Dermatological hair problems

Hair loss is also termed as alopecia. Millions of men and women have hereditary hair loss. This type of hair loss can often be successfully treated. There are many causes of hair loss. Women may notice hair loss after giving birth. People under a lot of stress can see noticeable hair loss.The most common type of hair loss is called androgenic alopecia. Androgenic alopecia is a hereditary form of hair loss that can be seen in both males and females. Alopecia areata is an auto-immune disease of unknown cause. It can occur during childhood or any age.

Industry statistics and market size for hair loss treatment is annually $4bn. Number of U.S men experiencing hair loss is 35 Million, number of U.S women experiencing hair loss is 21 Million, number of hair loss sufferers, world-wide, seeking professional treatment is 811,363.

 

Hair loss is a major problem in our society due to the fact that it has a great deal of social and cultural importance. Normal hair loss is approximately 100 hairs per day; the average scalp contains about 100,000 hairs. Fungus infections of the scalp, also known as ringworm can cause hair loss. This type of infection is contagious and most commonly occurs in children. Psychological disorder such as trichotillomania may also present with hair loss. Trichotillomania is a disorder in which the individual pulls their own hair.

  • Alopecia: Signs and symptoms
  • Diagnosis, treatment and outcome for hair loss
  • Finasteride and corticosteroid
  • Hair transplantation
  • Scalp expansion, reduction and flaps

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