Traction Alopecia

Hair Loss on The Edges

Traction Alopecia Follow Up- Old hair braiding and pony tails can cause hair loss on the edges. Dr. Boden discusses the damage these styles can cause and options for treatment.

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Follow Up Video on Traction Alopecia Hair Restoration

Yaritza V., 31, underwent a hair transplant procedure about 1 year ago that was featured on Eyewitness News. Yaritza stated that she hoped the procedure would change her life. “I have hair loss because when I was younger, I used to put up my hair really, really tight,” she explained.

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Traction Alopecia – 6 Month Follow Up

Six months ago Yaritza V., 31, underwent a hair transplant procedure at the Hair Restoration Center of Connecticut in Wethersfield that she hoped would change her life. “I have hair loss because when I was younger, I used to put up my hair really, really tight,” she explained. The condition is called traction alopecia, where hair loss is caused by a constant pulling or traction on the hair that can cause permanent hair loss. She said notable bald spots appeared right along her hairline. “It really, really bothers me,” Vazquez said.

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