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Scarring Alopecias--Hair Loss Part 1
Scarring alopecias are the result of permanent injury to the stem cell region of the hair follicle. Hair growth is permanently impaired. All scarring alopecias are characterized by the replacement of the hair follicle with scarring fibrous tissue. On close inspection, there is only scarred scalp without any hair follicles visible.
Tips to Maintain Healthy Hair
We all have those days where no matter what we do, we can't control our hair. Below are some tips which will help you take better care of your hair...
Treating Dandruff and Seborrheic Dermatitis
Pityriasis capitis is an excess of white scales or skin flakes on the scalp that itches. It is caused by a yeast that is normally present on the skin that combines with the secretions of the oil glands. When the yeast produces fatty acid, it causes irritation. Dandruff is common but can be embarrassing due to shedding on upper body clothing and the tendency to scratch.
Treating Hair Loss
Hair today, gone tomorrow? This may have been the case for most patients in the past but today there are many treatments for preventing hair fallout and even restoring fuller head of hair.
Alopecia Areata--Hair Loss Part 2
Hair loss or "alopecia" can be scarring or not. "Alopecia Areata" is a form of non-scarring alopecia. This means that there is hair loss but the hair follicles are still intact and visible on inspection. It is an autoimmune disease that affects the bulb region of the hair follicle
Are You a Hair Care Expert?
"Flyaway" hair is all too common in dry climates. Caused by static electricity and rough hair cuticles (the outer layer of the hair), flyaway hair can often be controlled through the use of hair products.
Hair Care Q&A
Having a bad hair day again? Dandruff? Excess hair? That doesn't have to happen. Here are some easy tips for you and your family to follow to have great looking hair.