Androgenetic Alopecia

JDD November 2022 Issue Highlights | Lasers, Light Sources, and Devices
lasers
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The November issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on lasers, lights sources, and devices featuring original articles and case reports exploring topics such as combination of platelet rich plasma and 1550 nm fractional laser for androgenetic alopecia, safety of combination laser procedures in single clinic visit, efficacy of a fractionated 1540 nm erbium glass laser in the tre …
The Many Faces of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (FFA)
frontal fibrosing alopecia
by Lauren C. Payne, MD, MS, FAAD on
Before concluding a patient with thinning edges has traction or androgenic alopecia, take a closer look at the scalp, face, and other hair bearing areas of the body to complete the picture. You might be missing signs and symptoms of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia. As seen in the images, FFA can have various presentation patterns on different skin tones and hair textures. Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia …
JDD July Issue Highlights | Skin of Color Issue
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by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
The July issue of the Journal of Drugs in Dermatology (JDD) focuses on skin of color topics with the perfect mix of original articles, case reports, brief communications, and letters to the editor. Among many of the topics explored in this issue are skin of color dermatology on TikTok, disparities in melanoma recognition in skin of color, diversity in acne clinical trials, dermatologists at skin o …
Hair Restoration in Black Patients | The Expert Weighs In
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by Allison Sit on
Allure recently wrote an article about doctors who are making hair transplantation more accessible for Black patients. What are the unique challenges of hair restoration in Black patients, and which surgical and non-surgical approaches are most effective? To answer questions about hair restoration, I reached out to Shilpi Khetarpal, MD, FAAD, director of cosmetic dermatology and lasers at t …
Scarring Hair Loss: CCCA and Androgenetic Alopecia Decoded
Scarring Hair Loss
by Jacqueline McKesey, MD, MS on
During the 2021 Virtual Skin of Color Update conference, Dr. Valerie Callender, a well-known leader, pioneer in dermatology, and expert in the field of skin of color,  introduced us to scarring alopecia. The title of her talk says it all: “Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia (CCCA) and Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA): Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches.” To spoil the party, here are the …