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Hair Loss

Hair loss is a common problem among adults which occurs when new hair doesn’t replace the hair that has fallen out. There are various causes of hair loss but the specific underlying cause of your hair loss can be determined through a detailed diagnosis by your dermatologist

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder in which our hair follicles are weakened, thus causing detachment of hair from the affected area. This usually happens when cells in our immune system surround and attack our hair follicles, thus causing them to weaken.

Types of alopecia:

  • Andro genetic alopecia
  • Alopecia areata
  • Alopecia totalis
  • Alopecia universalis
  • Trichotillomania
  • Telogen effluim
  • Traction alopecia

What are the causes of hair loss ?

Hair loss can be a result of various reasons such as hereditary factors, hormonal changes, menopause, PTSD, existing medical conditions, stress and trauma, nutritional deficiencies, etc.

What are the treatments available:

  • US FDA approved topical medication in the form of lotions for regrowth as prescribed by our doctor
  • Systemic medication in the form of tablets
  • Supplements in nutritional deficient patients
  • Intralesional therapy :
  1. PRP treatment
  2. Mesotherapy