What is it?

Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that causes hair loss without warning. It causes slow hair loss that appears as little, smooth-skinned patches that will likely get larger over time.

Symptoms -

  • Patchy hair loss
  • nails become rough
  • nails lose their shine
  • Cadaver hairs
  • White hair


Alopecia areata treatment is determined by the location and extent of the afflicted areas. Lasers, injectables, and herbal drugs are all viable treatments at our clinic. After discussing each option with one of our consultant dermatologists, you will have the choice to choose your preferred course of treatment.


What precautions must one take when diagnosed with Alopecia areata?

  • Wear sunscreen if exposed to the sun
  • Use headwear such as hats, wigs, and scarves
  • Use ointment inside the nose to keep membranes moist 

What causes Alopecia areata?

When white blood cells attack the cells in hair follicles, the follicles shrink and hair development decreases significantly. What causes the immune system to assault hair follicles in this way is unknown.

How can Alopecia areata further affect me?

The psychological stress caused by alopecia and the ease with which it can be concealed or hidden is frequently related to its severity.

How is Alopecia areata diagnosed?

Doctors can usually detect alopecia areata promptly by examining symptoms. They may evaluate the extent of hair loss and hairs from the afflicted areas.