Hair Loss in Women

Medical Author: Alan Rockoff, MD
Medical Editor: Frederick Hecht, MD, F.A.A.P.

Men don't like losing their hair, but women like losing theirs even less. Some women who come to consult about thinning hair look at me, smile slightly, and say: "Well, of course, on a man it's not the same." (In order to understand this response, you only have to look at my photo!)

There are many kinds of hair loss, including what we call: