Pointers with Dr Portela: Explaining Alopecia

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc highlights alopecia, discussing the different types, and the emotional impact of hair loss.

Dustin Portela, DO, a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon at Treasure Valley Dermatology in Boise, Idaho, talks about the differing emotional impacts hair loss has on patients, the science behind the condition, and the many different forms of alopecia there are.

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