Treatment of hair disorders has progressed considerably over time. More patients are now interested in hair care and some are bombarded by promising advertisements. In reality, hair disorders may be complex and require accurate diagnosis for suitable treatment.
Hair Loss and Restoration provides an extensive look at the practical management, both medical and surgical, of all forms of hair loss. Proper examination of the patient with hair loss is discussed in depth as is androgenetic alopecia, the most common cause of hair loss. The autoimmune disease alopecia areata is examined comprehensively, including its pathogenesis, clinical features, differential diagnosis, and treatment. This edition also covers new developments on the diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
Hair loss from drugs and radiation is reviewed along with other topics such as telogen effluvium and frontal fibrosing alopecia—an increasing concern in scarring hair loss. Hair restoration surgery is described in detail and an excellent review of what is available from a nonmedical approach to hair loss is provided. Extensively referenced and illustrated with more than 300 clinical color photographs, this compact and easy-to-read book is a valuable resource for both doctors and patients.
Table of Contents
How to Diagnose the Patient with Hair Loss
Patterned Hair Loss: Pathogenesis, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Management
Telogen Effluvium: Pathogenesis, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Management
Hair Loss from Drugs and Radiation
Alopecia Areata: Pathogenesis, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Management
Cicatricial Alopecias: Pathogenesis, Clinical Features, Diagnosis, and Management
Hair Restoration Surgery
Nonmedical Approach to Hair Loss: What is Available?
Jerry Shapiro, MD, professor, disorders of hair and scalp, The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology, New York University Langone Medical Center, New York City, USA
Nina Otberg, MD, clinical lead, Hair Clinic, Skin and Laser Center; and clinical lead, Hair Transplant Center, Otberg-Medical, Berlin-Potsdam, Germany
"The authors have done an admirable job … For those residents and practicing dermatologists wishing to have a separate, concise, and dedicated resource on hair loss, this volume will satisfy their needs."- Mark Bernhardt, MD.