Volume 4, Issue 1, June 2018, Page: 15-18
Dermoscopy Is the Crucial Step for Proper Outcome Prospection When Treating Androgenetic Alopecia with the Regenera® Protocol: A Score Proposal
Hernán Pinto, Department of Medical, Biomedical Research Institute, Barcelona, Spain
Rafael Gálvez, Giroclinic, Girona, Spain
José Casanova, Giroclinic, Girona, Spain
Received: Nov. 13, 2017;       Accepted: Nov. 29, 2017;       Published: Feb. 26, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcda.20180401.12      View  1073      Downloads  96
Abstract
There is no actual treatment capable of creating hair follicles de novo, since a hair follicle is not a single tissue but a tiny, full anatomical structure. The Regenera® method is based on the regeneration and recovery of severely non-functional but still-alive hair follicles. For 1.5 years, clinical assessment has been the sole pillar of any outcome prospection issued. Wrong prospections could be affecting about 10% of patients expecting good results. Scalp dermoscopy was then included in routine diagnosis tests of every patient willing to be treated with the Regenera® protocol. When analyzing the data of the dermoscopy of patients with a poor prospection, it was clear that the expectancies related to the treatment´s results were overestimated.
Keywords
Regenera, Androgenetic Alopecia, Score, Hair Loss
To cite this article
Hernán Pinto, Rafael Gálvez, José Casanova, Dermoscopy Is the Crucial Step for Proper Outcome Prospection When Treating Androgenetic Alopecia with the Regenera® Protocol: A Score Proposal, International Journal of Clinical and Developmental Anatomy. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2018, pp. 15-18. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcda.20180401.12
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