Expert consensus on the management of Androgenetic Alopecia in India

Int J Trichology. 2019 May-Jun;11(3):101-106. doi: 10.4103/ijt.ijt_24_19.


Androgenetic alopecia (AGA), also known as androgenic or pattern alopecia, is a frequently reported disorder that affects both the sexes, with a higher incidence generally reported in men. AGA has immense psychological effects on the patient, irrespective of the age or stage of baldness. This consensus document has been developed taking into account the opinions of leading experts in the field of dermatology. The objective of this article is to provide the dermatologists with an evidence-based platform for choosing efficacious and safe therapy for patients with AGA. This review articulately summarizes the key opinions of the experts on all aspects of treatment for the effective management of AGA.

Keywords: Androgenetic alopecia; management; treatment.

Publication types

  • Review