The most common type of hair loss in women.
Female Pattern Hair Loss (FPHL) is a progressive condition. Hair near the temple may recede and without treatment, some women eventually develop widespread thinning.
Signs & Symptoms
Hair thins mainly on the top and crown of the scalp. It usually starts with a widening through the center hair part. This pattern of hair loss is known as Christmas tree pattern
- The front hairline remains unaffected
- Hair loss rarely progresses to total or near total baldness
Types of FPHL
Type I: small amount of thinning that starts around the part
Type II: widening of the part and increased thinning around it
Type III: thinning throughout, with a see-through area at the top of the scalp
- Hormonal fluctuations
Depending on the severity of hair loss and quality of the hair follicle, certain measures can be taken to prevent further hair loss and promote new hair growth
- Some medications can help to slow or stop progressive hair loss. Speak to our specialist to know more
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