When you are having hair or scalp problems someone might suggest you to go to “hair doctor”. What they probably mean is a doctor called Trichologist. Trichologists are actually one type of skin specialists. Hair and scalp specialists who diagnose the causes of hair fall, hair thinning, hair breakage, miniaturization of hairs. Also, they diagnose diseases of the scalp and treat them according to cause. So, what more there is to know about Trichologists? When should I go to trichologist and what to expect in a Trichologist’s visit?
When should I go to trichologist?
Your hair can actually tell a lot about your health. If your hair refuses to grow, if your hair looks lifeless, dry, thin etc. That immediately doesn’t mean that you have a serious hair or scalp issues. It can mean that maybe you are not getting enough vitamins from your eating diet or maybe there is too much stress in your life. If you feel that your scalp skin or your hair are becoming a reason why you don’t feel confident outside your house, you don’t feel as beautiful or you even avoid going out. A Trichologists visit is a great healthy way to start your way to a change.
How to choose?
The science of trichology goes way back to 1902 in London when the first Institute of Trichologists was founded. This Institute is over a 100 years old. Registered member of The Institute of Trichologists indicate this with the post-nominal letters AIT, MIT or FIT after their names. This is important to know for when you are looking for a Trichologists. This will ensure you that the trichologist you have choosen has access to the latest news ans techniques. And also that he or she will abide by a professional Code of Ethics. Another important factor when choosing your Trichologist is the price of the visit and the treatments. Most of Trichologists nowadays have their websites where you can find the price-list and all the treatments price table. So just do your research and find the one that suits you the best. Also remember that a need for a Trichologists visit isn’t anything that you need to be embarrassed about. A lot of people nowadays go to Trichologists.So don’t feel afraid to ask your friends and relatives maybe they can suggest you a good specialist.
What should I expect?
When you have your first appointment usually the consultation starts with about an hour-long inspection of your scalp including the area behind your ears, so don’t be surprised out about that. Also, the specialist will ask questions about your medical history, family history, diet, your stress levels and goals you want to achieve. After that trichologist will recommend you a course of treatment. Treatments can be various and could require multiple visits to him or her, or maybe just routine appointments to check your progress.