Hair Loss FACTS
Institute specializes in non surgical hair
replacement options for those experiencing hair loss due
to many conditions.
An inherited condition in men, triggered by the hormone
Dihydrotestosterone which causes gradual miniaturization
(and eventual loss) of hair on the crown of the head.
Treated with hair replacement system designed to cover
the area of thinning. Attached with tape, medical grade
adhesive or clips.
The most common cause of hair loss in women. Can occur
in early twenties, but usually more common in late
thirties and forties. Hair loss is gradual, with
miniaturization of the hair follicles. Affects the crown
Early stages can be camouflaged with hair extensions.
Although this does not address the problem area, it
provides greater hair volume and requires minimal
Moderate stages is treated with a hair replacement unit
covering the area of thinning, usually attached via
Late stages is treated the same as moderate stages, but
requires tape or medical grade adhesive for attachment.
An autoimmune disease that causes the body to form
antibodies against some hair follicles. Alopecia Areata
causes sudden smooth, circular patches of hair loss.
Options depend greatly on how long the condition has
been present and what treatments are being undertaken
with a physician. Full head wigs or clip on hair pieces
are the best option for most clients.
Alopecia Totalis / Univeraslis:
Characterized by complete hair loss on the scalp (totalis)
or entire body (Universalis).
Best treated with a full head hair replacement system
which is attached with tape of medical grade adhesive.
Condition that causes an increased number of hairs to
enter the telogen, or resting phase of the hair cycle.
It may be triggered by such causes as emotional trauma,
major illness, major surgery, or other medically related
conditions. Loss can included some thinning or in some
cases complete hair loss. Hair usually grows back after
small dormancy period.
Since the hair can come out easily and complete
re-growth of the hair is expected a temporary solution
of a hair replacement system or a full wig can be used.
Hair loss due to surgery or trauma.
Easily treated with a partial hair replacement system
covering only the specific area and attached with tape
or medical grade adhesive.
Hair is lost through an impulse control disorder
characterized by the pulling and removal of ones own
Treatments can include extensions as well as a hair
replacement system. Attachment method depends upon the
amount and location of hair loss.
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