What are cosmetic treatment options for alopecia areata?

Updated: Jun 07, 2018
  • Author: Chantal Bolduc, MD, FRCPC; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Cosmetic treatment

  • Dermatography has been used to camouflage the eyebrows of patients with alopecia areata; on average, 2-3 sessions lasting 1 hour each were required for each patient

  • Hairpieces are useful for patients with extensive disease

See Treatment and Medication for more detail.


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