Dr. Maneesh Sonthalia (Plastic & Cosmetic Surgeon) (MBBS) (M.S) (M.Ch)

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Female pattern of Baldness

\r\nWhen it comes to female pattern baldness, it involves a specific pattern of hair loss which may occur due to hormonal problems, aging and sometimes due to genes.\r\n

What’s The Cause?

\r\nDo you know that a hair grows at a rate of ½ inch every month? The hair growth starts from the follicles. It’s around 2 to 6 years when the hair growth occurs, then it stops and a time comes when it falls. Then, its new hair which again grows.\r\n\r\nOf course, it’s not possible for you to track the new hair growth and so you need to consult a hair care expert who can help you with the right information. Baldness occurs due to constant hair loss and when normal hair stops growing. Though, experts have failed to find any specific cause for female pattern baldness, but it may happen due to:\r\n

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  • Age
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  • Genetic
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  • Hormonal changes. For instance During menopause period, it has been found that the hair on the head becomes thinner while it’s the facial hair which becomes a little coarser. Have a look at the other reasons which leads to hair loss:-
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  • Breaking of the strands of hair (It may happen due to cosmetic treatments, or pulling of hair, or perhaps some other health abnormalities).
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  • Skin diseases
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  • Autoimmune diseases
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  • Hormonal problems, it may be because of the excessive amount of testosterone or perhaps it’s the bit of thyroid hormone which results in hair loss issues.
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  • Iron-deficiency
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  • Vitamin B deficiency (biotin) or some other kind of deficiency.
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  • Medications
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  • Hair loss with patches
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  • Syphillis, it has been found that many women.
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  • Pregnancy
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  • Any major surgery
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Symptoms

\r\nRemember, hair thinning is absolutely different from male pattern baldness. When it comes to female pattern baldness, it involves :-.\r\n

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  • Hair thinning starts from the top of the scalp. It’s also a crown area which gets affected. Not to mention, the center area of the scalp. The front is usually the same.
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  • The constant hair loss usually results in baldness, if not treated in the right way.
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Tests

\r\nBe it a diagnosis or tests, it is based on:-\r\n

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  • Finding out the other causes of hair loss.
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  • The pattern of hair loss
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  • Appearance
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  • Your medical background
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The Right Treatment

\r\nHair transplant surgery removes the hair follicles from the donor area, and then transplant it in the balder area. At Prem Cosmetic Surgery, Kolkata, we make sure to do the surgery in a perfect way, without any side effects. So, visit our hair transplantation centre in Kolkata now!