FAQs About Hair Loss

Frequently Asked Questions about Hair Loss

Hair loss can be embarrassing. It’s also a common problem for both men and women. Did you know your dermatologist has several treatments for hair loss? Dr. Robert Terry Garbacz at Dermatology Of North Texas, in Wichita Falls, TX, provides a wide range of dermatology services, including treatment of hair loss.

If you are suffering from hair loss, you need to know the facts. These are some frequently asked questions and answers about hair loss.

What Causes Hair Loss?

Hair loss can happen suddenly or gradually over time. These are some of the most common causes of hair loss:

  • Genetics
  • Nutrient deficiencies
  • Anemia
  • Chemotherapy
  • Thyroid issues
  • Autoimmune conditions
  • Chronic diseases

What Is Alopecia?

Alopecia is a medical condition causing sudden hair loss. There are several types of alopecia, with differing levels of severity including patchy alopecia, alopecia totalis, and alopecia universalis.

What Are Some of the Treatments for Hair Loss?

There are over-the-counter products to help stop hair loss and regrow hair, but the most effective treatments are provided by your dermatologist. Depending on the cause of hair loss, your dermatologist may recommend:

Platelet Rich Plasma, also known as PRP–this treatment works by using your own plasma cells, which are injected into you. PRP treatment promotes new hair growth.

Stem cell treatments, which are often combined with PRP treatment–this treatment repairs damaged hair follicles and promotes new hair growth.

Medications including Olumiant–this treatment works by modifying your immune system and is used in cases of alopecia and hair loss caused by other autoimmune conditions.

Why Should I Choose Hair Loss Treatment From a Dermatologist?

When you choose hair loss treatment from your dermatologist, you can be assured that your treatment is:

  • Safe, because all products have been tested and approved by the FDA
  • Effective, because professional hair loss treatment provides clinically proven results

How Will Hair Loss Treatment Help Me?

Hair loss treatment from your dermatologist will promote new hair growth, and improve the volume and appearance of your hair so you can look your best.

Want To Know More?

To discover more about the causes and treatment of hair loss call Dr. Robert Terry Garbacz at Dermatology Of North Texas, in Wichita Falls, TX. You can reach him in the office by calling (940) 767-3376, so call today.