Alopecia Areata appears as patches of complete and sudden hair loss. Although most often in the scalp, it can appear on any hair-bearing site. it is often discovered by a barber or hairdresser. Alopecia Areata is not contagious and is not caused by foods or stress. The good news is that hair usually regrows spontaneously, but it can take months or years. Alopecia Areata is treated by Dr. Green for patients in the DC, Virginia, and Maryland regions.
How is Alopecia Areata treated?
If hair doesn’t spontaneously regrow, then it can usually be stimulated by an injection of cortisone into the area of hair loss. This does not prevent new areas of hair loss, however these new areas can also be treated with cortisone. Topical medications are sometimes utilized.
“I have been coming to Dr. Greens office for a few years now and always have a five star experience. From Botox to laser hair removal to chemical peels, Dr. Green offers a variety of treatments with an extremely professional staff. My treatments with Megan have been especially exceptional. Dr. Green puts the patient experience and comfort at the forefront and treatments leave me feeling and looking great! Highly recommended for all dermatological needs.”