Can you fix a receding hairline?

Can you fix a receding hairline? Maybe.  It depends on the diagnosis and when you start treatment.     What causes a receding hairline? Before we can ask, “can you fix a receding hairline?” we first have to define what it is. A receding hairline means that the person is experiencing hair loss, or alopecia, […]

Alopecia vs Hair Loss

Understanding the difference between alopecia vs hair loss can be confusing.  Many people misuse the word alopecia. Alopecia is just the medical term for hair loss or balding–and there are several types.     Alopecia is not just alopecia areata When many use the term alopecia, they are referring to a specific type of hair […]

Hair Loss Help

Hair loss help goes beyond what your doctor does for you. Get the support of others in the community! Hair loss and alopecia are common conditions that affect millions of people They can have a significant impact on a person’s self-esteem, confidence, and overall quality of life.  Hair loss can make someone feel isolated.  But […]

Which doctor for hair loss?

When it comes to hair loss, or alopecia, sometimes it’s important to seek medical advice.  Different types of doctors have different levels of expertise.  In this blog we review which doctor for hair loss is the best option when you want to get answers and solutions regarding your hair falling out.     There are […]

What is the treatment for genital warts?

Genital warts are a sexually transmitted infection caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). They typically appear on or around the genitals, anus, or mouth. Genital warts can be unsightly and uncomfortable, and they can increase the risk of developing certain types of cancer. Fortunately, there are several effective treatments for genital warts.     Genital […]

Can lupus cause hair loss?

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that can cause hair loss, among other symptoms. What is interesting about lupus-related hair loss is that the condition causes a variety of different types of hair loss.  In this blog post, we will explore how to identify hair loss secondary to lupus and tips for managing it.   What […]

What is the normal amount of hair loss?

When it comes to hair loss many people wonder what is a normal amount of shedding. Under normal circumstances, hair comes and goes. It’s natural to lose some hair every day, but how much is too much? Understanding what is considered a normal amount of hair loss can help you determine if you should be concerned […]

Are Chemical Peels Safe for Dark Skin?

There are a lot of myths about chemical peels, but one of the biggest is that they aren’t suitable for patients with dark skin. While they carry different risks for patients of color, chemical peels are safe in the right hands. The key is choosing a provider with expertise in all skin tones so she can […]

Cold sore on the lip? What you should know

Cold sore on the lip? Don’t let cold sores ruin your day. Follow this comprehensive guide to learn how to treat them and prevent future outbreaks—whether with or without your dermatologist’s help. Cold sores, fever blisters, or herpes labialis, are a viral infection of the skin, usually on the lips, caused by the herpes simplex […]

What Makes a Board-Certified Dermatologist a Dermatology Specialist?

When seeking treatment for skin, hair, or nail conditions, you always want to visit the most qualified specialist, in this case a dermatology specialist. In the field of dermatology, that means seeing a board-certified dermatologist like Dr. Dina Strachan at Aglow Dermatology. However, it can sometimes be difficult to determine which qualifications certain providers have. Terms […]

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