About alopecia areata Alopecia areata is a non-scarring hair loss phenomenon that affects men and women- both adults and children. Alopecia Areata is a very common hair loss problem in which there is a sudden patchy loss of hair. All the hair in the small area of the scalp is lost. The chief causes for alopecia is an autoimmune reaction of the body against its own….
42 years industrial worker suffering from extensive alopecia areata for 10 years. He visited our Pune station Clinic OPD, was very frustrated, he was very much ok with the condition as he was much concern about his daily wedges than his looks, but when the condition got worse his co-workers started becoming hesitant to touch him which disturbed him from within.
Started oral and topical immunosuppressive drugs and Minoxidil treated with. Topical phenol application, cryospray, intralesional drug and targeted phototherapy(Lumera) after 5 months.Treatment continued with slow improvement and 3 months later. Then after 4 months final outcome.
" Correction of physical appearance and making it aesthetically perfect is not a mere status issue, its about making your soul comfortable in your body "
-Dr. Dhananjay Chavan