One in every ten people will suffer the affects of alopecia at some point in their lives. Hair loss for men has the same physiological affect as it does on women. Alopecia affects all ages and gender and can happen overnight. The most important thing to remember if you or a friend has alopecia is – you are not alone.
Alopecia is a type of baldness or hair loss, mainly on the scalp, or other hairy parts of the body.Loss of hair can be from patches on the head to total body hair loss. Hair loss can occur through ageing, hormonal change, stress, and some auto immune disorders. It is important to get correct diagnosis and care from your practitioner to alleviate worries during the hair loss or hair thinning stage.
The type of alopecia is specific to where the hair loss is:-
Androgenic Alopecia – male & female pattern baldness
Alopecia Areata – mainly patchy hair loss on the scalp
Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis – alopecia can progress to lose all scalp hair to total loss of body hair.
There are many treatments your practitioner can suggest for the type of alopecia you may have. To name a few:
All of these treatments can be found on the NHS UK web site and other respective hair loss clinics. Results are dependable on each individual and these should be discussed with your practitioner.
This male alopecia client has been having permanent makeup brow procedure carried out by me for 5 years. He lost all his scalp and body hair Universalis at 15 years of age . With doctor’s consent I was able to perform permanent cosmetic eyebrows procedure. Also known as medical tattooing and micropigmentation. The brows were created by using a tiny needle to implant simulated hairs into the upper layer of the skin. Male brows are very different to female brows which tend to be very neat and uniform. Different needles and techniques were used to create a typical male brow with hairs in different directions and random spreading to sides. The affects of having brows for male and female clients change be life changing. They frame the face and give dimension to the eyes. Its a revolutionary procedure that really makes a different.