Hair Loss

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What is it?

  • There are many types of hair loss so it is important to see a Dermatologist to distinguish which type of hair loss you may have prior to determining the best treatment options.   In general there are two types of hair loss:  scarring hair loss and non scarring hair loss.   

  • In scarring hair loss the hair follicle is destroyed by inflammation and thus without a hair follicle, the hairs will be unable to grow back.   The goal of care is to prevent further scarring and hair loss and to put the inflammation into remission.

  • In non scarring hair loss, the hair follicles are not destroyed so there is potential for regrowth of the hair.   

  • Common forms of non scarring hair loss include: