How To: Treat alopecia or hair loss

Treat alopecia or hair loss

Alopecia is also known as hair loss. he most common form of alopecia or hair loss that we see is alopecia areata. It usually shows itself as round patches of hair loss on the scalp, however, it can affect the facial hair and body hair. Learn some tips on how to slow and treat the loss of hair in this medical how-to video.

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Dr. Rhodes received her medical degree from the University of Texas Health and Science Center in San Antonio where she graduated valedictorian. She completed her dermatology residency at North Western University in Chicago and currently works in Austin, TX. Her favorite part of her job is diagnosing skin conditions and treating them in order to help patients live better lives.

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