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Dermatologists Can Help Women Win the Fight Against Common Forms of Hair Loss
Date:3/4/2010

r hairstyle to hide a thinning part to scaling back their hair care regimen in an effort to halt further hair loss, women try countless ways to cover up this problem -- and the results are often lukewarm at best. A better option is to see a dermatologist, a physician trained in the care of skin, hair and nails, who can diagnose and, in many cases, successfully treat hair loss in women.

Speaking today at the 68th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (Academy), dermatologist Mary Gail Mercurio, MD, FAAD, associate professor of dermatology and program director of dermatology residency at the University of Rochester in Rochester, N.Y., discussed common forms of hair loss in women and available treatment options.  

"In the past, many women experiencing hair loss would suffer in silence, not knowing where to turn for help and trying their best to hide the problem," said Dr. Mercurio. "But now, I see more and more women in my practice seekin
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