Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that occurs when your immune system mistakenly attacks your hair follicles and stops them from producing hair. The exact reason why this happens is not fully understood, but it may be related to genetic factors, environmental triggers, or emotional stress.
This disease typically starts as one or more round or oval bald patches on the scalp and can affect any hair-bearing area of the body, such as the eyebrows, eyelashes, beard, or limbs. Sometimes, it can cause complete hair loss on the scalp (alopecia totalis) or the entire body (alopecia universalis).
We take a comprehensive approach to alopecia areata treatment at NSS Dermatology. Our multidimensional treatment plan addresses the physical and emotional aspects of hair loss. It includes advanced therapies, such as:
Alongside these medical interventions, we provide support and resources to help you cope with the emotional impact of Alopecia Areata.