Hair has been called our “crowning glory.” Society has placed a great deal of social and cultural importance on hair and hairstyles. Unfortunately, many conditions, diseases, and improper hair care result in excessive hair loss.

About 70% of men and 50% of women experience some degree of hair loss in their lifetime.  Dermatologists are physicians who specialize in treating diseases of the hair and skin, will evaluate a patient’s hair problem by asking questions about diet, medications including vitamins and health food taken in the last six months, family history of hair loss, recent illness, and hair care habits.

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