One of my pet peeves when a new patient comes to me for a second opinion about hair loss is to discover that the person has been under treatment by another doctor who has not taken the step of establishing a diagnosis. I realize that sometimes patients have been told a diagnosis that they did..Read More »
As an internationally-recognized hair loss expert, Dr. Strachan loves to share her expertise with professional in other industries. Check out her interview and video in one of the hair styling industries leading publications– Modern Salon!
Androgentic alopecia, or male/female pattern hair loss, is the most common cause of hair loss. Its cause is usually genetic, but it can also occur as a result of hormonal problems. Although many regard the problem as merely cosmetic, onset of this type of hair loss before age 36 years old is associated with an..Read More »
The world has changed tremendously since I started my journey to become a board-certified dermatologist. It shouldn’t be a surprise. The journey was long: 1. College (Harvard) – four years2. Medical school (Yale) – four years3. Internal medicine internship (spending every 3rd night in the hospital- University of California, San Francisco) – one year4. Dermatology..Read More »
As an internationally-recognized expert in hair loss, Dr. Strachan is aware of the importance professionals bringing to the attention of the media problems she is seeing in her office every day to the attention of the media. Here is a piece Dr. Strachan pitched to NY1 about the quiet epidemic of a type of hair..Read More »