Hair Loss

All About Hair Transplant

By Dr. Siddharth Sakhiya, Cosmetic/Plastic Surgery Like good health and youth, now, most of us take care of our hair for granted, until they’re gone! Unfortunately many may not be able to salvage them because of different reasons. For these people, a hair transplant can help them bring back what looks…

Environment And Hair

By Richfeel, Dermatology How does the world around us affect our hair? In more ways than you think actually. Seasonal changes and pollution has their big or small impact on our body, THE SUN As the world expresses its concern over the harmful effects of ultra-violet radiation that we are continuously exposed…

Hair Transplant

By Richfeel,  Dermatology Hair transplant refers to a surgical technique which transfers hair follicles from one part of the body to another part which has minimal hair growth. The site from where the hair follicles are taken is usually called donor site, while the site where the follicles are grafted is called…

Wooly Hair Syndrome

By Dr Rekha Yadav, Trichology Wooly hair syndrome is characterized by unusually curly and frizzy hair that merge together. If you have this syndrome, your hair will be lighter than the normal colour. The hair is also very coarse or dry, making them prone to breakage. Usually, wooly hair syndrome is confused…

Hair Transplant: Benefits, Procedure and Recovery

By Dr Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty , Dermatology Hair transplant is usually opted for by people who are experiencing balding. In this procedure hair follicles are taken from one part of your body which has abundant hair and it is then placed on your scalp where you are experiencing balding. The site from…

Ayurvedic Treatments For Hair Fall

By Dr. Gajanan Manamwar, Ayurveda The primary basis of hair loss is rooted in genes. It is inherited from our parents. And depending from who you inherit it from, the pattern of hair loss will vary; hair loss is also termed as alopecia. In order for the hair follicles to grow healthy,…

Alopecia Areata: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

By Dr. Jitesh Shetty, Dermatology Alopecia Areata is a disease in which the immune system mistakenly attacks the healthy tissues within the body such as the hair follicles resulting in thinning hair and smooth random patches. It may even stop the hair from growing back. Even if hair starts coming back to…

How Platelet-Rich Plasma therapy can reverse hair loss

By Dr. Latika Arya, Dermatology Platelet-rich Plasma (PRP) therapy is a non-invasive and non-surgical method of treating hair loss in both men and women. The procedure of this therapy involves extracting your blood and putting it in a centrifuge machine to separate the plasma containing platelets from the blood. The platelets contain…

Premature Greying

By Dr Sunakshi Singh, Dermatology The color of hair changes to grey when the colour-producing cells of the body cease to produce pigment. It is also possible that hydrogen peroxide that occurs naturally is built up and this bleaches the colour. The normal age for greying in white people is their mid-30s,…

PRP for Hair Loss

By Dr Shivashankar B. Sajjanshetty, Dermatology Platelet Rich Plasma or PRP is rich concentrated plasma, containing around five times the number of platelets than what you have in normal circulating blood. Besides, it also has transforming growth factor and platelet derived growth factor along with bioactive proteins which help your hair to…