Female Hair Loss Discussed by Dr. Sara Wasserbauer

Transcript:  Well, the first thing that a patient needs to do in order to figure out what the heck is going on so that they can figure out what the treatment is, is to get a diagnosis. And the best way to get a diagnosis would be to run a series of tests. Usually these are very simple blood tests like checking the thyroid just to make sure that there’s nothing else … [Read more...]

Hair Loss Terminology Decoded

Hair Loss Lexicon Alopecia: Hair loss.  This is the diagnostic term that doctors use. Androgenetic Alopecia: Pattern hair loss in either men or women.  Caused by genetics and androgens (hence the name).  Also sometimes termed androgenic alopecia. Scarring Alopecia: Also known as cicatricial alopecias, this is a group of hair loss disorders that is more likely … [Read more...]