Hair fall is a common condition seen among both men and women. It is common to lose about 50-100 hairs per day. Increased hair loss, thinning and bald patches are a cause of concern and need an expert opinion for further management. Androgenic alopecia , is a common hereditary problem leading to severe psychological stress affecting ones confidence and self esteem.

Causes of Hair Fall

  • Angrogenic alopecia
  • Androgen excess in females
  • Alopecia areata
  • Cicatrical alopecia
  • Telogen effluvium
  • Post child birth
  • Thyroid disorder, anemia
  • Stress
  • Certain medications
  • Weight loss
  • Nutritional deficiency

Management of Hair Fall

Meeting an expert helps to identify the problem as well as start timely treatment. Thinning of hair and hair fall can be managed effectively by one of the following methods

Medical Management

This includes certain topical medications and if required oral medicines for managing the hair fall. Early stages of hair fall can be effectively managed by this method.


Dermaroller can be used as an adjunct with medical management to improve the hair loss and thinning

Hair Transplant

In those with baldness or severe grade, hair transplantation can be done . this involves transplanting hair from the donor site to the required area.