Hair Loss

Hair Loss

Hair enhances the beauty of the face. A good hairstyle brings confidence and elegance to us. It also compliments the shape of our facial features. We will be judged and remembered by our hairstyle as it personifies us in every aspect. Therefore, it is important to understand the reasons and remedies for hair loss.

Hair loss, also called alopecia, is one of the most common disorders affecting both men and women. Normally, we all lose 50-70 strands of hair every day. If it is more than 100 strands per day, then it is a significant loss of hair.

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There are many reasons, varying from stress to hormonal changes. Some medical problems also cause hair loss. The most common is hereditary loss of hair.

Common types of hair loss are-

  • Male-pattern baldness (Androgenetic Alopecia)
  • Female-pattern baldness
  • Telogen effluvium
  • Alopecia areata

Yes, we can stop and treat hair loss with various modern therapies available now.

Hereditary baldness is considered as the most common cause of hair loss. It affects both men and women. When men have hereditary hair loss, a receding hairline is seen along with bald patches, especially on the top of the head. Women, on the other hand, experience thinning of hair. The first sign of hair loss in women is widening of hair partition.

It is an autoimmune disease, which means our body produces certain substances which attack our own hair. This results in round patches of hair loss on the scalp and, other hair-bearing areas of the body.

It is the destruction of the hair follicle (the root of the hair) resulting in the formation of scar tissue. The hair cannot grow from those scarred hair follicles.


Medical conditions like thyroid disease and anemia cause hair loss. By treating the problem, hair loss often can be stopped or reversed.

  • Illnesses like a major surgery, high fever, severe infection, or even the flu can cause hair loss. Various cancer treatments like radiation therapy and chemotherapy can cause hair loss. ?
  • Trichotillomania is a psychiatry problem where one pulls out his or her own hair.
  • Hair loss can occur in hormonal imbalance, stress, after giving birth and menopause.
  • Dieting and poor nutrition are also the most common causes of hair loss.
  • Protein and iron deficiency can cause hair loss, and sometimes excess intake of Vitamin A can also lead to hair loss.

Certain medicines used in the treatment of medical conditions like anti-hypertensives, blood thinners, and birth control pills, etc. can also cause hair loss.

Yes, bleaching, dyes, gels, and hair sprays can damage hair as they tend to break the hair and also frequent use of a blow dryer damages hair. The heat from a blow dryer can evaporate the water in the hair shaft leaving hair brittle and prone to breakage. Hairpins, clips, and rubber bands which are used to hold hair tightly can break hair. This type of hair loss is commonly known as Traction alopecia.


What to do?


  • Avoid hairstyles like ponytail, cornrows, or braids that pull your hair too much
  • Avoid overdoing washing, drying, and combing and too much shampooing.
  • Avoid rubbing wet hair dry with a towel and brushing or combing wet hair as hair is more elastic when wet. This means it tends to break off easily than dry hair.

A dermatologist is a correct person to probe and identify the exact cause of hair loss as the problem has varied reasons and correct diagnosis by a professional is the first step in the treatment, therefore, we recommend consulting us instead of going to beauty care workers.

Just as there are many causes, there are many treatments for hair loss but early diagnosis of the problem is essential for effective results. Medicines like Minoxidil, controlled use of corticosteroids and lasers devices.Procedures like Hair transplantation, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma), Stem cell therapy, Carboxytherapy, and plastic surgeries can be done depending upon the type and extent of the hair loss.


These devices emit laser light which stimulates hair growth. Dr. Sudha Vani’s Sri Skin and Cosmetology Centre has best in class lasers for the job.

PRP is the procedure where a small quantity of blood is drawn and put in a special tube and centrifuged for getting platelet rich plasma for injecting into the skin of bald patches which help in rejuvenating hair root follicles resulting in hair growth. It is a very safe and effective procedure. Dr. Sudha Vani has 19 years of experience and is the expert in the procedure.

Treatment for hair loss is possible and is well managed. Dr. Sudha Vani’s Sri Skin and Cosmetology Centre offer you a myriad of solutions to help you feel and look your best.

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