Hair & Scalp
Clinic of Indianapolis
The Hair & Scalp Clinic of Indianapolis has helped countless thousands in the Midwest for over 30 years, and now is available to all on the Internet as well.
All Tryko Hair and Scalp
Dermaplex Shampoo, Debreen Scalp Cleanser, Zephraderm
We carry Physio-Genic Equivalents - Physio-Genic Dermatological Cleanser = Debreen, Physio-Genic Shampoo = Tryko Dermaplex Shampoo, Physio-Genic Antibacterial Agent = Tryko Zephraderm.
Definitions and Useful Links
Alopecia - The general scientific term for hair loss.
Alopecia Areata - ("baldness in spots") is a form of hair loss from areas of the body, usually from the scalp. Because it causes bald spots on the head especially in the first stages, it is also called spot baldness. Hair loss can extend to eyebrows, eyelashes, facial and nasal hair and create more bald spots elsewhere in the body.
Alopecia Totalis - The loss of all head hair. Its causes are unclear, but it is an autoimmune disorder, and can be the result of stress.
Alopecia Universalis - A rare disorder that causes the afflicted to be incapable of producing hair anywhere on the body, from birth.
Seborrhea - Skin condition which may be characterized by inflammation, dry or oily scaling or crusting and/or itchiness.
Seborrheic Dermatitis: Common inflammatory condition that results from an increase in sebum production and primarily affects the face, scalp and groin.
Sebum - An oily secretion manufactured by tiny sebaceous glands near the follicles that keeps the hair lubricated and shiny.
Trichotilomania - A type of alopecia caused by the constant pulling and twirling of the hair in a specific area of scalp.
Avg. # of hairs on the avg. human head - 100,000 - 150,000
Blonde - 140,000
Brown - 110,000
Black - 108,000
Redhead - 90,000
Avg. lifetime of one hair - men - 4 years - women - 4 - 6 years
Avg. rate of growth of a hair - Almost but not quite one inch per month
Avg. length a hair will grow in one month - Almost but not quite 1/2 inch per month (The hair has a rest cycle as well as a growth cycle). The avg. persons hair will gain length at an avg. rate of 5 to 5 1/2 inches in one year.
Avg. # of hairs the avg. person will lose in one day - 50 to 100
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Hair & Scalp Clinic of Indianapolis
9135 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46260
W R Wellman, Consultant