Prince Harry’s hair loss
Prince Harry appeared to be showing slightly accelerated male pattern baldness (MPB) in new pictures of him on his recent tour of New Zealand.
The 30-year-old royal's hair is thinning noticeably around the crown, as this image from Down Under shows clearly.
Harry is a long way behind his brother, Prince William, who has been losing his hair since his mid-20s and now has thinner hair than his father, Prince Charles.
The good news for Harry is he could halt his hair loss - without the need for hair transplant surgery - if he was to take action now.
Harry needs to take the clinically proven anti-hair loss drugs such as Finasteride combined with a hair loss mousse such as Regain (also known as Minoxidil).
This won't grow back the hair the prince has already lost on his crown but it will help him to stop losing any more of his natural hair. With the right medication, Harry could halt the onset of baldness on his crown.
Harry's brother Prince William failed to take decisive action when he began losing his hair and he may well be too late to benefit from hair transplant surgery, according to Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak.
It is still too early to say how Prince Harry's case will proceed, accoding to Mr Shahmalak.
But it is clear there is a strong baldness gene in the Windsor family - Harry's grandfather (Prince Philip), his father (Prince Charles) and his brother (Prince William) all have the gene and it looks like it has been passed on to Harry, too.