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How to Advocate with Your Insurance Company for Medical Wig Coverage

How to Advocate with Your Insurance Company for Medical Wig Coverage By Bria MidgetteCicatricial, or scarring, alopecia is an inflammatory condition in which the hair follicles are destroyed and replaced by fibrous tissue resulting in permanent hair loss. Scarring alopecia is commonly caused by factors that increase inflammation such as hair relaxers and other chemicals, repeated [...]

2021-10-18T11:03:29-04:00October 18th, 2021|Categories: Hair Loss|

Shedding Light on Shedding: How I Navigated Female Hair Loss

Shedding Light on Shedding: How I Navigated Female Hair Loss I wake up, brush the loose hairs off of my pillow and take a cool shower, delicately washing and conditioning my hair with personally customized products from Prose before letting it air dry. I unclog the dark clump from the drain and clean up [...]

2021-10-05T11:07:54-04:00October 5th, 2021|Categories: Support|

Medical Treatment Options for Hair Loss: Differences and Similarities in Common Medications Used for Cicatricial (Scarring) Alopecia

Medical Treatment Options for Hair Loss: Differences and Similarities in Common Medications Used for Cicatricial (Scarring) Alopecia Jennifer A. Wintringham Cicatricial (scarring) hair loss has a variety of different treatment options which can be overwhelming to patients. In general, all these medications are used to reduce or halt the progression of hair loss, control [...]

2021-09-28T11:20:02-04:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Medical Articles|

Medical Treatment Options for Hair Loss: Differences and Similarities in Common Medications Used for Cicatricial (Scarring) Alopecia

Medical Treatment Options for Hair Loss: Differences and Similarities in Common Medications Used for Cicatricial (Scarring) Alopecia Jennifer A. Wintringham Cicatricial (scarring) hair loss has a variety of different treatment options which can be overwhelming to patients. In general, all these medications are used to reduce or halt the progression of hair loss, control [...]

2021-09-28T11:18:44-04:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Research|

Aloe Vera, Castor Oil and Coconut Oil on the scalp of those with Cicatricial Alopecia. Help or Hindrance?

Aloe Vera, Castor Oil and Coconut Oil on the scalp of those with Cicatricial Alopecia. Help or Hindrance? By Sherifat A. Ademola MD Candidate, Class of 2022 Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University Reviewed by Lynne Goldberg, MD Is it safe to use aloe vera, castor oil, and coconut oil on your scalp? I [...]

2021-09-28T11:51:44-04:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Research|

Aloe Vera, Castor Oil and Coconut Oil on the scalp of those with Cicatricial Alopecia. Help or Hindrance?

Aloe Vera, Castor Oil and Coconut Oil on the scalp of those with Cicatricial Alopecia. Help or Hindrance? By Sherifat A. Ademola MD Candidate, Class of 2022 Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University Reviewed by Lynne Goldberg, MD Is it safe to use aloe vera, castor oil, and coconut oil on your scalp? I [...]

2021-09-28T11:52:30-04:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Medical Articles|

NSAAM

SCARRING ALOPECIA ORGANIZATION LAUNCHES AWARENESS MONTH THIS SEPTEMBER Kulpsville, PA – September 1, 2021. The Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF) announces the first-ever National Scarring Alopecia Awareness Month (NSAAM) launching September 1, 2021. There are countless numbers of underserved patients suffering from scarring alopecia, a permanent, inflammatory hair loss condition with no known cure or [...]

2021-09-01T13:06:34-04:00September 1st, 2021|Categories: Support|
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