Alopecia (hair loss) is a medical condition manifested by the absence of hair, either only on the scalp or on the entire surface of the body.
The most well-known types of alopecia are diffuse non-androgenetic gain, androgenetic alopecia, area alopecia (pelada) and scar alopecia. Diffuse alopecia gained non-androgenetic is the thinning of hair adornment caused by diffuse hair loss that occurs postpartum, postabortion, after cosmetic aggression or severe stress. Androgenetic alopecia (Hippocratic baldness) is facilitated by androgenic hormones on a predisposing genetic background, and in alopecia area are involved immunological factors, endocrine diseases, dermatological diseases, genetic factor and mental factor. Scarring alopecia is the loss of hair due to pathological processes that destroy the pilo-sebaceous follicle and leave scars.
After establishing the final diagnosis, the specialist can opt for different types of treatment according to the patient's wishes: topical vasodilators in solution applied topically or with the help of mesotherapy technique, intralesional corticosteroid injections, systemic antiandrogens, own plasma therapy, hair transplantation.
The patient is also advised to use appropriate hair care products, to avoid mechanical or chemical aggression of the scalp, hair and to follow a diet rich in zinc, iron, selenium, biotin.For rates click here