Alopecia Areata is a condition that causes patches of hair to fall from the scalp. More advanced forms, such as Alopecia Universalis, can also lead to loss of hair from the eyebrows and/or the eyelashes. This visible hair loss can sometimes make you feel less confident. Luckily there are many new alopecia treatment options that can help you deal with the hair loss and achieve a natural look.
Causes of Alopecia
There are many different types of Alopecia, the most common being Androgenetic Alopecia, also known as male and female pattern baldness. Alopecia Areata, Totalis and Universalis, on the other hand, are autoimmune conditions.
Alopecia can also be caused by stress to the scalp from hair styles that create tension on the scalp such as weaves and braids (traction Alopecia). Anagen Effluvium is a form of Alopecia caused by medications such as those used in treating cancer, the hair will often grow back once the treatments are complete.
Treatment for the Scalp Alopecia
It’s best to opt for a minimally invasive and effective alopecia treatment. One of the best treatments available is hair follicle simulation, which replicates the appearance of natural hair. It is a non-surgical and safe method that works for all ages, hair colours and skin types. Thanks to technological advancements, the treatments takes only 90-minutes; it is also quite cost-effective compared to hair replacement treatments.
Another increasingly popular method involves Mesotherapy and skin needling with custom blended serums. This treatment helps simulate new hair growth on the scalp and brows.
Treatment for the Face Alopecia
If you have experienced hair loss on your brows or lashes, you can opt for permanent eyebrow and eyeliner solutions. These include treatments such as microblading (also known as brow embroidery), hair stroke brows, and brow mist for the eyebrows. For those with scarce eyelashes, you can go for a discreet lash liner, a natural eyeliner, an extended day liner or an evening liner to enhance your eyes.
There are great treatment options available, often with instant results with instant results if you are experiencing hair loss.