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Alopecia, the general term for hair loss can cover a variety of conditions, it is vital that the correct type of alopecia is identified and treated accordingly.  UK Hair Specialists hold specialist alopecia clinics, where we are dedicated to identifying the correct alopecia, providing all of the medical and cosmetic options that are available and supporting you through what we know is a very difficult and distressing time. Alopecia can be non scarring or scarring, if it is scarring the hair follicle will be totally destroyed, with no chance of any hair regrowth in the affected area.  Alopecia affects Men, Women and Children, in the UK 2 people in every 1000 are affected.

Alopecia Areata: hair loss that appears in patches on the scalp, but can appear anywhere on the body. >>more
Alopecia Totalis: Loss of all the hair on the scalp. >>more
Alopecia Universalis: Loss of all body hair. >>more
Alopecia Ophiasis: A band of hair loss around the hair line, usually to the back of the head, but not always. >>more
Alopecia Barbae: Patchy loss of facial hair to the beard area, usually affecting Men. >>more
Alopecia Mucinosa: A type of alopecia that results in scaly patches.>>more
Traumatic Alopecia: >>more
Cicatricial Alopecia: >>more