This book covers the aspects that will help someone starting a practice focused on hair disease or more senior practitioners needing an update on developments. World experts have here generously supplied the information needed, in an extremely practical way, to properly manage daily practice when treating hair patients.
Published in association with the Journal of Dermatological Treatment.
Table of Contents
Introduction * Summary of hair diseases: Cicatricial and non cicatricial * Photography in hair diseases * Pull test and trichogram * Trichoscopy I: Non-cicatricial alopecia * Trichoscopy II: Cicatricial alopecia * Scalp biopsy in hair disorders * Injectable corticosteroids * Topical contact immunotherapy in alopecia areata * Lasers and new technologies in hair disease * Microneedling * Emerging Oral Treatments: Oral JAK Inhibitors for Alopecia Areata and Oral Minoxidil for Androgenetic Alopecia * Mesotherapy: Dutasteride, minoxidil, vitamins * Platelet-Rich Plasma * Hair cosmetics and cosmeceuticals * Psychological aspects of hair loss * Modern techniques in hair transplantation * Trichoscopy in hair transplantation * What you need for a trichology consultation * Conclusions
Rubina Alves, MD, PhD, is a Specialist in Dermatology, Hospital Central do Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
Ramon Grimalt, MD, PhD, is Professor of Dermatology, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain