Things to Consider in Choosing Your Hair Loss Treatment

Hair Loss Treatment

When we find our locks to be under a certain crisis or experiencing a poor state of health, we just want to get the easiest solution we can find. When it comes to hair loss, the type of treatment that you should be looking for must be one that is most suitable for you.

Hair Loss Cases

Each case for hair loss is different, although there may be some similarities, but each person has their unique response that is why treatments should also fit accordingly. This is important so that you can be sure that your condition will improve.

There have been a number of cases where hair loss patients have been misdiagnosed. As a result, they end up taking the wrong medications for many years without any sign of improvement. Usually, this would always come in the form of pharmaceutical treatment. But what is more heartbreaking is that aside from the benefit that you are supposed to get, you are also exposed to the accompanying side effects.

Hair Loss Diagnosis

When you get stricken with excessive hair loss, it is wise to immediately get medical advice to prevent it from worsening. But when you do, it is just as important that you also go the expert. This person should be a certified doctor who has specialized in hair and hair problems.

According to an article that was published in the journal Dermatology Times in 2000, a full evaluation of the patient’s hair loss prevents misdiagnosis. This means that a thorough medical evaluation should consist of personal history, endocrine disorders, family history of the disease, and physical examination.

A lot of hair loss victims have been voicing their frustrations online and sharing their stories of how they have been misdiagnosed. One example was a 25-year-old woman who suffered from excessive hair loss; she was diagnosed to have alopecia areata. But despite years of treatment, from steroid injections to topical medications, her condition was still not improving.

On a similar note, there are also some patients who were misdiagnosed about a certain condition, were prescribed a certain medication and ended up losing their hair. Usually, this occurs to those who were poorly diagnosed to have thyroid problems.

There are also certain rare types of hair loss that are often misdiagnosed such as Trichotillomania, Centrifugal Cicatricial hair loss, folliculitis decalvans, and many others. Also, they add that there is a higher rate of misdiagnosis among African Americans.

So you see, there should be an extensive evaluation so that you don’t waste your chances of saving what hair you have left. It may help to ask friends or family who is also suffering the same condition what their treatment are, although it may not necessarily apply to you. With that, you should know that hair loss treatments depend on a case to case basis.

Hair Loss Treatments

Laser Hair Loss Treatment

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Surgical Hair Restoration

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Stem Cell Treatment

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Robotic Hair Transplant

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To learn more about getting hair transplant and other hair restoration treatments in Australia, call us now to schedule your consultation with Dr Andrew Kim at the Australian Institute for Hair Restoration. Dr Kim is a renowned and board-certified cosmetic surgeon who has wide experience in the field of hair transplant.

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