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Alopecia Areata: The shame and embarrassment of this disease devastates the lives of too many women and girls when treatments do not work. Since 2007 Bald Girls Do Lunch has connected with over 3,000 to restore self-confidence and conquer isolation. With requests for meet-ups in every state and beyond the USA, Bald Girls is answering the plea for women to find others for community and support. From intimate groups to style workshops to restoring her looks, BGDL puts women on the track to normalcy and living well with this disease. Learn more...

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Alopecia Areata Patient Survey: Work and Personal Life

July 3rd, 2022 by Chassin
  • Bald Girls Do Lunch conducted an online survey for adults identifying as female and having any type of alopecia areata.

  • 181 completed surveys were received from respondents in the United States and Canada.

Overall, how has alopecia affected your personal life?

Alopecia Areata Patient Survey for Personal Life
8.4Very positively
18.5Somewhat positively
20.2Neither positively nor negatively
42.1Somewhat negatively
10.7Very negatively

Overall, how has alopecia affected your work or professional life?

Alopecia Areata Patient Survey for Work Life
5.7Very positively
14.7Somewhat positively
46.8Neither positively nor negatively
27.7Somewhat negatively
5.1Very negatively

Visit our additional survey results for the challenges of daily living with alopecia areata.