Female Pattern Baldness?
Most of us have heard of the term male pattern baldness, but what about female pattern baldness? That’s right, pattern baldness a condition that impacts both men and women. In fact, 40% of hair loss suffers in the Unites States are women. The leading cause of hair loss in women, female pattern baldness impacts millions of women every year. However, most of these women are unaware of their condition.
If you, or a loved one, are experiencing thinning hair, you may very well have female pattern baldness. But there is good news; modern advances in hair replacement technology are helping women’ just like you’ restore not only their hair but their confidence. In order to determine if you are in fact experiencing female pattern baldness, consider the following:
Who is Susceptible to Female Pattern Baldness?
Though no two cases are exactly alike, female pattern baldness has been linked to
- Menopause – As the body experiences changes in hormone levels it is common for women to experiencing thinning hair.
- Advancing Age – It is estimated that 80% of women will experience noticeable hair loss by the age of 60.
- Heredity – Women with family history of female hair loss are genetically predisposed to experience hair loss themselves.
The Signs of Female Pattern Baldness
Those suffering from female pattern baldness will notice a widening part as their hair begins to thin at the top and crown of the scalp. The front hair line is not typically impacted and total hair loss rarely occurs. Specialists use the Ludwig and Savin Scales to determine the degree of hair loss that has already occurred.
Stages I-1, I-2, I-3 & I-4 depict the early stages of hair loss as the part begins to widen.
Stages II-2 & II-3 illustrate hair loss as it advances, particularly at the top of the scalp.
Stage III shows a woman with severe female pattern baldness.
Advanced though female pattern baldness rarely advances this far, the advanced stage depicts a women who is almost completely bald at the top of the head.
Frontal illustrates a woman who is experiencing a very rare form of pattern baldness which causes the hairline to recede.
Treatment for Female Pattern Baldness
There are many treatment options for those suffering from female hair loss. At the Hair Specialist we are proud to be the leading providers of hair restoration treatment solutions in the state of Nebraska. The most important thing to keep in mind when it comes to female pattern baldness is that early intervention is key. Don’t allow your hair loss to go untreated any longer. From non-invasive laser hair treatments to hair systems and even hair transplants, we offer it all.
Schedule your no-obligation appointment with us today and begin your journey to hair restoration. Learn how easy and reasonably priced our services can be.
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