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Is HairMax Right For You?

HairMax devices can be used by men and women with thinning hair or pattern baldness caused by a hereditary condition.
Doctors use a system known as the Norwood Hamilton Classification (men) and the Ludwig-Savin Classification (women) to describe degrees of hair loss.

Below are pictures representing different stages of hair loss. The shaded areas show the type of hair loss that can be treated effectively
with HairMax.

Ludwig-Savin Classification (Females)

Norwood-Hamilton Classification (Males)

These pictures shown above show the specific classifications of hair loss studied in the clinical trials.

HairMax has not been clinically tested for hair loss outside of the shaded areas.

The majority of women with androgenic alopecia have diffuse [widespread] thinning on all areas of the scalp.
[American Hair Loss Association]

HairMax was studied in light to brown skin tones (Types 1, 2, 3, 4) as described in the Fitzpatrick Scale below.
If your hair loss and skin tone fall into these categories, HairMax should work for you.


Fitzpatrick Scale

Fitzpatrick Skin Type Classification Guide:
A way to describe your skin type based on your complexion and what happens to your skin in sunlight.

Type 1
Clinically Tested

Very white or freckled skin always burns with sun exposure (very fair: often with red or blond hair and blue eyes)

Type 2

White skin: always burns with sun exposure (fair: often with red or blond hair and blue, green or hazel eyes)

Type 3

White or olive skin tone: sometimes burns with sun exposure (fair: seen in people with any eye color)

Type 4

Brown skin tone: rarely burns with sun exposure (common in people of Mediterranean decent)

Type 5
Not Clinically Tested

Dark brown skin tone: very rarely burns with sun exposure (common in people of Middle Eastern decent)

Type 6

Black skin tone: rarely burns with sun exposure

*Adapted from Fitzpatrick’s Dermatology in General Medicine. McGraw-Hill Professional: 5th edition.
Please note that HairMax was only tested on light to medium skin tones. This does not necessarily indicate that it will not work on darker skin tones.