Looking toward the future: stem cell therapies and their role in hair loss

Looking toward the future: stem cell therapies and their role in hair loss

Hair loss can be caused by several different conditions, including androgenetic alopecia, alopecia areata, and scarring alopecia. Current strategies to prevent hair loss and restore hair include two FDA-approved drug therapies (finasteride and minoxidil) and hair transplants, although other treatment options such as laser light therapy and alternative treatments (e.g.

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Rare Hair Disorders: Beaded Hair

Rare Hair Disorders: Beaded Hair

With the prevalence of pattern baldness, hair loss is a reasonably common phenomenon. Moreover many of the current hair restoration options as well as ongoing research is targeted to those with male, and sometimes female, pattern baldness. Despite this there are countless reasons for hair loss including congenital disorders. Monilethrix,

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