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Trichotillomania

Trichotillomania (Hair Pulling Disorder)

Trichotillomania is often a debilitating psychiatric condition that is characterized by repetitive pulling out of one’s own hair. This recurrent practice eventually leads to hair loss and marked functional impairment. Similar to obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), the suffering individual experiences a senseless and uncontrollable urge to pull on their hair. The emotions and sensory stimuli that […]

Microneedling hair loss

Microneedling for the treatment of hair loss

Microneedling, also known as Collagen Induction Therapy (CIT), is a minimally invasive cosmetic procedure that is frequently employed to address multiple dermatologic conditions, especially age-related concerns. This relatively popular therapeutic modality gets its name from the use of microneedles to promote increased collagen production in the skin. The more recent data suggest that along with […]