Hair loss is also known as Alopecia or Baldness refers to a loss of hair from the head or body. It can refer to general hair loss or male pattern Hair loss.
Baldness is a concern for men, women & children. Treatment for Hair Loss includes Hair Replacements & Hair Restoration and medications such as Propecia & Rogaine.
Causes of Hair Loss
Hair loss and Hypotrichosis have many causes, including androgenetic alopecia, fungal infection, trauma, radiotherapy, chemotherapy, nutritional deficiencies (e.g. Iron deficiency) and autoimmune diseases. Hair loss severity occurs across a spectrum with extreme examples, including alopecia total is (total loss of hair on the head) and Alopecia Universalis (total loss of all hair on the head and body).
Baldness is the partial or complete lack of hair growth and part of the wider topic of hair thinning. The degree and pattern of baldness vary, but its most common cause is androgenic alopecia, alopecia androgenetic, or alopecia seborrheic
Hair Loss Treatment Cost
The cost of hair loss is dependent upon the type of treatment. In general, the cost of hair loss treatment varies from $250 to $4000 depending on other factors and one geographic area to another.
Types of Hair Loss Treatment
Treatment by Medicine: Deduction of hair loss at early stages can be treated with medicines but depends upon the pattern and density of baldness.
Non-Surgical Treatments: Nonsurgical Hair Transplantation methods include PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), Mesotherapy, Derma Roller & Stem Cell Treatment. Also, some other options are Hair Fiber Powders, Laser Combs, and Hairpieces to help bald people getting an ideal solution.
Hair Transplantation: Hair Transplant is a surgical technique that works mainly by the extracting hair from a Hair loss resistant area and planting them to a bald part. It can reinstate eyebrows, eyelashes, beard hair, and to fill in scars caused by accidents or surgery such as Facelift or previous Hair Transplants. Read More
Hair Weaving: Hair Weaving is a nonsurgical technique of fixing a patch of natural human hair in the bald area. The patch is attached carefully to get it merged well with the existing hair. This process gives you natural looking hair but with a fixed look.
Signs and Symptoms of Hair Loss
Symptoms of Hair loss include hair loss in patches usually in circular patterns, dandruff, skin lesions, and scarring. Alopecia areata usually shows in unusual hair loss areas, e.g. eyebrows, the backside of the head or above the ears where usually the male pattern baldness does not affect. In male-pattern hair loss, loss and thinning begin at the temples and the crown and either thins out or falls out. Female-pattern hair loss occurs in the frontal and parietal.
People have between 100,000 and 150,000 hairs on their head. The number of strands lost in a day varies, but on average is 100. Hair must be replaced at the same rate at which it is lost to maintain an average volume. The first signs of hair thinning that people will often notice more hairs than usual left in the hairbrush after brushing or in the basin after shampooing. Styling can also reveal areas of thinning, such as a wider parting or a thinning crown.