Where Exactly is the Crown?
The crown is located at the very top of your skull and is the topmost part of the head. The origin of the word is an indirect translation of wreath and head from the Latin phrase ‘Corona Capitis‘.
Sometimes referred to as the vertex this area is the second most prevalent area Dr. Sharma treats for hair loss. This area of hair loss can be anywhere from a small quarter sized visible gap in the hair to a large generalized thinning which slowly spreads outwards from the center.
What Causes Hair Loss at the Crown?
92% of hair loss found at the crown is related to Androgenic alopecia. This is the case for both men and women experiencing hair loss at the top of their heads – and often the underlying cause is genetic in nature. Family history is one of the strongest early indicators that any one person will experience hair loss in this area.