Hair loss, also known as alopecia or baldness, refers to a loss of hair from parts of the head or body.
Causes of hair loss from history can be hereditary, hormonal changes, medical conditions or medications.
Hair loss in some people causes psychological distress. Common types include: male-pattern hair loss, female-pattern hair loss, alopecia areata, and a thinning of hair known as telogen effluvium.
According to an expert in hair loss and aesthetic medicine Dr. Ayo Otubanjo, there is alopecia totalis which is the loss of hair on the scalp and alopecia universalis which is the total loss of hair on the body
Speaking as a guest on the programme, ”Today On STV”Dr. Ayo who is the CEO of Vinci Hair Clinic stated that the two types of hair loss above are caused by on the line medical reasons, immune system, and the genetic alopecia.
Concerning the front and side hair loss Dr. Ayo said that, tight braids is usually the cause.
The hair professional also talked about a particular hair technique: the Stem cells, in which tissues are gotten from the body, then the stem cells are separated from the tissue, replicated in a lab environment to create more cells, which is now used to repair a certain part of the body.
Still talking about solutions, Dr. Ayo said, Instead of the massive skin taken out, with the stem cell, a punch biopsy is used as a circular blade, to take out a little of the tissue which can have thousands of it.Dr. Ayo, speaking on pigmentation, revealed that his humbleself and others, pioneered pigmentation technique: which is a situation whereby one who is bald will have hair in some parts of his hair but decide to cut all the hair.
He also said one interesting thing is that he is leading a part of the team research team on stem cells.