It is a fact that the eyebrows on someone’s face act as a natural frame, the way your eyebrows look determines the overall look of your face. But sometimes, few underlying reasons such as genetics, hormonal imbalance, insufficient nutrients supply and over-plucking may cause hair loss or bald patches on the eyebrows, which makes your outlook cosmetically unappealing.

Triggers of eyebrows hair loss

In order to find out the suitable remedy for bald patches and thinning on eyebrows, it is important to identify the possible triggers behind that.

Nutritional deficiency

The human body requires a sufficient amount of nutrients and minerals including proteins, vitamins, and carbohydrates for its proper functioning. So, in the case of deficiency of any nutrient, hair loss can occur.

Facial Eczema

Eczema is the inflammation of the skin that induces itching, redness, soreness, and irritations. It is mostly triggered by the oversensitive immune system. Because the hair follicles lie in the skin, the symptoms of eczema may protect them from producing enough hair, which leads to facial hair loss.


Psoriasis is a skin disorder that induces red, itchy and scaly buildups anywhere on the skin. If the facial skin from near eyebrow is affected by psoriasis, such inflammation may affect the hair growth.

Seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin disease that is mostly caused by the fungus infection or overproduction of the oil in the skin. The prominent symptom of the condition is dandruff that even occurs in eyebrows.

Thyroid disease

A thyroid disorder can one of the common triggers of eyebrows hair loss. A thyroid gland is responsible for producing hormones for normal body functions. Whenever it produces more or less than normal amount of hormones, it triggers many irregularities including hair loss.


Cancer patient, when undergoing a chemotherapy procedure for the treatment suffer from hair loss from all over the body.


Once you have identified the real triggers behind your particular hair loss at eyebrows, you can choose the treatment that is suitable for your condition. Here are some of the most effective options.


Minoxidil is an over the counter topical solutions for dealing with so many hair loss conditions. Most trichologists may suggest you the treatment for dealing with the mild conditions of hair loss.

Minoxidil can be applied directly on the eyebrows to fix the bald patches there. However, you may need to use it for the longer period to get effective results.

Eyebrow Hair Transplant

The surgical hair restoration is probably the best way to regrow hair at the bald patches on the eyebrows.

In this procedure, the donor grafts are taken from the baldness resistant areas of the scalp to place them at the bald patches of the eyebrows. Eyebrow hair transplant in Dubai is a simple surgical procedure that is performed under local anesthesia and takes only takes 3-4 hours to complete.

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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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