Alopecia Areata | Hair Loss Treatment

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Written by: Shehzeen Ahmad | Medically Reviewed by Dr. Fazeela Abbasi MD

Hair loss can have a detrimental effect on self-confidence and affects more than 50% of the population. There are several reasons including:

  • Inherited genes
  • Hormonal disorder
  • Stress and anxiety
  • Autoimmune disorder
  • Chemotherapy for cancer
  • Scalp infections
  • Hair-pulling disorders
  • Tight hairstyles

Hair Loss Conditions & Their Treatments in Dubai

1) Male Pattern Baldness

It is the most common type of hair loss in men and clinically called as “Androgenic Alopecia”. In male pattern baldness, the strands start to recede from the hairline and from the crown of the scalp, which ultimately makes an “M” shaped pattern.

Causes of male pattern baldness

Multiple factors are involved in causing an Androgenic Alopecia. However, the main reason for this type of hair loss is genetics.

Every hair on your head has a development cycle. With androgenic alopecia, this development cycle starts to debilitate and the hair follicle shrivels, creating shorter and better strands of hair. In the end, the development cycle for every hair closes and no new hair develops in its place.

Treatment options for “Male Pattern Baldness in Dubai”

There are numerous treatments available to encounter the hair loss problem at different stages. Out of them, the top-notch treatments are:

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2) Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata is a hair loss condition that attacks both men and women of any age. It is an autoimmune disorder, in which the immune system causes hair-loss by attacking your own hair follicles. Treatment is subjected to the type of Alopecia Areata you have, your age, the extent of hair-loss and quantity of hair-loss. There is no single treatment for all the cases of Alopecia Areata.


This condition normally occurs in patches

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Treatment options for Alopecia Areata in Dubai

Hair Loss Treatment FAQ’s

How long does it take for alopecia to go away?

It depends on the severity of the condition. If the size of the patch not very large, it will possibly go away in 6-8 months after a proper treatment.

What can I do to help alopecia?

You have many options ranging from topical medications to pop, mesotherapy, minoxidil, Anthralin and laser hair therapy.

Can your hair grow back if you have alopecia?

In alopecia areata, the immune system attacks your hair follicles. You lose hair in patches and it is the possibility that you may lose all the hair from your scalp. However, the recovery of hair in this condition is possible but you may lose them again. So, it is recommended to sort this hair condition before the condition becomes severe.

Is Alopecia Areata caused by stress?

Yes, stress can be one of the causes of Alopecia Areata.

Is alopecia caused by cancer?

Alopecia areata may also occur as a side effect of the chemotherapy that is used to cure cancer.

What is the main cause of alopecia areata?

The main cause of alopecia areata is an autoimmune disorder. In which your immune system mistakenly attacks your own hair follicles.

Which medicine is best for alopecia?

Minoxidil and Corticosteroids are most effective medicines in treating alopecia areata

Is Alopecia Areata permanent?

No, usually this condition of hair loss is not permanent

What are the early signs of alopecia?

If you are undergoing this disease, you would have one or two prominent patches of hair loss on your scalp

Is Alopecia is hereditary?

It may be sometimes hereditary and sometimes not.


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