Male Pattern Hair Loss

Not sure what is causing your hair loss? When you talk to an expert and get yourself properly examined, you will have a clear vision on the best course of treatment.

Male pattern Hair loss and hair thinning are unfortunately experienced by a lot of men as they age. It is sometimes natural, but sometimes it is because of the genetic composition that hair loss happens. Also being obese or overweight and not following a particular diet can lead to hair loss.

It is very important to seek help and to talk to a medical professional. Hair loss in the early stages can be easily reversed in men. The main culprit in male hair loss is the conversion of testosterone to DHT, which causes dandruff and hair thinning just to name a few issues. DHT conversion can be stopped by medicines and further Hair growth can be done by Hair Transplant.

Types of Male Pattern Hair Loss

1. Androgenetic Alopecia or Male Pattern Baldness

Androgenetic alopecia is a common form of male pattern hair loss in both men. Androgenic alopecia is the most common type of hair loss in men. More than 50 percent of men over the age of 50 will be affected by male pattern baldness to some extent.Hair is lost in a well-defined pattern, beginning above the temples. Over time, the hairline recedes to form a characteristic “M” shape. Hair also thins at the crown, may progress to partial or complete baldness. Commonly known as male-pattern baldness.In female pattern baldness, hair becomes thinner all over the head, and the hairline does not recede read more about androgenetic alopecia

2. Telogen Effluvium

Telogen effluvium is also the male hair loss pattern cause or hair shedding which arises during the telogen or resting phase of hair growth cycle. It is in complete opposition to anagen effluvium where hair shedding happens during the growth stages. It is usually caused due to hormonal imbalance but consuming medicines that misbalance hormones can also cause hair loss. read more

3. Alopecia Areata

Alopecia areata is a common immune disorder that causes uncontrolled hair loss. It affects roughly 6.8 million people in the United States and 147 million people worldwide. In most cases, alopecia areata causes hair loss in patches, which means you lose more hair in one place on your head. It is very important to know why you are suffering from alopecia areata, what are the causes of alopecia areata, and what the medication is to stop alopecia areata you have to read this to get a clear idea about alopecia areata.

Stages Of Male Pattern Hair-Loss

The progression of male pattern baldness is generally classified on the Hanilton – Norwood Scale

Which ranges from Stages I to VII

  • Type-I Minimal hair loss along sides and front part
  • Type-II Recession of hair line at both sides along with frontal hair thinning.
  • Type-III Deep, Symmetrical side hair-line receding
  • Type-IV Extending front and side hairline along with significant hair loss in the crown area.
  • Type-V Extensive alopecia (baldness) in front and temporal and vertex region.
  • Type-VI There is a complete absence of hair in the bridge joining the vertex and front temporal region.
  • Type-VII Most server variants with an almost bald head look with horseshoe-shaped hairy zones at the sides.

Treatments for Male Pattern Hair Loss


As DHT is the active androgen in male pattern balding. taken orally 1Mg daily. Finasteride sows the progression of hair loss and stimulates modest regrowth of hair in about 50% Also it is well-tolerated.


It is liquid in form and comes in 2%, 5% lotion, 5% foam and 10% lotion. Applying it topically on the scalp once or twice daily promotes hair growth; it also can improve the blood supply to the follicle Patients need to use minoxidil for at least 6 months to access the response and treatment has to be continued to maintain the response.

Oral Multi-vitamin or hair Vitamin supplement as advised by the Doctors.

Hair transplant Treament

Hair Transplant surgery is carried out under local anesthesia and can be done in 1 or 2 consequent days depending upon the number of hair grafts. It involves moving hair follicles from non-androgen dependent back of the scalp into the frontal balding areas. which can give excellent, desired results

Male pattern hair loss dermat & center

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