What is Hair Loss in Women?
Although women rarely go completely bald like men can, they are still highly susceptible to hair loss. Often called female pattern hair loss, hair loss in women usually starts with the thinning of the hair on the top of the scalp. This can be caused by a variety of things, including:
- Poor Nutrition
- Careless Handling
Women's hairlines are typically unaffected by hair loss, but the process of losing hair can still be incredibly discouraging.
What is Male Pattern Baldness?
Male pattern baldness is the occurrence of balding or thinning hair in men. It typically involves a receding hairline and thinning hair on the crown. This is often a combination of genes and male sex hormones, meaning that baldness and recession can be linked to heredity.
What Causes Hair Loss?
Hair loss and thinning is caused by the shrinking of hair follicles. As they shrink, the hairs that are produced grow finer and shorter. Over time, they may cease to produce any hair at all. However, if these follicles are still alive or there are properly functioning follicles elsewhere, there is a good chance that hair growth can be restored.
What Treatment Options Are Available?
At Anh Vu, M.D., we offer the newest and most effective hair growth treatments. These treatments are available to both men and women, and are proven to increase hair growth and even improve the thickness and pigment of newly grown hair. These treatments currently include:
Am I A Good Candidate for Hair Loss Treatments?
If you are looking for a way to restore hair growth and reverse hair loss, you may be a good candidate for one of our hair loss treatments. If you think you are a good candidate, call us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Anh Vu. During your consultation, Dr. Vu will review all possible treatments with you and help determine what the best treatment option will be based on the results you hope to achieve. Typically, hair loss treatments are considered cosmetic treatments, and therefore aren't covered by insurance. However, we accept a variety of payment options and financing to make our services accessible to all of our patients.
If you suffer from balding or thinning hair, contact us to schedule a consultation for a hair loss treatment. Dr. Anh Vu specializes in hair transplants and other treatments, and offers these procedures to men and women living in the Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Palm Coast, and Daytona Beach areas.