Best Hair Loss Treatment in Hyderabad
It the safest and pain-less procedure. Lasers can be used on face etc…
Hair loss, also known as baldness, refers to the loss of hair from the scalp or the entire body. It occurs due to disturbance in the hair growth cycle. It can be hereditary or may occur due to medical illness, hormonal changes or drugs, etc. It can be temporary or permanent.
Increased hair loss noticed on combing or washing hair are the usual presenting complaint of most of the individuals. Receding anterior hairline, Visibility of bald scalp, Widening of central partition of hair, Thinning of the ponytail, Abrupt patchy hair loss over the scalp, Hair loss from the eyebrows or body are the other symptoms.
The factors leading to hair loss could stem from internal/external factors as follows:
The common cause of hair loss is hereditary. It presents as a receding hairline in men and thinning hair and miniaturization in women and is usually slowly progressive. It starts as early as in puberty and is most common in men.
Hormonal changes can cause hair loss temporarily, which occurs in pregnancy, after delivery (post-partum), or at the onset of menopause. Hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism are other reasons.
It occurs when the immune system of the body attacks hair follicles resulting in sudden hair loss. Presented as smooth bald patches of hair loss over the scalp, beard, or other hair-bearing areas of the body.
Bacterial or Fungal infections of the hair can cause scaly patches and hair loss. Hair usually grows back after the infection is treated.
Diseases as lichen planus, frontal fibrosing alopecia, lupus cause scarring alopecia.
Trichotillomania is the condition that urges an individual to pull out their hair from the scalp, the eyebrows or other areas and cause hair loss.
Hair loss can occur due to the use of certain medicines for the treatment of medical conditions as cancer, depression, arthritis, heart problems etc. Consumption of vitamin A in excess also causes hair loss.
Other Causes of Hair Loss include:
Radiation Therapy: Hair may or may not grow back after radiation therapy.
A Trigger Event: Physical or emotional stress can result in thinning of hair after several months. This hair loss is temporary. Examples of trigger events may include excessive weight loss, surgery, high fever etc.
Certain Hairstyles and Treatments: Excessive hairstyling, and tying a tight ponytail may cause traction alopecia. Moreover, hot oil hair treatments can cause inflammation of hair follicles and hair loss. Scarring can lead to permanent hair loss.
Best Hair Loss Treatments at FMS Skin & Hair Clinics, Hyderabad.
Medical line of treatment
Minoxidil available as a solution, gel or foam is advised to help in effectively arresting the hair loss progression and hair restoration. Minoxidil has to be used for a prolonged period. Other medications include topical peptides, oral finasteride, anti-androgens, etc.
Low Light Laser Therapy (LLLT)
LLLT is FDA approved procedure and helps in activating the hair follicles to initiate hair growth and prevent hair from falling out. It is absolutely safe and requires 10-20 sessions to see the results.
Growth Factor Concentrate Treatment (GFC)
GFC one of the non-surgical treatment options for hair loss is plasma treatment. One’s own blood is drawn and processed to extract growth factors and is injected over the scalp. This treatment is completely safe with no side effects. It helps stop hair fall and promotes healthy hair growth. A minimum of 4-6 sessions of this treatment is required.
Hair transplantation is a surgical method of hair restoration over bald areas like the frontal area, vertex etc. The transplanted hair is permanent. It is done by extracting hair follicles or grafts from donor area and placed over bald patches. Hair growth starts to show after 3 months and to see the full results it takes 9-10 months. It is one of the best hair loss treatment options.
Proper dietary intake with adequate nutrition which is rich in amino acids and proteins is advised. Lifestyle modifications like quitting smoking, having good sleep of 6-8 hours, reducing the use of styling products, ironing, hot air blow drying, etc. are required.
People prone to hair loss include family history of baldness, hormonal changes, nutritional deficiency, patients on chemotherapy, etc.
Mainly 2 types of hair loss are seen which include scarring type and non-scarring type. Common ones are the non-scarring type like Tellogen Effluvium, Androgenetic Alopecia, Alopecia Aerate, infections like Tinea Capitis etc.
More often it’s a clinical diagnosis, with few bedside tests like hair pull test, KOH, Trichoscopy, etc. Sometimes blood investigations and scalp biopsy.
Hair loss treatments available at FMS Skin and Hair Clinics includes, PRP, PRF, GFC, Low-Level Laser Therapy, Scalp micro pigmentation, lasers for hair regrowth and Hair Transplantation.
Hair loss treatments taken as per your Dermatologists advice and followed regularly will be most effective.
Hairloss due to genetic causes, autoimmune conditions etc is not preventable. An early diagnosis and intervention will surely help in treatment.