Just like hair loss is usually a negative experience for men, it is even more so for women. We live in a society where women appearance takes center stage, just think of all the money that is spent on advertisement for hair products and salons. As where most men experience hair loss due to genetics, women can have a variety of underlying conditions that can manifest in hair loss throughout the scalp or in specific patterns. For this reason women, must undergo a complete medical evaluation prior to any hair loss transplantation to establish the correct diagnosis for her hair loss. Women who have localized hair loss or follow a hair loss pattern can be candidates for hair transplant, however though with diffuse thinning throughout the scalp will need a combiation of oral or topical medication as well as hair transplant.
The level of hair loss in Female Pattern Baldness is classified on the Ludwig Scale.