What is Alopecia Areata?
It simply means areas of hair loss. It is a common autoimmune disorder presenting with
unpredictable single or multiple patches of hair loss usually affecting the scalp, beard or
How common is it?
7% of the world’s population is affected by alopecia areata. Most cases occur before the
age of 30.
What is the cause?
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease. It occurs when white blood cells attack hair
follicle cells resulting in a slow down of hair production. It seems that genetics are involved. Stress is also believed to be one of the major causes of this autoimmune disorder.
How does it start?
It can begin as coin-sized patches of hair fall. It is usually found by the patient while washing their scalp. Rarely, mild itching or burning sensations prior to hair loss may occur.
What is the treatment?
Is it a curable disease?
No, but it can be controlled and go in remission. Please call us at +92-3337422422 for starting your treatment.