Alopecia, commonly known as hair loss, may be temporary or permanent and may cause just to your scalp or your whole body. It can cause due to various reasons including heredity, ageing, medical conditions, or any hormonal changes. Anyone can get affected of hair loss but is mostly common in men. Excessive hair loss typically results to baldness and is most commonly caused due to heredity.
Most people don’t care much about their hair loss and leave it unhidden and untreated, while some hide them with hats, scarves, hairstyles, or makeup. And still some people choose hair treatment available for preventing further loss and restore the growth.
When to consider visiting a Doctor
If you are bothered by the continuous loss of hair and want to course a treatment, you should definitely visit a doctor and consult your problem. Being women, if you notice a receding hairline, also known as frontal fibrosing alopecia, you should consult your doctor as soon as possible for avoiding permanent baldness.
You can also consult your doctor in case you have patchy or unusual hair loss conditions while washing or combing your hair. Sudden hair loss conditions or symptoms may be due to an underlying medical condition which may require treatment.
Why you need to consider treatment for hair loss
Hair loss may be caused due to various conditions. If an underlying disease is the cause for your hair loss, the treatment would be necessary for that disease. If the hair loss is caused by side affect of any medication, your doctor might suggest you to stop it for a few months. There are a number of risk factors which may lead to excessive hair loss.
· Significant weight loss
· Heredity or family history of balding
· Poor nutrition
· Medical conditions such as lupus or diabetes.
Treatment for hair loss
Effective hair loss treatment is available through which you might be able to reverse your hair loss, or atleast slow it. Some conditions of hair loss such as alopecia areata (patchy hair loss), hair re-growth is possible within a year without treatment. Hair treatment for loss may include surgery and medications describes below.
Medications are available to treat baldness caused by hereditary conditions. Most common options for medication treatment include
· Other medications.
Hair Transplant Surgery
In case of permanent hair loss, the damage is just caused to the top of your head. Hair restoration surgery, also known as hair transplant will restore most of the hair that you have left. During the procedure of hair transplant, a cosmetic surgeon or dermatologist removes patches of hair from the part that has hair, and transfers it to the bald sections of your head. Every patch has multiple hairs known as minigrafts and micrografts.
During the process of hair transplant hospitalization is not required, but as it can be painful. Therefore the patient is given a dose of sedation medicine to provide comfort. The possible risks associated with the procedure include swelling, bleeding, infection, and bruising. To get your desired effect, you may need to take more than one surgery.
A low-level laser device has been approved by The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that can be used as a treatment for hereditary baldness in both women and men. Multiple studies have shown that this treatment also improves the density and quality of hair. Though, the long-term effects are yet to be identified.
If you want the best treatment for your loss, Medharbour is one of the best places to visit in NCR. We are well aware of the importance of being confident in today’s world, and having beautiful hair enhances your confidence. We believe to provide the best services to our patients