Alopecia Areata

Alopecia Areata is a common non-scarring hair loss problem, it presents normally with a round or oval shape bald patch on scalp, incidentally detected by family members or hair stylists. It can progress to involve bigger areas, and small portion of patients can progress to involve the whole scalp hair loss (Alopecia Totalis), more commonly seen in adolescence. 


Even worse, very small percentages of patients will further deteriorate to involve whole body hair loss (Alopecia Universalis) which is very rare indeed. The pathogenesis of condition is due to T lymphocytes attacks hair shaft portion in the dermal layer, leading to hair breakage. It is believed to be triggered by psychological stress.

療程建議

  • Hair Essence Supplement

    Hair Essence Supplement

    It has always been a great challenge when facing female hair loss or hair thinning, regardless the causes being hereditary or acquired. Not all female patients having hair loss problem are good candidate for hair transplant surgery, even so they may experience severe transient shock loss after the surgery. Hair Essence Supplement provides important ingredients for healthy hair shaft and accelerate hair growth, and is considered as a safe treatment options for those with diffuse hair loss, telogen effluvium especially after giving birth. It should be taken for 3 to 6 months as a cycle, then they can repeat the same after 3 months stopping.

  • Hair Fibers Powder

    Hair Fibers Powder

    Hair fiber powder is made up of keratin which is a substance similar to the normal structure of hair shaft. These particles have the size of 0.3-0.5mm. They are inert to scalp, not blocking the follicular orifices. They electrostatically adhere to the hair shaft or on the surface of scalp skin, can visually create a thickening effect. More importantly, these powder particles would not stain the white colour shirt or pillow case, and can be washed out easily just rinsing the head with shower water.

  • Infra-Red Laser Comb (Home Use)

    Infra-Red Laser Comb (Home Use)

    Infra-Red laser therapy has been cleared by FDA as in safe to be used as home apparatus to improve hair thinning, the wavelength of the laser is at 660 with strength of energy ranging from 30 to 500 mWatt. 

    The mechanism of how it helps hair thinning is via improving micro-circulation to scalp skin which is important for better nutrients delivered for follicular proliferation, also helps to remove biological wastes from the follicular dermal papilla. Also, low lever energy can generate ATP which is important for follicular metabolism and normal hair growth cycle.

  • Intralesional Steriod Injection

    Intralesional Steriod Injection

    Corticosteriod is a good anti-inflammatory medication which has been used widely for many dermatological conditions. Intralesional steroid refers to directly introducing the medicine to dermal layer. 

    The concentration used will be subjected to the area being injected, severity of the condition. Each injection will be at least 1-2 months apart. It has been used clinically in alopecia areata, hypertrophic scar, acne and granuloma.