In most cases, a receding hairline is permanent. The hair follicles in the affected areas become miniaturized and eventually stop producing hair. However, with appropriate treatment, it is possible to slow down the progression and restore hair growth to some extent.
Medications like minoxidil and finasteride can help stabilize the hair loss and promote regrowth in certain individuals. Hair transplant surgery, as mentioned earlier, can also provide a more permanent solution by transplanting hair follicles from donor areas to the thinning or receding areas. However, it is important to set realistic expectations and understand that complete restoration of a receding hairline may not be possible.