About the consultation
Should you want to receive clarity towards what can be done in relation to your hair thinning or hair loss concerns, a consultation is highly advisable.
At the consultation, you can avail of the Trichologist’s honest and knoledgeable experience.
There could be many things causing your hair loss or scalp condition, hence a thorough examination will be done.
This means a Trichologist will go through the history of your hair loss and a number of fact-finding questions will be asked. Beside that, the Trichologist will also take a holistic viewpoint, taking in consideration various aspects of lifestyle and diet, care and management of the hair, including sensitivities and allergies suffered.
In order to better understand the root-causes of the underlying problem and to accurately advise you towards the best possible treatment option, the expert trichologist will take into consideration doing a microscopic imaging of the patient’s hair and scalp.
It is only after this in-depth questioning and professional examination of the hair and scalp that a Trichologist will be able to make an accurate diagnosis and prognosis. However, it may not always be possible receive an immediate diagnosis. It is frequent for scalp disorders or some of the hair loss problems to require blood tests or scalp biopsy. In certain cases, a miscroscopic analysis of the hair is essential to establish why hair loss and breakage occurs.
All these in-depth examinations are in aid to:
- Confirm if there is a structural damage to hair follicle
- Confirm if there is any inhereted hair disorder (genetic conditions)
- Establish if the rate of hair loss is excessive
- Verify the protein excess or poor diet
- Closely examine the hair bulbs (to confirm or infirm premature shedding also known as telogen effluvium or disrupted hair cycle)
- Establish if there is any fungal infection or abnormal scalp secretions
Apart from the obvious hair loss and scalp problems, there are many other reasons why you might wish to consult our expert Trichologist, one of which is for accurate, professional advice on how to keep your hair and scalp in a healthy condition, thus making sure you avoid many of above mentioned problems in the first place.