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: