If you can’t visualise it you can’t assess it!
Hair and scalp
Who is it for?
Trichoscopy 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 is the procedure carried out?
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 procedure
Simple, effective, non-invasive and fast examination
Duration of procedure
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.
There is no downtime and patients are able to resume their normal activities immediately afterwards.