‘Also known as Male/Female pattern Baldness’
Male pattern baldness is more common than female pattern baldness, usually affecting around half of all men by 50 years of age. Female pattern baldness usually becomes more common in women after the menopause. In males it usually follows a pattern of a receding hairline, followed by thinning of hair on the crown or temples. In women hair usually only thins on the top of the head, but equally this can be very distressing and difficult for both men and women to cope with.