Hair Loss In Women – Are We Doing All We Can


Hair loss takes place in women due to a number of factors such as heredity, stress, and various other reasons. There are different types of hair loss caused by different reasons. Hair loss is sometimes temporary or ongoing. Visiting a doctor for consultation is important so as to know the real cause of the problem and how it could be treated.

Here are some types of hair loss in women:

  •  Female Pattern Hair Loss 

This is the most common type of hair loss experienced by women. This is inherited hair loss problem which causes thinning of hair on all over the scalp. This type of hair loss sufferers notices clumps of hair in the shower tub or hairbrush with a parting line becoming wider.

  • Telogen Effluvium

 This type of hair loss is usually temporary. It is caused by shock or uneventful event in an individual’s life which makes the hair follicles to move from the growth phase to the resting phase.

Hair loss will happen after three months of the incident which means the resting phase is for about three months.

  • Chronic Telogen Effluvium

It is same as Telogen Effluvium; the main difference is that the hair loss caused by this is prolonged. Why is it prolonged? It lasts for a longer duration because the cause of the hair loss is not treated. So it is important to look into the real cause of the problem at the right time and get the hair loss treatment in Abu Dhabi before further hair loss could occur.

It can be caused by stress, thyroid problems, and anemia.

  • Traction Alopecia

This is caused by the placing excessive tension on the hair shafts by making tight braids, wearing hair extensions or weaves. The hair follicles become weak, and eventually the hair fall out. Usually, it causes thinning in the hairline area.

Hair Loss Treatment in Abu Dhabi

  •  What is the cause of the Hair Loss

Before any treatment could be started it is the first step to knowing the cause so that it could be treated efficiently.

Hair loss is frequently caused by the lack of nutrients amongst other problems such as stress or thyroid. Firstly it is important to ensure that the hair follicles are receiving as much blood as possible.

  • Medications

Minoxidil is the medical hair loss treatment in Abu Dhabi to fight hair loss. It works by allowing more blood to reach the hair follicles on the area where it is applied. Increasing the blood supply in the area means allowing the nutrients to reach the hair follicles resulting in prevention of hair loss.

Hair Vitalics is another product that contains saw palmetto which inhibits the formation of DHT. What is DHT? It is a powerful metabolite of the body which causes the hair follicles to shrink and result in hair loss.

  • Laser Comb

It is a low power laser comb that promotes the growth of hair follicles. It provides energy to the cells of the hair follicles which in result thicken the existing hair and promote hair loss stabilization.

  • Hair Transplant

The safe and permanent hair loss treatment in Abu Dhabi is hair transplant. It is a surgical procedure where the hair follicles that are healthy and resistant to DHT are extracted and planted to the bad areas. The transplanted hair begin to grow in two months, and full growth can be seen in nine months’ time. They grow similarly as existing hairs. The transplanted hair can be dyed and hair styled as normal hair. The results are natural and add to the confidence.



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Written By: Dr. Cagatay Sezgin

Dr. Cagatay Sezgin is a celebrity hair transplant surgeon with over 20 years of experience in hair transplantation and restoration. He is the First Turkish Board Surgeon to become a member of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) and the Asian Association of Hair Transplant Surgeons (AAHRS). Moreover, he has the honor of becoming the first hair transplant surgeon in the world to perform hair, eyebrow, and beard transplantation all in one case and that too in a single session.

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