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Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia

Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is characterized primarily by hair loss and scarring on the scalp near the forehead. The band of hair loss on the front and sides of the scalp is usually symmetrical and slowly progressive. The skin in the affected area often looks normal but may be pale, shiny or mildly scarred. Although FFA is still a relatively rare condition, the number of women being diagnosed with the condition is increasing.

(Photos from the Cicatrical Alopecia Research Foundation)

The exact underlying cause of FFA is unknown. It is thought to be an autoimmune condition where the affected immune system mistakenly attacks the hair follicles. Experts suspect that there may be a hormonal component since the condition most commonly affects post-menopausal women over age 50.

Hair Pieces & Toppers for FFA

The Salon at 10 Newbury has a variety of hair pieces and toppers for helping women with this rare type of hair loss. Our hair replacement options can enhance your current style by adding volume and or length while providing a natural looking, undetectable, approach to hair loss.

Our hair pieces and toppers are customized from ready-made 100% high quality hair purchased from the top manufacturers in the industry. The talented team of stylists from The Salon at 10 Newbury can cut, color, and style your hairpiece with the latest techniques and trends. We work with 100% human hair. We will ensure that our hair pieces and  toppers are perfectly blended with your hair.

Start a Conversation

We understand that there are many factors to consider when choosing your hair piece or topper; it’s an important process and decision to make. We provide a complimentary consultation in a private room by a trained fitter. During your consultation, we will walk you through this process to determine which option will be best for you. To start a conversation,  please call us at 617-247-4900 or email us at