Hair loss is a sensitive issue for most people, regardless of age. Some people lose their hair late in life, while others find their hair thinning early. Whatever the reason may be, your dermatologist can help. Most commonly, hair loss can be hereditary or genetic or due to a medical condition. Sometimes certain medications can also be the factor. We have a comprehensive solution for your hair loss at the Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery in Washington, DC. Our dermatologist, Dr. Cheryl Burgess, can help you regain your confidence.
Trying to regrow your hair on your own is a tedious process. Without the medical background and knowledge of hair loss, you can spend thousands of dollars on solutions that do not work. The Center for Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery offers expert information and effective hair loss solutions to get your hair growing again. We want to share the most common reasons for hair loss.
It is the most common hair loss condition, affecting males and females. This condition is influenced by a hereditary, hormonal condition that causes the hair follicles to shrink. It affects 40% of women and 70% of men. The signs are:
There are three stages to hair growth and effluvium explains the loss of hair loss in any one of those stages. Telogen effluvium is the most common form of hair loss. The signs to look for include:
This condition affects about two out of every 100 people. It is an autoimmune system disorder, where the body unintentionally attacks the hair follicles—signs include