Trichoscopy

INDICATIONS:

Visualisation of scalp hair and condition

Monitoring of hair loss and effectiveness of hair treatments

If you can’t visualise it you can’t assess it!

BODY AREA:

Hair and scalp

FAQ:

Who is it for?

is suitable for men and women wishing to have a clearer picture of their scalp and hair.

What is the procedure?

Trichoscopy is a method of hair and scalp evaluation and is used for diagnosing hair and scalp diseases. The method is based on dermoscopy. In trichoscopy hair and scalp structures may be visualized at many-fold magnification.

How does the treatment work?

Trichoscopy is performed with a handheld instrument (called a trichoscope) using LED light . The procedure allows for the visualization of scalp and hair in order to diagnose common hair and scalp conditions, and also for monitoring of effectiveness of hair treatments. The trichoscopic images are recorded digitally for storage or sequential analysis.

Benefits of the treatment

Simple, effective, non-invasive and fast examination

Duration of treatment

The examination takes 5-30 minutes depending on the indication.

How many sessions are required?

Trichoscopy is carried out before a hair or scalp treatment and is also used for monitoring the effectiveness of such treatments.

Downtime

There is no downtime and patients are able to resume their normal activities immediately afterwards.