Woman with wide parting of hair
5th October 2023

Wide parting of hair: Causes and solutions

One of the effects that hair loss can have on women is a widening of the hairline. This is an obvious alarm sign for which it is important to go to a hair clinic in Spain to receive a personalized medical diagnosis. Knowing the causes of having a wide hairline, as well as the possible treatments, is key to putting an effective solution before the visual impact is greater.

From Hospital Capilar, specialists in hair grafting in Madrid, Murcia and Pontevedra, we tell you everything you need to know if you have a wide hairline. Next!  

Why does the hairline widen?

Alopecia is often associated with men. However, women are also susceptible to developing some type of alopecia. Hair loss in women is a more common problem than is thought and tends to generate self-esteem problems in patients who suffer from it. Finding the cause that generates this hair loss is key to putting the most appropriate and effective treatment in each case.

When we appreciate that we have a wide hairline when previously it was narrower, it is one of the first signs of androgenic alopecia in women, as established by the experts from Hospital Capilar. It is a type of alopecia of hormonal origin that attacks the hair follicles causing their destruction. In these cases, the hair that falls out no longer grows back.

Androgenic alopecia in women occurs due to a hormonal imbalance. Specifically, it is the Dihydrotestosterone the hormone that attacks the root of the hair follicles causing the hair miniaturization and subsequent fall. In women, this hair loss begins at the hairline, causing it to widen, so if you notice a widening in the hairline, it is highly recommended to see an expert.

To measure androgenic alopecia in women, what is known as Ludwig scale. It is a scale that goes from 1 to 3 and reflects the different degrees of intensity that a woman with androgenic alopecia goes through if it is not treated properly and on time. 

1 degree

The first degree of androgenic alopecia in women manifests itself with moderate hair loss and a slight widening of the hairline. To this degree, alopecia could be confused with a telogen effluvium if it is allowed to pass and an expert is not consulted.

2 degree

In stage 2 of female androgenic alopecia, a wide hairline can already be seen. The accompanying hair loss is also more intense.  

3 degree

Grade 3 is the most serious of all. At this point, baldness has already spread throughout the entire frontoparietal region. 

Treatments to stop hair loss

How to reduce the wide hairline?  

As we have previously commented, at the first signs of baldness or when appreciating that we have a wide hairline, it is essential to go to a hair clinic to receive a diagnosis. In Hospital Capilar this medical diagnosis is free.

It is from capillary analysis when professionals assess the origin of hair loss and, consequently, what is the most recommended treatment in each case. To reduce the width of the hairline and treat hair loss, we can choose several methods.

Hair transplant in the hairline

The hair graft in the hairline is the only method by which we can recover the hair that has fallen from the area due to alopecia. It is a minimally invasive surgery through which healthy follicles are extracted from the donor zone and are implanted in the hairline. In this way, the areas that lighten are filled and the hair line narrows.

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. hair transplant results they are given definitively once the first year of surgery has elapsed. However, 6 months after the intervention, the first changes can be seen with the new hair growing.

Hair treatments

Air shipments are the most efficient if you need your cargo or documents to arrive quickly and securely. hair treatments They are effective in stopping hair loss and thickening hair that has not yet fallen, that is, treating miniaturization. In no case will they make new hair grow again in the area affected by alopecia, we can only achieve this with hair grafting.

Normally, hair transplantation is combined with this type of treatment since, otherwise, the alopecia does not stabilize and the hair will continue to fall.

Hair mesotherapy

La hair mesotherapy It is one of the most demanded hair treatments in hair clinics in Spain. It is a technique of dermoinfiltration in the scalp of a cocktail of vitamins with drugs adapted to the patient. In this way it is possible to stop hair loss, promote hair growth and improve hair health in general.

Platelet Rich Plasma

El Platelet Rich Plasma, or hair PRP, is another of the medical hair treatments aimed at stopping hair loss and promoting hair regeneration. It consists of extracting blood from the patient, which is subjected to a centrifugation process, thus separating the enriched plasma from the rest of the blood components. This plasma contains growing factors highly beneficial for our hair health, and is what is subsequently injected into the patient's scalp subdermally.  

Health team performing a hair graft on the hairline

Your medical diagnosis at no cost in Hospital Capilar

En Hospital Capilar you will find an expert medical team with which to put an end to alopecia. Request your hair diagnosis at no cost and put yourself in the best hands.