Trichology offers solution to problems that affect hair and scalp. At Dermacare the Skin Clinic, we diagnoses and treats all types of hair and scalp issues.
In simpler terms, a trichologist is your hair doctor. For your hair problems, instead of a general physician you can choose to visit a trichologist who is a hair specialist. The trichologist will discuss every aspect of life that affects your hair health. Your stress levels, diet and other external factors affect the health of your hair. Even your medical history is important in trichology.
It is a very common scalp disorder characterized by the shedding of dead cells from the scalp. It is more common in summer and humid weather and be managed well with the help of medical treatment.
Basically, dandruff affects the scalp. Flaking and often mild itchiness are the symptoms. However, the falling hair and visible dandruffs can cause self-esteem problems. A severe form of it includes the inflammation of the skin and is called seborrhoeic dermatitis.
These are very common and affects all ages. Parasitic and fungal infections are common in childhood and bacterial and viral infections are common in adolescents and middle aged.
The scalp gets infected in case a bacteria or fungus enters the scalp via hair follicles or injured skin. Skin damage can be in the form of common conditions, like psoriasis or eczema. Other bacterial infections can be folliculitis or impetigo, while ringworm is a fungal infection. Symptoms can range from itching, redness, to pus.
It is sudden appearance of round to oval bald patches on scalp, beard or any body parts. It is a autoimmune disease and aggravated by stress. Treatment requires patience and persistence with the treatment.
In case the hair doesn't grow back on the bald patches naturally, medical treatments will be required. There are various treatments for alopecia areata, and new possibilities are being explored by the scientist. It’s better to avoid any kind of trauma to hair and scalp. A soft-bristled hair brush having wide-toothed comb must be used in order to save the scalp from damage. Avoid the employment of chemicals on your scalp and hair. Reduce stress by getting sufficient sleep.
It Can be because of many causes and difficult to treat. It is very important to identify this form of alopecia at a early stage so that treatment can be initiated to prevent further hair loss.
Scarring Alopecia is also called Cicatratial alopecia. It is a hair loss disorder that also includes inflammation. The symptoms include bald patches on a person’s scalp because of permanent damage of hair follicles. The underlying tissues adjoining the hair get scarred or ruined and are taken over by fibrous tissue.
It is of multi factorial etiology. It is important to identify the cause so that appropriate treatment can be given at early stage. Causes are genetic which is a most common of hair loss in men, nutritional, stress, scalp diseases and drug intake.
Hair loss in men generally occur due to three main reasons. It could be genetic, old age, or hormonal imbalance. Also termed as androgenetic alopecia, baldness in men takes place as hormone levels go haywire over the course of their life. Male-pattern baldness could also be the result of inherited genes.
Normal hair loss in woman is common, and need not to be considered as an issue unless excessive. Causes are nutritional, too much chemical treatment, excessive use of cosmetics, stress, genetic, and thyroid problems/
Female Pattern Hair Loss sometimes begins by thinning of hair on the top of head. This could be due to the inherited genes. Aging may cause hormonal imbalance and may sometimes lead to balding. The hair loss that happens due to menopause are the worst as estrogen is lost.
Hair Transplantation is the relocation of hair from the back and sides of the scalp to the bald or thinning areas to cover up the baldness and thinning. Now a days it is being done with FUE method to make it scar lees and painless procedure.
Technically speaking, it is a surgical procedure that involves removal of hair follicles from any one part of the patient’s body, termed as the 'donor site', to the balding part of patient’s body termed as the 'recipient site'. The procedure is generally used in the treatment of male pattern baldness.
Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) Treatment is an advanced technique that uses the blood of the affected person to regenerate the hair and skin. It helps in the growth of thick and healthy hair.
This therapy involves a non-surgical procedure in the treatment of severe hair loss happening in patients that require only hair growth stimulation as a cure. The researchers through advanced scientific studies have discovered new ways of tissue and wound healing that has made procedures like PRP treatment possible.