Scarring alopecias Pt. 1: Frontal fibrosing alopecia

Scarring alopecias Pt. 1: Frontal fibrosing alopecia

Frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA) is a rare condition that mostly affects post-menopausal women. The average age of onset is about 56 years, with cases occurring as young as 21 years.(1) FFA was first described in 1994 as a type of scarring alopecia, which destroys hair follicles and subsequently replaces them

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Restoring hair in facial and scalp burns

Restoring hair in facial and scalp burns

Experiencing a facial and/or scalp burn involves a long journey of healing that can result in physical deformities that affect facial expressions and sense of identity, including self-esteem.(1) In the affected areas, the hair follicles are often destroyed and replaced with scar tissue. Hair restoration, including follicular unit transplantation (FUT)

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