309 pages | 273 Color Illus. | 36 B/W Illus.
A succinct and comprehensive guide examining the treatment of hair and scalp disorders, with a special emphasis on how hair type, morphology, and ethnicity can impact on hair disease and treatment. This updated and revised second edition builds on a successful first edition with additional chapters on dermoscopy, on how technology can best be integrated into clinical practice, and on aging hair.
"This book certainly deserves a place in your medical library. After reading this book, you will be well armed to tackle most alopecia patients that walk into your office. "
Patricia Wong, Stanford University Medical Center
Human hair. Evaluation. Dermoscopy of hair and scalp disorders (Trichoscopy). Photographic imaging of hair loss. Human follicle anatomy in human scalp biopsies. Nonmedicated grooming products and beauty. Practical case scenarios: How to utilize products. Dandruff and seborrheic dermatitis: Use of medicated shampoos. Alopecia areata. Androgenetic alopecia. Telogen effluvium. Cicatricial alopecia. Structural hair abnormalities. Scalp prostheses: Wigs, hairpieces, extensions, and scalp-covering cosmetics. Hair transplantation for the dermatologist. Alternative treatments for hair loss. Hirsutism and hypertrichosis. Light-assisted hair removal and hair growth. Allergic Contact Dermatitis. Psychodermatoses of the hair. Scalp infections and infestations. Sources of alopecia information for physicians and patients. Approach to the alopecia patient. Hair aging and anti-aging strategies