Need a hair loss cure? Washington, DC area dermatologist offers treatment for alopecia areata
Patients who have experienced hair loss are often interested in working with a dermatologist to discuss a cure or effective treatment that can provide noticeable results. Dr. Cheryl Burgess is a dedicated Board-certified dermatologist who can offer treatment options for patients who have conditions such as alopecia areata.
What is alopecia areata?
Approximately 6.8 million Americans have received a diagnosis of alopecia areata, a condition that is caused by an autoimmune disorder. This disease causes the loss of hair from the scalp, face, and body. Patients of all genders, ages, and ethnicities are at risk of developing this condition, though it often appears first in childhood. The condition may cause patients to worry about their hair over the course of a lifetime, but it is beneficial to speak to a professional about treatment options for hair loss.
What treatment options are available for alopecia areata?
A Board-certified dermatologist such as Dr. Cheryl Burgess will work with patients to determine the best treatment for their condition. While there is no cure, there are ways to stimulate hair growth in the area to improve one’s appearance as well as their self-esteem and confidence. Treatment options include:
- Corticosteroid injections
- Topical corticosteroids
Schedule a visit today!
Patients interested in a cure for hair loss are welcome to visit the Institute of Hair at the Center for Dermatology and Dermatological Surgery. By visiting a Board-certified dermatologist such as Dr. Cheryl Burgess, patients will feel at ease that their needs are being met with someone who truly cares about their specific concerns. We encourage individuals who are interested in quality care to work with our team of professionals at our Washington, DC location at 2311 M Street, NW, Suite #504 by calling 202.955.5757 for an appointment. We have another location available for our patients in Annapolis, MD that can be reached at 410.224.1195. Contact our practice today for the solutions you require for improving your appearance.