Hair Loss

Average Hair Loss

About 50 to 100 strands hair fall per day and this is considered normal

Types Of Hair Loss

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Male Pattern Baldness

This is also called, “Androgenetic Alopecia”. There is receding of the frontal hairline with loss of hair on the vertex of the head and other areas as the hair loss progresses.

 
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Female Pattern Baldness

Hair loss is limited to thinning at the crown, front and sides of the scalp. Frontal hairline is usually maintained.

Telogen Effluvium

This is diffused hair loss that is noticed when a handful of hair comes out while combing or washing the hair. It is often associated with thinning of hair.

Traction Alopecia

One can see bald patches due to pulling of hair due to certain hair styles or tight rollers. It occurs in between rows of hair or at the particular area where the hair gets pulled.

Causes for Hair Loss

  • Heredity
  • Hormonal changes
  • Diseases such as thyroid
  • Physical or psychological stress
  • High fever
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Dieting
  • Hormonal changes: Pregnancy/Childbirth/Menopause/OC Pills
  • Hair treatments like colouring, bleaching, straightening, etc
  • Scalp infections like fungal infections

Tips To Prevent Hair Loss

  • Eat a balanced diet
  • Handle hair gently/ avoid blow dry/ tight hair styles
  • Avoid straightening/ re – bonding hair
  • Seek medical advice as soon as possible

Treatments at Skin and You Clinic for Hair Loss

Topical lotions and creams can be prescribed as needed.

Mesotheraoy for Hair Loss

A non-surgical procedure of micro-injections that delivers vitamins and minerals and other growth agents into the hair roots. Stem cell therapy is also used in this treatment.

Dermaroller for Hair Loss

A micro-needling procedure that stimulates the growth of hair roots.

Total number of sessions required

6-8 sessions are required to see an improvement in the treatments mentioned above.

Laser Light for Hair Loss

Hair rejuvenation system

It is a non- invasive Low level laser therapy, which helps in re-energise unhealthy hair follicle cells, and correspondingly stimulate and stabilize the production of fuller, thicker and healthier hair. It is to be done atleast twice weekly for 12 -16 week period.

All the treatments are to be combined with oral supplements providing essential vitamins and minerals for growing hair.

PRP for Hair Loss – microinjections are used wherein platelet rich plasma is injected into the skin.