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Losing hair has a marked effect on the lives of patients, both men and women. Therefore, it is important to see a dermatologist who can assess the condition and make a precise diagnosis of one of the various hair disorders.

 

Dermoscopy is an examination performed by a dermatologist, on the skin or scalp, using a device called a dermoscope. This device enhances the image by 10 to 70 times, like a microscope, and generates images that can be recorded on the computer and compared over time.

 

Dermoscopy is an important examination performed in patients complaining of hair loss or other capillary changes.  The most common types of hair loss display characteristic alterations under dermoscopic examination, they are: androgenetic alopecia (also known as common “baldness”), alopecia areata (also known as “spot baldness”), trichotillomania (in which the hair is plucked by the patient), lichen planopilaris and chronic discoid lupus erythematosus (the latter being inflammatory diseases). Often, the dermoscopic findings are sufficiently characteristic that diagnosis by biopsy becomes unnecessary. Dermoscopy also helps the dermatologist identify the best to carry out the biopsy, in cases where further examination is recommended.

 

Dermoscopy also allows the dermatologist to monitor the evolution of the disease and the improvement provided by the treatment, by comparing successive images obtained at each consultation. Our clinic offers a specific program, La Licorne, which includes dermoscopy and thread-count per/cm3 in any region of the scalp, which facilitates assessment of evolution of the disease and of the improvement with treatment. The results of the examination can be printed in PDF.