Alopecia Barbae

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Alopecia Barbae is patchy loss of facial hair, usually affecting men.  Alopecia Barbae is a variant of Alopecia Areata, localised to the beard area, it can appear as a single patch or multiple more widespread patches.


Alopecia Barbae is an Autoimmune condition where the autoimmune system attacks the hair follicles around the beard area causing a patch or multiple patches.


The first step in any hair loss condition is an accurate diagnosis, from here a plan can be formed in order to achieve an outcome that you are comfortable with. There are many different supportive treatments available, as well as specialist skin pigmentation to disguise the patches.

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