Most everyone loses up to 100 hairs a day, but due to the amount of hair we have on our head, this amount of hair loss shouldn’t cause alarm. However, severe hair loss, also known as alopecia, may eventually lead to complete baldness for some men or women.
Hair loss, also known as “alopecia, can have many causes. Effective treatment for hair loss begins with finding the cause. Our doctors have in-depth knowledge about the many causes of hair loss and experience treating the diverse causes. Hair loss can happen as a result of heredity, medications or an underlying medical condition.
The most common type of hair loss is “pattern baldness”, also known as androgenetic alopecia, which is usually a slow, progressive, and permanent hair loss that affects up to 50% of the population to some degree by the age of 50. It is more common in men but affects women as well. As the name suggests this hair loss is driven by genetic susceptibility of certain hairs to the normal androgen hormones that circulate in all of us.
To this day, there is no cure for permanent hair loss, but certain medications, such as Rogaine or Propecia, have proven effective in reducing the pace of hair loss.
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Surgeries including hair transplants and scalp reduction are treatment options for hiding hair loss. We will work with each patient individually to determine the best treatment option for your individual needs and desires.
Whether you are a man or woman, we have effective treatment programs for you.