National Alopecia Areata Foundation (NAAF) supports research to find a cure or acceptable treatment for alopecia areata, supports those with the disease, and educates the public about alopecia areata. Founded in 1981, NAAF is widely regarded as the largest, most influential and most representative foundation associated with alopecia areata.
Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF) was formed as a result of one person’s experience with scarring alopecia (cicatricial means scarring). When the patient realized that little is known about such disorders, she decided, with the help of her doctor, to initiate a grassroots effort to raise funds to study these problems. CARF has grown from a group of seven patients to include more than 1,800 patients who have received information through our patient support and educational work–newsletters, support groups, conferences, and website.
Locks of Love is a public non-profit organization that provides hairpieces to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada under age 21 suffering from long-term medical hair loss from any diagnosis. We meet a unique need for children by using donated hair to create the highest quality hair prosthetics. Most of the children helped by Locks of Love have lost their hair due to a medical condition called alopecia areata, which has no known cause or cure. The prostheses we provide help to restore their self-esteem and their confidence, enabling them to face the world and their peers.
Skin Cancer Foundation provides basic information on the prevention, detection, and treatment of skin cancer.
Hair Loss Websites
The Bald Truth Hair loss consumer resource including recommended hair loss products, discussion forums, chat, and much more hair loss information.
Hair Loss Talk Specializing in consumer interaction and the exchange of information on hair loss treatment options and alternatives. Includes member photos with treatment regimens, hosted chat, transcripts of past events, discussion forum, product reviews, question & answer sessions with product creators, and more.
Hair Loss Help Information on hair loss treatments. Has forums and chats on hair loss therapies. Has information on Rogaine, Propecia as well as other medications, hair loss research, natural treatments and cosmetic cover-ups.
Hair Transplant Network The Hair Transplant Network helps hair loss sufferers share ideas and experiences about treatments and hair restoration physicians. This popular online community includes hundreds of patient photos, recommendations for over 50 of the world’s leading hair restoration physicians and a popular hair loss discussion forum.
Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians The Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians is a carefully selected group of skilled and ethical physicians who are united in providing patients with outstanding education and results.
Hair Loss Learning Center The multimedia Hair Loss Learning Center provides animations, videos, live help and discussion to enable hair loss sufferers to evaluate all treatments options and find quality hair restoration physicians in their area. This educational resource is sponsored by the Coalition of Independent Hair Restoration Physicians
Regrow Hair A multimedia site helping users to find the treatment that is right for them. Also provides online evaluations by leading hair loss doctors geographically. Visit their community blog called the “Hair Loss Q & A Blog”.
Hairsite.com is one of the world’s largest and longest running websites for consumer hair loss information for men and women. World’s #1 in links popularity among all hair loss websites – independently verified.
Hair Transplant Docs Online hair transplant directory. Providing the potential hair restoration patient the unique ability to interact with hair transplant doctors online.
Regrowth Hair loss treatment information including treatment information, product reviews, articles, blogs, forums and more.
Hairloss.com Hairloss offers scientific information on male pattern baldness, female hair loss, and treatment options for baldness and hair loss.
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By: Dr. Robert M. Bernstein
Updated: 2017-04-21 | Published: 2009-09-08