Fringe - All About Hair

This blog explores topics in 'Trichology' (the orthodox sciences of human hair). We welcome you either as an interested visitor or a prospective student seeking to study trichology to share your comments and experience. As the archives continue to accumulate, probably at some point they will become a useful reference for all. This hair loss forum may help you to grow hair too!


What are the dietary recommendations for hair growth

Many dietary supplements have entered the market to support increased hair growth

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Cocking the eyebrows to find the missing hairline in frontal fibrosing alopecia: A useful clinical maneuver

Frontal fibrosing alopecia is a type of lymphocyte-mediated cicatricial alopecia with a unique pattern of bandlike hair loss along the frontal hairline and loss of eyebrows. Determining the extent of hairline recession and identifying the location of the “missing” or original hairline can be challenging but is critical for initial assessments and for gauging response to treatment. Classically, the sharp contrast between the photodamaged skin on the forehead and the formerly photoprotected frontal hairline of the scalp has been used to delineate the hairline, but this photodamage is not seen in all patients.

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About Me

As a Dermatologist and Informatician my research mainly involves application of bioinformatics techniques and tools in dermatological conditions. However my research interests are varied and I have publications in areas ranging from artificial intelligence, sequence analysis, systems biology, ontology development, microarray analysis, immunology, computational biology and clinical dermatology. I am also interested in eHealth, Health Informatics and Health Policy.

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