Who has frontal fibrosing alopecia? Who might have frontal fibrosing alopecia? Frontal fibrosing alopecia usually affects women and people assigned female at birth (AFAB) after menopause, most often after age 50. But women as young as age 21 can have FFA, too. Women of African descent also tend to show symptoms earlier, sometimes in their early 40s.
Can frontal fibrosing alopecia just stop? Unfortunately, there is no treatment that cures frontal fibrosing alopecia. Once hair loss that has already taken place it cannot be reversed. Often the condition does become inactive over time.
Who is the most famous person with alopecia? 1. Tyra Banks. In a 2011 interview with Wall Street Journal, supermodel and Dancing With The Stars host Tyra Banks spoke about how stress had a big impact on her alopecia.
How long does frontal fibrosing alopecia last? Usually, frontal fibrosing alopecia is slowly progressive although it seems to be self-limiting in most cases after several years. The hair line recedes on average of 1.8-2.6 cm. As it is a scarring alopecia, hair does not regrow unless treatment is instituted early in the process.