General Info of Hair Loss

Hair Loss Chart & Classifications

The 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 the 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.



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