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What is involutional alopecia?

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Involutional alopecia is a natural condition in which the hair gradually thins with age. More hair follicles go into the resting phase, and the remaining hairs become shorter and fewer in number.

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American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. 

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Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on October 13, 2017

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American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. 

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