Home / Hair Loss Articles / FAQs / Beginner’s Hair Loss Guide / Diagnose Yourself: Using Other Hair Loss Scales Diagnose Yourself: Using Other Hair Loss Scales There are several scales for measuring hair loss. The most popular is the Norwood system, which measures overall pattern of hair loss and is based on the previous Hamilton system. More specific scales for density, frontal lost, middle loss, and rear loss exist and are known as the ‘Savin Scale.’ A separate scale exists for female pattern hair loss known as the ‘Ludwig Scale.’ Ludwig Scale The only scale measuring female pattern hair loss (overall thinning). Savin-Density The scale for measuring hair density. Savin-Frontal The scale measuring frontal hairloss specifically. Savin Midscalp The scale measuring hair loss at the mid-top portion of the scalp. Savin Vertex The scale measuring only rear pattern loss at the vertex. Add Comment Register Name (required) Mail (will not be published) (required) Website Leave a Comment Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a comment.