All you need to Know about Hairfall

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Hair fall is common and distressing. Many patients coming to RIVA LASER MEDICAL CENTER tell us that they notice increase number of hair on the pillow, in the brush and on the floor of the shower. It can happen to both males & females. They say they are very depressed and have lost their confidence. We at RIVA treat them with the best available treatment necessary to the patient. Here are few of the FAQ’s asked by patients with hair fall.


How do I come to know that I am having hair fall and need immediate attention?

 Falling of around 100 to 150 hair daily is usually considered as normal. Anything above that is considered abnormal. You need to take medical attention immediately.

What are the most common types of hair fall?

 The most common type of diffused hair fall in male and female are telogen effluvium may be acute or chronic, androgenic alopecia (female pattern baldness or male pattern baldness), sometime diffuse alopecia areata.

What causes Hair fall?

 Stress is a major cause or aggravating factor in hair fall. It may be physical stress such as surgical trauma, accident, chronic systemic illness, prolong fever or emotional stress or psychological stress. Hair fall is a multi factorial disease which requires treating all possible factors.

How can Riva Laser Medical Center help you?

Riva Laser Medical center adopts a multidisciplinary approach to treat hair fall with specialized treatment for each and every patient with excellent and long lasting results.

 What we do?

A specialist dermatologist takes a proper history taking to understand the underlying cause.

  • Examining each hair with a specialized scanner to analyse the degree of hair fall.
  • Few specialized investigations will be done if required and some medicines would be given to reduce the hair fall. Other specialized treatments are required depending on the severity of the hair fall and the treatment which suits you the best.


Specialized techniques include:


It is a treatment which is performed on the scalp at certain intervals in order to stop hair loss, enhance the quality of substantial hair and activate new hair growth. It is a method performed with the purpose of preventing hair loss all around the world.

 How is Mesotherapy performed?

It is performed as 10 sessions on average, in the way that each takes approximately 15 minutes, with special Mesotherapy needle and special medicine mixtures.

  • Sessions are carried out in periods of weekly, biweekly and monthly. Medicine mixtures chosen in accordance with its purpose are given subcutaneously locally with small dosages of special needles and a special technique.
  • The medicine which reaches to capillary vessels located on the middle layer of the skin takes effect immediately.
  • The superiority of this method over classical medicine treatments is the usage of the medicines locally by small dosages, side effect risk being little as nothing and its results being fast and effective.


The Derma roller is a plastic roller about 3 cm wide, which is covered in metal needles of about 1 – 1.5 mm in length. It is used by rolling the needles over the skin, gently puncturing the outer layers of skin.

How does Derma Roller technique works?

 The Derma Roller works by causing very minor damage to the skin (puncturing the skin with the tiny needles). This encourages the skin to regenerate and heal, where it would otherwise not do so. It stimulates regeneration in the areas it is applied to, it can also work to stimulate hair re-growth (in places where hair loss has occurred). Stimulating blood circulation is a proven way of stopping hair loss and encouraging hair growth because it increases the supply of raw materials to the hair, thus encouraging increased growth.



  • Proper diet is very important for hair growth. Crash dieting, chronic starvation, iron deficiency, zinc deficiency are the important cause of hair loss.
  • Prolonged illness like hyperthyroidism, hyperthyroidism, chronic liver & kidney disease, auto immune disease and prolonged medication for these disorder and chronic illness like oral contraceptive pills, anti hypertensive medicine, retinoid may lead to fast conversion of active growing phase of hair (Anagen) to resting / shedding phase. (Telogen).
  • Hair shedding can be treated effectively but before moving over to; it requires proper history taking to identify the trigger or cause of diffuse hair loss. Some may require investigations to know the cause.
  • Treatment of hair shedding requires to address all the issues causing hair shedding process
  • The Hair fall treatment provides the scalp with the nutritional elements required for hair growth. It ensures the bioavailability of amino acid, vitamins and minerals. It keeps hair follicles in growing phase for longer duration. Improves blood circulation at the root level of the scalp, promotes thicker hair growth and slows further thinning. Speeds up the process of hair growth and improves production of stronger and healthier hair.
  • Examination by a medical professional is a must and should be performed as early as possible. By finding the cause of hair loss, many modalities can be used to prevent any further loss and to help grow new hair.




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