Summer is still in full swing, but the final full month of the season is especially important for men and women with shedding or balding locks. August is National Hair Loss Awareness Month, and to encourage awareness both within and outside of the community, the Hair Transplant Institute of Miami has compiled the following facts about hair loss:
The American Hair Loss Association says over 94.99 percent of hair loss patients are men.
Upon reaching the age of 50, about 85 percent of men show obvious signs of thinning.
An estimated 40 percent of Americans who experience hair loss are women.
According to an International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) study, 112,409 surgical hair restoration procedures were performed in the United States in 2014.
The average age of respondents in the ISHRS study in 2014 was 49 years old.