What is trichology the study of?
Trichology is the study of Hair and Scalp conditions, as well as the causes and treatment of these disorders. A trichologist specialist acts like a detective of hair loss and scalp issues.
These are some of the hair and scalp diseases Ribí Trichology Clinic treats: Alopecia, Male Pattern hair loss, Areata, Thinning hair, Badly Damaged or chemically processed hair, etc.
Learn more about the Trichology science.
Why is my scalp itchy?
Some common reasons are:
- Dandruff – is a common skin condition that usually happens on dry scalp causing the skin gets irritated and flakes off.
- Seborrheic dermatitis – is a skin disorder, which symptoms include red, scaly, greasy, itchy, and inflamed skin.
- Allergic reaction to hair product – it could irritate your scalp causing it to itchy. For this is reason is important to properly rinse the shampoo, conditioner, or other product that touches your scalp, in order to avoid itchy, dry, and flaky scalp.
There is a variety of Scalp Conditions that could be causing your scalp itchy. During your first visit consultation our Hair Scalp Specialists will deep investigate it to present you with the most appropriate treatment.
What causes dry scalp?
- Washing your hair every day, especially in hot water, can take out the natural oils your scalp needs to stay hydrated.
- Allergic reaction to hair products
- Cold weather can dry out the skin all over your body, including on your scalp, due the drop in humidity in the air. Consider turning on humidifier in your home to add moisture to the air.
Check out Hair & Scalp Therapy treatments available at Ribí Trichology Clinic.
Are scalp massages good for your hair?
Scalp massages are extremely beneficial for hair growth, since it increases blood flow to and from the skin encouraging nutrients to circulate; increases sebaceous activities keeping the skin soft; increases hair thickness by stretching the cells of hair follicles, and much more!
Learn more about the benefits of Hair and Scalp Massage Therapy for Hair Growth.
How to reduce hair loss in men?
There are a few effective treatments to reduce hair loss in men, such as, Low Level Laser Therapy, Hair & Scalp Massage Therapy, Hair transplants, Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP Injection), and others. These treatments are all available at Ribí Trichology Clinic in Mayo and Sligo. Get in touch to discover what is the best solution for your case.
What causes male hair loss?
Generally what causes male hair loss is a hereditary characteristic passed down from your parents. Male pattern baldness has been linked to male sex hormones known as androgens. Androgens play a variety of roles, including controlling hair growth.
Other possible triggers for male hair loss could be nutritional deficiency, illness, drastic weight loss, psychological stress, etc.
Our Trichoscan Hair Analysis is an evaluation of scalp, hair loss & human hair growth, that will investigate what is causing your hair loss.
How to stop hair thinning in women and men?
Am I going bald?
There are a few questions you can ask yourself:
Does hair loss run in the family?
Could the hair loss be caused by age?
Have you been experiencing high levels of stress?
Do you have any nutrient deficiency?
These are some factors that could trigger hair loss or thinning hair.
However, if you are concerned about going bald, there are software programs based on statistics and definitions of hair patterns used to analyse hair loss and hair thinning at a deep level. Learn more about Trichoscan Hair Analysis offered by Ribí Trichology Clinic.
What is alopecia areata?
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease, that causes cells in your immune system surround and attack your hair follicles (which are responsible for growing hair), causing hair loss. Hair usually falls out at small patches on the scalp
Contact us to learn more about Custom Made Wigs (Hair Prothesis) for patients with alopecia areata.
What is alopecia totalis?
Alopecia totalis is an rare autoimmune disease identified by the complete loss of hair on the scalp. It is considered an advanced form of the hair-loss condition alopecia areata.
Contact us to learn more about Custom Made Wigs (Hair Prothesis) for patients with alopecia totalis.
Is alopecia forever?
Usually the hair grows back within 12 months or less for patients with alopecia areata. For some people, however, the issue can last longer and be more serious, causing total baldness (alopecia totalis) or total loss of body hair (alopecia universalis).
How much is a hair transplant in Ireland?
Hair transplant costs depends on many factors, such as, the type of transplant you are willing to do, the stage of your baldness, how much hair you want, and others.
Get in touch with Ribí Trichology Clinic to learn more about hair transplant costs.
Castlebar : 0949303000
Sligo : 0719103200
Does transplanted hair grow?
Yes. Once the healing process is done, the transplanted follicles begin to grow hair that will fill out the bald area on your scalp. Each follicle will produce hair that grows naturally as you get older and will behave in the same way as the rest of your hair. Learn more about Hair Transplant.
How long does hair replacement last?
Each follicle will produce hair that grows naturally as you get older and will behave in the same way as the rest of your hair. While there is the chance that people with pattern baldness could experience further hair loss in the future, this can usually be resolved by a further treatment to transplant healthy hair follicles into the areas where new hair loss has taken place. Learn more about Hair Transplant.
LOW LEVEL LASER THERAPY
What is low level laser therapy?
Low Level Laser Therapy works by accelerating blood circulation to boost the regeneration ability of collagen fibers and promote metabolism.
Laser therapy modulates the hair follicles by effectively stimulating hair follicles, and turning 80% of the hair follicles which is in the state of hibernation to active status, leading to the cessation of hair loss and hair regrowth. Learn more about Ribí`s Low Level Laser Therapy Hair Growth