Alopecia areata is the most common cause of hair loss after androgenetic alopecia. This form of hair loss usually presents as round non-scarring patches, but may have a more diffuse or complete distribution.
It can be treated with:
It includes intralesional injections or topical application. Intralesinal steroids are widely used in treatment of alopecia. It is basically the primary treatment for localized conditions.
It is basically done in case of children who cannot tolerate injections. It is performed to bring efficacy in the treatment for best results.
Immunotherapy is done when Induction and periodic elicitation of an allergic contact dermatitis by topical application of potent contact allergens. Common agents used in this therapy are squaric acid, diphencyprone and Dinitrochlorobenzene.
These treatments are overnight treatments with concentration varied from 0.2-1%.
Alopecia Areata cosmetic treatment includes dermatography and hairpieces. Dermatography is used to camouflage the eyebrows of the patients. It has no adverse effects. Hairpieces are useful for patients with extensive disease and are usual with social life. It gives a natural look by the hairpiece.
All of the above suggested treatments have been either shown to have side effects or are temporary.
However, with a rise in treatments using Lasers, many studies have shown Laser and light therapies to have a positive effect in treating Aloepecia Areata.
HLCC has witnessed great results in treating Aloepecia Areata using Low-level Laser Hair Therapies and their proprietary products.
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