loss in children is more common than most people realize. Currently
children's hair loss is responsible for about 3% of all pediatric office visits
in this country.
The American Hair loss Association recognizes that children's hair loss can
be an extremely devastating issue. However, you can take solace in knowing that
most pediatric alopecia patients can be successfully treated with the
The ALHA recommends seeking the advice of your pediatrician as soon as you
notice the onset of even the smallest amount of hair loss in your child.