Alopecia Option for Black Women

May 1, 2003

Maui, Hawaii - While medical treatment and patient education on proper hair care practices are the mainstays of management for traction alopecia and central centrifugal scarring alopecia (CCSA) in black women, hair transplantation can have an important role as a second-line measure to correct hair loss, Valerie D. Callender, M.D., said at the annual Hawaii Dermatology Seminar, sponsored by the Skin Disease Education Foundation.