WHAT IS THE NORWOOD SCALE?
The Norwood Hamilton Scale, otherwise known as the Norwood Men’s Hair Loss Scale, is a widely used and accepted standard for classifying male pattern baldness and hair loss. With the Norwood Scale, there are 7 stages of male pattern baldness to identify the progression and patterns of hair loss.
THE COMPLETE NORWOOD SCALE
HISTORY OF THE HAMILTON NORWOOD SCALE
The original Norwood Scale was created in the 1950s by Dr. James Hamilton. About 20 years later, adjustments and revisions were made to the Norwood Scale in the 1970s by Dr. O'Tar Norwood.
HAIR LOSS SOLUTIONS & THE NORWOOD SCALE
When exploring hair loss treatment options and setting expectations for hair growth after a hair transplant, it's important to understand where you fall on the Norwood Scale. Depending on your Norwood Scale classification, hair loss cure options can be abundant or limited.