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Date:7/29/2009

DERMATOLOGISTS CAN HELP WOMEN GET TO THE ROOT OF HAIR LOSS

BOSTON, July 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For many women, their hair is one of their most defining characteristics. From short and sassy bobs to long, cascading curls, the right hairstyle can make any woman look more pulled together and can even take years off of her appearance. That's why hair loss can be particularly devastating for women, and dermatologists advise that it should be addressed at the first noticeable signs of a problem.

At the American Academy of Dermatology's Summer Academy Meeting 2009 in Boston, dermatologist Amy J. McMichael, MD, FAAD, associate professor of dermatology at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, N.C., discussed the different types of hair loss women experience and the current treatment options.

"Hair loss is a very misunderstood condition, both in terms of how people see their own hair loss and how physicians who are not dermatologists approach hair loss," said Dr. McMichael. "It is important for women to be evaluated by a dermatologist, who specializes in hair loss, at the first signs of a problem -- whether she notices that her ponytail is smaller than it used to be, she sees more hair in the shower, or if her part is widening. Determining the cause of the hair loss is the first step in treating it and preventing future hair loss."

Female-Pattern Hair Loss

The most common form of hair loss in women is female-pattern hair loss, which is a hereditary condition also referred to as androgenetic alopecia. While pattern hair loss affects both men and women, it is very different in women and does not display the classic receding hairline or bald spot on top of the scalp as it does in men. In women, the frontal hairline is usually maintained, but there is visible thinning over the crown. Dr. McMichael explained that i
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