Over the past few years, AK Clinics has emerged as a one stop shop for all hair related issues – starting from treatment of hair fall to surgical as well as non-surgical therapies and procedures
Hair is an important part of a person’s personality, which is why when someone starts to see more hair on their comb than on their head, they start to worry. However, hair fall is much more common than most people would think and while a few hairs a day is considered normal hair loss, there is actually a fine line where it goes overboard and a hair fall treatment or baldness treatment or Hair Regrowth becomes necessary. Today, hair loss has become common with men as well as women, but so have methods of hair loss prevention & Hair Regrowth.
In the simplest of terms, the loss of hair from any part of the body, especially the head, is known as hair loss. There can many causes for hair loss in fact a range of reasons for hair loss, including genetics, hormonal changes, medical conditions or even certain hair care products.
There are several indications that you might notice, which could actually be leading to severe loss of hair. Some of them include:
There are however certain things that you can do to ensure that you can reduce if not completely prevent loss of hair. These include:
For a proper treatment, the situations of loss of hair and causes have to be evaluated very cautiously. The highly experienced doctors at AK Clinics make sure that each effort is directed correctly for outstanding results. They follow an extremely scientific & structured approach to Hair Loss treatment.
There are a few basic tests which will be conducted and these will allow the doctor to offer a proper diagnosis:
It is done to find out the exact cause of hair loss and treat it in a proper way. The following points are noted in the patient:
Some investigations like Serum Iron level, Prolactin levels, Haemogram, Thyroid levels
Assessment of degree of hair loss by hair analysis machine Caslite. It is the most advanced device of hair analysis in the whole world. This is a general test and is a must for all those suffering from hair loss. Primarily it assesses the :
After the complete diagnosis is established, the doctors decide about the course of action to be followed for the patient. Our experienced counselors guide the patients very patiently to ensure that they chose the right kind of treatment. The treatment plan is normally as follows:
Today, there are numerous methods of handling hair loss and the most common ones include medication, surgery, laser therapy as well as wigs and hairpieces. However, there are certain conditions, such as alopecia universalis, where most of these treatments might not prove to be effective.
Wigs and hairpieces are perhaps the easiest way to tackle hair loss, especially if you are not looking forward to surgery or long term medication. These days, there are several natural looking hair pieces on offer, which will allow you to maintain a normal look. This is especially a good idea if the hair loss is temporary.
If your hair loss is just started, then you could consider low level laser therapy, which will instigate the healthy hair follicles to jump into action. There are certain laser devices which have been approved by FDA and have shown tremendous results. Perhaps the most positive aspect of laser therapy is the fact that there are almost no side effects.Today, there are certain medications, which have managed to improve the rate of hair loss including Minoxidil and Finasteride. Both of these have been approved by the FDA and while the former is normally available in the form of a topical lotion the latter is a pill that can be taken orally.
In most cases, the medications have shown positive effects, while there have been a few side effects too such as scalp irritation and diminished sex drive
And then there are certain cases, where the only way out is the surgical one – which actually refers to hair transplant. Depending on whether you are undergoing a follicular unit transplant or follicular unit extraction, the doctor will harvest follicles from your head or other part of the body and transplant them into the area where the hair loss is most apparent. Given that it is a surgical procedure, there will be some amount of pain and the recovery will also take time. However, the results will be much more natural and long lasting too.
AK Clinics is India’s leading & pioneer Hair Transplant center. Dr. Kapil Dua & Dr Aman Dua were instrumental in making FUE Hair Transplant come to India in the year 2007. Following are the kind of transplants we provide