Dr. DONOVAN'S RECENT ARTICLES
Scarring alopecias are hair loss conditions that cause permanent hair loss on account of permanent scar tissue that forms beneath the scalp. There are many different types of scarring alopecias.
A. Recent Articles on Lichen planopilaris (LPP)
Aug 31, 2017 - Is LPP caused by a fungus?
Aug 29, 2017 - Can hair transplant be done for LPP? If so, when?
Aug 9, 2017 - Partially treated alopecia areata
Jul 28, 2017 - The SOS Sign in Scarring Alopecia
Jul 27, 2017 - Oral immunosuppressants for LPP: Should I increase my dose?
Jul 10, 2017 - Do I have AGA or LPP? Who is right?
Jun 5, 2017: Perifollicular Scale in LPP
May 25, 2017 - A closer look at nail lichen planus
April 28, 2017 - Scarring Alopecia after Facelifts
April 9, 2017 - The Treatment of LPP: What are the options?
Mar 16, 2017 - LPP Under the Microscope
Mar 1, 2017 - Hormonal changes in LPP
Feb 28, 2017 - Stem cells in LPP
Feb 23, 2017 - The Histopathology of LPP
Feb 23, 2017 - Perifollicular Scaling in Lichen Planopilaris
Dec 9, 2016 - An overview of LPP
Aug 15, 2016 - LPP: A type of scarring alopecia
Aug 14, 2016 - LPP of the Beard Area
Jul 25, 2016 - LPP: How does it appear after treatment has started?
Apr 11, 2016 - What are the most effective treatments for LPP?
Mar 24, 2016 - Are hair transplants possible for LPP?
B. Recent Articles on Frontal Fibrosing alopecia (FFA)
Aug 28, 2017 - Is my thin skin and visible veins due to my steroid ?
Aug 17 2017 - Other than the front, what is affected?
Jul 7, 2017 - Minoxidil for FFA: Does it help?
Jul 6, 2017 - Is sunscreen use more common in men with FFA?
Jul 5, 2017 - Is sunscreen use more common in women with FFA?
Jul 4, 2017 - Does smoking prevent FFA?
Jun 16, 2017 - FFA of the Scalp
April 18, 2017 - Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia: what does it mean?
Mar 3, 2017 - FFASI: A new Scoring System for FFA
Mar 1, 2017 - Hormonal Changes in FFA and LPP
Feb 28, 2017 - Scalp Sweating in FFA
Feb 22, 2017 - Sunscreens and FFA in Men: What is the connection?
Feb 21, 2017 - Sunscreens and FFA in Women: What is the connection?
Feb 3, 2017 - Pohl Pinkus Constrictions in FFA
Jan 20, 2017 - Hair transplant criteria for FFA
Nov 22, 2016 - Are other autoimmune conditions common in FFA?
Nov 17, 2016 - How do I known if my FFA is active?
Nov 11, 2016 - Redness around hairs in FFA: What does it mean?
C. Recent Articles on Discoid Lupus (DLE)
Jun 14 , 2017 - Early Discoid Lupus of the Scalp
D. Recent Articles on Dissecting Cellulitis
Jul 14, 2017 - Yellow dots in dissecting cellulitis
Jul 13, 2017 - Healed sinus tracts in DSC
Jul 12, 2017 - Sinus tracts in DSC
Jul 10, 2017 - A closer look at Dissecting Cellulitis
E. Recent Articles on Pseudopelade of Brocq (PPB)
Mar 29, 2017 - PPB (Pseudopelade of Brocq)
Mar 28, 2017 - Early PPB
Dec 9, 2016 - Pseudopelade compared to Alopecia areata
Dec 9, 2016 - PPB: A close mimicker of Alopecia Areata
F. Recent Articles on Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopecia
Feb 24, 2017 - Can CCCA occur in Children?
Oct 27, 2012 - An overview of CCCA
G. General Scarring Alopecia Articles
July 21, 2017 - How do we reduce nausea when taking doxycycline?
Jul 18, 2017 - Tetracycines for Scarring Alopecia: Which one should I use?
May 17, 2017 - What is a scarring alopecia?
April 27, 2017 - Is my hair loss scarring or non scarring?
Mar 30, 2017 - The aggressive treatment of scarring alopecia
Mar 12, 2017 - Can I stop my immunosuppressives "cold turkey"?
Feb 13, 2017 - Scarring Alopecia: What happens on the surface?
Feb 7, 2017 - Will it be possible to heal wounds without scars?
Feb 1, 2017 - Can Antibiotics used to treat cicatricial alopecia cause weight gain?
Dec 6, 2016 - Sebaceous Glands in Scarring Alopecia
Nov 18, 2016 - The 'activity' of a scarring alopecia
Nov 18, 2016 - Monitoring Scarring Alopecia
Nov 13, 2016 - What are the causes of scalp burning?
Nov 11, 2016 - Can seborrheic dermatitis cause a scarring alopecia?
Oct 23, 2016 - Is there an epidemic of hair styling burns?
Aug 11, 2016 - Broken hair in scarring alopecia
Jul 12, 2016 - Turmeric for scarring alopecia
May 22, 2016 - Scarring from Previous Surgery: What are all my options?
Dec 19, 2015 - Besides scarring alopecia, what causes a red scalp?