Treating Hair Loss in Afro-textured Hair
Hair transplant surgeon Dr Greg Williams provides an overview of the causes of hair loss in Afro-textured hair and treatment methods available.
Hair loss in African-Caribbean hair types is a condition that affects both male and female patients and treatment differs from Caucasian, Asian and other hair textures. All hair is made up of the same proteins and layers; for example, a medulla, cortex, and cuticle.
1: However, Afro-textured hair has a significant curl both above the surface of the skin and below the skin, compared to the follicles in straight Caucasian and Asian hair.
2: Hair restoration is becoming increasingly popular, and Afro-textured hair presents special challenges both in diagnosis and treatment.
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Caucasian men are four times more likely than men with Afro-textured hair to develop premature balding...
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