Hair Therapy Services
Hair Loss(alopecia) can affect your scalp or your entire body, and it can be temporary or permanent. It can be the result of heredity, hormonal changes, medical conditions, or a normal part of aging. Anyone can lose hair on their head.
Hair loss can appear in many different ways, depending on what’s causing it. It can come on suddenly or gradually and affect just your scalp or your whole body.
Gradual thinning on the top of the head. This is the most common type of hair loss, affecting people as they age. In men, hair often begins to recede at the hairline on the forehead. Women typically have a broadening of the part in their hair, An increasingly common hair loss pattern in older women is a receding hairline (frontal fibrosing Alopecia)
Circular or patchy bald spots. Some people lose hair in circular or patchy bald spots on the scalp beard or eyebrows. Your skin may become itchy or painful before the hair falls out.
Sudden loosening of hair. A physical or emotional shock can cause hair to loosen. Handfuls of hair may come out when combing or Shampooing your hair or even after gentle tugging. This type of hair loss usually causes overall hair thinning but is temporary.
Patches of scaling that spread over the scalp. This is a sign of ringworm. It may be accompanied by broken hair, redness, swelling and, at times oozing.
When to see a Trichologist. If you are distressed by persistent hair loss in you or you’re a child and want to pursue treatments. For women who are experiencing excessive hair shredding, talk with a Board Certified Trichologist to start early treatments to avoid permanent baldness.
Also if you notice sudden or patchy hair loss or more than usual hair loss when combing or shampooing your hair or your child’s hair. Sudden hair loss can signal an underlying medical condition that requires treatment.
Diagnosis & Treatments offer
Blood Test- This will help uncover medical conditions that can cause hair loss
Pull- Test. Trichologists will gently pull several dozen hairs to see how many come out. This helps determine the stage of the shedding process.
Dermoscopy has been widely used to diagnose various skin and scalp disorders.
Low Laser therapy- which stimulates blood flow in the areas- in question
Clients on Chemotherapy
Cold Cap therapy- The cooling of the scalp to prevent hair loss has been around for some time. When cool the blood vessels in the scalp constrict, reducing blood flow to the hair follicles. This means less chemotherapy medication can get into the hair follicle cells. The cold also makes those cells less active, so chemotherapy drugs don’t target them as quickly.