Hair breakage in alopecia areata

Broken hairs in AA

Hair breakage is very common in individuals with the autoimmune condition alopecia areata. 

Broken hairs can either be a few mm in length or broken hairs can break at the level of the scalp (in which case the hairs are termed black dots).

Dr. Jeff Donovan is a Canadian and US board certified dermatologist specializing exclusively in hair loss. To schedule a consultation, please call the Whistler office at 604.283.1887

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