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What is Female Baldness – and Can it Be Treated?

With female pattern baldness, thinning typically occurs on the top and crown of the head. While it is similar to male pattern baldness, it differs in the hair loss tends to occur in a different pattern. Female baldness typically starts at the part line, sometimes appearing all over the head. Hair at the temples can also visibly recede.

There are several female hair loss causes. They can vary from hormonal conditions, childbirth, menopause, stress, rapid weight loss and vitamin deficiencies, in particular an iron deficiency.

Other causes of excessive female hair loss can include inflammatory scalp conditions, such as eczema, to an underlying health concern, such as an auto-immune conditions. Even how hair is treated can cause hair loss, such as bleach, heated curlers and straighteners, tight hair styles, such ponytails or braids that can lead to hair loss as a result of putting pressure on roots.

Women with this condition also tend to shed more hairs than the average, with female pattern baldness typically starts at the part line, sometimes appearing all over the head. Hair at the temples can also visibly recede.

It is important to see a doctor if you notice a greater than normal hair loss to determine what kind of hair loss it is and what could potentially be causing it. A consultation with Dr Holman typically suggests blood tests to be performed during your initial consultation to rule out any other health issues causing hair loss.

In terms of offering a solution to female hair loss, Dr Holman is a specialist in hair restoration as well as a Key Opinion Leader and the Head Trainer for NeoGraft® in Australia and New Zealand. With artistic precision, a great eye for details and patience Dr Holman has helped many women dramatically improve their hairline – and their confidence.

In many scenarios, definitive hair transplant surgery is the best option. Dr Holman’s medical background, natural approach, artistic eye and caring personality, gives his clients the confidence to ensure they are in the best hands. Using the latest treatment, NeoGraft® is a revolutionary follicular unit graft (FUE hair restoration system) that has brought new meaning to hair restoration.

By providing a mechanically assisted, minimally invasive alternative to manual follicular unit graft extraction (FUE), NeoGraft® eliminates the inefficiencies of using manual tools. The result is a reduced treatment time, with no give-away linear scars and a fast, easy recovery, NeoGraft® delivers superior clinical and consistent outcomes, resulting in high patient satisfaction.

With Dr Holman you can be confident about your outcome. Dr Holman and his team draw on extensive experience to redefine what’s possible for women suffering from balding and thinning hair.

With NeoGraft, it is possible to restore your hair. Expect to enjoy new growth with a Follicular Unit Extraction procedure that is safe and with a relatively pain-free, quick recovery. Feel proud as you look in the mirror and love your hair again!

Dr Holman provides a caring experience in a beautiful, calm space that is clinical where it needs to be while also providing a relaxing and pleasant space for his clients. Dr Holman’s treatments balance art and science, with our cosmetic surgical treatments being based on your goals with the aim to deliver a natural outcome, with minimal downtime.

With NeoGraft, you can restore your hair, even if there’s not a lot of follicles at the back of your head. Enjoy new growth with a Follicular Unit Extraction procedure that is safe and with a relatively pain-free, quick recovery. Feel proud as you look in the mirror and love your hair again!

No one knows the impact hair loss has had on your life, and could continue to have on your life, more than you. Fortunately, it is ‘never too late’ to make a difference. We can help you – look more like you used to – your hair deserves the best chance