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A typical head of hair loses approximately 100 strands per day, but if you’re noticing an excessive number of hairs on the pillow in the morning, in the shower drain or in your comb, this may be a sign of female pattern hair loss. Rather than causing large balding areas, female hair loss typically presents as a widening part or scalp visibility in some areas. Excessive shedding can also be due to an underlying health problem or scalp issue, which results in temporary hair loss called Telogen Effluvium.
Regardless of cause, hair loss typically worsens if left untreated, which is why it’s important to visit a qualified hair restoration physician if you suspect a problem. He or she will
Dr. Robert Leonard, founder and chief surgeon at Leonard Hair Transplant, is widely sought after for his soft touch, artistic eye and extensive knowledge about advanced hair loss. He is licensed in six states, including Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut, and currently sees patients in seven offices – in Cranston, Rhode Island; Newton, Massachusetts; Braintree, Massachusetts; Hyannis on Cape Cod; Boston, Massachusetts; Worcester, Massachusetts; and Salem, New Hampshire. In addition to performing hair restoration surgery, he acts as a hair loss expert for ROGAINE®, educating others of the potential hair loss treatments hold.
Dr. Leonard is a past President of the International