“When people hear the word balding or receding hairline, the first thing that comes to mind is probably an old man with male pattern baldness. Hair loss, however, is not a problem that comes exclusively with age. The New York Post reports that even teens are suffering from hair loss, and are turning to hair transplant surgery to overcome their problem.
Early hair thinning is actually not that uncommon and can be caused by a wide variety of reasons. Social media, though, highlights the issue. With the popularity of “selfies,” many people feel the need to document and post their daily activities. This becomes problematic for teenagers who are suffering from hair loss, as they are sometimes teased and bullied about their thin hair or high hairline, which becomes obvious in pictures. As a result, they lose their confidence and withdraw from social networks or limit their interaction in it. “