Hereditary hair loss is a medical condition that affects about 80 million American women and men.
A man has a 50% chance of experiencing hair loss by his 50th birthday. This hereditary condition, clinically termed androgenetic alopecia, is characterized by a receding hairline as well as a loss of hair on top of the scalp.
In 2012, approximately 971,460 (285,425 surgical patients and 686,035 non-surgical patients) underwent hair restoration, a 5% increase from 2010, according to statistics released from a member survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).
From 2010 to 2012, hair restoration procedures performed on the eyebrow and face (moustache/beard) increased 13.1%