fibrosing alopecia

Navigating the Complexities of Alopecia: Insights from Dr. Adam Friedman
alopeciasDr. Adam Friedman's lecture at 2024 ODAC conference provided invaluable insights into the nuanced approach required when dealing with patients presenting with alopecia. Addressing the diverse array of alopecia types and their myriad presentations, Dr. Friedman emphasized the significance of a comprehensive clinical history and evaluation to formulate an effective treatment plan. By employing a cas …
More than Splitting Hairs: Diagnosing Alopecia in Skin of Color
Alopecia in SOCJust as hair types often differ among different ethnicities, the prevalence and presentation of dermatological diseases affecting the hair and scalp can also be diverse. These are attributed to innate hair shaft differences, hair styling practices, genetic influence, and inflammatory co-morbidities.  Differentiating scarring alopecia from other types of hair loss is especially critical in develop …
Alopecia in SOC
An Update on Medical and Surgical Treatment Options for Hair Loss
SOCSS_HairLossCentral centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) and frontal fibrosing alopecia are two very common hair diseases in our skin of color patients. Often these conditions are challenging to diagnose and even more problematic to treat and control. Expert Dr. Valerie Callender spoke during the Skin of Color Seminar Series (now Skin of Color Update New York City on May 5t …