Scalp Biopsies: Always 4 mm in size

Scalp Biopsies


Scalp biopsies are performed when the diagnosis of an individual's hair loss is not clear from their story and from examination of the scalp.

A biopsy is performed under local freezing and involves removal of a tiny sample 4 mm in diameter.

The sample is sent off the the dermatopathologist for review under the microscope

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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