Dry Scalp/ Dandruff

The skin/ scalp should be slightly acidic, a perfect barrier against bacteria and to help eliminate any toxins from within our bodies. When the scalp becomes more alkaline this changes the pH content and a yeast can flourish in the nutrients available often producing...

Itchy Scalp

I often see patients with an itchy scalp, it can be a small area like a pimple or a large area that can affect other parts of the body too, either way itch can be pretty distressing. Some itching can be easily helped with a medicated shampoo that will help normalize...

Hair Shaft Problems

When hair is falling or breaking very easily, feels too dry or has white specks on the hair, it could indicate a hair shaft problem. The hair shaft is an excellent diagnostic indicator to a variety of conditions that may be responsible for breaking or splitting the...

Alopecia Areata

I use Dermoscopy  when determining alpoecia areata from other types of patchy hair loss. There are many different treatments that can be used to treat alopecia areata, from non specific irritants to steroids and immune enhancers. Treatment or non treatment is to be...