About

Hair and nail disorders are varied and can lead to significant symptoms, changes in physical appearance, and psychological distress. In our hair and nail clinic, we provide a dermatological examination, arrange any necessary investigations to achieve a diagnosis, and advise on appropriate treatment for a range of conditions. For hair loss, investigations will often include blood tests and a scalp biopsy.


Conditions and treatments

We provide treatment for the following hair disorders:

Non-scarring hair loss:

  • Alopecia areata
  • Telogen effluvium
  • Female pattern hair loss – after diagnosis, we will ask the GP to supervise treatment

Scarring hair loss:

  • Discoid lupus erythematosus
  • Lichen planopilaris
  • Frontal fibrosing alopecia
  • Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia
  • Folliculitis decalvans
  • Dissecting cellulitis of the scalp
  • Traction alopecia

Treatment of hair disorders may include topical, injected, or oral therapy.

Additional information

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Contact

Outpatients appointments
020 3311 7103