Hair Loss Facts and Statistics 2017-01-22T16:25:39+00:00

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Hair Loss Facts and Statistics

  • More than 40% of men will have noticeable hair loss by time they reach the age of 35, 65% by age 60, and 80% by age 80.
  • The most common form of hair loss in men is male pattern baldness (Androgenetic Alopecia).
  • Roughly 60% of all hair loss sufferers would rather have more hair than money or friends.
  • Normal hair loss is considered to be between 50 and 100 hairs lost per day, based on the average scalp containing 100,000 hair follicles.
  • Alopecia Areata affects 1 in every 100 and genetics plays a role in 1 in 5 cases.
  • The number of hair loss sufferers, world-wide, seeking professional treatment more than doubled between 2004 and 2008 from 361,077 to 811,363 and continues to climb.
  • More men than women look into hair restoration or transplant surgery.
  • Since 2007, there has been a 40% rise in the number of surgical hair restoration procedures worldwide. Thats over half a million procedures.
  • More often than not, most people do not know that there are scientifically proven and medically approved hair loss treatments.
  • Almost half (47%) of hair loss sufferers would spend their life savings to regain a full head of hair. Some hair loss sufferers would give up sex to get their hair back
  • About three-quarters of adults (77%) would be concerned if they were in their twenties and just starting out in their career and experiencing hair loss.
  • Propecia, Minoxidil and Low Level Laser Light Therapy are the only clinically proven and medically approved methods for the treatment of hair loss from the FDA.
  • More than half (55%) of hair loss sufferers would be more inclined to consider having a hair transplant if celebrities or public figures were more open about hair restoration surgery, but men are more likely to be influenced than women (57% vs. 45%).


Statists provided by an independent survey of over 5000 men and women.  Error margin +-2.4%