Can Hair Transplant Treat Chronic Telogen Effluvium?October 2nd, 2006
Q: I am a 36 year old female who has been diagnosed with Chronic Telogen Effluvium. Although I do not have any bald spots yet my hair is much thinner on both of my temples as well as in the back of my head. Is a hair transplant an option for me or am I just going to shed the new hair as I am shedding my current hair?
A: Since Chronic Telogen Effluvium is a generalized condition, it is not amenable to correction by a hair transplant. The reason is that there is no stable area to take donor hair from. Chronic TE is generally self-limited, so try to be patient.Related Posts:
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Topic: Hair Loss
Tags: Chronic Telogen Effluvium, Hair Loss in the Temples, Hair Loss in Women, Shedding, Telogen Effluvium Posted by Robert M. Bernstein M.D. on October 2nd, 2006 at 10:17 am