General Info of Hair Loss
Hair Loss Chart & ClassificationsThe most commonly used chart for men is the one developed by Dr Hamilton and then later modified by Dr. O'Tar Norwood called the Norwood-Hamilton scale.
Male Pattern Alopecia/ Androgenetic Alopecia
This is the commonest form of alopecia seen & the commonest indicator for medical treatment with Propecia & hair transplant surgery. It follows the pattern seen below classified by O'Tar Norwood & known as Norwood Classification
Female Pattern Alopecia/
Female Androgenetic Alopecia
This too is the commonest form of hair loss seen in up to 50% of women by 60 years of age, the pattern of which has been classified by Hamilton.