REVIVA was established in 2008

Hair Loss Women

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Around 20% of women will experience some degree of hair thinning in their lifetime. Hair loss in women is generally diffuse, as compared to the characteristic pattern of baldness in men. Hairline is always maintained even in maximum thinning.

There are immense psychological effects of even the slightest of hair loss in women. This in part is due to the belief that females do not lose hair and its fine for men to lose hair. Hair loss in females is not acute and may be associated with cyclical variations. It can also be aggravated during pregnancy and at menopause as it is affected by hormonal changes.


Following is the classification of female hair loss

Type I

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Type I being mild.

Type II

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Type I being moderate

Type III

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Type I being extensive hair loss.

  • In all the three stages, hair loss is on the front or top of scalp with preservation of frontal hairline.
  • Regardless of the extent of hair loss, the women with stable hair on back & sides of the scalp are candidates for hair transplant surgery.

The diagnosis is confirmed by

  • Preservation of hairline.
  • Gradual thinning in the front & top of scalp.
  • Miniaturization.
  • Positive family history.