Hair loss, which is also called alopecia, occurs for a variety of reasons. The most common cause of alopecia is hereditary male or female pattern baldness. There are other causes of hair loss which include:
- Medical conditions such as thyroid disorders
- Trauma or injury
- Traction – this is due to tension from specific hair styles
- Autoimmune disorders such as alopecia areata
During your consultation with our team of surgeons we will identify the cause of your hair loss. It is important to have a careful assessment since some treatments such as hair transplants may not be suitable in specific conditions.