most sought-after hair restoration treatments because it doesn’t require shaving of the recipient and donor area and it does not leave any linear scars on the donor area.
We want to point out that you don’t have to be a celebrity like Elon Musk to have this type of procedure performed. If you are looking for a hair restoration procedure that doesn’t require you to shave your hair or change your hairstyle, this is the optimal solution.
The Takeaway – Elon Musk and His Hair Transplant
So, we know that Elon Musk has had a hair transplant in the past, his latest unseen shaven hairstyle makes us believe that he could be preparing for another hair transplant.
And although we don’t have confirmation that he is planning to have another hair transplant, we believe that if he does, he doesn’t have to change his hairstyle to have one done.
If you are interested in learning more about this non-shaven FUE hair transplant procedure, please get in touch with our highly trained and experienced hair restoration experts.